They assume it should not be taught in public colleges because it’s religiously motivated and has no credible scientific basis. And the courts have consistently held that the instructing of creationism and clever design promotes religious beliefs and due to this fact violates the Constitution’s prohibition towards the federal government institution of religion. They say it differs from creationism because it doesn’t essentially ascribe life’s design to a supernatural deity or supreme being. Over the years, some states have outright banned teachers from discussing evolution in the classroom. Others have mandated that students be allowed to query the scientific soundness of evolution, or that equal time be given to consideration of the Judeo-Christian notion of divine creation (i.e., creationism).
- Previously, he was a chief financial officer, a hedge fund investor, and worked at Blackstone, Morgan Stanley, and the White House.
- Zack holds degrees from Harvard, Wharton, Columbia, and Johns Hopkins.