Category Archives: Education

People only want to marry virgins apparently.

Today on buzz feed a person posted images from the abstinence only curriculum in a Texas school district. It explains to us how human beings are exactly like inanimate objects and gives us helpful information like: People want to marry … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee has really gone off the deep end on this one.

So Mike Huckabee is really concerned about the state of education in this country, so am I, but this is where the similarities end. Huckabee wants to help kids learn about history, and he thinks he understands why kids aren’t … Continue reading

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Some good news out of New Orleans.

I’ve written about several of Louisiana’s weird attempts to push creationism in the last year so I suppose it’s nice that I can write something positive about the state in what will probably be my last post of the year. … Continue reading

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Louisiana is in a worse state than I imagined.

I wrote a while back about Louisiana passing a voucher program that was likely to push creationism onto students by sending them to Christian private schools.  Well the bill passed and has been put into effect this year.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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Vouchers and schools and creationists, oh my!

I wrote last weekend about a school voucher program going on in Louisiana.  While I am against vouchers for several different reasons this is understandably a complicated issue with a lot of competing issues to consider.  NCSE published an article … Continue reading

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Queen’s Guitarist Publishes Astrophysics Thesis

http://www.space.com/5692-queen-guitarist-publishes-astrophysics-thesis.html I heard about this on The Skeptics Guide To the Universe podcast.  This is one of the most awesome things I have read in sometime.  I had no idea any of the members of Queen had any scientific leanings, … Continue reading

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Bible studies in public shools

Bible Classes In Public Schools Debated So Kentucky it trying to push a bill through offering a bible study class in public schools.  I know, hard to believe from the state that brought us the Creation Science Museum, but its … Continue reading

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I weep for america’s science education.

Pseudoscience plagues the health of our nation   I ran across this article today. I was aware of most of the facts contained therein but there were a couple of things that I found disturbing, though not particularly shocking. In … Continue reading

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