The Evolution vs. Creationism Controversy in America


Shaaban Fundi, Ph.D.

Evolution vs creationismGoing through the articles regarding creationism vs evolution has made me aware of the existence of the great debate that is boiling between the creationists and the evidence based supporters of the evolution process. I understand the fear that is held by the creationists about evolution and the significant challenge it possess to the creation only idea. As a science instructor representing the larger scientific community in a classroom, I feel that curriculum decisions based on the belief of creationism have no place in determining science standards.

To me, science is a particular way of knowing about the world. In science, explanations are limited to those based on observations and experiments that can be substantiated by other scientists. Explanations that cannot be based on empirical evidence are not a part of science. Thus, creationism, that provides explanations based on faith and not on empirical evidence has no part in science and no part in the science classroom.

Moreover, progress in science consists of the development of better explanations for the causes of natural phenomena. Scientists never can be sure that a given explanation is complete and final. Some of the hypotheses advanced by scientists turn out to be incorrect when tested by further observations or experiments. Yet many scientific explanations have been so thoroughly tested and confirmed that they are held with great confidence. The theory of evolution is one of these well-established explanations. An enormous amount of scientific investigation since the mid-19th century has converted early ideas about evolution proposed by Darwin and others into a strong and well-supported theory. Today the theory of evolution has become the bedrock of modern biology and is universally accepted by scientists as the engine for speciation.

However, creationists in their bid to get equal time in the science classroom, deliberately mislead the public by trying to present evolution as a controversial theory. I simply don’t understand why it is that today, more than 150 years after Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, we are still fighting over evolution. The Catholic Church has endorsed evolution; every competent biologist relies on its theoretical framework; and its mechanism and its consequences have been thoroughly documented. The theory of evolution has become the central unifying concept of biology and is a critical component of many related scientific disciplines. In contrast, the claims of creation science lack empirical support and cannot be meaningfully tested. These observations lead to two fundamental conclusions: the teaching of evolution should be an integral part of science instruction, and creation science is in fact not science and should not be presented as such in science classes.

The claim that equity demands balanced treatment of evolutionary theory and special creation in science classrooms reflects a misunderstanding of what science is and how it is conducted. Scientific investigators seek to understand natural phenomena by observation and experimentation. Scientific interpretations of facts and the explanations that account for them therefore must be testable by observation and experimentation.

Creationism, intelligent design, and other claims of supernatural intervention in the origin of life or of species are not science because they are not testable by the methods of science. These claims subordinate observed data to statements based on authority, revelation, or religious belief. Documentation offered in support of these claims is typically limited to the special publications of their advocates. These publications do not offer hypotheses subject to change in light of new data, new interpretations, or demonstration of error. This contrasts with science, where any hypothesis or theory always remains subject to the possibility of rejection or modification in the light of new knowledge.

No body of beliefs that has its origin in doctrinal material rather than scientific observation, interpretation, and experimentation should be admissible as science in any science course. Incorporating the teaching of such doctrines into a science curriculum compromises the objectives of public education. Science has been greatly successful at explaining natural processes, and this has led not only to an increased understanding of the universe but also to major improvements in technology and public health and welfare. The growing role that science plays in modern life requires that science, and not religion, be taught in science classes.

I am not advocating that students not have the right to believe in creationism. I am simply arguing that in the science classroom students be allowed to explore the truth about their own origin and the origin of their universe based on scientifically collected and proven evidence. In the science classroom, we teach students that all good science is based on the scientific method. Based on this method, we form hypothesis that we later test with experimentation. The evolutionary theory has undergone much experimentation over the past 150 years since Darwin first outlined his theory and for the most part this experimentation has upheld his ideas. Creationism, however, by its very nature, resists attempts to explore its validity using the scientific method. It is impossible to test this theory using experimentation. Thus, I believe that it has no place in the science classroom. I have no problems with it being taught as part of religious instruction or even in a philosophy class. However, I do not think it belongs in a science classroom simply because we cannot use scientific tools to understand and explore the idea.

I strongly reject the Creationists’ claim that if one believes that the theory of evolution is true then one necessarily must believe that there is no God, no meaning or purpose to life, and thus no moral accountability. This statement is completely wrong due to the fact that believing in evolution and believing in God are not mutually exclusive beliefs. The dilemma creationists have for themselves of being unable to reconcile science and religion should not be imposed upon the rest of world populous, and particularly not on educational systems. The courts have consistently ruled that “creation science” is actually a religious view. Because public education must be religiously neutral under the U.S. Constitution, the courts have held that it is unconstitutional to present creation science as legitimate scholarship. I believe that these court rulings should be upheld and creation science kept out of science instruction in the public education system.

Over the past 50 years, our world has become increasingly more technological and the need for students to understand scientific principles has become increasingly more important. If we want our public school students to compete on a global level it is essential that we teach them sound scientific principles and keep creationism out of the science classroom.

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238 thoughts on “The Evolution vs. Creationism Controversy in America

    1. micala

      i, myself really injoy reading articles. In this article it takes alot of thinking. Science is the study on evolution and the way this adapt, right? So how would u discribe creationism? Can scientist create a new substance? Wouldn’t that be the samething?

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    2. Nathalie Ventura

      Creationism should not interfere with science. However if someone believes more in creationism than in science, I won’t care, for they can think whatever they want. May I suggest that for people that believe more in creationism find a link to it in science.

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    3. AlexH.

      This article states that creationism is allowed to those who believe in it,but should not be integrated with science as a religion,belief,or type of evidence. Instead the main form of evidence should remain evolution,regardless if students or teachers entitle themselves to this belief or another.

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  1. Maleick Freise

    i personally do not care, we need to learn about both situations,and if your religious then you will believe creationism & if you are not then you will believe evolution.

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  2. Trineenn Was Here ... :)

    creationism is based off of peoples person feelings and belives in thier religions , while evolution is sicentificly prooven. nither can acutually be prooven right or wrong. Im in the middle in what i believe because both seem like a good ideas.

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  3. tyler the creator

    abigail h…. i think that the creationist is most importent instead of evolution … my thought is if u have feith based in your religion everything is going to be alright because i evolution is what is making the planet distroy its self

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  4. Humberto Nava

    The belief of whether evolution or religion is what brought people to existence should be part of the ones who choose to make either of those statement true. I for one complete agree that in a class room one must be open minded to and first listen to what the instructor has to lecture about evolution but should not be limited to believing that all is true if he/she has faith in their own religion. Most people in the world believe that evolution was not the was in which we all came to be. Why? Well for one; many are raised to believe in a certain religion from a very young age and for most of their lives that what they grow to believe in.

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  5. Api Koffi

    Creationism is something that some of us learn since they are a child(religion). Evolutionism is related to science, which means something that we learn at school. I agree that we must keep creationism out of the science class, which doesn’t means that we can’t talk about it anywhere else. we will always have people that believe in creationism and other that believe in revolution, but hey, this is what makes the world go farther…By the way, creationism and evolution were already in this world before we were born. So we don’t really know if their ideas are right or wrong.

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  6. I think that the creationist is most importent instead of evolution .My thought is if u have feith based in your religion everything is going to be alright because i evolution is what is making the planet distroy its self.

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  7. jakiya bothers

    Creationist Creationist Creationist !!! I agree with that if u were religious u would too. You would be alright if u stick wit creationist . no comment for evolution.

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  8. Allisha Byfield

    I personally think that both are crazy and I do not believe in either one at all. But if I had to choose one it would be creationist because the evolution theory is ridiculous. No one “knew” what was going to happen and who knows if all these scientific evolution theories are right, like who approved it to say it’s right or not! Creationist all the way because I have more cons for evolution!

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  9. Kimberly M

    I personally think that creationism is based off of peoples person feelings and belives in thier religions or what we learned as a child, and while evolution is scientifically proven or what we learn in school. Both creationism and evolution are neither proven right or wrong or we don’t really know peoples ideas if they are right or wrong.

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  10. Andrea((:

    OK, so, I know you that don’t really want anything about religion to be affected in the science classroom, but in reality, there isn’t really proof that Evolution has occurred. Now, I am not saying that there is proof in the religion perspective. I believe that God has created everything for reason. How can we really believe Charles Darwin? So, because he wrote a book, I am suppose to believe that evolution has happened? I don’t think so. I strongly oppose to the exploring “of the origin of the student”. I believe that my origin is from God period. I’ve always thought that the talk of evolution are just people that don’t believe in God that have always wanted to change the perspective on the outlook of the people that do believe in God, then again that is my look upon it. I have always liked and hated this topic. Like because it gives me more reasons why I shouldn’t believe in evolution, nothing will ever change my mind on that. Most of the people that I have this conversation with is very rare that I ever get a firm yes or no, I would usually get a “I don’t know”, “both” etc. I usually tell the person that says ‘both’ to explain themselves, usually what I would get is something like because they believe in The Holy Bible, and because if we evolved from Apes then are Apes going to reach a point in their lives where they are going to magically turn into humans. Plus, there really isn’t proof such as fossils and bones and such to prove that evolution has happened. Just saying.

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  11. I believe as the creationists do. This is based on my religion. Yes, I will say that those who believe in evolution have went through a great deal of trouble to prove so, but like i said before, based on my religion I believe as the creationists do. The creationist explanation just has a more logical explanation. Evolution is basically The Big Bang Theory…………how can that possibly be believable?

