Tag: The Stream
Gilson: How a Teacher Wrecked Biology for Me, and How I Got Past It
His biology teacher could take an entire class period to tell Charles Darwin’s life story, and then repeat the same class, virtually verbatim.
Why High School Biology Made Me Angry (And Why I Like It So Much Better Now)
Your own body has something like 30 trillion cells in it. That’s 30 trillion large cities’ worth of complexity.
Jonathan Wells: A Story of Heartbreaking Evil from Texas
How will our culture look back on this period of madness, once we get beyond it, as one hopes we will do soon?
Zmirak: Redefining “Ex-Communist” in an Evolutionary Context
He raises a psychological question about how people come to adopt their preferred picture of reality.
“Evidence for Evolution”? Khan Academy Pushes Haeckel’s Phony Embryo Drawings
I’ve watched many Khan Academy videos over the years — sometimes just for fun, and sometimes to advise teachers on whether they are good tools to use.