ID the Future Intelligent Design, Evolution, and Science Podcast

John T. Scopes


The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring John West on the Legacy of the Scopes “Monkey” Trial

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. John West discusses the Scopes “Monkey” Trial and how its legacy lives on in our culture today, almost ninety years later. The famous — and often misunderstood — 1925 trial of John T. Scopes, who was prosecuted for teaching human evolution, is commonly brought up in current debates as a way to defame scientific arguments against Darwinism. But today, as we’ve seen in recent threats to academic freedom, it’s Darwin’s defenders who seek legal means to silence doubters in the classroom. Listen in!