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Lisa's Opinions

Should Intelligent Design be taught in science class?      Disagree      19 Feb 2009      1 Point
Steven - you say you have yet to hear from one opponent of intelligent design who actually understands what the theory says - does that include all the experts on this website, such as Kenneth Miller? You may disagree with him, but I don't think it's fair of you to assert that he doesn't understand Intelligent Design.

Your attacks on people who disagree with you are Ad Hominem. Yes, there are ignorant and manipulative people on both sides of the debate - we can't use their shortcomings to draw conclusions.

Your argument that the widespread ignorance of something demonstrates the need for education doesn't make sense. If our kids are ignorant of Hinduism does that demonstrate the need for education in schools of Hinduism?

P.S. I'm not actually against teaching Intelligent Design in schools in the context of a philosophy or debate class, but I don't think it should be taught in science class.

Comparisons with Experts and Influencers

The similarity between Lisa and each expert and influencer is calculated by looking at how the same questions were answered. These figures are used to calculate conforming, nonconforming, and projected opinions. The accuracy of the analysis depends on Lisa's coverage, which grows with the number of their opinions entered into TakeOnIt.

Barack Obama
United States President
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Kenneth Miller
Biology Professor, Christian
100% agreement / 1 opinions

American Civil Liberties Union
(ACLU) Lobbyist
100% agreement / 1 opinions

John E. Jones
U.S. Federal Judge III
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Agree
John McCain
U.S. Senator, Republican
75% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Disagree
George W. Bush
United States President 2001-2009
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Roy Spencer
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Sarah Palin
Former Governor of Alaska (Republican)
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Conforming Opinions

Lisa's conforming opinions are opinions that align with the group of experts and influencers Lisa typically agrees with.

Coverage Answer Question
High Disagree Should Intelligent Design be taught in science class?

Projected Opinions

Lisa's projected opinions are opinions Lisa is expected to have if their opinions align with the experts and influencers that they typically agree with.

Coverage Answer Question
Medium Agree Should abortion be legal?
Medium Mostly Disagree Is the death penalty acceptable?
Medium Mostly Disagree Are gun control laws a serious breach of civil liberties?
Medium Agree Should the US close Guantanamo Bay?
Low Neutral Can the US military presence in Iraq help create democracy?
Low Neutral Should marijuana be decriminalized?
Low Neutral Is the war on drugs good policy?
Low Agree Does God exist?
Low Agree Should homosexual couples be able to adopt kids?
Low Agree Should flag burning be legal?