A) The Florida Government should allow the teaching of Creationism/Intelligent Design in Schools and allow it to be taught along side Evolution.
1) Religion is not allowed to be taught in schools, it is a violation of the Church and State Seperation Clause. Creationism is a religion that believes in a God or Creator and that makes it unfit to be taught in classrooms.
2) The Florida Government should allow the teaching of Creationism/Intelligent Design in Schools and allow it to be taught along side Evolution.
A) Creationism - Creationism is the religious doctrine, opposed to naturalistic evolution, that life on this planet was created by a special, unique act of God. Creationism goes beyond this traditional religious belief, however, in asserting that this belief can be proven empirically and scientifically (About.com. “Creationism.” http://atheism.about.com/library/glossary/evolution/bldef_creationism.htm). It can also be defined as a doctrine or theory holding that matter, the various forms of life, and the world were created by God out of nothing and usually in the way described in Genesis (The first Book in the Bible).
Intelligent Design - Intelligent design refers to a scientific research program as well as a community of scientists, philosophers and other scholars who seek evidence of design in nature. The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system's components, a design theorist is able to determine whether various natural structures are the product of chance, natural law, intelligent design, or some combination thereof. Such research is conducted by observing the types of information produced when intelligent agents act. Scientists then seek to find objects which have those same types of...