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  12. Andrea((:

    I know that we are not suppose to bring the religion into this, but because of my religion I am going to bring it up because that is just how much taht I respect my religion!
    I don’t know what happen to my other post that I typed up that it happen to have disappeared and I don’t know how to bring it back up so I am just going to sum up what I had typed up earlier.
    I do NOT believe in evolution because there is no proof that Apes really transform themselves into humans?
    So, because Charles Darwin wrote a book about evolution I am suppose to believe that, no that isn’t how it’s going to work with me. I am just going to say that there is no proof that evolution has happened with Apes nor with humans.
    There aren’t fossils or bones or anything to prove any of that!

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    1. Who taught you that APES evolved into humans? That is a misconception many people have regarding evolution. Evolution is based on natural selection. You might need to read more about natural selection and that will help you in understanding evolution.

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  13. adriana cuevas

    i think evolution is a good theory. but our parents has involved us of god since we were little. thats what we have believe in creationism since little but as we get older our diffrent understanding change. i think if there was a start there must be an end and god will make that choice

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  14. alejandro aguilar

    Many children and teens dont really believe in the evolution theory because of the way that they were taught. parents tend to explain to their children the evolutionary theory in a religious way. They tend to explain this to them in this matter because in science there is no god, but many people do believe in evolution as well as creationsim.

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  15. Charlotte Hurst

    I believe it is up to the person as to what they want to believe. Neither can be proven yet, so it really is up to the person and how they feel about the topic. Scientist have been working hard to prove the evolution theory, but until they do it is hard to believe the theory, Most people are taught by religion about creationism and that’s why I think more people believe in it.

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  16. Athina Navarro

    I agree with your logic of the entire creationism topic and how it isn’t as legit as the whole evolution method. I also agree that it shouldn’t be taught in school because it is religion related. Awesome article!

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  17. Alejandra Alarcon

    I believe that a person is entitled to their own belief, so its really up to them what they want to believe. I believe as the creationists do which is based on my religion. To me, the people who believe in evolution have had a harder time trying to prove the theory. So that’s why I think more people believe in creationism.

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    1. If you read my article correctly you will find that I don’t argue against people believing or learning creationism ideas. My argument is merely based on where that learning/teaching should occur. My views are that, it should happen somewhere but the science classroom. The science classroom should retain its euthenticity based on the scientific theory based on empirical evidence rather than spiritual beliefs.

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  18. Amber Bre'yon ( :

    The creationism vs. evolution controversy or shall say debate , has been a recurring cultural, and political, dispute about the origins of the Earth, humanity, and life. This is basically stating the differences between people values and on religious beliefs. Its debate is mainly on the aspects of science and religion , and how its portrayed.

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  19. Amber Bre'yon ( :

    This is mainly based on people’s values and religious beliefs. Also whether or not it is related too science . I don’t believe that people can one day come up with a theory that will affect the whole world.

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  20. Ashley Cruse

    Well i feel it depends on the person you are talking to. People were brought up different ways. Creationism is based off of what people feel and how they were taught to feel. Evolution is closely proven to be true. But not yet. Personally i dont really care. Most teens my age wont normally argue on this topic. Most parents proably taught their children to believe in the evolution theory becuase of what they were taught and their religious ways. But like i stated earlier in this short paragraph i dont really care, both ideas sound pretty good to me. Oh by the way really good article 🙂

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  21. Mary Fischer

    Creationism is ridiculous 😛 I completely agree with the theory of evolution. I don’t want to learn about Christianity in my Chemistry class, its unrelated. I like this article, I have the same views.

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  22. Tobias Clarke is a boss

    This argument between evolutionist and creationist could go on for ever. In creationist they believe that everything was created for a purpose and it might well have been but there is no scientific evidence to support such an outrageous statement. Evolutionist is a mu h more…. Practical way to explain the being of earth and everything in and on it. So that is what I think

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  23. Jasna Samal

    I think, conflicts between Evolution and Creationism occur when supporters of either view criticize the other. Evolutionists argue that creationism is not a scientific theory because it cannot be tested by the scientific method, whereas creationists argue that evolutionists do not take God into account and that evolution is just a theory rather than a fact.

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  24. Kiera Baul…<3 On all levels i think this is an insperational but also imaginative article to think that creaionism vs the original method of evolution is an legit battle. I completely agree with the laws and methods of the original method of evolution inclding scientific method so only because its all we have ever known and the only thing that is actually testable(data wise). With the creationism aspects, too many of your own morals and beliefs get involved and that doesnt belong in an science classroom. Here's one last thing to think about….Would you want science and everyday you step into the classroom your own beiefs tested to the point where you dont even know what you believe? Personally, thats not science, thats a weird kinda church sermon.

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  25. Kendall heath

    I believe that evolution is a theroy and not a fact. One of my reasonings behind this is because Iam a religious person and I believe in it deeply. I also believe that we have this conflict because they judge each other in there beliefs.

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  26. Clarissa

    I personally Think that its up to what people want to think. I think young people will believe in evolution because that what they were taught. And creatisum is something the religion wants you to believe .

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  27. Ronnie

    I think the evolution should be taught in public schools and if any catholic parents have a problem, they should withdraw their student from public school in stead of causing problems.

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  28. Hayley t

    I think evolution can be taught in schools but it’s not something a personally believe in. I know there are many scientific theories for how things got here by I don’t think it should be pushed down the throats of young people.

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  29. Shannon Alt

    I believe that we should go by creationism in our schools. Our Pleage of Allegience of our nation saids that we are one nation under God. No matter what God each student worships, we are a perfect creation of that God. There is no scienctific prove of either theory, you must trust faith.

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  30. imran billings

    i think it is a great artlcle about the creation and evolution i thing that these should be taught in public schools and it was amazing to read

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  31. tyler the creator

    Through the belifes of Darwin and his scientific theory many religous people dont believe in this simply because we believe in God, therfore he created mankind, Darwin’s theory’s are very untrusted from christion schools because they are religious and believe god is the creater.

    With a religous problem through schools parents should just remove their child from that accompanying school if its a huge problem.

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  32. Sharif york

    Through the belifes of Darwin and his scientific theory many religous people dont believe in this simply because we believe in God, therfore he created mankind, Darwin’s theory’s are very untrusted from christion schools because they are religious and believe god is the creater.

    With a religous problem through schools parents should just remove their child from that accompanying school if its a huge problem.

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  33. imran billings 2

    i think that they should keep the evoltion in science class rooms. not all creation u should beleive i beleieve the theory of evolution it half true and half not true that people should believe them. it up to the person believes all around it was a good artilce to read andvery intresting.

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  34. nobody

    I think that both are wrong because no one can explain how we just magically popped up out of nowhere and no one can explain how we evolved from chimps because if we came from them then where did they come from.

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  35. M-san

    I beleve in evolution. There is a missing link in the evolution of us.But I beleve it is how we started and how God probably created us all starting from the big bang. Some people may be creeped out by the idea we all came from the same microorganism and that we share common ancestry with monkeys. I personally think it is interesting. I don’t really see why it is such a large debate though. People can think whatever they want.

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  36. Hannah Wells

    I am personally caught in the middle of both. Though I am leaning more towards creationism, I’m not saying I do not believe in evolution, but I do believe in micro-evolution.

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  37. Ashton

    I think its all evolution i mean im not religious so i have a hard time believing god made us. Regardless of my beliefs we should be taught both sides of the fence. Evolution is scientifically proven and there is yet to be scientific proof of a god

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  38. savon harris

    I believe in god yes but i also partly believe in evolution. i agree with certain things on both sides. This article was good cause i got a chance to really learn about both.

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  39. Joii Ruth

    Personally i think that it all depends on the person and what they believe in, but i believe that either could be true because i do believe in a higher power, but i also believe in evidence and that everything is here and is made for a reason. So therefore i am more so in the middle on the whole evolution vs. creationists.

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  40. Robert johnson

    I believe that evolution is correct. Evolution has been scientifically proven many times over the years. While, creationism has never been proven. Creationism is just a belief, and without proof it can never be accepted as truth. Since evolution is a scientifically proven event, everyone should follow it.

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  41. Lilia cruz

    I belive that that this topic shouldn’t really be taught in school because one way or another it has to invovle religion and it depends what peoples belief are. It all depends if people belive in creationim or evolution.

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  42. I wish that I could have a set belief of either creationism or evolution, but I don’t and I’ll explain why. I was born and raised as a Christian in my family; the belief that God created human beings, plants, animals, just basically everything in the universe was pinned in my mentality for the longest time, until I reached about 14 years old. Although I never spoke of it with my parents (they are biased, devout Christians), I’ve had conversations about this many times with my peers. My friends have given valid scientific arguments as to why the theory of evolution is more realistic, but the fact that I go to church most Sundays out of the year is why I cannot fully have the complete scientific perspective.

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  43. Jose Manuel

    I have no Religion but I still believe in god, but from time to time I have questions about god that can’t be respond. I agree with you, Religion should not be in a science class because it has absolutely nothing to do with it.

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  44. Taj Strickland

    My personal opinion is that Evolution is scientifically correct, but some people have a different route of beliefs. Some people will turn to religion & other will believe that creationism is how we became. So I’d have to be in the middle because neither side can be proven.

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  45. Ulises Pedroza

    I am a Christian. My belief in God is strong, and though the supernatural occurrence of creationism has no physical evidence, I think it’s the way we were all created. To be honest, both theories don’t have much evidence to support them, but when it comes down to my faith, creationism is the way to go. By the way, I’m Ulises from you’re 3rd period class Mr. Fundi.

