h/t: Atheist Republic
Tag Archives: Creationism
CRITICAL THINKING: “Dinosaurs and Men” ☮
SCIENCE VS. CREATIONISM: “Louisiana Republican Recalls Imaginary Time When Scientists Burned Heretics at the Stake” ☮
h/t: The Huffington Post
CREATIONISM: “Literal Hole in the Creation Theory” / Douglas Adams ☮
h/t: Atheist Republic
CREATIONISM: “Holes in the Creation Theory” ☮
CREATIONISM: “Why do Almost 50% of Amurikans Believe in Creationism . . .”
SCIENTIFIC ILLITERACY: “Creationist Cognitive Dissonance”
CHRISTIAN CHILD ABUSE (Mental Indoctrination): “Which do you think is damaging?”
h/t: The Gods of Atheism
CHRISTIAN CHILD ABUSE (INTELLECTUAL STERILIZATION): Teaching Ignorance: The Continuing Infiltration of Creationism is Dumbing Down our Youth
I happen to agree with Dr. Richard Dawkin’s statement that teaching creationism to children is akin to child abuse. Lying to a child by teaching them that creationism in any of its forms is based on facts is pathetically inadequate because it is not just anti-science, but blatant scientific fraud.
Graduating classes are being sent into the world without a proper education, and countless students are being lied to and the core of the problem is ignorance on a national level. A recent survey by Gallup revealed that acceptance of creationism is on the rise and a majority of Americans are against evolution being taught in school, or at least in favor of providing ”specific evidence“ that supports creationism, creation science, intelligent design, etc. Apparently, the development of critical thinking skills is not important.
Creationism in any of its forms is not science but a religious doctrine that says “God did it.” The impact of teaching it in our classes results in the dumbing down of our kids, and is a direct insult to our educational system which should advance according to cumulative knowledge.
Truly, a new age is dawning. A very old new age. We seem to have moved, in many areas, from the twentieth century and about to embark upon the eighth.
- Creationism harms America: Religion breeds ignorance (examiner.com)
- Tennessee Senate rejects science, promotes creationism in public schools (examiner.com)