I'm with you to a point, as I find alchemy fascinating and would have loved to explore how to make gold. But then I remember the controversy surrounding the health benefits of cigarettes and DDT and connect those same financiers to the controversies in climate change and labeling it as a "controversial issue."Who but the union and its supporters would have a problem with both sides of an issue being presented for debate and discussion?
Do you know how much of our science is based on the theory of evolution? As one parent noted, if you're in any way concerned about our children's test scores, confusing them with pseodo-science is no way to ensure their success.