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  46. Miriam Jackson

    My beliefs are mixed and complicated. I do not strongly believe in God, jhowever i do believe that there are many things in this world that go unexplained and simply exist. On the other hand, i believe that science does proove that some of these things do or do not exist. I also aree with Mr. Fundi that simply because you believe, and support in finding in this case, that one does not believe in God. Everybody has their own thoughts that makes sense to them, desite how contridictionary it is to others.

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  47. Chase Brower

    It is said that man and animals were created by a super being, many people believe that but what about microrganisms or and other living things such as that. It is a very touchy subject that will be debated as long as man exists.

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  48. Nicole Michael

    People’s feelings and faith is what creationism is based on. Evolution, on the other hand, is proven by science itself. Neither creationism nor evolution can be proven correct or incorrect. I’m not quite sure which one I would side with for the moment. They both seem like good theories.

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  49. Nia Fox

    I strongly agree with this. Evolution has been proven countless amount of times as where creationism has not. I depends on the person if religious or not.

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  50. shay reid

    i do strongly believe in God, jhowever i do believe that there are many things in this world that go unexplained and do exist in this world

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  51. Gloria Chan

    I personally think there have no right or wrong answer for creationism vs. evolution. Maybe god created monkey than monkey changed to human.

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  52. Keenan Blakeney

    Good article but not a fan of the whole eveloution theory. But it is a pretty interesting theory that will continue to be debated

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  53. Ashley Smith

    I only believe in Creationism because of the faith I choose to beleave in. I don’t believe in Evolution because it is based on archaeologist’s ridiculous views on how the world is what it is today. They say that their findings are proven but everything they say sounds like a whole lot of bull considering they say that human beens come from apes.
    -Ashley Smith

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  54. Larisa Sterling

    I agree that evolution should be taught in schools and creationism should not be taught. Creationism forms a lot of controversy around religious things and in public schools they should not be touched on because students have strong opinions influenced by others or their parents. I have noticed that evolution has not efficiently been touched on in schools because several people think of evolution as the change from an animal to a human and there is much more observation behind it.

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  55. alexis jackson

    i’m in the middle of both sides. however if the student is willing to learn i believe both sides should be taught. it shouldn’t be mandatory(?) but students should have the choice to choose which one they want to learn about and which one they believe in

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  56. Devin Shackelford

    I agree with the whole basis of this article that creationism should not be taught in school because it is a religious belief. However, I also have issues with how this article seems so lump all religious people together. For instance, “The Catholic Church has endorsed evolution”. What is that supposed to prove? That just because one religious group accepts it that we all should? Also this article seems to speak for all religions and how the all believe creationism yet I think its really just trying to say Christians. Being a Christian who hasn’t studied other religions that deeply, i honestly don’t know about how they feel about creationism. For instance, i’m not sure all Islam’s, Bhuddists or Hindu’s just automatically believe in creationism. So this article needs to be more specific. Im also confused about something the article said; “Science has been greatly successful at explaining natural processes, and this has led not only to an increased understanding of the universe but also to major improvements in technology and public health and welfare”. How has explaining the natural process benefited public health and welfare? I don’t quite get that. And just as a parting note, Darwin’s book name isn’t just “The Origin of Species Through Means of Natural Selection”. The book’s full and original name is “The Origin of Species Through Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life”. And seeing as how race is only applied to people, i think the esteemed father of evolution was actually a tad racist and that they had to take that part of the book’s title out so as to not offend people and to not soil his reputation seeing as how racism is a very socially unacceptable thing now and nobody would respect him anymore for fear of being called racists themselves. Those are just my personal thoughts

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  57. Uzair Faridi

    I think this article was great and very well written! I personally believe that God created everything and I don’t agree with the theory of evolution. However, I must agree with Mr. Fundi that creation-science should be kept out of the science classroom since it can not be proven by science nor can it be experimented on.

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  58. Raul Oviedo

    I feel this is a very interesting article that opens a big debate with religious people and people who believe in evolution. I believe that creationism should be taught because students who believe in creationism should have their right to learn of their theory. I think that evolution should also be taught because evolution believers also have the right to learn from their theory. I find it interesting to read of how evolution believers think about this idea that with science they can test a lot of things and find out from where humans come. Even though I believe in creationism, I enjoyed reading this article. This is one of the most engaging and interesting articles I have ever read. Great Job Mr. Fundi!!!

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  59. Beeeekah.

    I enjoyed reading this article a lot. In my opinion, creationism and evolution are both completely different meanings. Creationism is on people’s feelings towards faith. Whereas, evolution is all about science. I never really thought that evolution believers think about this idea can test a lot of things and find out where humans beings came from. They are both great theories. I think in science classrooms we should be open minded about a lot of things we learn about. But great article! Good job Fundi (:

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  60. Jai Fitzgerald (Jai Fizzle)

    The Evolution vs. Creationism Controversy in America is a really good debate! In Science classrooms, we learn about how humans evolved from animals. Outside of school though, we learn that humans were made from god or whatever you believe in. When it comes down to it, i believe that both theories can be discussed inside a classroom without there being a big issue. In my opinion, i would say you could incorporate both theories on Evolution. You cant really make someone believe humans descended from something other then God, if they have a strong belief or faith, in God. On the other hand, you can explain the differences between the two theories without rejecting one another. No one has proof to how Evolution started, so no one can really say that is wrong. Nice Article Mr. Fundi!

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  61. Harisa S. 4th period Chem.

    This is a great article that talks about religion and creationism! I believe that creationism is great to talk about because it is an educational topic that describes the views about what scientists think about evolution. I think that many strictly religious people would have trouble with this and I understand why, but i think that they should see the other side of the concept, not asking that they should approve creationism, but just to see what people have to say about it.Overall, Mr.Fundi I think that this article is interesting and a great debate topic.

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  62. Harrison Weatherly

    This article was extremely interesting. But I believe that creationism and evolution are to very different things. Creationism is the what scientists would use to describe evolution and use to in a way describe there faith. Evolution is the actual scientific term that describes how organisms and the world around us has evolved. the creationist believed that there was a reason for creating everything. But the people in favor of evolution seem to think that everything slowly evolved, which is more likely i believe.

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  63. Hayley Gillespie 4th period chemistry

    I can agree with this article completely. I for one don’t believe in creationism. There is too much evidence of evolution to make it true. Having creationism taught in school is a bad idea. It is a religious concept, which disregards all rules about religion in public schools. When it comes to evolution though, that should definitely be taught in public schools. It has proof and you can test the theory. People should not be offended by scientific evidence. I found this article very interesting and a great topic to discuss.

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  64. Anne Farrell

    This article really caused me to think about what my thoughts are based on Religion vs. Evolution. I am a religious person but I have to believe that creatures who first roamed the earth didn’t look just exactly like we do today. I believe that God created life in this world because something had to. But I don’t think that we started out looking like we do today. We evolved. I don’t necessarily think we were strait up monkeys but we definitely had different more ape-like features. This theory of Evolution had been proved through many experiments and data collections of Science. But we have to understand that something did create us? We couldn’t have just made the world by ourselves.

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  65. Anna Harbin

    I really enjoyed reading this article, i love reading about evolution and how the earth and people have evovled over time, i also enjoy hearing different views from people who believe in different things like in this article. I believe that both religion and evolution are two very complex topics. I belive that creationism and evolution are two very different things because creationism is what scientist think evolution is about and evolution is the true facts and they have researched and founds facts to back up what they are saying. When you bring religion into this is makes it very difficult because certain relgions believe certain things because thats what they believe, where as scientist go back the facts. I think this raises a greast debate for controversey over evolution vs. creationism.

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  66. LaChrista 4th period chemistry

    I believe that evolution and religion shouldn’t be taught in public schools. It doesn’t belong in the classroom as you stated. Everyone doesn’t have the same beliefs;discussing and mixing evolution and religion with education can cause plenty uproar between teachers and also students. There is nothing wrong with learning and trying to understand the science about the creation of the universe if your interested, but the science classroom in a public school is not the setting.

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  67. Marissa Rubin

    I find this article very interesting as there are many different points being made. I feel that both sides have their importance on being taugh and discussed, although evolution within the science classroom and creationism outside the science classroom. I feel people need to be taught both “sides” of the story and it is up to them on which side they want to explore/believe.

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  68. Krystina Trippi

    I believe that people will view what they have been brought up to believe. For example, I’m Catholic. I believe that God created the world and everything in it, and there is history to prove the fact. Yet the theory of Evolution is just that, a theory, so it’s hard for some people to believe it when it has not been proven

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  69. ieisha hart

    In my opinion i think that god create this earth, thats just the way i was being up and its what i believe in. I like the way that you explained both sides. But if you are Christian or Catholic its just not right in your religion to believe in evolution the facts that were listed about evolution were interesting but then when you look deeper and ask well how did the first ever animal get here. Do scientists have any evidence to answer this question.

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  70. Kelcie Wainnnnnnn (: Mr. Fundi's 2nd and 3rd period.

    I believe in evolution. It has been scientifically proven many different times, where as creationism has not. Although, i do think that this is a very sensitive topic to discuss, evolution should definitely be taught in science classes. Simply for the reason of it being proven. If people don’t agree with it then they shouldn’t take away the opportunity for those who do and want to learn more.

