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Public Acceptance of Evolution

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Science  11 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5788, pp. 765-766
DOI: 10.1126/science.1126746

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  • An Obstacle to the Acceptance of Evolution

    The communication by Miller et al. (Science, 313:765) helpfully points out some of the broader social issues that are entwined with the evolution-creation arguments, especially in the U.S. Unfortunately, a few phrases in the communication may contribute to the problem. As Michael Ruse has documented (2005, Evolution-Creation Struggle, Harvard Univ. Press, 336 pp.), evolutionary science is often misused to attack traditional rel...

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