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I'm not so sure that banishing creationism from the classroom is the answer. Why can't creationism be introduced to contrast it with genuine science? For that matter, I would like my child to be taught why astrology, demon-possession, etc. are pseudoscientific.

None of these should be taught as "alternative theories," of course. But introducing such topics might help students better understand what science is (and what it isn't).

Fri, 08 Jan 2010 02:00:00 UTC | #429873