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  71. Dylan Coleman

    I believe what the creationists beleive.This is based on my religion. People have done a lot of work will to prove evolution, bulive cause of my religion I believe as the creationists do. The creationist explanation just has a more logical explanation.

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  72. Victoria Robles

    I strongly believe that God created the Earth. Then again that is my opinion and every other person has theirs. I believe that in a science class we should be taught both ways, even though if there is no proof for creationist we can still learn how the bible said it went. Like I said this is my opinion on how to know. I think it would be very interesting to learn both ways, and it will help us also in the future to see how one side sees how evolution evolved and learn also from the other side. The schools should be allowed to show both ways, I don’t think it would hurt to try.

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  73. Ashley Johnson

    I did enjoy reading this article; however, i do believe that we should learn about both situations. We should be taught the comparisons of both topics. It is very possible that both evolution and creation had a part to do with the world and how it is. Maybe neither is correct, but most likely both have some similarities which are correct.

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  74. kewin s 2nd period chem.

    I think that Evolution is scientifically correct, but some people will believe different things depending on their religion. Some people will believe that creationism is how we became and been formed. i would personally be for both of them in a way because neither could be proven with fully true information.

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  75. Kim Pfluger

    I agree with the text, because this is what I learned in my school and from my parents. I’m a religious person but i believe more in the evolution.

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  76. Maria H. (2nd)

    I totally agree with you Mr. Fundi. My family and I are pretty religious, but I think school should be school and my faith be my faith. With that said, I believe that religion should not be part of school because everybody comes from different backgrounds, and we don’t all have the same beliefs. Creationism should be kept out of the science classroom because like you said we can’t use our science tools on that. We do science because it confronts us with answers and our faith keeps us going, so they are two different things that shouldn’t be associated with together. Also with science experiments there will always be debates about the results because our world is always changing, and there is always new discoveries. “Creation Science” is a religion because its what a person believes in. On that note, I really enjoyed your article Mr. Fundi and I can’t wait to read the next one.

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  77. Idalys Ortiz

    I personally think both should be thought in school, and if any parent or student doesn’t like it then they should just change schools.
    awesome article ! 🙂

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  78. saurabh

    its is certainly a good article…….. i think that the creationist is most importent instead of evolution. I think that evolution should also be taught because evolution believers also have the right to learn from their theory

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  79. Nondi Dunn

    Just by reading this article, I can now see why this topic is so controversial. Its hard for people to agree with one and not the other. I, myself can agree why both sides. You believe in your religion and faith but there’s proof with science that you cant argue with so you know its true.

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  80. Arielle Marcus

    I think evolution is more science than any type of belief. Creationist it is something you believe because evolution is dealing with animals and earth. Creationist is more of your own oppionin it’s like a religion. I think I would choose creationist because evolution is something that I need more understanding about.

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  81. Diana

    I believe this article has some truth in it but then something’s in this do not go with my style of living or the way I think but most of it makes you think and makes you look at thinks differently .

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  82. Seevahn Brophy

    I wholeheartedly agree with this article. Seeing as though I’m not a religious person as it is, I believe that everything in the universe is the way it is because of evolution. I personally don’t believe in creationism, and I don’t believe it even falls under the same category as science.

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  83. I think that this article is completely correct, creationism explains why we are here through a magic man outside of space and time who decided to make everything… Just because… Evolution is PROVEN science that perfectly explains why we are here and it is stupid, yes stupid, to deny PROVEN science, because it’s proven, which means it’s true.

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  84. Sarah Thackston

    I agree with the article in the sense that students should learn the idea of evolution in the class room, because evolution is science and everyone comes from different religions and backgrounds.. I was raised in a religious family and believe in the idea of creationism, but religion is faith and belief and school is science and proven facts. Everyone has different opinions.

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  85. Cassidy Hope

    In some ways I agree with this article and in some ways I disagree. Personally I think they should teach both theories in the classroom and not just evolution. I firmly believe in creationism and I struggle to understand the logic behind evolution, but that’s just my opinion.

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  86. Cassidy Hope

    in some ways I agree with this and in some I don’t. I think both should be discussed in the classroom, not just evolution. Personally I am a firm believer in creationism and don’t fully understand the logic behind evolution, but that’s just my opinion

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  87. Alba Morales De-León

    I think that in a class room people should be open minded and listen to the teacher has to say about evolution weather they believe on it all or not . and not to be limited to believing it all . If they have faith in their own religion . Creationism is something we learn as children through religion . Evolutionism is so thing related to science that some school teach . Creationism should stay out of science classes ! , but personally I believe in creationism than evolution , but then again neither evolution nor creationism is proven right or wrong no one knows .

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  88. Miguel

    I really like this article. I believe we (humans) need something to believe in. Since ancient times, we always had a symbol or something that represents it. I think there is a god. There’s so many things out there in the world that’s super natural and modern science can’t even explain it. I think the smartest we get, the more we drift away from religion. That’s just me, then again who I’m to judge.

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  89. linndor

    The article was interesting. Teaching creationism would not only cause religions conflicts it would also cause contradictions in the teaching/learning environment. You made a valid point when you emphasized that you don’t necessarily disagree with the teaching of evolution, however you do when it comes to it being taught in the science class.

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  90. I believe that science classrooms shouldn’t be centered around creationism. To me, science (and math) are the two things that have a reason and leave one to have very little imagination because science involves facts. Creationism allows a person to view too many, and invalid ways of approaching science. I am not saying that God or religion are invalid, but they are not meant to be taught in a science classroom.
    This article was very well written and made your opinion clear in a very non-biased manner. It is very direct and showed me how you feel about the classroom and how you believe science should be taught. I agree with your opinion on creationism in the classroom, and I do not think it should be a part of science.

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  91. Celia Estevez

    Great post ! Although I believe that not everything can be scientifically proven, so I agree with Freddie that exploring both options would be better.

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  92. Macon Cook

    I was intrigued by this article. I have never really put much thought to this topic. This really stood out to mess I was reading it. The truth plays an important role in science. People do not have to believe it but they must have an understanding of it to begin to understand science. It is valued in education and is the base on many scientific theories. I am a believer in creationism and believe that that is important as well but in science, creationism is not related. This was an interesting article and it really caught my attention.

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  93. Natasha D'Jiwa

    I firmly believe that there is a God, but I also believe in evolution. Humans did not evolve from apes. That’s a popular myth. Humans and monkeys share the same ancestor. Somewhere along the way of evolution, they split roads and became the species that we know today. I believe that God created the science that we use today. He set up evolution and all the things we know. The bible says that God created the world in 7 days, but I believe that his definition of a day is far different than our definition of a day.

    I don’t believe in forcing religious ideas upon anybody, regardless of who they are. I appreciate that our science classes do not require us to learn about creationism. The science classroom becomes a place where students can, hopefully, learn about a different way of viewing the universe in an unbiased way. They can learn about creationism in their place of religious worship. After all, not everyone believes in the Bible.

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  94. I firmly believe that there is a God, but I also believe in evolution. Humans did not evolve from apes. That’s a popular myth. Humans and monkeys share the same ancestor. Somewhere along the way of evolution, they split roads and became the species that we know today. I believe that God created the science that we use today. He set up evolution and all the things we know. The bible says that God created the world in 7 days, but I believe that his definition of a day is far different than our definition of a day.

    I don’t believe in forcing religious ideas upon anybody, regardless of who they are. I appreciate that our science classes do not require us to learn about creationism. The science classroom becomes a place where students can, hopefully, learn about a different way of viewing the universe in an unbiased way. They can learn about creationism in their place of religious worship. After all, not everyone believes in the Bible.

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  95. Morgan Taylor

    I agree with the text, because this is what I learned in school and from my parents. I’m a religious person but i believe more in the evolution.

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  96. Patrick Barrett

    I think that both ways is just for people to explain there ideas on how the earth was created. If religion is how people want to explain the reason the earth was created then let them do that. If scientifically is the way people want solve the theory of life then let them do so. What it all comes down to is what people BELIEVE in.

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  97. I think the article was very interesting and made a valid point. I agree that creationism should not be taught in a science based classroom. I think it is okay to have an opinion outside of the class, but it shouldn’t be taught in a science class. The theory of evolution has some proven facts behind it that make it okay to be taught in a science class. I think that creationism could be taught in a different class but not a science based class. It is not a proven situation and does not have many facts behind it to make it proven that being said, everyone has their own beliefs and opinions on the argument and I just believe that evolution is okay to be taught in a scientific based classroom, but creationism should is not okay to be taught in a scientific based classroom.

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  98. Katlyn Andrin

    I really enjoyed this article. It was very interesting and made a valid point. I think that evolution should be taught in a scientific based classroom because there are some facts to back it up. I think it is okay for people to have their own opinions on creationism, but it should not be taught in a scientific classroom because different people have different views and there would be a lot of controversy over the subject if it was taught in a science based class. So I think evolution can be taught in a classroom and creationism should either be taught in a different classroom or not in schools at all. But it was a very good article!

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  99. China Broadnax

    It mostly depends on religion for a person’s opinion. I’m not very religious so I would have to lean towards the idea of evolution

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  100. Miguel Valdes

    I think people from both sides should get together and talk about what they think in order for them to understand each others part. That way, people will be more open minded.

