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2008-06-16 21:00:08

By George Pyle On his deathbed, Henry David Thoreau was supposedly asked, "Have you made your peace with God?" To which the great American philosopher replied, "We have never quarreled." Kenneth R. Miller has no quarrel with God.

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2008-05-20 08:45:00

In many ways, much has changed since the famous Scopes Monkey trial of 1925. In recent years, US courts have consistently ruled that teaching explicitly religious alternatives to evolution in public schools is a violation of the Establishment Clause of the Constitution. But in a new essay published in the open-access journal PLoS Biology, political scientist Michael Berkman and his colleagues show that despite these many legal victories, a surprising number of public high school biology...

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2008-02-18 10:10:51

Brown University biologist Kenneth Miller has to hand one victory to the “intelligent design” crowd. They know how to frame an issue.

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2007-04-11 18:00:00

Benedict XVI, in his first extended reflections on evolution published as pope, says that Darwin's theory cannot be finally proven and that science has unnecessarily narrowed humanity's view of creation.

2006-09-04 08:30:00

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS (Reuters) - Pope Benedict and his former doctoral students plan to publish the proceedings of their weekend seminar on evolution to promote a dialogue between faith and science on the origins of life, participants said.

2006-09-03 11:47:00

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS (Reuters) - Pope Benedict and his former doctoral students spent a weekend pondering evolution without discussing controversies over intelligent design and creationism raging in the United States, a participant said on Sunday.

2006-08-02 01:35:00

By Carey Gillam OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (Reuters) - Conservative Republicans who pushed for criticism of evolution in Kansas classrooms lost control of the state school board as moderates scored a narrow victory in a primary election on Tuesday.

2006-05-03 14:10:45

By Joseph A. Giannone NEW YORK (Reuters) - The biologist in Randy Olson cringed at news reports of evangelical Christians challenging the teaching of evolution to schoolchildren in places such as Kansas on the grounds it was just a theory.

2006-03-21 07:45:00

The spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans does not believe that creationism -- the Bible-based account of the world's origins -- should be taught in schools.

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2006-02-21 07:46:27

Scientists at a large gathering in St. Louis didn't just defend evolution - they rallied in support of it.


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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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