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Evolution as described by Charles Darwin is a scientific theory, abundantly reconfirmed, explaining physical phenomena by physical causes. Intelligent Design is a faith-based initiative in rhetorical argument. Should we teach ID in America's public schools? Yes, let's do--not as science, but alongside other spiritual beliefs, such as Islam, Zoroastrianism, and the Hindu idea that Earth rests on Chukwa, the giant turtle.
--David Quammen
What must natural selection, working over billions of years, be capable of? The answer is all the beauty and diversity of the biological world. Evolution is a fact.
--Carl Sagan, Cosmos