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Subject:  Creationism in Korea Date:  9/21/2012  11:55 PM
Author:  AdrianC Number:  23931 of 25071


South Korea surrenders to creationist demands


Publishers set to remove examples of evolution from high-school textbooks.



http://www.nature.com/news/south-korea-surrenders-to-creatio...

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.

Follow up:

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=science-and...

The government has asked publishers to retain examples of evolution in biology textbooks
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