Intelligent Design and Intelligent Way of Disguising Religion

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Could Adam and Eve have been apes? Evolutionists say humans evolved from apes, but many religious people cannot swallow the thought. For years, religious people have voiced their unhappiness with schools teaching evolution. In Genesis, it states that God put all plants, animals, and people on this planet, and evolution contradicts that. Creationists are in accordance with scripture and believe that this biblical idea should be presented in science classes. The idea of including creationism in schools has been heard in courts multiple times but with no success. Now, the creationists have a new way of presenting it. They disguise it behind science and use the term Intelligent Design. Intelligent Design is creationism with a new name and is …show more content…
I never thought of evolution as a valid, proven, or viable scientific theory until recently. I had never believed in evolution because I was taught not to do so. My teacher hindered my science education. I hope the same does not occur for more students, but Intelligent Design poses a true threat. Let us first look at what exactly Intelligent Design claims. According to the Discovery Institute, Intelligent Design describes how “certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection” (“Intelligent Design”). Intelligent Design claims that “many features of living organisms are too complex to have evolved entirely through the natural process of evolution, as Charles Darwin proposed. Instead, they claim some aspects of those organisms must have been created, fully formed, by a so-called ‘intelligent designer’” (McMaster). Anybody can recognize that the words Intelligent Designer and God are synonymous, which makes Intelligent Design religious. One of the most recent and important court cases focusing on Intelligent Design is Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District. Dover High School fought to have Intelligent Design mentioned as a theory in science classes alongside the theory of evolution and to provide students

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