On this episode of ID the Future, listen in as Joshua Youngkin and attorney Rita Dunaway of The Rutherford Institute discuss the academic freedom case of John Freshwater, an Ohio middle school science teacher of 24 years. Freshwater was fired after it was revealed that he was teaching both the strengths and weaknesses of Darwinian evolution in his classroom.
On this episode of ID the Future, hear the second part of Casey Luskin’s lecture on intelligent design and law. Luskin explains why Discovery Institute opposes pushing intelligent design into public school curriculum and instead wants students to learn more about evolution.
On this episode of ID the Future Anika Smith interviews biology teacher Roger DeHart about teaching the strengths and weaknesses of evolution in South Korea. Mr. DeHart famously taught both sides of Darwin’s theory in a Burlington, WA, public school biology class, as documented in the film Icons Of Evolution. Tune in and learn why academic freedom on evolution in education is so necessary.
Biologist Ralph Seelke is one of the scientists who aren’t supposed to exist; he’s skeptical of Darwin’s theory of evolution. As a professor at University of Wisconsin-Superior, Dr. Seelke tests what evolution can actually do. In January, Dr. Seelke testified about his research before the Texas Board of Education, and this episode of ID the Future features audio from his presentation. Listen in and learn why scientists support teaching the strengths and weaknesses of evolutionary theory.Read More ›
On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews Casey Luskin about the controversy over science standards currently brewing in Texas. Why is a group of Darwinists up in arms about the experts selected to review the state’s science standards? Luskin exposes the truth behind the Darwinists’ claims and finds more than a little hypocrisy in their attacks on textbook authors Stephen Meyer and Ralph Seelke.Read More ›
This week on the Intelligent Design The Future podcast CSC program officer for public policy and legal affairs, Casey Luskin, outlines Discovery Institute’s science education policy.
As a matter of public policy, Discovery Institute opposes any effort require the teaching of intelligent design by school districts or state boards of education. Attempts to mandate teaching about intelligent design only politicize the theory and will hinder fair and open discussion of the merits of the theory among scholars and within the scientific community.Read More ›