Texas educators: teach evolution only

Texas educators: teach evolution only

There are 83 comments on the Brains and Eggs story from Nov 19, 2008, titled Texas educators: teach evolution only. In it, Brains and Eggs reports that:

Yesterday's Texas Freedom Network conference call included Dr. Eve and these results of his survey , as Gary Scharrer reports ... The verdict from Texas scientists is nearly unanimous: 98 percent favor the ...

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Science and Theories

Arlington, TX

#85 Apr 27, 2013
Maybe Christianity shouldn't be taught as fact but as a theory...there are proofs to religion as there are proofs to religion.

They should all be taught as theories not facts, because we don't know.

Also they teach fiction in schools, I don't see why not the Bible.
LowellGuy

United States

#86 Apr 30, 2013
Carlos Estrada wrote:
The national Academy of Science wrote
The modification of DNA through occasional changes of rearrangements in the base sequence underlies the emergence of new traits, and thus of new species, in evolution.(Teaching evolution and the natural science p 15, 1998)
Is the modification of DNA, the one that caused the emergence of the first cell and the creation of all species? I was not there were you there?... because no one of us was there should we not speculate and develop theories, philosophies or believes about how all this thing began? Just because I speculate does this make it not science? Just because my hypothesis is that there is not god? Or there was a god? Does it make it less science?
Of all the different approaches to the existence of the first cell who is wrong or right?
Why should I hinder the thinking and search for answer in the classroom just because they are not congruent with what the majority of us believe?
Science is not independence of philosophy and believes
There are benefits to fascism. For instance, you could be kept from voting.
LowellGuy

United States

#87 Apr 30, 2013
Science and Theories wrote:
Maybe Christianity shouldn't be taught as fact but as a theory...there are proofs to religion as there are proofs to religion.
They should all be taught as theories not facts, because we don't know.
Also they teach fiction in schools, I don't see why not the Bible.
So, you don't understand how science works, what a scientific theory is, and you think the Bible is a viable alternative to science for explaining natural phenomena. Congrats: you're stupid.

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