Tag Archives: South Korea

South Korea

Changing evolution theory to creationism in textbooks, that is ridiculous around the world (in Korean)
Chosun Ilbo (6 June 2012)

Controversy has ensued as to whether the biology textbook should change its coverage of evolutionary theory to creationism.  The Unified Association, along with those who refute the biological theory of evolution, urge that creationism be instituted in schools.  Biologists, however, say that if evolutionary theory is replaced in textbooks, it will be a “nonsense” event.  As a result, the biologists are insisting that no change be made in the textbooks, ensuring that creationism is still taught in schools.

The following video highlights the debate over the textbook debate in South Korea: