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In the science classrooms of Texas, a battle of wills between the supporters of Darwin's theory of evolution and those who support the theory of intelligent design met with an unclear and unsatisfying conclusion for both sides in a recent court decision on new "open-minded" language to be included in upcoming versions of state science textbooks.
You can read all about it here.
Those of us who are advocating a new, critical examination of the theories of evolution face an uphill battle-by all sincere standards of scientific examination, there should be no problem in advocating for an open-minded approach for these students in studying the yet-as-unproven aspects in Darwin's master work.
But as we see here, there is an intellectual and social brick wall of elitism and dare I say, fundementalism, that just about nearly prevents any "alternative" approach to the study of Darwin's theory (and by "alternative" we mean anything other than a blind acceptance of its indisputable fact in explaining the development of species) from being introduced to the students of America.
On top of that, we also often deal with the theory of intelligent design being instinctively lumped in with Biblical creationism. These obstacles require those of us coming from the Vedic paradigm to use all of our intelligence and blessings to help clear the path for a true and strong dialogue on the theories of evolution. It is what Prabhupada wanted us to do.