Re: Gore Shocks Scientists With Creationism Statement

Julian Assange (
Sat, 28 Aug 1999 22:21:57 +1000 (EST)

> >I was in the middle of writing an essay for THE TRANSHUMANIST
> >that took the position, ok, so Kansas dropped off the map, but
> >let's look at the picture as a whole, which isn't that bad.
> >But if our two leading political candidates both favor this approach,
> >I may have to seriously revise it!
> Actually all Gore is saying is that people have a right to raise their
> children according to their beliefs. Seems like a reasonable statement to
> me.

They do; witness private schools. This doesn't mean that tax payers should be paying for wacked-out beliefs.