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creation science

n.
1. The effort to provide scientific evidence supporting the account of the creation of the universe related in the Bible. Also called scientific creationism.
2. Creationism.

creation scientist n.

creation science

(1) Creationism, see there.
(2) A doctrine that attempts to garner scientific support for the story of creation as depicted in the Bible’s Genesis.
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At this point in the Culture Wars, or the War on Science, or whichever rift is restraining the success of American students, perhaps it is time to amend Theodosius Dobzhansky's maxim to "Nothing makes sense in light of evolution; nothing in creation science makes sense.
His organization, Creation Science Hall of Fame Inc.
Thus, he writes, 'it may, at best, be said that, to the extent to which Creation Science qualifies as science, it does not support creation; and to the extent to which Creation Science supports creation, it does not qualify as science' (43).
In Edwards, decided in 1987, the court struck down a law in Louisiana requiring the teaching of so-called creation science whenever presenting evolution.
The Creation Science Society was founded in 1963 (creation science is based on naive literalist readings of Genesis 1 and flood geology--the use of Noah's Flood as an explanation for geological phenomena like mountains, fossils, canyons, etc.
A form of what is usually called young-earth creationism, creation science holds that the earth, and the universe are about 6000 to 10,000 years old.
Supreme Court strikes down the idea that schools can only Teach evolution if they give equal time to creation science in Edwards v.
They see proponents of creation science as accepting scientific method but denying evolution; while intelligent design theorists affirm evolution but challenge the philosophical assumptions of some scientists.
Supreme Court declared that teaching Creation Science in public schools was unconstitutional.
If ever there was a time to recover his legacy, it's now, with Christian zealots at home pushing creation science in schools and, far more important, Islamic fundamentalists abroad swearing death to godless infidels.
No to creation science and intelligent design supplementing or replacing evolution: it is too hard to hide the religious motivation there, whatever the opponents of Darwinism say.
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