Pages

Jump to bottom

6 comments

1 Aligarr  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 4:45:00am

What this amounts to is teaching creationism and RELIGION in school . Why there is such a problem is beyond me .When I was a kid , the various churches / synogogues / parochial schools woud offer afterschool or mid afternoon classes for public school students , once a week for religious instructions . There were no problems .

2 Sol Berdinowitz  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 5:17:32am

That is the system used in German schools, save that right now, the only options available are Lutheran, Catholic or ethics.

But America has the long-standing and vaunted tradition of Sunday school. If they want to teach their beliefs, then they have ample opportunity without any messy discussions about separation of church and state

3 EPR-radar  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 2:34:31pm

Oddly enough, this bill is so stealthy that if they actually follow the parts in it about “evidence” and “objective”, creationism/intelligent design would be the first casualty.

All of this right wing BS, including creationism/intelligent design, and also including historical revisionism and abstinence-only sex-ed (the bills’ other clear targets for introducing into the public schools) fails miserably for lack of evidence and is also completely subjective.

The bill’s author much be a crank who thinks his delusions on all subjects are supported by objective evidence.

4 freetoken  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 2:36:36pm

Over the past few years we can notice how the creationists have morphed into using language that is very deceptive. Ironically the creationists’ efforts now seems to be on the path of the biological phenomenon of “mimicry”.

The creationists are…. evolving.

5 CriticalDragon1177  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 11:34:44pm

Randall Gross,

Thanks for telling us about the creationist latest attempt to undermine science. I just alerted Skepchick. Maybe they’ll run with the story as well. It seems as if Christian fundamentalists won’t stop until the completely undermine science education in America, and the rest of the world, just so people will believe a literal reading of Genesis.

6 CriticalDragon1177  Sat, Jan 26, 2013 11:38:05pm

re: #1 Aligarr

What this amounts to is teaching creationism and RELIGION in school . Why there is such a problem is beyond me .When I was a kid , the various churches / synogogues / parochial schools woud offer afterschool or mid afternoon classes for public school students , once a week for religious instructions . There were no problems .

Because many fundamentalists Christians feel so threatened by evolution that it seems they will do anything they can that they think will undermine it. Its not just Christians either. There are creationists in just about every major world religion.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Should It Be Legal to Resell E-Books, Software, and Other Digital Goods? "If you're going to start reselling digital goods, who would be the fool who buys the original book?" asks Martijn David, the secretary general of the Dutch Publishers' Association. "A second-hand car is not new. A second-hand book is ...
Thanos
6 hours, 5 minutes ago
Views: 128 • Comments: 3 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Swiss Mark Opening of World’s Longest and Deepest Rail Tunnel Switzerland will celebrate an engineering marvel 20 years in the works on Wednesday: the debut of the world's longest and deepest railroad tunnel. The new tunnel through the Alps is 35.5 miles long, exceeding by 2 miles the current ...
Thanos
10 hours, 5 minutes ago
Views: 146 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Dr Heimlich Saves Choking Woman With Manoeuvre He Invented The 96-year-old American inventor of the Heimlich manoeuvre has used the technique himself to save a choking woman at his retirement home. Dr Henry Heimlich said he had demonstrated the technique many times but never used it in an ...
Thanos
1 day, 1 hour ago
Views: 275 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 4 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Push for Encryption Is Losing Steam in Congress, Despite Apple ShowdownI've never been in favor of a back door, however if there's an appropriately issued warrant and the phone manufacturer retrieves the data and unencrypts it without handing the tools to the police, I do not have heartburn with that. ...
Thanos
1 day, 6 hours ago
Views: 296 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Especially for the Indy Minded, Welcome to the Election From Hell The following author really captured what I sense, what I feel, what makes me despair of this election this year. My dear friends online, I confess I am far too independent for the comfort of many around me. This ...
Great White Snark
1 day, 22 hours ago
Views: 640 • Comments: 2 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 2
Comments: 7
: 10
GOP Budget Bill Would Kill Net Neutrality and FCC’s Set-Top Box Plan The proposal is the latest of many attempts to gut the FCC's authority, though it's unusual in that it takes aim at two of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's signature projects while also cutting the agency's budget. The plan is ...
Thanos
2 days, 5 hours ago
Views: 626 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 4 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Landmark Ruling Halts Unconstitutional Taxpayer Funding of NJ Yeshiva and Seminary In a groundbreaking victory against government sponsorship of religion, a New Jersey appellate court ruled that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie violated the New Jersey Constitution when it awarded more than $11 million to two religious institutions of ...
Thanos
2 days, 8 hours ago
Views: 500 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 3 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Dashcam Catches Moment Riverside Officers Save Man From Deadly Leap Into Missouri River K-9 Officer Andrew Marr with the Riverside Police Department comforts a man that he and officers Eric Strong and Jeremy McKown had just prevented from jumping from the Interstate 635 bridge into the Missouri River on Monday night. Courtesy ...
Thanos
2 days, 8 hours ago
Views: 650 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Obama: World Leaders Are ‘Rattled’ by Trump — and for Good Reason President Obama said Thursday that world leaders are “rattled” by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and that he doesn’t blame them for being worried about the real estate mogul's political rise. “They are not sure how seriously to ...
Thanos
2 days, 9 hours ago
Views: 742 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 3
Tweets: 14 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
OpenBike Charges Phones, Lights, and Connects Your Bike to the Cloud OpenBike cofounder Randall Jacobs says that lights, phone mounts, cloud communications, and more, should be standard on bicycles today, not a hodgepodge of add-on equipment. His company, OpenBike, launched at the Highway 1 hardware accelerator earlier this month, has ...
Thanos
2 days, 8 hours ago
Views: 608 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0