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Responding to Utah state senator D. Chris Buttars' argument in USA Today that the Intelligent Design v. Evolution fight is nothing more than an effort to strip the classroom of God, Jesse Taylor responds:

"There's a reason God doesn't belong in a science class: it's not science. I don't go to Mass to learn particle physics, I don't go to calculus to learn about Tolstoy, and I don't go to biology class to learn about Jesus. If the going definition for science is that it's not science unless it explains everything ... then science has officially never existed, and will never exist. Perhaps that's the key to all of this--take a body of academic study based entirely on not knowing everything, and disqualify it immediately on those very grounds."

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