The highest calling for a great museum like Dixon’s is not to be a refuge. It is to be a portal — a portal for scientific discovery.
The writer, among other errors, tries to associate the theory of intelligent design with Turkey’s recent action in banishing evolution from its public schools.
That is really too bad. This development will not serve Turkish students well.
Writing at the slick science magazine Nautilus, Brian Gallagher demonstrates yet again that there is no accountability when criticizing ID is on the agenda.
The fact that evolution is both important and “controversial” is one reason we strongly favor teaching it thoroughly in high school biology classes.