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A comment on The Atlas of Creation on a personal Internet site:

Just a reminder that Americans aren’t the only ones with creationist infestations:

In France warning signals have gone off after Harun “Atlas of Creation” were sent to schools across the nation. This caused concern in the scientific community.

Herve Le Guyader, a University of Paris biology professor who advised the Education Ministry on the Atlas, said high school biology teachers needed more training now to respond to the increasingly open challenges to the theory of evolution.

 “It’s often taught in a simplistic way.” He said. “We have to give them the philosophical arguments they need to respond.”