Science, Religion, Education

NOVA, the award-winning program on public television, is broadcasting Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial Tuesday, Nov. 13th at 8:00 p.m. The program examines the intelligent design / evolution controversy in the context of the Dover, Pennsylvania, School Board's decision to mandate a disclaimer be read before every class period involving evolution; the disclaimer stated that "gaps [and] problems" exist in evolution. Science teachers and some townspeople objected, and the case went to court. The trial caught national attention. In the end, Judge Jones ruled that intelligent design "cannot uncouple itself from its creationist, and thus religious, antecedents." The school board was ordered to pay $1 million in legal fees and damages.

If you are at all interested in science, religion, or education, this sounds like a "must-see" program.

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