Tuesday, December 13, 2005

The Hubris of the Humanities

"The best argument against ''intelligent design'' has always been humanity itself. At a time when only 40 percent of Americans believe in evolution, and only 13 percent know what a molecule is, we're an argument at best for ''mediocre design.'' But put aside the evolution debate for a moment...."

12/06 NYT opinion piece by Nicholas D. Kristof making the rounds. I'm linking to it in support of scientific literacy. You'll need Times Select to read it. (Of course other bloggers might cite more of it.)



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