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November 2004

We invite you to speak your mind on these hot topics and global issues plucked from the pages of National Geographic magazine. For more on the subject go to the online feature page, or read the November issue of NGM.

Was Darwin Wrong? Forum Thumbnail Was Darwin Wrong?

Overwhelming evidence concludes that, for the most part, Darwin was right about evolution. Yet almost half the American populace prefer to believe that God alone, and not evolution, produced humans. Why is Darwin's theory so hard to accept for so many? What do you believe? Enter>>

Maya Underworld Forum Thumbnail Maya Underworld

Sacred ritual still plays a prominent role among the descendants of ancient Maya, who make offerings to their gods, ancestors, and forces of nature. Such practices have largely disappeared from the big city lives of more cosmopolitan people. What traditional rituals do you take part in? Why are they important to you? Enter>>

World of Terror Forum Thumbnail World of Terror

Following the September 11 attacks on the United States, the Bush Administration led a worldwide war on terrorism that has resulted in toppled regimes, strained international relations, new governmental powers to fight terrorism, and mounting anti-U.S. sentiment. Some argue that imprisoning suspected terrorists without affording them legal representation violates the Constitution and that putting a terrorist label on groups fighting occupation, for example, is misguided. How can the war on terror be fought effectively? What will the outcome be? Enter>>

Hip Zips Forum Thumbnail Hip Zips

Nominate your favorite zip or postal code for coverage in the pages of National Geographic. Our magazine series—ZipUSA—takes a periodic peek at special corners of the country by zip code. We like the concept so much that we're going global and extending our stories to include international postal codes as well. So describe a weird, wacky, wonderful locale of your own choosing—it just might make it into the magazine—and read postings from other folks too. Enter>>



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