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Roger Stanyard writes:

No it isn't! Wrong again! There is nothing I've seen either in the Dover trial transcripts or the recent presentations of Michael Behe or other IDers that says man was created in his present form; yet the courts have decided that Intelligent Design is creationism.

The Dover ruling didn't so much say that ID was creationism, it said that it was religiously motivated and a "progeny" of creationism. ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitzmiller_v._Dover_Area_School_District#Decision ) Basically it was creationism with lots left out for political reasons of trying to avoid the first amendment. So, obviously they (Behe etal) would not have been fully honest about all their beliefs in the Dover trial, for obvious reasons.

You seem, in several of your posts in this thread, to have a habit of taking creationist claims as conclusive, overlooking that creationist claims are quite often dishonest.

Sat, 01 Jan 2011 23:00:36 UTC | #572058