Kudos to Alabama for making free speech a priority in public education!
A course in “Science and Nonsense” is intended to persuade, to herd students toward approved opinions.
The universe was woven with us in mind. This is not a statement of species chauvinism. It’s a call to action.
There is no easy fix here. The President’s signature on a piece of paper won’t restore open inquiry on campuses.
Instead of relying on their textbooks, students are learning about evolution by watching bacteria grow and change.