7 Total Quotes

Eugenie Scott Quotes

When they say 'teach the controversy' — their ringing phrase — they want us to pretend to students that scientists are arguing whether evolution took place. This argument is not taking place.
Eugenie Scott
#Controversy

This action is likely to be the playbook for creationism for the next several years, ... We can predict this fight happening elsewhere.
Eugenie Scott
#Action

As a legal strategy intelligent design is dead. It will be very difficult for any school district in the future to successfully survive a legal challenge. That doesn't mean intelligent design is dead as a very popular social movement. This is an idea that has got legs.
Eugenie Scott
#Design

But no one is using irreducible complexity as a research strategy, and with very good reason ... because it's completely fruitless.
Eugenie Scott
#Complexity

This is actually, I think, key to understanding this whole controversy in this country: people think that because science restricts itself to a natural cause, it's therefore saying that God had nothing to do with it.
Eugenie Scott
#Controversy

Evolution is not controversial in the field of science. It's controversial in the public sphere because public education is highly politicized.
Eugenie Scott
#Education

Intelligent design is ultimately a science stopper.
Eugenie Scott
#Design