Re: So What Will They Teach???

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Thu, 12 Aug 1999 02:09:07 -0700 (PDT)

I pity the American schoolkids, I pity freedom of thought of this kind of stuff goes on.

Schoolkids have a right to religious studies (and there are many religions, and interpretations apart from what a fundamentalist might like).

But they also have a right to a Science curriculum that hasn't been neutred by censors.

Dogmatism is the software version of lobotomy.

I'm glad (at the moment) that I live in Australia. But there have been campaigns to do the same here. This kind of thing sets a precedent the world over.

PS (re a post elsewhere in this thread) I don't think
it's fair to associate anti-g*n attitudes with
creationist fundamentalism, just as strong a case
could be made for associating pro-g*n attitudes with

I don't think it helps anybody to conflate the issues.

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