Skip to comments.As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation on Textbooks (Evos "furious"!)
Posted on 04/09/2009 5:44:20 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation on Textbooks
By: Dr. Charles Garner and David Klinghoffer
The Washington Examiner
April 8, 2009
Texas last week was the scene of a stirring illustration of democracy at work as the State Board of Education (SBOE) set itself the task of revising standards for science education, debating fundamental controversies in biology, paleontology and chemistry. The radioactive topic of evolution was the center of attention.
When the dust settled, the resulting vote left Texas with the most advanced science standards on evolution of any state in the country. As you can imagine, many experts and activists on the Darwinian side are outraged...
(Excerpt) Read more at discovery.org ...
Pingety-ping right back at ya :o)
Darwinistas are up in arms — GOOD!
Three cheers for academic freedom!
Enough of this “scientifically correct” lock-step garbage!
Wait till I get my popcorn this could be long and exciting thread. ;-)
Amazingly, this is the first I’ve heard of all this great uproar and evo-angst that’s been going on for the last week.
Then again, they could always do what I’d do, i.e. have some sort of a warning label inside biology books saying something like “Warning, belief in the brain-dead ideological doctine known as the theory of evolution which is described in this book, has been shown to cause positive loss of as many as 30 IQ points in laboratory animals and yuppies.”
Wow, where have you been, I have been reading all kinds of articles on this controversy for about a week!
...not to mention scientists, let alone teachers and students!
At last, some good news!
That was my first reaction too :o)
Can I post a cartoon now? :o)
I don’t know about that, but it could have a profound impact on science textbooks throughout the nation!
You’re worse than my mom!
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