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How different from Creationism?

Reader comment on item: Spreading Islam in American Public Schools

Submitted by Michael in Folsom, CA (United States), Nov 24, 2004 at 15:46

With respect, I agree that these efforts by Islamists to proselytize their beliefs in schools may be dangerous if not challenged or subjected to examination and debate.

However, how much more dangerous are these methods than those used by "creation scientists" to inject their religious beliefs into the school curriculum by making creationism seem a credible scientific alternative to the theory of evolution?

I would definitely describe these efforts as "a total perversion of the American public space, a blatant effort to suborn it to serve Christian missionary purposes.

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