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  101. Josh Bronstorph

    I liked this article, evoloution to me is the development of man. We can see how we have evolved from since time began which is evoloution, creationism is the beliefs that the universe and life originate from specific acts of Devine creation. The catholic church is a big endorser of creationism.
    Creationism is a lot with scientific theory and the rejection of the scientific theory of evoloution. But no scientific theory is 100% right. This is what makes creationism such a big topic now a days because it’s basic kinda of whether you believe it or not. That’s a main factor in creationism

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  102. Tommy McJilton

    I think that we should be taught both in the classroom because they are two separate topics that both have valuable lessons to be taught and there is a lot more to discover about both topics. i do believe that evolution is more important because it is proven science.

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  103. After reading the article, I think that the argument and/or controversial topic of “Creationism vs. Evolution” is a very difficult thing to discuss due to the fact that it’s truly an argument between religion and science. When speaking of Creationism, it correlates with the idea that “God created the heavens and the Earth”. On the contrary, when speaking on Evolution, it is believed that the world was created due to the: Big Bang Theory which believes that there was an explosion of rocks that spread the planets across the galaxy. In many worldwide religions, the study of science and history clashes because of the teachings in the Bible. I personally am a Christian, but I am sceptic because I believe in science also because it can be proven…instead of something we as Christians are forced to believe in if we’d want to enter the palace of God. I believe that the world was created from some scientific force similar, if not equal to The Big Bang Theory. To conclude, I do not agree with the people that believe that it is blasphemy to believe the accusations of scientists and the Christian religion. By the way, I find this article very interesting because I can not only hear an outside opinion but I liked how you introduced your side of things. Good job Mr. Fundi!

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  104. Damani Jimenez

    I believe in both creationism and evolution. I think that there is a higher being that could possibly answer some of the unanswered questions but I also believe what science proves. I agree that religion should be kept separated from science. I think people shouldn’t force their views on other people when it comes to religion. Science is an experiential subject in school and you cant really experiment on religion but I really liked this article Mr.Fundi it was interesting.

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  105. Casey George

    I agree with the article. personally i think evolution is more important because it has been proven by science unlike faith. With faith there is only books telling us stories but with evolution there is science behind it. However, I think that it be okay if we were taught both in the classroom because they are two separate topics that both have valuable lessons to be taught and there is a lot more to discover about both topics.

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  106. Brandon Gitaaaaaaaaa

    I agree with the article on the fact that evolution should remain as the theory taught in science class. Creationism should not be taught under the current Constitution of the United States. It is scientifically teachable. The articles clears up some misconceptions of the arguments between creationism and evolution. The use of the evolution theory goes along with other findings in the world of science, and along with those other findings they have been proven wrong over time. It depends on what the students choose to believe or not.

    I personally believe in creationism as a believer of Jesus as my savior. I believe God created Adam and Eve. We are all descendants of Adam and Eve. If this were taught in school then people would likely not pay attention or rebel after being forced to learn it. It is all about personnel belief.

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  107. Summer

    Very interesting…I agree that in a public school system run by a secular government there should be a distinct seperation of church and state! However I don’t think creationism should be ignored in schools. Maybe its not something to be discussed in a biology class but I do think it is important for students to learn to be open-minded. If it took Darwin until the 19th century to discover the theory of evolution, there is still plenty of time for more scientific proof of creationism to appear. Being open-minded is an important skill to have in the connected world we now live in today. I believe being open to new ideas drives progress in today’s society and is also an important aspect to the scientific method. Religion can be such a taboo thing in public schools but as “scientists” we should be ready to explore any possibility; whether thats all living organisms evolving from a single cell or humankind being created by a divine being.

    See you in class tomorrow!

    -Summer

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  108. Myles Webb

    I honestly think that we should be taught both in the classroom because everybody has a different opinions on life. We all don’t think the same, and we all do not feel the same way about a specific subject. Some people believe in one or the other, than you have those that believe in both.

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  109. Sarah Goldstein

    I think this article was a very interesting one. It made a very valid point and explained a lot about the topic itself. I think it would be a good idea to have evolution being taught in a scientific based classroom. Many people have their own opinions on creationism, along with many various things through out the world. An opinion is what makes up one person, If a topic like creationism was taught in a classroom, i think it would cause a lot of arguments throughout many students because everyone would view this differently. Nothing is 100% correct so this topic both ways could be a tough one to be taught in a day to day classroom life style. I liked this article and its hard to have a correct answer but i think one is much better than the other for a school environment.

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  110. Siva mckeever

    There is no proof of any religion, it all comes with life. I feel like learning about both is important so that young minds can expand their knowledge on the variety of ways the world came to be. In school, religion is a touchy subject so often times it restricts topics that would be good food for thought. Both topics are possible. I personally believe both are somehow implemented in the ways of the world.

    Now days science has one definition when really it should have many. In my opinion science is based off a bunch of opinions and idea that people feel everyone should know about, as we should. Creationism and evolution are constitutive parts of science along with many others and the conversation of them both should never be restricted or cut down. Religion itself is science anyways.

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  111. Chloe Wells

    I thought the article was very interesting and so were the points of view on each topic. This has always been a controversial subject but I think that students should be educated on both. There is a lot to learn about both and once the student has the facts, then they can choose which they believe in and be able to argue for it. I think that there is value in both topics and both should be taught in the classroom regardless of which is “right or wrong”. The theory of evolution should be taught in a science based class and then teach creationism in a different class because there is a lot to be said for both and it would be difficult to teach them in the same class. I believe the theory of evolution is probably the most important because it is more based off of scientific facts.

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  112. chance hewatt

    I really Liked the article and I think there are reasons for both sides. Personally I think that in schools you should learn what you are brought up to believe or what you personally believe yourself. You should have the option to take the class if you so choose that is on either side. The theory of evolution should be still taught in science classes because it does have a lot of science background but in schools they shouldn’t be able to limit your knowledge one way or another.

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  113. Josh Peterson

    I believe that we should be taught both in the classroom because everybody has a different opinions on life. We all don’t think the same, and we all do not feel the same way about a specific subject.

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  114. Cameron Seets

    Personally, I think creationism can be learned on somebody’s own personal time in a church rather than in a classroom based off of science. There is a reason their is a division between church and state and that is why evolution is taught in science classes. Their is a reason that in schools they are called science classes because the information learned is scientifically proven, thus excluding creationism. If people wanted their child to learn about creationism, they should’ve send them to a religious school instead of a public school where they can learn about creationism all day long.

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  115. Mia Boyt

    I agree that creationism should be separated from science classes. Students and everyone in general should be able to believe what ever they want to believe in. However, science classes teach students more than just the curriculum, they learn many important things about safety, in a lab, outdoors and even in their own homes.

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  116. Joy Hsieh

    I think that creation should be allowed to be taught in school because where else would you learn about creation? I know that science is what is moving the technology and advancements of many things forward but sometimes not all science has to be proven with evidence. Some thing just happen without an explanation. If a child who doesn’t know anything about thinking creatively when they are young they’re not going to know how to when their older either. I think people should have the option to choose whether or not they believe that the universe was created by God or it was all evolution. I also think that both should be taught in private or public schools and people are allowed choose to agree or disagree with the topic that is being taught.

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  117. Nicholas Pastrone

    I think this article is very interesting. It leaves an argument for both sides. Personally, I believe that evolution should be taught in science classrooms because it is the basis of life and how we evolved today. Its hard to argue against it because it has been tested so many times and has been proven to be correct. Creationism should be taught in other places maybe in church or in ones home by their parents but not in science classrooms. Creationism is more of some ones belief where as evolution is a basis of life.

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  118. Katie Lavin

    I agree with this article. Seeing as though I’m not a very religious person as it is, I believe that everything in the universe is the way it is because of evolution. As humans we have evolved from what we first started as. I personally don’t believe in creationism; I don’t believe it even falls under the same category as science because creationism has not been proven correct.

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  119. Gareth Thompson

    I thought the article presented a well-thought-out argument as to why evolution should be taught in the classroom, and creationism should not. Creationism being unable to be tested, evolution having profound evidence and testing backing it, and public education having to be religiously neutral were all highly significant facts in your argument. I believe that evolution should be taught in the classroom. However, creationism shouldn’t be taught as an impossible thing, because all students have the right to believe what they want. Therefore, creationism should just be excluded from the science classroom altogether.

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  120. shannon

    I liked the article even though it had one persons opinion against creationism. I believe though that a child in the public school system should be given a choice to learn about creationism and decide for them self if it is scientifically sound.

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  121. Dajour

    I thought the article was very interesting and so were the points of view on each topic. This has always been a controversial subject but I think that students should be educated on both. There is a lot to learn about both and once the student has the facts, then they can choose which they believe in and be able to argue for it. I think that there is value in both topics and both should be taught in the classroom regardless of which is “right or wrong”. The theory of evolution should be taught in a science based class and then teach creationism in a different class because there is a lot to be said for both and it would be difficult to teach them in the same class. I believe the theory of evolution is probably the most important because it is more based off of scientific facts.

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  122. Christy

    I believe in the creationism and I think schools should offer classes that teach both creationism and evolution because each student has the right to decide for themselves what they believe. When I am taught about evolution in class it does not change my beliefs but it is good to broaden perspective and see the scientific evidence from both sides. I don’t think it should be set in stone what is taught in science classes because even though there is evidence for both sides, no one is actually 100% positive what happened so all theories and ideas should be taught.

