Intelligently Designing a Course in Intelligent Design
Arnold H. Loewy
Texas Tech University School of Law
February 22, 2010
Intelligent Design is consistent with creationism or evolution. Evolution (the opposite of creationism) could have occurred with or without an intelligent designer. The opposite of intelligent design is atheism. A course that explores the probabilities of intelligent design and atheism, indoctrinating neither but exploring and testing on both neither favors nor disfavors religion, and thus is constitutional. It is wise to teach such a course in the senior year of high school because it will teach students to think.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 5
Keywords: Intelligent Design, Creationism, Evolution, Atheism, Constitutional Law, First Amendment
JEL Classification: K10working papers series
Date posted: February 23, 2010
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