The UK Royal Society's Michael Reiss has voluntarily left his post as director of education following disapproval from other members after he said that creationism should be addressed (though not necessarily taught) in science classes, says a BBC article. Reiss' ideas, made public at the British Association Festival of Science, actually closely match the official policy of the Royal Society, says an op-ed at The Guardian. "Indulge me with a tired journalistic cliche, but this now smacks of witch-hunt," the column says.
Scientists Might Wish All Creation Advocates Would Give Up So Easily
Sep 17, 2008