The human mind is exceptional in the universe as the United States is exceptional on the face of the Earth.
Stretching back to the Magna Carta, British law is strongly grounded in concepts of freedom protected from abuse by tyranny.
This paper — from the family of journals that includes Nature, the world’s most prestigious science journal! — illustrates why we can never allow these people to be in charge.
That is really too bad. This development will not serve Turkish students well.
Q: Who wrote this? The new bill doesn’t mention either creationism or its close cousin, intelligent design. It explicitly disavows any intent to promote a religious doctrine. It doesn’t try to ban Darwin from the classroom or order schools to do anything. It simply requires the state board of education, if asked by local school districts, to help create an environment that promotes “critical thinking” and “objective discussion” about not only evolution and the origins of life but also about global warming and human cloning, two other bêtes noires of the right. Teachers would be required to teach the standard textbook but could use supplementary materials to critique it. A) Discovery Institute B) The New York Times C) All of Read More ›