Date December 19, 2014
__edited, __repeat, Creationism, history of intelligent design, science education, TEKS, Texas Science Standards, The Revisionaries
Film The Revisionaries Revises History of 2009 Texas State Board of Education Evolution Debate
December 19, 2014
Guest Casey Luskin
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On this episode of
ID the Future, Casey Luskin shows how the film The Revisionaries revises history. Produced by PBS, The Revisionaries falsely suggests that intelligent design and creationism were required in the 2009 Texas Science Standards (TEKS).
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute (CC BY-SA 4.0) Associate Director, Center for Science and Culture Casey Luskin is a geologist and an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He earned his PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg, and BS and MS degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His law degree is from the University of San Diego, where he focused his studies on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law.