Of Pandas and People, which pretends to be an open, objective examination of the pros and cons of evolutionary biology, is actually nothing of the sort.
The articles below cover incidents where Of Pandas and People made the news. New Creationist Book On the Way by Eugenie C Scott
Originally published in NCSE Reports 9(2).
Alabama Textbook Selection in Context
Originally published in NCSE Reports 9(5).
Science Textbook Adoptions in Alabama: Part I by Scott Brande
Why Pandas and People?
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THE BOOK "OF PANDAS AND PEOPLE: THE CENTRAL QUESTION OF BIOLOGICAL ORIGINS"Full text of "Of Pandas and People" searchable online at
Several years ago, I was a witness in Arkansas testifying against a bill pased into law mandating the teaching of Biblical literalism, alongside evolution, in state schools. The ACLU brought suit on the grounds that this violated the separation of Church and State. The law was thrown out, as was right and proper, but I still remember what one of the ACLU lawyers said: "Don't think the Creationists will go away. They won't! They'll just regroup and be smarter and sneakier next time."