Professor Massimo Pigliucci, philosopher and evolutionary biologist, recently typed up an open letter to his people, “the community of reason,” to urge rationality on them.
To ward off predators, the horned lizard puffs itself up when threatened to give the appearance of size. This strategy is embedded throughout nature, particularly in the wilds of the Internet.
Jindal signed the Louisiana Science Education Act into law which, according to Ken Miller, is a “thinly veiled attempt to allow creationism into the science classrooms of his state.”
Historically, K-12 science education has been left to the individual states.
As the recent Obamacare decision teaches, law does not read or apply itself.