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Creationism Vs. Evolution

Summary: Creationism is based on miracles while evolution is based on solid evidence. Teaching evolution in schools does not undermine the existence of a high being because teachers simply present facts, they do not force kids to believe in their personal beliefs.
"There is no doubt that we are strengthening science by our actions," stated Topeka, Kansas, board of education member Sue Gamble. Sue Gamble was elected in 1999 to vote on whether or not the board of education should remove Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and natural selection from the schools curriculum. September 12, 1999 the board voted 6-4 to remove Darwin's theory. Fellow board of education member Val Defever argued, "It wasn't stating that creationism could be taught. It was saying that any child could present any current theory and the teacher was not to dispute it in anyway." A teacher's job is to educate children with historic facts. Darwin's theory of evolution is supported by an enormous amount of tangible scientific evidence which a teacher can logically present in a classroom. Where there is no scientific evidence which supports creationism. Thus the question arises, Does teaching evolution in schools undermine...

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