How to spot a hidden religious agenda - science-in-society - 28 February 2009 - New Scientist
A book reviewer for New Scientist lists the terms that, in her opinion, should raise warning flags that the article was written by Creationists mascarading as scientists. Here's the opening paragraph:
AS A book reviews editor at New Scientist, I often come across so-called science books which after a few pages reveal themselves to be harbouring ulterior motives. I have learned to recognise clues that the author is pushing a religious agenda. As creationists in the US continue to lose court battles over attempts to have intelligent design taught as science in federally funded schools, their strategy has been forced to... well, evolve. That means ensuring that references to pseudoscientific concepts like ID are more heavily veiled. So I thought I'd share a few tips for spotting what may be religion in science's clothing.
She goes on to flag terms like "Scientific materialism", "Darwinism", and "Cartesian duality" as things to look out for.