The BBC has produced an outstasnding film on the attack from the theocratic right that the Theory of Evolution and Science as a whole faces entitled A War on Science.
The film starts with the narrator saying:
One of sciences greatest theories, Evolution, is under attack. The threat is emerging from one of the only scientific superpowers on earth provoking some of the biggest names in science to hit back. The controversy surrounds a new explanation for the diversity of life on earth. For many it threatens to replace science with God. And yet this new idea is gaining powerful support. This is the story of a battle between faith and knowledge, a defining moment in the scientific landscape of the 21st century….
More on the War on Science going on here in the U.S.:
- Bush’s War on Science by Gov. Howard Dean M.D.
- The Republican War on Science Mother Jones: Chris Mooney
(author of the book The Republican War on Science ) Interviewed By Erik Kancler