| Is teaching Creation is considered to be a valid academical exersize, | it will open the
|> Is teaching Creation is considered to be a valid academical exersize,
|> it will open the Pandoras box of pseudo-scientific teaching. Would
|> you like to have your children spending time in High School
|> learning about orgon clouds, how to build UFOs or read about the
|> mystery cults of Atlantis?
This is what concerns me most about "creation science".
Perhaps I am being overwrought about this, but I believe that
if "creation science" is taught in schools it will promote
nihilism. Students will be taught that all of those
scientists may be engaged in a giant conspiracy, that nothing
is knowable unless you see it with your own eyes, that what is
real reduces to one's own personal belief, or that the state
can legislate truth. That is for those who will fall for the
"creation science" curriculum. Those who see through it will
become anti-theists, and will consider education a joke.
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