Tuesday, 20 December 2005

Following on from..........

....... the FSM card.
In Pennsylvania Judge John Jones has said (today, 21/12) that "intelligent design" cannot be mentioned in biology classes in the Dover school district. Judge Jones is pretty damning about the members of the school board who imposed ID on the schools.
"It is ironic that several of these individuals, who so staunchly and proudly touted their religious convictions in public, would time and again lie to cover their tracks and disguise the real purpose behind the ID Policy."
I don't for one moment think that this is the end of the debate but
"Our conclusion today is that it is unconstitutional to teach ID as an alternative to evolution in a public school science classroom,"
should mean that at least some children can learn science. Except, of course, it used to be unconstitutional for the NSA to bug US citizens without proper legal safeguards............

1 careful considerations:

Bluefluff said...

Fascinating stuff...& of course it won't be the end of the debate, but it's a hopeful twist.