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Wesley R. Elsberry



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(Permalink) Posted: Feb. 09 2005,10:35   

REVIEW OF PBS' FIRING LINE CREATION/EVOLUTION DEBATE

John Forester provides detailed notes on the Firing Line debate.

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 This two-hour debate was presented on the Public Broadcasting System program
Firing Line in December, 1997. The moderator was Michael Kingsley.

 For the proposition that evolutionists should acknowledge creation were:
 William F. Buckley, Jr., conservative author
 Michael Behe, professor of biochemistry
 Philip E. Johnson, professor of law
 David Berlinskey, writer on mathematics and religion.

 Against the proposition were:
 Barry Lynn, minister and attorney, director of American's United for
 Separation of Church and State.
 Eugenie Scott, anthropologist, CSICOP fellow and director of Center for
Science Education
 Michael Ruse, professor of philosophy
 Kenneth Miller, professor in cell biology.


Transcript of the debate

On an antievolution site, with some graphics added.

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"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." - Dorothy Parker

    
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