Creationism, anti-evolution
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Isaac Asimov
I'm a chemist-biochemist with little formal training in evolution. When I testified against the "equal time" bill (equal time for creationism and evolution) before the legislative education committee (NE) in 1981, I knew little about creationism. Perhaps it had disappeared in the '30s. Perhaps I'd get challenging arguments from creationists. I was mistaken. Proponents of "equal time" were mostly scientifically illiterate and gullible to the most nonsensical creationism. For example, one proponent told me that there were two sides to the issue, the Christian side vs. everything else (evolution plus New Age speculation, Native American creation myths, etc). Scientific training doesn't prepare one for such logic.


New! - Videos to show nonbelievers, Creationism taught in Ohio

Creationism as a political tool, Why is creationism a problem?

Troubles in Paradise - extensive coverage of antievolution

Why do so many people reject evolution?

Mike Fair (SC) takes on evolution, Creationists are unfamiliar with history

The Teaching on Evolution in European Schools (Polish creationism)

Cruelty of creationism, Attenborogh on creationists

Kansas sued, Evolution and creationism at the Dane County Fair

How fundamentalists are trying to sneak creationism into schools

Darwin, Primordial soup, 50 reasons I reject evolution

Creationism and revisionist history threaten to invade our classrooms

The problem of young Earth creationism, Understanding creationists

Why is creationism so popular?, Lewis Black on creationism (video)

Defend evolution, Creationism in The Nation, The End of the Evolution Debate

Popular Science articles from 1920s, Creationism in North Carolina

Tougher guidelines in UK, Karl Giberson v. evangelicals, The social divide

Why do newspapers still publish anti-evolution crank mail?

Louisiana Law survives challenge, Oklahoma state senator pushes creationism

Top ten creationist arguments, part 2, Creationism's evolving strategy

Top ten creationist arguments (video), Ark Encounter Watch

Situation in Louisiana, Dumb and getting dumber

Social aspects of creationism, A visit to Union College

Evolution and Christian Colleges, Creationism in the Muslim world

Creationism from the perspective of bounded rationality

Are creationists rational?, Origins of scientific creationism

Strengths and weaknesses, On academic freedom

Teaching evolution, Legislating uncertainty

Christian homeschoolers learn that rationalizing is science, Evolution's critics shift tactics with schools

Nova special - Judgment Day, (Kitzmiller vs. Dover Area School Board)

Creationists would take us back to Dark Ages, Creationism at wingnutopedia

The infamous Stuart Pivar - Creationist idealogues

Keeping science in debate over evolution - Letter

Lawrence Krauss, Museum of misinformation - Debating creationists

Penn and Teller YouTube video, Creation Museum opens

Hovind sentenced, Minneapolis billboard, Walter Brown's hydroplate theory

American Scientist article on 1920s religious pamphlets
Evolution and Mr. Bryan - Harry Emerson Fosdick, Popular Religion Leaflet (1922)

Evolution and The Bible - Edwin G. Conklin, Popular Religion Leaflet (1922)
The Science League of America, Maynard Shipley

Quebec gets tough on independent schools - Creationism in the UK - Evidence from dog breeding

Problems teachers face - Addressing the public - The bottom line - Misplaced sympathies - Catholic creationism

Ken Ham in action - Action heats up in Ohio - the warfare metaphor - How to spot pseudoscience

Encyclopedia of Creation Science - Employing humor - The Drawbridge survey (1932)

Entertaining! Creationist crackpots, Advice to a potential creationist debater

Teach evolution (Scott and Branch), some misconceptions, American Chemical Society statement

View from the UK, Scientific literacy - creationism at Yale - Cobb county stickers fail the Lemon test

Demise of Darwinism?, Paul Krugman on ID, Can you believe in God and evolution?

Cornelia Dean essay (NYT), creationism at wikipedia, What about missing links?

Joe Kaplinsky's essay at spiked.com, Creationist glossary, Fallacies of classification

What is "objective science"? - the AIG museum - List of creationists

The creation worldview, Freedom to teach pseudoscience? - The other Monitor weighs in

Serbia goes creationist!, But not for long - Action in Dover PA

Is science what crackpots do? , Understand what apologetics is before you debate a creationist

Creationism in Nebraska, Kansas. Anti-evolution in scientific literature, Creationism in Montana

Creationism returns to Georgia, State anti-creationist organizations

The relationship between science and the executive branch of the federal government. - The Guardian - 4/10/03

Nicely done! The Botanical Society of America's statement on evolution - with interesting details

Texas textbooks - Dallas Morning News - 7/10/03, Final vote, 11/9 A less temperate view.

Texans for Better Science Education, textbook hearings, Report San Antonio, 9/10

Is Kent Hovind a genius? - What makes people gullible to creationism?

Why scientists reject creationism - Editorial on "Teaching the Controversy"

Herbert W. Armstrong explains why evolution is satanic - a classic, Creationist biographies

Evolution is wrong? Is Jonathan Wells a biologist?, Evolution of Creationism

Oklahoma's proposed textbook disclaimer, proposed by representative Bill Graves - Mississippi disclaimer

Creationist museum acquires tyrannosaurus skeleton!, Do creationists believe in microevolution?

Barriers to accepting evolution - solo scriptura can make science difficult to accept

Dawkins on creationism - a preposterous, mind-shrinking falsehood

Creationist cryptobiology - dinos and humans lived at the same time.

Nebraska Religious Coalition for Science Education

Creationism - contrast to evolution - know the difference between science and apologetics

Are you indoctrinated?, Important scientific advances made by creationists

How to get bad scientific advice - the Catholic church has learned its lesson, but lawyers and fundamentalists haven't

Philip Johnson on trial - why legal methods are unacceptable in science

Greene's Creationism Truth Filter (link) - A nice collection of book reviews.

Is evolution false?, Are scientists concealing weaknesses of evolution?

15 answers to creationist nonsense (Scientific American) - Scientific American's recommended resources

NAS evolution resources, How to argue like a creationist - link

The Science Notebook (link) - a good introduction to the nature of science.

Why conflict between science and fundamentalism? - The Scopes Trial is an impediment, but conflicts are yet more basic.

Creationist web site (a good example of apologetics), Links to creationist web sites

Chimps and humans aren't related! - Support for intelligent design clearly doesn't indicate that creationists understand information.

Good up-to-date description of creationists (link)

A visit to the Institute for Creation Research (link), ICR = Imbeciles for Creationism Rhetoric?

The Joseph McCabe - George McCready Price debate, Sept 6, 1925 - British Scopes trial follow up

National Center for Science Education (NCSE) - a clearinghouse for creationism in education issues.

Ways of dealing with scientific and religious beliefs (link)

Talkorigins - a good evolution resource. See their What's New page

Institute for Creation Research (ICR) - classical young Earth creationism

Answers in Genesis ( AIG) - major center for creationist apologetics

AIG now downgrades some creationist arguments - at least a start - note 2nd law rationale!

Creation Research Society belief statement - OK for pseudoscientists since you don't have to believe in the scientific method!

Creationist propaganda Objective ministries - highly developed scientific ignorance and dogmatic thinking - amazing links

Dialogue concerning two modern world systems