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Subject: Skeptical Inquirer Electronic Digest, 4-26-00
Skeptical Inquirer Electronic Digest, April 26, 2000
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In this week's SI DIGEST:
--PREVIEW: Skeptical Inquirer May/June 2000
--NEW SCIENTIST: Creation Science Far from Extinct
--PREVIEW: SKEPTICAL INQUIRER MAY/JUNE 2000
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--The New Majestic-12 Documents
Philip J. Klass
--Mass Delusions and Hysterias
Robert E. Bartholomew & Erich Goode
--Doomsday Fears at RHC
Thomas D. Gutierrez
--Save Our Science
The Struggle for Reason at the University
NOTES OF A FRINGE WATCHER
--The Guided Wave Theory of Louis de Broglie and David Bohm
--Aura Photography: A Candid Shot
--NEW SCIENTIST: CREATION SCIENCE FAR FROM EXTINCT
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New Scientist, April 22, 2000
Creation science is far from extinct. On the contrary, says Debora
MacKenzie, it's mutating and spreading
[IN THE BEGINNING, there wasn't that much fuss. Charles Darwin published On
the Origin of Species in 1859. By 1900, mainstream Protestants had adapted
their theology to it. More conservative Christians had misgivings. But
nearly all agreed that the Earth is millions of years old, and there was no
organised opposition to the teaching of evolution. Now, a century later, the
US is the world's leading scientific nation. Yet 47 per cent of
Americans--and a quarter of college graduates--believe humans did not
evolve, but were created by God a few thousand years ago. Nearly a third
believe creationism should be taught in science lessons (see below)....]
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