Should evolution be taught in high school?

Feb 24, 2008 | Posted by: Cash | Full story: www.scientificblogging.com

Microbiologist Carl Woese is well known as an iconoclast. At 79 years of age, Woese is still shaking things up. Most recently, he stated in an interview with Wired that...

"My feeling is that evolution shouldn't be taught at the lower grades. You don't teach quantum mechanics in the grade schools. One has to be quite educated to work with these concepts; what they pass on as evolution in high schools is nothing but repetitious tripe that teachers don't understand."

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The gov schools were exactly the same as the religious schools. If you had money and or connections, your children were allowed to say and do whatever, just as government and religious leaders alike, teach.

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The evidence shows constant lies. You believe the lies, I know better. All the so called corroborating evidence is lies.
How do you KNOW better than the science behind it? What are your qualifications to be able to verify that its lies?

You have my full attention

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I was basically beaten and your tired in catholic school, so even though I believe, I see religion as hateful, as the individuals in authority choose. Since I always fought back, I'm sure I made it worse.
The ungodliness was abundant.
Your sentence makes no sense whatsoever. Could you rephrase it.

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Yes, both religious and gov run schools, for the purpose of control, because control means money.
How do you figure this??

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Russell wrote:
PART TWO
Ayala was quoted in The Los Angeles Times saying:
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Russell, I have told you this before I will tell you this again.

Creationists have been shown time after time to be liars and to site lying sources. You have already been found guilty of this.

Therefore any post with a quote is a lie until proven otherwise. Here you are not innocent until proven guilty, creationists are guilty until proven innocent.

So, where was the link to the source of the quote?

You are still losing.

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This isn't a matter of opinion; it's a matter of fact. If C14 dating is invalid, that's an assertion of fact. That means the evidence supports the assertion. Perhaps Cowboy isn't as familiar with the evidence as you are. Why not try to help your fellow man understand reality properly? Wouldn't that be better than leaving him to live in ignorance?
You are full of it dude....14C is very valid, and is used every day in science and just happens to be right. You creotards are amazingly obtuse.

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The evidence shows constant lies. You believe the lies, I know better. All the so called corroborating evidence is lies.
And why would a creationist, such as yourself, lie about this subject?? And what proof do you have of this deception??
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Russell, I have told you this before I will tell you this again.
Creationists have been shown time after time to be liars and to site lying sources. You have already been found guilty of this.
Therefore any post with a quote is a lie until proven otherwise. Here you are not innocent until proven guilty, creationists are guilty until proven innocent.
So, where was the link to the source of the quote?
You are still losing.
SubDud
You can NEVER find anything!

But go away and look for it

I found it..

So you should be able to as well....

Or am I expecting too much from you?
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SubDud
You can NEVER find anything!
But go away and look for it
I found it..
So you should be able to as well....
Or am I expecting too much from you?
Isn't it WAY past your bedtime?

What are you doing up so late reading stuff that is way above your head?

You better get to bed now...

Otherwise ....your general misconceptions, paranoia and marshmallowness will be....

..a big bore

By the way

Check what I've written from the horse's mouth herself...

Not that she's a horse or anything

....Hang on....

I am not going to spoon feed you anymore...

No more refs for you

Just look up Ann Gauger

And I refuse to accept any bile vomit rejection on the basis of ID

Otherwise---->CREATION DESIGN RACISM BIGOTRY
...will come flying at you

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SubDud
You can NEVER find anything!
But go away and look for it
I found it..
So you should be able to as well....
Or am I expecting too much from you?
No idiot, why would I care to go looking for nonsense? I have better things to do. The rule is if you make a claim that involves a quote the source needs to be linked. I am not a lying creationist and I link my sources and quotes. You are a lying creationist and it applies doubly to you.

Of course creationists hate to do that because then they are shown to be how truly idiotic they are.

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Isn't it WAY past your bedtime?
What are you doing up so late reading stuff that is way above your head?
Russell, you are still a proven idiot. I don't move my lips when I read.

