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To: Beagle8U
So you admit there does exist a political bias against ID being taught in school.

I do not deny suh a bias. While I have not encountered such individuals, I cannot rule out the possibility that there exist those who oppose the teaching of intelligent design purely on a political basis. While this reasoning, if it is held by anyone, is invalid, it does not alter the fact that there do exist valid reasons for not teaching intelligent design as science.

You also admit that evo isn't an exacting science that you can use any standard testing or experiments to prove.

Absolutely no theory in science can be proven. Evolution is no different than any other scientific theory. The theory of evolution can be subjected to experimentation and testing, and in fact it has been subjected to this extensively, but this can only establish further confidence in the theory or potentially -- though this has yet to happen -- disprove the theory. No amout of testing, however, can prove any scientific theory.

But you also say that ID can't be taught because its not proved to be a science.

This is correct. If you disagree, please explain how intelligent design satisfies the requirements of the scientific method.
393 posted on 10/25/2006 9:59:59 PM PDT by Dimensio (http://angryflower.com/bobsqu.gif <-- required reading before you use your next apostrophe!)
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To: Dimensio
I don't want to argue with you, I didn't even want this thread hijacked into an evo/religion thread.

We disagree.

Personally I think Darwin is about 3 bones short of a monkey.

We'll leave it at that.
403 posted on 10/25/2006 10:05:56 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Demonrats want the Gays out of Congress.....stand back and let them purge their base.)
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To: Dimensio
Absolutely no theory in science can be proven. Evolution is no different than any other scientific theory. The theory of evolution can be subjected to experimentation and testing,

That is interesting. Would you provide an example of one of those experiments? I realize that proving that the process of evolution is hard to show due to the apparent length of the process. Has any scientist been able to recreate the "cocktail" that allowed for life to come into being in the first place and, if so, has that cocktail been tested in the lab?

412 posted on 10/25/2006 10:12:17 PM PDT by Texasforever (I have neither been there nor done that.)
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