aplomada (aplomada) wrote in god_and_darwin,
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Not just Christians...

A friend tipped me off to this. BTW, ISKCON = International Society of Krishna Consciousness = Hare Krishnas.

Vedic Creationism in America, from "Frontline, India's National Magazine."

Earlier this year, the Hare Krishnas filed an amicus curiae brief supporting I.D.-creationists. The case in question involved a school district in Cobb County, which wanted to put "warning stickers" on biology textbooks, as if books teaching Darwin's theory were injurious to the mental health of the students.... [T]he Hare Krishnas appealed to the court to keep the anti-Darwinian warning stickers. As the stickers only attack Darwin without endorsing a specifically Christian God, Hare Krishnas see them as an opportunity to introduce Vedic creationism into American schools. They know that once one religion gets its foot inside the door, all others will automatically get equal time to bring in their own creation stories and cosmologies into science classrooms in America.
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