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In What Version of Evolution Do You Believe?

Despite our strong scientific understanding of organic evolution, many introduce unfounded beliefs to create a hybrid view of evolution that is unscientific and should not be taught in science classrooms.

Evolutionary science deserves to be better understood.

The true Darwinian explanation of our existence is still, remarkably, not a routine part of the curriculum of a general education.

It is certainly very widely misunderstood.

Before the reader complains: yes, the word believe, as in taking something on faith, is appropriate to the title because it is clear that many who say they “accept” evolution do in fact believe in a version of evolution that is not empirically based. It is true that even scientists “believe” that empirical objective evidence gives the most accurate information concerning the nature of the physical universe. Though some philosophers disagree with this stance, I assure you that even the most ardent idealist looks both ways before crossing a street.

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