The only scientific way to teach anything is to consider alternate hypothesis. Teaching evolution in complete isolation — as if it were the only “theory” or even as if it were indisputable fact — is distinctly unscientific -- no matter how well grounded the Theory of Evolution is.
Students need to learn how the scientific method works in practice — it does not work by acquiescence to authority.
Students need to learn how the scientific method works in practice it does not work by acquiescence to authority.
Nor does it work by allowing religious dogma to substitute for scientific evidence.
posted on 07/13/2007 3:49:30 PM PDT
(Religious belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge.)
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