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  123. Claire Reticker

    After reading this article, I am in full agreement with the writer. While I do believe that every person has a right to practice which ever religion they prefer, science offers a different argument that is extremely important. I personally believe that creationism should be learned out side of public schooling. If a student has a religious belief that is so strong that they cannot bear to expand their knowledge and learn new information, then they can pay money to go to a private school and practice their religion there. In science classes now, creationism is excluded because it is not a part of science, but a part of culture. I believe that it should stay this way, so that each public school student is taught fact, not opinion.

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  124. Ansley Gray

    I think the topic should be discussed in school but i think it should be an option to take the class since everyone has different opinions. I believe that it’s good that everyone has there own opinions because thats what makes this world so interesting.

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  125. Fionn Chakshuvej

    Since every believes things in a different way, you can not simply argue with anyone. Everyone has their own opinions and perspective of things. I agree with what the article said on how religion and science are not mutually exclusive beliefs. Science and religion are based on different aspects of human experience. I also agree that in order to prove something correct, there must be explanations and evidence from the nature world. If it is proven, then it is true and not arguable.

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  126. Jesus Ramirez

    We live in a society with different religions; Therefore, none of them should influence a country’s government or public education.

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  127. Marjon Santiago

    Hello Mr.Fundi! Early monday morning as it may be, here is my response. Coming from a family that is very religious, I have to say that creationism, albeit a form of escapism, as indirectly labeled in your argument, sets a a good moral foundation for children, depending on what is being taught to you. First of all, while my relatives believe in god heavily, I do not, and a lot of it has to do with the fact that there was undeniable evidence regarding the theory of “evolution” while I grew up. I think evolution is everywhere around us, biological and conceptual.

    For example, planes evolved over time, in a course of less than a hundred years, from the Amelia Airheart and the Wright Brothers to our sophisticated airforce technology.

    That is why I think of “Evolution” as a misnomer now. Rather, I think Natural Selection is what the debate should be about. Evolution is not a debate, but rather the latter involving common ancestors.

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  128. daniel s

    these two contrasting theories make it difficult to comprehend the true complexities of evolution, but it has more scientific base. furthermore, this leads me to personally believe that creationism is slowly fading as it get harder to argue. there are some points of argument but the ties between the two are becoming unmistakably separate.

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  129. Devin O'Brien

    Creationism is based off of how people feel and their beliefs toward religions, while evolution is scientifically proven. Neither of these can actually be proven right or wrong. Both seem like good ideas so I am ok with both of them.

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  130. Kaitlyn Delly

    I personally don’t believe in creationism and think that this post is a wonderful read. I loved that the topic of Creationism not being a science was brought up, and the laws of Darwin as well.

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  131. Davé Ghimire

    I totally agree with the article in that Creationism cannot be scientifically tested and therefore have no place in a science classroom. I think as long as science is taught in an unbiased way and doesn’t influence any students to give up their religion, Creationism should be allowed to taught without any bias. It is honestly futile to make an attempt at teaching Creationism in a science classroom, due to there being no substantial evidence or practice to test the theory. Creationism is a concept we humans choose to believe and it’s perfectly fine, rather it often teaches children great moral values and traditions. While I heartedly believe in God, I separate my faith from my scientific learning and encourage everyone else to do the same

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  132. Kendall

    This article explains why evolution should be taught in school as it is based on reason and logic, however, I also think Creationism should be discussed briefly as well so that the students are informed of the two points of view. I believe that Creationism and evolution are not just black and white topics because people can believe in evolution and still have a strong faith in God at the same time. If anything it could be argued that Evolution shows the beautiful creations made by God. However, because everyone has such a vast range of view and opinions, I think the public school system should continue to teach science based on evolution. Everyone should have religious freedom and the right to hold their own beliefs. Therefore, Evolution is a subjective way to teach that prevents religious disputes from occurring in school and allows students to focus on their work.

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  133. Olivia Milam

    In this article, I learned that there are still people who want creationism taught in schools and that people are still fighting the fact that evolution is taught in schools. In my opinion, I believe that in agreement with the separation of church and state, creationism should not be taught in schools. This is because many students simply do not believe in creationism and it is technically not science because it cannot be proven. While students obviously have the right to believe whatever they want outside of the classroom, science should be taught in science courses. While it might be beneficial for students to see multiple points of view, in a public school system, religion should be left out.

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  134. Julia Echols

    This article informed me that evolution vs. creationism is a very relevant topic to discuss, as creationism negatively impacts scientific laws and theories. Creationism is a religious, rather than scientific, explanation for the birth of humanity. The article argues that creationism has no place in a science classroom and that it should not even be mentioned, because it is not science.

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  135. Emily

    I like the stance that you took in this article. I am a believer, but I also believe, like you so well put it, that creationism should not be taught as part of a scientific education. I learned that just because you believe in evolution, doesn’t mean that you are not religious, as it is considered a religion. As an improvement to this article I would suggest adding rebuttal so as to strengthen your point.

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  136. Anne

    By reading this article I learned about the conflict of evolution and creationism being taught in school. After reading this article I agree with the writer, evolution should be taught in school because it is based on logic but Creationism should be taught else where like in a Church. I believe that the teacher could inform students of what Creationism is. I don’t that it would impact their beliefs in a negative way, at least for me it wouldn’t. The public school system should continue to teach science based on evolution. I believe in the separation of church in state but I don’t think that mentioning Creationism in class would affect people’s beliefs.

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  137. Jaylin Arroyo

    The belief of whether evolution or religion is what brought people to be form should be part of the person idea. I believe that in a classroom, one must be open minded and also listen what the instructor has to teach about evolution. However, one can still believe on their religions believe. Many people have different ideas on how the world came to be. The reason is that people are raised to believe in a certain way how evolution came to be from their religion.

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  138. Will K.

    This article discusses how that we should teach evolution in the classroom and there are several reasons that are explained in this article about why Creationism should not be taught in the classroom. I see the point that is being made, but to me this is not a simple black and white problem it is far more complex. I believe in Creationism and that God formed beings in some way weather it was the big bang or the seven days of creation as stated in the Bible, or some other way, although that is a whole other topic for another time. I also believe in evolution. Some people may say how can you believe in both and its very simple. So part of the theory is that all life came from a common organism which is debatable and it could’ve been how that we were all created. I don’t know if we will ever find out the truth on how we were created but I do think that evolution should be taught in the classroom along with possible class options for people who believe in creationism.

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  139. Jose M.

    The article was arguing why evolution should be taught in science classes over creationism. I believe we could do both so people could express their opinions and everyone will be happy

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  140. Benjamin Goldman

    I learned a lot about your philosophy on the creationism vs. evolutions debate going on. My opinion on the topic is that if it is never talked about then there is never any need for a debate to happen. Evolution is part of science which can contribute to engineering allowing us to make advancements in our world today. to improve you article i would include more examples or stories to add some entertainment.

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  141. Nathalie Ventura

    I learned that creationism and its teachings should stay away from science classrooms. However if a creationist decides to stray away from science and its theories and laws and logic, then its their decision to do so, though it would be ill advised to do as much in a science classroom or to at least half consider evolution in science. May I suggest that creationists find a way to link science to their beliefs in some way, even if they may disagree with some things.

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  142. Evolution I agree with should be taught on reason and logic, and creationism, doesnt have to be involved. I however believe that any person is allowed to partake in believing in evolution and creationism, though with some creationist beliefs some people will disagree on. I suggest that people keep their minds open for we dont know for sure.

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  143. Miguel Martinez

    In this article , you discussed about evolution vs creationism in a classroom. I strongly agree with the opinion that creationism should be kept out of a science class. I agree because a subject like Religion shouldn’t be discussed in a room where we learn about the scientific method. They have no type of connection. Creation-Science cannot be proven or experimented, therefore it should be kept out of the classroom.

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  144. Amber Doby

    This article taught me more about evolution . Although I do believe in God instead of what some man proved to be true years ago. I apply my faith and use my religious sources to teach me where I came from and my purpose in life . I do agree that creationism should stay out the classroom . It brings up confusing for kids and a lot of unnecessary debates . Overall this was a great article even though I don’t fully agree with it .

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  145. Amber Doby

    This article taught me more about evolution . Although I do believe in God instead of what some man proved to be true years ago. I apply my faith and use my religious sources to teach me where I came from and my purpose . I do agree that creationism should stay out the classroom . It brings up confusing for kids and a lot of unnecessary debates . Overall this was a great article even though I don’t fully agree with it .

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  146. Erin Massey

    This article discusses the debate on creationism vs. evolution going on currently. But there are several reasons that creationism shouldn’t be taught is classrooms today . I totally agree religion should be kept out of classrooms discussions. But I suggest as time goes on everyone should have open minds and not to over think things.

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  147. Erin massey

    This article discusses the debate on creationism vs. evolution going on currently. But there are several reasons that creationism shouldn’t be taught is classrooms today . I totally agree religion should be kept out of classrooms discussions. But I suggest as time goes on everyone should have open mind and not to over think things

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  148. Rohan Narendra

    I enjoyed this article immensely because it exposes the deep divide between the two branches of thought which diverge on what they believe created humans, as well as life on earth in general. Creationism is the idea that a divine being created the universe and evolution is an untrue concept, whereas evolution is the idea that all organisms originated from purely biological means. The issue with Creationism in modern day is that many parts of Christianity endorse evolution, including the Catholic Church. Therefore, I believe that creationism is not a valid philosophy because there are many dissenters within the religion that decided that it was invalid.

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  149. Andrew Edwards

    I liked this article. I think it gives a good perspective on this issue, and explains well how different religion and science can be from each other.

