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SI Electronic Digest Appendix
Review of PBS' Firing Line Creation/Evolution Debate
SI Special Edition
X-Files: Fight the Future
SKEPTICAL INQUIRER ELECTRONIC DIGEST
Skeptical Inquirer Electronic Digest, April 26, 2000
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In this week's SI DIGEST:
--PREVIEW: Skeptical Inquirer May/June 2000
--NEW SCIENTIST: Creation Science Far from Extinct
--PREVIEW: SKEPTICAL INQUIRER MAY/JUNE 2000
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--The New Majestic-12 Documents
Philip J. Klass
--Mass Delusions and Hysterias
Robert E. Bartholomew & Erich Goode
--Doomsday Fears at RHC
Thomas D. Gutierrez
--Save Our Science
The Struggle for Reason at the University
NOTES OF A FRINGE WATCHER
--The Guided Wave Theory of Louis de Broglie and David Bohm
--Aura Photography: A Candid Shot
--NEW SCIENTIST: CREATION SCIENCE FAR FROM EXTINCT
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New Scientist, April 22, 2000
Creation science is far from extinct. On the contrary, says Debora MacKenzie, it's mutating and spreading
[IN THE BEGINNING, there wasn't that much fuss. Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859. By 1900, mainstream Protestants had adapted their theology to it. More conservative Christians had misgivings. But nearly all agreed that the Earth is millions of years old, and there was no organised opposition to the teaching of evolution. Now, a century later, the US is the world's leading scientific nation. Yet 47 per cent of Americans--and a quarter of college graduates--believe humans did not evolve, but were created by God a few thousand years ago. Nearly a third believe creationism should be taught in science lessons (see below)....]
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