Evolution in America
most powerful organizing theory in all of biology. The details of the
mechanisms by which evolution works continue to be investigated
again and again, the scientific robustness of evolution.
polls have reported that roughly half of Americans do not think that
accounts for the existence of human beings. In
this class we will examine the details of the science of
evolution and then go on to explore why it appears to be so problematic
many. Why is evolution attacked by people from a variety of political
inclinations? And finally, what
are the consequences of the ignorance about evolution.