Intelligence About Intelligent Design

"Intelligent design is not an argument of the same character as these controversies. It is not a scientific argument at all, but a religious one.

It might be worth discussing in a class on the history of ideas, in a philosophy class on popular logical fallacies, or in a comparative religion class on origin myths from around the world. But it no more belongs in a biology class than alchemy belongs in a chemistry class, phlogiston in a physics class or the stork theory in a sex education class. In those cases, the demand for equal time for 'both theories' would be ludicrous. Similarly, in a class on 20th-century European history, who would demand equal time for the theory that the Holocaust never happened? "

One side can be wrong (Via Jon Husband.)