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|Subject: Creationism in Korea||Date: 9/21/2012 11:55 PM|
|Author: AdrianC||Number: 23931 of 25436|
South Korea surrenders to creationist demands
Publishers set to remove examples of evolution from high-school textbooks.
The roots of the South Korean antipathy to evolution are unclear, although Jeon suggests that they are partly “due to strong Christianity in the country”. About half of South Korea’s citizens practice a religion, mostly split between Christianity and Buddhism.
The government has asked publishers to retain examples of evolution in biology textbooks
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