In 2004, the school board in tiny Dover, Pennsylvania passed a mandate requiring all high schools in the district to teach intelligent design along with evolution, effectively thumbing its nose at the separation of church and state. Intelligent design teaches us that when things on this crazy little planet of ours are too complex to understand, an intelligent agent must have had a hand in it.

In other words, God.

On Tuesday, voters in Dover had their say on the matter. They ousted all eight (of the nine) school council members running for reelection and replaced them with members opposed to teaching intelligent design in the classroom.

What are your thoughts on the matter? Should intelligent design be taught in public schools? Or, if one wants to expose his child to education with a religious subtext, should he have to send his child to a private school?

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