Could it be carried across the Atlantic Ocean by migrating birds? Or US passengers getting off planes in the UK? Or is it a virulent meme (if there are such), which is invading British brains?
Twenty-nine per cent of teachers believe that creationism and intelligent design should be taught as science, according to an online survey of attitudes to teaching evolution in the UK. Nearly 50% of the respondents said they believed that excluding alternatives to evolution was counter-productive and would alienate pupils from science.
If you look at all the related articles, which should be on the first page of this link, the news is a bit more cheering. We can raise questions about the polls, for example. But the news as a whole doesn’t look good.
Hey, say it ain’t so, British posters/readers!
And many thanks to the Florida Philosophy Student Blog for the heads up.