Thursday, May 05, 2005

Scopes Redux

The Kansas Board of Education has scheduled six days of courtroom-style hearings to begin today in Topeka. More than two dozen witnesses will give testimony and be subject to cross-examination, with the majority expected to argue against teaching evolution.


Clarence Darrow (left) and William Jennings Bryant (right) Posted by Hello

William Jennings Bryan, the prosecutor in the Scopes trial of 1925, said that trial was a "duel to the death" between evolution and Christianity. Apparently, the good folks in Kansas did not get the word.

For the next several days I will be publishing links and observations about the "trial" and I would be interested in hearing what my readers think about the all out assault on science in the 21st century.

1 Comments:

At 4:52 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

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