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  150. I personally think that both creationism and evolution are very interesting topics and that people should get to know what each side has to say. Everyone should be able to believe whatever they think is right or truth to them. I also think that we should be open minded, open to other knowledge, ideas, theories, whatever people would like to call it, and learn different views.

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  151. thecontradicting

    I do agree but coming from a philosopher…evolution is just as much as a theory as creationism. Creationism does render evidence from the bible and through our ancestors belief. The bible was created and the theory of evolution was discovered or created by Charles Darwin. I feel that you are correct that it is more necessary for us to you the Evolutionary theory rather than creationism in a science class.
    But they are much alike by having question yet answered like, what aren’t all gorillas, human? Or is there really god? Scientifically the evolutionary theory is not yet proven or it we be a law, as we have the law of God or the Ten Commandments, they are much alike. I wonder what Victor Frankenstien might say to this post…

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  152. sinyee l.

    Both evolution and creationism are important, life without creation will be boring. But I agree that keep the creationism out of science class, because in science class, your creationism may bring you dangerous.

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  153. Amber Doby

    I learned a lot about evolution from this article . Although I do believe in creationism and religion. I apply my faith and use my religious resources to figure out where I can from and my purpose in life. I do think at creationism shouldnt be taught in school. It causes confusion to kids about what they believe . It also sparks up unnecessary debates based on people opinions. Overall this was a good article even though I didn’t agree with it completely.

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  154. D'andre Kelley

    I learned the difference between evolution and creationism and that even scientists use advance calculations and still can be incorrect with the data or conclusion. Personally, I found this article very intriguing and straight forward, but also I think creationism shouldn’t interfere with science. Even though science creations have be changed over a period of time, it changed over because science has evolved through the period of time. Many people will see different but in this article it states facts and gives great examples. I suggest that people should read this article and not just scheme through it but take the time to read it to get a better understanding.

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  155. Adrian Klien

    In this article it talks about both evolution and creationism and their differences. I learned that evolution is apart of science and always will be, and creationism and how it deals more with religion. In my opinion, I believe that in the classroom the science instructor should teach the students bout evolution, but however people can still believe on their religious belief, for the simply fact that many people have different ideas on how this world came to be. People are raised differently and are taught a certain way on how evolution came about from their religion.

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  156. Shota Barbeau

    Evolution is the way you go when teaching children in a classroom. Creationism is religious based and too controversial for students in a classroom to learn. Evolution can be proven through reason and logic but creationism can’t be proven. Even though evolution will be taught in the classroom, creationism isn’t necessarily wrong due to many books that have been written and the people who follow their religion. Everyone has the right to believe in what they want but evolution should be taught in a classroom and creationism should be left out.

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  157. Sophie P.

    I agree with all of the aspects covered in the article especially the statement that creationism should be left to the mind of the individual, rather than the classroom. Science is much more factual and objective than creationism, which is why I believe and agree that it is important to teach students science and allow them to develop their religious beliefs on their own. Excellent article!

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  158. Constantine Gavalas

    I completely agree that creationism should be left out of the classroom because in order to become globally competitive in this fast changing world, instilling the fundamentals is key to creating a proper foundation to learn. Creationism is not useful in the classroom whatsoever because it just creates a room full of religious and imaginative ideas that don’t have scientifically tested proof behind them, which defeats the meaning of science. I believe that evolution should remain in the classroom and creationism should be used elsewhere.

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  159. Anthony Rivera

    I would like to say that this was a great read and I completely support the idea that you argue. What I took from this is that the idea of Creationism doesn’t have any scientific proof and therefore should not be taught toward the students in the classroom. My view on this subject lead me to thinking why would creationism be taught in the first place when it completely rejects the scientific method, the method that has brought more to this world than the idea of creationism has, this makes me worried for our future scientists and it is a big deal for them because if the idea of creationism is spread into the class room the students will share what has been taught to the piers that they work with. Again I 100% support the idea that creationists ideas should not be taught in a scientific environment but should still be available elsewhere.

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  160. I would like to say that this was a great read and I completely support the idea that you argue. What I took from this is that the idea of Creationism doesn’t have any scientific proof and therefore should not be taught toward the students in the classroom. My view on this subject lead me to thinking why would creationism be taught in the first place when it completely rejects the scientific method, the method that has brought more to this world than the idea of creationism has, this makes me worried for our future scientists and it is a big deal for them because if the idea of creationism is spread into the class room the students will share what has been taught to the piers that they work with. Again I 100% support the idea that creationists ideas should not be taught in a scientific environment but should still be available elsewhere.

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  161. Cindy Bibiano

    I agree that creationism should be left out of the classroom, as well , but I also believe it shouldn’t be taught or discussed about. People have the right to express creative mind, if they have an opinion they should be able to speak about it. If it can’t be taught then it should be discussed. Science is about learning evolution ,testing experiment , learning about the world and how it’s made. Which is why creationism shouldn’t be allowed in the classroom of science, but can be in a classroom of history .

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  162. Jan Estrada

    Great topic to think about, and to have in mind. It is very true and I agree with it, that many schools and colleges think that evolution is science when it’s really not, it’s more of a philosophy. Just because Charles Darwin wrote a book, we have to believe that evolution is an actual thing? Then force the Students in the Public Schools to learn that and be graded for that, when evolution can’t be tested or experimented. That means that the same way students are forced to learn that, they should also have the opportunity to learn from The creation of God because it is written in a Holy book. It’s the same concept involved because evolution can’t be tested nor the Creation. So I think there should be a balance. Either both of them or Neither should be taught at public schools.

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  163. Britain Lockhart

    I believe in creationism and I do believe that there is a God. Maybe that God made us through the process of evolution. I believe both views should be taught in the classroom and the teacher should not try to prove what is specifically in his or her mind correct. That will give us the supporting clues for what we believe in as individuals.

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  164. Fernando valle-parra

    I agree that creationism shouldn’t be taught in a science classroom. In the class we learn about evolution , we test hypothesis , and experiment to it to prove right, with facts and data. Therefore evolution is the right thing to be taught because there is proof about how the world is , how it works and it’s changes of evolvement.

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  165. Garrett Rowell

    Garrett Rowell
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    i myself agree with what you state in this passage. but i also understand why other people may not. creationism could only be an idea as evolution is scientifically proven.

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  166. erica Loudemrilk

    This is a interesting article. It made good points. But i am on the side of creationism because of my religion. It say that god made everything. Yes science have made amazing remarks throughout history. I believe that both should not be taught in the same class. Due to personally beliefs, or other ideas. Creationism is based off of how people feel and their beliefs toward religions, while evolution is scientifically proven. Neither of these can actually be proven right or wrong. Both seem like good ideas.

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  167. Sofia

    What I understand about the article is that creationism shouldn’t be taught in science classrooms because it can not be provenand it doesn’t fallow the scientific my. My opinion on this is that creationism should be taught in sience classrooms it doesnt fallow the sciencetific method but it is important for students to now how we really are created and not by evolution

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  168. Val

    I really enjoyed reading this article and i completely agree with your statement about how creationism should be left out of the classroom. And with different types of religions come different types of statements of how the world was created and therefore will create a problem as well in the classroom. Not only will it create a problem, you nor no one else can testify that their belief is incorrect. So in other words, creationism should not be brought up in a classroom environment and we should study evolution in a classroom.

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  169. aylin solis

    It was an interesting article to read! I learned what the difference was between creationism and evolutionism is. I feel like we have the right to think whatever we want and do whatever we want. However, science most of the time will prove such ideas as the theory of evolution. Creationist believe that the creation of life cannot be tested by the methods of science. As you said, the evolution of theory is the bedrock of modern biology, because it has been tested since the 19th century. So therefore, why should we not believe in a theory that has been thoroughly tested. Although, there are still many questions both creationism and evolutionism have not be able to answer yet..

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  170. Felix Campos

    I think the fact that you wholeheartedly both oppose and go for creationism is a fact that youre trying to avoid controversy this article might bring. Nevertheless, i agree with you, mr. Fundi

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  171. corinne s

    I believe it is up to the person as to what they want to believe. Neither can be proven yet, so it really is up to the person and how they feel about the topic. Scientist have been working hard to prove the evolution theory, but until they do it is hard to believe the theory, Most people are taught by religion about creationism and that’s why i think more people believe in creationism. I think the teacher should be the neutral person in this debate. Not for or against each side when teaching this. They should not be trying to convince the student for what they believe in. on the other hand, great blog!

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  172. Kevin Medina Fuentes

    Well After read this article I got a different point of view because I believe in God but it was really interesting to know about the evolution !!!!

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  173. Allen J. Powell

    From this article The Evolution vs. Creationism Controversy in America, I honestly think this article came out amazing, the whole idea made me understand the life of Evolution and Creationism but i cant seem to choose a side because both ways are somewhat the same. I think that they both have explained the ideas up how the earth is created in their own ways. In some religions some people may want to explain the reasons the earth was made, let them explain as much as they want as possible. If some want to explain the life theory on earth, allow them to and you’ll might be impressed, But it all comes to the point what you believe in.
    — Allen J. Powell

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  174. Mady Holtz

    This article was very interesting and good. My favorite quote from this was “I strongly reject the Creationists’ claim that if one believes that the theory of evolution is true then one necessarily must believe that there is no God, no meaning or purpose to life, and thus no moral accountability.” I tottally agree with this and believe that creationalism should stay out of the classroom. This article was very attention getting and taught me a lot.

