If you look at the universe and study the universe, what you find is that there is no evidence that we need anything other than the laws of physics and the other laws of science to explain everything we see. There's absolutely no evidence that we need any supernatural hand of god. -- Lawrence Krauss, World-Renowned Physicist
There is probably no other notion in any field of science that has been as extensively tested and as thoroughly corroborated as the evolutionary origin of living organisms. -- Encyclopedia Britannica
FAITH. No one word personifies the absolute worst and most wicked properties of religion better than that. Faith is mind-rot. It’s the poison that destroys critical thinking, undermines evidence, and leads people into lives dedicated to absurdity. It’s a parasite regarded as a virtue. -- PZ Myers
Religion is the antithesis of science, an anesthetic for the mind that disables critical thought and encourages the acceptance of inanity as fact, and wishful thinking as evidence. -- PZ Myers

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

What I wrote at a Wall Street Journal article: "Evolution theory faces pushback".

The stupid, it burns. The never ending Christian war against science education:
"In Oklahoma, a bill that passed the Senate in March and is being considered in the House would allow teachers to help students critique 'the scientific weaknesses of existing scientific theories.' Critics of the bill say it is an effort by creationists to undermine evolution."
A quote from a famous paleontologist:
"Creation science has not entered the curriculum for a reason so simple and so basic that we often forget to mention it: because it is false, and because good teachers understand exactly why it is false. What could be more destructive of that most fragile yet most precious commodity in our entire intellectual heritage -- good teaching -- than a bill forcing honorable teachers to sully their sacred trust by granting equal treatment to a doctrine not only known to be false, but calculated to undermine any general understanding of science as an enterprise?"
-- Stephen Jay Gould
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"To think that there are people who still believe in creationism is just mindboggling."
There are millions of these idiots in Idiot America. America's idiots should know the Islamic State terrorists are on their side.

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