Once again, I will not do YOUR homework for you. If you want to quote someone provide a reliable source. Creatard sites by definition are not reliable sources.

And one more point about TalkOrigins. If you haven't made a mistake you don't have to update. I challenge you to find one mistake in TalkOrigins.
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Russell, you are still a proven idiot. I don't move my lips when I read.
Once again, I will not do YOUR homework for you. If you want to quote someone provide a reliable source. Creatard sites by definition are not reliable sources.
And one more point about TalkOrigins. If you haven't made a mistake you don't have to update. I challenge you to find one mistake in TalkOrigins.
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You are NEVER wrong

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Heteroplasmy
Of course
You are NEVER wrong
Did I make that claim? I don't think so. I am wrong much much less often than you are and I do not make idiotic enigmatic posts.

So what is your claim now idiot? And where is your evidence to support your claim?
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Did I make that claim? I don't think so. I am wrong much much less often than you are and I do not make idiotic enigmatic posts.
What is enigmatic for you, is glaringly obvious to others
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So what is your claim now idiot? And where is your evidence to support your claim?
No way am I providing ANY evidence WHAT SO EVER!

Not until you give me an example of when you have been wrong..and also have ACCEPTED that you are wrong

Even then ...
You STILL have to ask nicely for my evidence

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What is enigmatic for you, is glaringly obvious to others
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No way am I providing ANY evidence WHAT SO EVER!
Not until you give me an example of when you have been wrong..and also have ACCEPTED that you are wrong
Even then ...
You STILL have to ask nicely for my evidence
Good, then we can safely assume that you are wrong and that you know it.

Russell, I am never to make the first move towards name calling and bomb throwing. When you decide to be civil, I will be civil too. Until then I will bask in the dull glow your forehead tends to emit when you attempt to do what others call thinking.

AAaaahh......
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Here we go
CREATION RACIST BIGOTRY
Thanks Mugwimp
I do agree with you that RACIST may not entirely be appropriate
But CREATION RACIST BIGOTRY
That really has a ring to it?
Would you agree, Mugwimp?
This is after all a creation evolution debate, is it not?
Or have I foolishly stumbled onto an evolution love fest?
No 'Russ sells out objectivity for religious beliefs' RACISM is NOT the right word for what should be obvious enough reasons I won't explain them.

And the reason creation.com is not a good scientific source is explained by the following question (will post it yet again so you can dodge it once more)

Is a site that dismisses ANY evidence without evaluation should it contradict scripture a,rational objective source?
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I can definitively design a test that would prove once and for all, whether or not c14 dating is a lie or the truth. Why can't scientists?
What's the point?

You would post your ideas , refuse to respond to any questions and ultimately call everyone morons.

It would be as fruitless as a teenagers diet.

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Why not?
It is not beyond the realm of possibility...
Even phylogenetically..

No, its not.
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Which is all nonsense anyway...but evolutionists ..who have no clue...love that stuff

yea, those darn evolutionists with their scientific method and millions of Christian adherents.

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Sorry, couldn't resist...
"Mitochondrial Eve and biblical Eve are looking good: criticism of young age is premature"
http://creation.com/mitochondrial-eve-and-bib...
Also,
http://creation.com/a-shrinking-date-for-eve
and...
The “Eve” Mitochondrial Consensus Sequence
http://www.icr.org/article/4521/

Sorry, Creation.com and ICR don't even PRETEND to be real science sites and both have anti-science statements in their self descriptions.

Neither one does research. They are just a cesspool in which all the antiscientific creationist crap can collect and rot.

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Then how about HLA-DRB1 introns 1-4 and HLA haplotype variation?

45 million years for HLA-DRB1 interons. So if you are saying the garden of eden was 45 MILLION years ago, then yes, it is possible.

But the earliest apes were only 35 million years ago, so adam and eve would have looked like rodents.

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