Note to self: “don’t move to Kansas”:http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002265204_evolution06.html.
_The first [proposal] recommends that students continue to be taught the theory of evolution because it is key to understanding biology. The other proposes that Kansas alter the definition of science, not limiting it to theories based on natural explanations._
_”Part of our overall goal is to remove the bias against religion that is in our schools,” said William Harris, a chemist who was the first witness to speak yesterday on behalf of changing the state’s curriculum._
I’m personally in favor of teaching the “supernatural theory” that magical pixies inhabit my television and whisper messages to me while they put on fanciful light shows to lull me into a stupor. Perhaps I should write a textbook.
If you’re getting tired of this debate (I am), you might like the “Fafblog version”:http://fafblog.blogspot.com/2005/05/science.html instead. Ah, humor… eases the pain…