The next generation of creationists in science and medicine

A growing number of science students on British campuses and in sixth form colleges are challenging the theory of evolution and arguing that Darwin was wrong…

Earlier this month Muslim medical students in London distributed leaflets that dismissed Darwin’s theories as false. Evangelical Christian students are also increasingly vocal in challenging the notion of evolution…

Most of the next generation of medical and science students could well be creationists, according to a biology teacher at a leading London sixth-form college. “The vast majority of my students now believe in creationism,” she said, “and these are thinking young people who are able and articulate and not at the dim end at all. They have extensive booklets on creationism which they put in my pigeon-hole.”

Quote source

Campbell, D. (2006). Academics Fight Rise of Creationism at Universities. The Guardian. Available http://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/feb/21/religion.highereducation. Last accessed 31st Dec 2015.

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