Letters Extra: Believe it or not

Richard Wilkins of the Association of Christian Teachers (Letters, 9802) need not worry that the "simple faith of ordinary humanist believers" needs protection from scientific controversies about evolution, or even from non-scientific ones. Our beliefs, and scientific theories, are robust enough to cope with that. What does concern us is the teaching of non-scientific stories as true in Science lessons, when these more properly belong in Religious Education, where they can be truthfully and honestly presented as something that some people believe.

Marilyn Mason, Education Officer, British Humanist Association,nbsp;London

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