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Miss USA 2011 Should Math Be Taught In Schools?
YouTube ^ | June 26, 2011 | mackenziefegan

Posted on 08/29/2011 11:09:33 AM PDT by EveningStar

Watch the original Miss USA evolution video here: http://youtu.be/UkBmhM0R2A0

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: math; parody; satire
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This is a parody, in case you're wondering.
1 posted on 08/29/2011 11:09:36 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

ping


2 posted on 08/29/2011 11:10:36 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I guess that sums it up


3 posted on 08/29/2011 11:14:56 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: EveningStar

What do you need math for when you have a calculator?


4 posted on 08/29/2011 11:15:36 AM PDT by SkyDancer (You know, they invented wheelbarrows to teach government employees how to walk on their hind legs.)
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To: EveningStar

“Math should just be left out of the equation”. LOL! Very funny.


5 posted on 08/29/2011 11:16:32 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: EveningStar
Should government be involved in education?

No.

6 posted on 08/29/2011 11:16:34 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: clamper1797

Lack of math skills should not subtract from her beauty.


7 posted on 08/29/2011 11:17:46 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
Lack of math skills should not subtract from her beauty.

How would she know if it did?

8 posted on 08/29/2011 11:19:51 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: EveningStar

Depressing stupidity. No wonder our country is going downhill.


9 posted on 08/29/2011 11:20:32 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: EveningStar
The subtext here really bothers me.

Can people survive without math? Can you manage a household budget, bake a cake, or build anything with no math skills? No. Math is essential. Without math, everything in your life would change.

Is evolution in the same ballpark? Would our civilization come crashing down if no one knew about Evolution? No.

They pretend that math and evolution have some sort of intellectual equivalence. If one is essential, then surely the other must be as well.

Simply not so. If you are a research biologist, evolution has importance in your daily life. For the rest of us? It just doesn't matter.

10 posted on 08/29/2011 11:21:30 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: EveningStar

Parody aside, it’s evidently not a requirement for getting a Nobel Prize in Economics (heads up, Krug-cretin).


11 posted on 08/29/2011 11:21:54 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: EveningStar

Oops. I fell for it. Believable, however.


12 posted on 08/29/2011 11:22:08 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: EveningStar

Teach the math controversy! Math is only a ‘theory’.


13 posted on 08/29/2011 11:23:07 AM PDT by GunRunner (***Not associated with any criminal actions by the ATF***)
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To: EveningStar

14 posted on 08/29/2011 11:23:18 AM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: EveningStar

Hillary Duff knows the Math http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oWM45q6icA


15 posted on 08/29/2011 11:24:50 AM PDT by xp38
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To: EveningStar

I was gonna say “where do we send the ‘I wish these were brains’ t-shirt” ‘till I saw this was parody


16 posted on 08/29/2011 11:27:48 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (So much stress was put on Bush's Fault that it finally let go, magnitude 6)
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To: EveningStar

ha! I like the last girl...”but then you’d be one of those people who can do math!”[ugly scary face]


17 posted on 08/29/2011 11:28:57 AM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Jack of all Trades

that’s really awful. really bad taste.


18 posted on 08/29/2011 11:45:23 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: EveningStar

What really gave it away is those girls aren’t pretty enough to be Miss USA contestants.


19 posted on 08/29/2011 11:46:07 AM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

“If you are a research biologist, evolution has importance in your daily life.”

This simple statement sums up how I view the whole “evolution/ID” debate when it comes to public schools. A “Research Biologist” implies that the person has studied a considerable amount of biology. They are capable of applying evolution theory.

Before one can begin to understand the whole science of evolution, one needs a strong understanding of the fundamentals of biology. I’m fairly positive that those members of the ruling class that are convinced that evolution is the be all end all of our existence can’t even tell you 5 parts of a cell.

Our schools waste time trying to teach evolution theory without teaching kids the underlying science. Our worldwide rankings are scientific evidence of this!!!!

However, I get the sense that the left loves to use evolution as some kind of scientific proof that God doesn’t exist. At a minimum, it is used as an argument against many, but not all, religious beliefs ... it only helps diminish the religions that give them problems in their path to conquest. For that, I loathe them.

They’re basically teaching people that one form of magic ... i.e. highly improbable, borderline impossible conditions existed where life sprung out of ooze and mutated over billions of years is far better and more rational than what they call magic : some kind of creator being behind life.

For the scientific wing here on Free Republic, I am aware that evolution is more than what I just said. However, that is how it is taught in schools these days. That’s how my stepson learned about it in 9th grade “honors” biology anyway.

I’d actually have a bit of faith in the left if they were teaching solid science skills in schools to kids, but then they’d have well educated kids ... that means that they cannot use media to promote garbage science like global warming and “magic evolution”.

Teaching science well breeds a lot of skepticism. That’s healthy. The left isn’t interested in that at all. All they want is consensus in their political agenda. Its sick, sad, and will be laughed at hysterically a couple hundred years from now :-).


20 posted on 08/29/2011 12:26:30 PM PDT by edh (I need a better tagline)
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