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The Creationism and Intelligent Design Portal

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Creationism is the belief that humanity, life, the Earth, and the universe were created in their entirety by a supernatural deity or deities (typically God), whose existence is presupposed. Biblical creationism is the belief in literal interpretations of the Book of Genesis. The term strict creationism is sometimes used to avoid confusion with the more general concept of creation held by those whose faith accommodates theistic evolution. Creation in this context refers to the specific supernatural act of creation.

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A satirical 1871 image of Charles Darwin as an ape reflects part of the social controversy over whether humans and apes share a common lineage.
The creation-evolution debate is a recurring cultural, political, and theological dispute about the origins of the Earth, humanity, life, and the universe, a debate most prevalent in certain regions of the United States, where it is often portrayed as part of the culture wars. While the controversy has a long history, today it is mainly over what constitutes good science, with the politics of creationism primarily focusing on the teaching of creation and evolution in public education.

Debate on the details of scientific theories and their philosophical or religious implications are often the most intense parts of the controversy. Some participants on both sides believe that the conflict boils down to opposing definitions of all or parts of science, reality, and religion. Accusations of misleading formulations, incorrect or false statements, and inappropriate mixing of ideas are also fundamental points of disagreement. Some consider the term "creation vs. evolution" itself is misleading, believing it implies a false dichotomy and adds fuel to the debate.

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General Creationism | Creation myth | History of Creationism | Creation according to Genesis | Allegorical interpretations of Genesis
Creation Ussher chronology | Adam and Eve | Omphalos hypothesis | Mosaic authorship of the Genesis | Documentary hypothesis | Creation myth | Great Flood | Confusion of tongues | Tower of Babel | Noah  | Anthropic principle  | Baraminology  | Flood geology
Types of creationism Creation science | Intelligent design | Islamic creationism | Modern geocentrism | Neo-Creationism | Omphalos creationism | Old Earth creationism | Progressive creationism | Young Earth creationism 
Controversy Creation-evolution controversy | Creation and evolution in public education | Related articles | Teach the Controversy | Kansas evolution hearings  | Edwards v. Aguillard  | Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District
Bible Christianity | Exegesis | Genealogy | Great Flood | Jesus Christ | Judaism | Nephilim | Noah's ark | Biblical inerrancy | Original Sin | Theology | Tower of Babel 

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Creationism Vs Evolution Debate Ken Ham And Bill Nye 2014[Full]

Creationism Vs Evolution Debate Ken Ham And Bill Nye 2014[Full]

Top Ten Creationist Arguments

We hear the same Creationist arguments SO OFTEN, we decided to assemble our 10 favorites and address them here. Feel free to use this video as a response to the Creationists in your circle.

Conspiracy Road Trip: Creationism

BBC Three 08 October 2012 Comedian Andrew Maxwell takes five British creationists to the west coast of America to try to convince them that evolution rather than creationism explains how we...

How Creationism Taught Me Real Science 20 This Series is a Sham

Everything about this series is pure trickery. Finally it is exposed for what it truly is. References: Murchison Meteorite 1970 Paper: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v228/n5275/abs/228923a0....

Aronra The Foundational Falsehoods of Creationism -- Complete Series

This an excellent series of educational videos by Youtube user Aronra. http://www.youtube.com/user/AronRa In addition to providing a great deal of interesting information on evolution, these...

Watch Creationists Talking About Creationism

From last night's HBO documentary "Questioning Darwin." Pastor Peter LaRuffa exudes, "If somewhere within the Bible, I were to find a passage that said two plus two equals five, I wouldn't...

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design On Trial (creationism vs evolution)

In this award winning documentary, NOVA captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in one of the latest battles over teaching evolution in public schools. Featuring...

How Creationism Taught Me Real Science 19 Earth's Rotation

In this episode, we see whether or not Billions of years are even possible by studying the rotation of the Earth.

Evolutionists Get Owned By Creationists on BBC TV Show

There are many, many, very able creationist debaters and speakers about who WANT to debate atheists and evolutionists. Unfortunately, not many are given the opportunity on TV. This show was...

Creationism vs Evolution - A Compelling Argument for Creation

This video is an excellent explanation as to why people believe in Creationism and not Evolution.

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Harvard Gazette

Harvard Gazette
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:59:37 -0700

But I would frame the debate as not between religion and science but rather as between creationism and science. I think that it is unfortunate that cultural debates such as the recent one between Ken Ham and Bill Nye generally overlook how the ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:00:00 -0700

This is Idaho, Lutz noted from his usual post at the Northwest Science Museum, America's newest tribute to creationism that's only a few miles west of the Capitol dome where Rajan Zed got the cold shoulder. On March 3, the Universal Society of Hinduism ...

GeekWire

GeekWire
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:12:09 -0700

Video thumbnail for youtube video 'Science Guy' Bill Nye is back with new series Bill Nye. Science guy Bill Nye pulled no punches on creationism last week when he took to the stage to talk about science in schools. On March 12, Nye delivered the ...
 
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:52:30 -0800

I appreciated Jack Kelly's Feb. 22 column (“Evolution? Gotcha!”) about a BBC reporter trying to trap Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on his view of evolution. In this secular world today, people of faith are continually ridiculed if they believe in a ...

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 01:56:15 -0800

Americans as a group have been among the most opinionated people on the planet for more than four centuries. Whether it was for gold or God, the early explorers were set in their beliefs. From Jamestown to Plymouth Rock, strength of will has been a ...

The Independent

The Independent
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:51:59 -0800

Any school, academy or free school that is found to teach Creationism as a scientific fact would be in breach of the law and its funding agreement. Inspectors from education standards watchdog Ofsted also said that they had found evidence of bullying ...
 
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 21:02:36 -0700

Columnist Jack Kelly's and letter writer William G. Clarke's positions on evolution and creationism (“Evolution? Gotcha!” Feb. 22, and “Evolution Is as Much of a Belief System as Creationism,” March 2, respectively) are utterly absurd. There is no ...
 
Burbank Leader
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:41:15 -0700

Q. Do you feel any scientific discussion of Darwinian evolution is obligated to include alternative, religious viewpoints (i.e. Creationism)? Since the museum is partly managed by the state, should there be an attempt to create a broader discussion on ...
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