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  175. Adaija Warren

    I really liked the article and i completely agree with you.What i have learned from this was so much and why you are arguing about it and that the idea of creationism doesn’t have any scientific proof. I have learned that creationism of natural intervention in the origin of life are not science because they are not testable by the methods of science.People Still Nowadays are fighting over evolution and catholic churches have endorsed evolution.I think an also another important fact from this was that the theory of evolution has become the central unifying concept of biology and is a critical component of many related scientific disciplines.Creationism totally rejects the scientific method so i agree why would it be taught in some these public schools.i 100% think that it is impossible to do experimentation on it and because like u said we don’t have the tools and etc. (My view from)

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  176. Sawyer mauldin

    Nice way to split the differences between evolution and creationism and clear some things up. I personally believe creationism is outdated and has been used, in the past, to explain how the world works. Creationism was used for lack of a better explanation. Now, however with hard evidence and facts we can finally see the world the way it actually is through evolution.

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  177. Brandon Echeverria

    This article was very interesting, i grew up in a church and was taught about creation and for the most part i agreed with it. I’ve always had thoughts about what is there to support creation and this article just backs me up even more. There is no reason not to believe in creation but looking at it from a scientific stand point it doesn’t add up. This is a very controversial topic but at the end of the day it comes down to facts that support the idea and creation really doesn’t have anything to back it up. I don’t want to put down anyone’s belief because it all comes down to everyone’s own belief.

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  178. Keni Rivera 1st

    Really interesting article. I feel like it argued a really good point. I totally agree with you that creationism should be left outside of the classroom. It is okay elsewhere but not in the class. I agree with you.

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  179. Joe Upshaw

    Creationism is something that many of us learn at a young age. While evolutionism is related to science, which means something that we learn at school. I disagree that we must keep creationism out of the science class, which means that if we can talk about it anywhere else, why not in the classroom?. We will always have people that believe in both creationism and other that believe in revolution, so what is the harm to speak about both? Both creationism and evolution have been debated before we were born. So who is to say what is correct and what is not?

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  180. Steven Chastain

    after reading this i realized that the paper only covered the intended topic. at first glance i would assume that this is directed towards the controversy itself. soon though i came to realize this is less about the controversy on more structured on should the school systems teach creationism. once i realized this it was a simple matter to agree. thanks to the easily identifiable support statements. on the controversy itself however i believe that religion should be practiced outside of the school system. if only for the reason that different opinions (that cannot be proved in the case of religion) clash. resulting in problematic situations such as this.

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  181. Drake Montero-Smith

    So I agree with article, religion and science should be separated in science classes. We don’t have any proof or evidence of Creationism being an actual thing. To say that The Theory of Evolution makes life meaningless is pure ignorance. We have facts, experiments, data to back of evolution, religion is based of a book and a belief. I’m not saying creationism isn’t real, we just have no factual proof. I’m also not saying evolution made the earth and all things, because if that was true Mr. Fundis’ homework wouldn’t have been made. Back to what I was saying, we know evolution from whats already alive, we know evolution because organisms change with shifts in there environment. I don’t think personally that evolution is what made us, it is certainly a thing. Unlike Creationism science you have to hope what your believing in is real.

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  182. Hannah Bowman

    I agree with this article. Since there is absolutely no evidence supporting creationism, and even some disproving it, there is no reason it should be taught in schools. Furthermore, I see to reason why religious people can’t accept that maybe Evolution is part of their God’s plan? A long time ago science and religion where seen as explaining the how and the why the world worked. I feel like that was a very good system where science and religion worked together. But because of separation of church and state, any religious theory should not be taught in public schools.

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  183. Olivia Harbin

    This article was very interesting to read. I completely agree on the fact that evolution and creation are two separate things. Evolution is science, that has, for the most part, been proven throughout the scientific method. This is not possible with religion. Religion can not be proven, and that is the reason so many are either drawn to it or drawn away from it, people are curious and want a further meaning to life. A person can believe in both creationism and evolution, but this does not mean creationism should be taught in a science classroom. Evolution is not taught to steer one away from creationism, it is taught to further explain science.

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  184. Rachel Sinclair

    I completely agree. I do not think that creationism can be sustained in any sort of science classroom because it does not follow the foundational form of investigation in all fields of science; the scientific method. However, I think that the present issue is that evolution can completely contradict one’s beliefs on life. I do not think that Creationism has any place in a science classroom, especially in a public school.

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  185. Claire Turner

    Claire Turner

    I believe this article has some strong points. The theory of evolution has indeed been widely explored and loads of evidence have been found to prove the ideology. Having faith while exploring in the science realm should be no issue at all. Therefore, we have created the first amendment: the separation of church and state. However, students should learn all sides of the story before making their opinion as science is never a fact.

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  186. Jack Kerdasha

    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsThe article creates a perfectly valid argument with very strong points to support the argument that is being made. It makes absolutely no sense to teach creationism in a science class as creationism cannot be supported with evidence through the usage of the scientific method. Additionally, it is completely reasonable for one to be able to believe in both creationism and evolution as the two beliefs are compatible. However, the teaching of creationism within a public school should not be allowed as this clearly violates the principle of separation of church and state. A belief that is deeply founded in religion, while completely plausible, should not be taught within a school that is supported by the government. This would only encourage state sponsored religion, which is a dangerous precedent for a nation that encourages a diverse set of beliefs and opinions. This article presents a very logical and sound argument that is both backed up by evidence and logic.

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  187. Sydney Sloan

    This is a very interesting article about the debate between evolution and creationism. I do believe that religion should be kept out of classroom discussions, however I do not really think that evolution should be the only theory taught in science classes. In order for students to form their own opinions, they should be taught more then one theory to decide what they believe for themselves.

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  188. Annie Solomon

    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsI agree with this article. Because evolution is proven by scientific facts and data, there is no way to disagree with Darwin’s ideas. While the theory of creation can be used from a religious perspective, it should not impact a child’s right to knowledge on natural selection in public schools. Believing in God and believing in evolution are mutually inclusive. This article does a good job of showing this point. Natural selection is a theory that has been tested and observed, showing why it is science– a part of our lives and how we came to be.

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  189. Shelby Watkins

    Evolution is interesting to me that creationists do not think the two will coexist. It would seem to make since that even if the creationist narrative were too, the first animals put onto the earth would still be able to evolve. There is too much science to back up evolution that it is silly and naive to ignore that.

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  190. Sam Greenblatt


    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsThe ongoing debate on evolution vs creationism is utterly absurd. Evolution is one of the most well supported scientific theories as well as one of the most revolutionary and groundbreaking. Additionally, it has led us to understand infinitely more about science and help build other theories. Undermining the spectacular work of Charles Darwin is not only absurd but a humiliation to science.
    Supporters of creationism do not have any empirical scientific evidence to back up their theory. In fact, the only reasoning is the bible which claims that God created the world in seven days. As holy as important as the bible is, it should not always be taken literally and should always be up for interpretation. Who’s to say how long “seven days” is? Also, a common argument of creationist is that people who believe in evolution are not religious and do not believe and God and are therefore evil people. As important as religion is, it should never limit our curiosity and exploration of our world and our origins. As Neil Degrasse Tyson once explained, by creating this image of “god”, it is essentially closed the door to further research on the origin of ourselves because it created a simple spiritual answer, with no scientific evidence to back up. Everyone has the right to believe whatever they would like, but it seems obvious to me that creationism should be kept out of the school curriculum.

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  191. Jaela Salmons

    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsI found this article very interesting. In relation, science versus faith has been a big controversy over the years. Science has provided human kind with many answers. However, to many people, science is just an accuse, which is why these people are called creationalists. They believe their faith is the answer to the many creations on earth. Those who believe that the creations on earth are due to evolution in science believe heavily in svience. There is never a true answer due to lots of evidence, but many peoplr believe science is the answer to all.

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  192. Travis Burns

    Evolution is a scientifically-sound idea that is the basis for many types of sciences studied today. With the effectiveness of Biologists, Doctors, etc. using this theory, it is essentially as proven as it can be in today’s world that evolution is how we were created. Religion, which was written in a very old time and based on different beliefs depending on the culture, is essentially a story created to explain things. I am not saying that religion and God isn’t a legitimate belief, but when it comes to explaining things and empowering our scientists, religion has no concrete evidence of it’s idea of creationism. Overall, this is a good article representing a solid argument and thorough examination of both the evidence of evolution and the philosophies of creationism.

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  193. Brinson Weeks

    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsThis article is interesting when you look at the history behind this debate. In the 20’s, there was a high school teacher named Thomas Scopes that wished to teach evolution as a THEORY, and only a non-binding theory, in his science classes. This was in rural Tennessee, so very religiously conservative. Of course many strongly opposed this, and there was even a law in Tennessee that prohibited even mentioning evolution in schools. Scopes got a lawyer, and this went all the way to the Tennessee Supreme Court. The ruling decided that evolution may be taught as a THEORY, but not fact. This case was the first of it’s kind in all of America, and slowly but surely, court cases like this paved the way for increased scientific teachings in America revolving around evolution.

    So my stance may be clear on the discussion controversy. I do not believe creationism has a place in schools, or even the 21st century world. We have too much evidence to support evolution, and creationism is simply a bygone relic of a bygone age, which some people ignorantly cling to for whatever reason. Don’t get me wrong, anyone can believe what they want, as long as it doesn’t interfere with the truth in important situations.

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