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Shock and Awe

by Bob Collins, Spring Lake. December 2005

Grand Haven Tribune I used to think of myself as tolerant and open-minded in the days before Christian Fundamentalists seized power in our country. Now they are busily consolidating that power with attacks against any and all imagined slights, e.g.,… More »

Intelligent Design; A Challenge to Evolution or the Evolution of a Challenge?

by Gregory A. Forbes PhD, Grand Rapids Community College and the Evolution Education Institute. August 2005

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Is Evolution a Theory in Crisis?

by Gregory A. Forbes PhD, Grand Rapids Community College and the Evolution Education Institute. September 2003

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Science Tests Truth, Falsity of Evolution Theories

by Carl Bajema, Grand Valley State University. January 2001

The January 1 guest column by Jerry Popiel on the subject “Theory of Evolution Disproven Regularly” is riddled with erroneous statements and requires a response. I will address four of the numerous blatantly erroneous statements that Jerry Popiel made in his guest editorial column.

Guest Commentary by Dr. Carl Bajema, Professor of Biology, Grand Valley State University Grand Rapids Press, 25 January 2001, p. A13 The January 1 guest column by Jerry Popiel on the subject “Theory of Evolution Disproven Regularly” is riddled with… More »

Evolution Education: Is Our Approach Non-Adaptive?

by Gregory A. Forbes, Ph.D., MIchigan Scientific Evolution Education Initiative, Science Education Center, Grand Rapids Community College, Freethought Member. January 2001

Unlike any other subject that we teach, evolution is a topic that generates a socio-political response that frequently encumbers our efforts in providing our students with a comprehensive and contemporary science education. This influence is felt not only in the K-12 classroom but also in our colleges and universities. Despite a long history of debate concerning the evolution education issue and court decisions endorsing the teaching of scientific evolution in the classroom, there remains strong socio-political pressure to replace scientific evolution withnonscientific beliefs.

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