Re: EDUCATION: Evolution: stupid is as stupid teaches

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 17:31:21 MDT

> "Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> >"19 States Awarded Low Scores on Teaching of Evolution"
> >See:
> >
> >No wonder the luddites are winning. >Robert
> Michael LaTorra wrote: No, I don't think they are. In fact, they probably
> think WE are winning, and
> are using that (horrifying) prospect in their fundraising literature...

I would further suggest that perhaps we have been too worried about
the teaching of creationism in the schools. Teaching creationism
might well be less harmful than saying nothing at all about origins,
which pretty well describes my own public school education.

Perhaps if the ideas are presented side by side, along with Native
American creation myths, the students will grok. spike

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