It’s an excellent way to supplement what students are learning about the scientific evidence on biological and cosmic origins.
The “experts” who swoop in to assure schools that their textbooks are in no need of fixing present a psychological puzzle.
National Center for Science Education links evolution “avoidance” with “inadequate supplies, inadequate support, hungry students.”
If you’re including materialistic ideology alongside the teaching of evolution, this could have the effect of establishing atheism. And multiple courts have found atheism is a religion.
One of the most powerful education organizations in the country is the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), which stands alongside the rest of the Darwin lobby in holding that neo-Darwinian evolution should be taught in a one-sided, pro-evolution-only fashion. This is an extreme position, as it seeks to ban scientific criticisms of evolution. Due to its exclusive and dogmatic nature, the NSTA’s position is analogous to the extreme position advocated by some religious fundamentalists who would seek to ban teaching about evolution in public schools. But the Darwin lobby is smart. While it is trying to ban and censor the views of its opponents, the Darwin lobby has a particular narrative which tries to paint its opponents as the censors Read More ›