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Religion professor's e-mail outrages critics

It is a Constitutional right for each to believe what they desire. But that is on an individual basis. When teachers seek to push their personal ideologies upon students, especially as a representative of an institution receiving taxpayer money, they open up their ideaologies to public scrutiny, not just to the board committees that oversee the school's curriculum. That applies to socialist ideology, theories of evolution, Intelligent Design, etc. The Intelligent Design hypothesis is not a religious idea, it is a scientific postulation based on objective evidence. It is the socialist's position to try and make it go away by wrongly associating it to religion. That's because the evolutionists and socialists do not want people to understand how it scientifically fills in many of the gaps that evolution theory cannot explain. Thus their attempt to treat Intelligent Design merely as religious theory is based on a political strategy, and not any real attempt to educate students.

November 25, 2005 at 2:58 p.m. ( | suggest removal )