Should evolution be taught in high sc...

Should evolution be taught in high school?

There are 179239 comments on the www.scientificblogging.com story from Feb 24, 2008, titled Should evolution be taught in high school?. In it, www.scientificblogging.com reports that:

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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“There is no Truth in Faith”

Since: Dec 08

nowhere near a pound of $100's

#135783 Jun 14, 2013
Believer wrote:
<quoted text>
Don't imagine you see much television, but if you haven't seen the one with the man sitting in the classroom with the children listening as they explain their definition of "more"; I hope if you run across it you will know that someone sees you as the little girl with the best explanation.
Why am I not surprised you see television as a primary source of educational material?

“No such thing as ABIODARWINISM”

Since: Jan 11

No ABIODARWINISTS either!

#135784 Jun 14, 2013
One way or another wrote:
<quoted text>
The corporations of the world, made behemoths by the congress of the U.S., by giving them America's tax money by great advantage, now, like most every country, has had their heads of state either bribed or threatened with removal or death, while controlling the thrives in each congress or parliament or council or whatever law making body there is, nothing gets said or done without their approval. You cannot get a patent without it being taken from you, unless it is by their decree.
Ya know the show, the shark tank, that's to give the illusion of getting a protected patent, so that when others dare try to patent, the corporations steal it.
All the above is done through many forms of bribery, threat, intimidation, pitting one half against the other and most are willing participants, because the schools dumbed you down, to copy and paste automatons.
I watch as each day we are enslaved more and more, thanks to those just like you. I've watched these things happen since 1998, but looking back, I see they were happening since at least, 1971.
No one complains until they become the ones abused and stolen from.
You know that is fairly recent in a geological context.
Believer

Manchester, TN

#135785 Jun 14, 2013
OB,
Believe me, if I tell you I have Faith in God, you can take that as fact! The fact that you don't believe in God, does not nullify my fact.
How could someone evolved from nothing reach such an awesome state to be able to determine what is and what is not real . Especially in light of the fact that YOU have probably never proven anything to anyone, other than through the evidence you continue to spew out of your keyboard that you are clueless.
Believer

Manchester, TN

#135786 Jun 14, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
<quoted text>
Why am I not surprised you see television as a primary source of educational material?
Yes, a commercial with a childlike view of the world can be a source of something that might make a thinking person see the innocent mind of a child.
I'm sure that is not something you would find the least bit interesting. But, then again neither would a child, because they wouldn't understand .
Thank you for making my point. I began my comment as I did because I knew your critical and insecure mind would go there. If you are trying to make me feel sorry for you, you are succeeding.

“No such thing as ABIODARWINISM”

Since: Jan 11

No ABIODARWINISTS either!

#135787 Jun 14, 2013
Believer wrote:
The one logical statement I've seen written by an evolutionist on here recently is that Religion ( hopefully he includes the religion and God of the Bible) should be in the History classroom, not in the Science Classroom.
Frankly, I don't think many Jewish or Christian Believers would object, as long as our true heritage and the role the Bible played in the lives of many of our Founding Fathers is taught. That is FACT based on documented evidence. Therefore it should be included somewhere.
And before some idiot asks, no, I don't care if they teach what Muhammad means to the Muslums! That also is FACT based on documented evidence!
The history of the religious beliefs of the founding fathers of these United States has been under severe revision in recent years by radical, lying fundamentalists. The United States equivalent of the Taliban. Those documents you mention are misrepresented or fraudulent. That is a FACT and needs to be said repeatedly.

The fact that the designed the United States as they did is ample evidence of there views on religion. Otherwise it would be just another dictatorial, theocracy. Our founding fathers were promoters of science, philosophy and free thought. They would have been advocates of the science and theory of evolution.

“No such thing as ABIODARWINISM”

Since: Jan 11

No ABIODARWINISTS either!

#135788 Jun 14, 2013
Believer wrote:
OB,
Believe me, if I tell you I have Faith in God, you can take that as fact! The fact that you don't believe in God, does not nullify my fact.
How could someone evolved from nothing reach such an awesome state to be able to determine what is and what is not real . Especially in light of the fact that YOU have probably never proven anything to anyone, other than through the evidence you continue to spew out of your keyboard that you are clueless.
Prove you are real and not just a computer program designed to post nonsense on Topix.

“Darwin was right..of course.”

Since: Jun 11

Evolution is true.....

#135789 Jun 14, 2013
the dark lord wrote:
<quoted text>
life is a hazard in the classroom
come whatever the subject mate.
its a battle ground
were the weak are slain and the strong stand tall
geeks are fish and chip paper news.
Do you ever write something real, or are you just a fake poet and all we can expect from you is gibberish??

“No such thing as ABIODARWINISM”

Since: Jan 11

No ABIODARWINISTS either!

#135790 Jun 14, 2013
Ooogah Boogah wrote:
<quoted text>
Why am I not surprised you see television as a primary source of educational material?
Do you mean that burning box that tells you things?

“No such thing as ABIODARWINISM”

Since: Jan 11

No ABIODARWINISTS either!

#135791 Jun 14, 2013
thewordofme wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you ever write something real, or are you just a fake poet and all we can expect from you is gibberish??
That is funny Word. I was just thinking I need a Gibberish to English dictionary for reading some of these posts.
One way or another

Hollywood, FL

#135792 Jun 14, 2013
The Dude wrote:
<quoted text>
You don't know how. You can't even trick us so how the heck would you fare against a lie detector test?
What, you thought you were Michael Douglas in Basic Instinct?
Trickery is for deceitful people, that don't care about how well their brain works. That's called psychology.

Beating a lie detector is also psychological. Never interested in that movie.

“GOD ALMIGHTY”

Since: Aug 12

Ilford, UK

#135793 Jun 14, 2013
Kong_ wrote:
<quoted text>
"...an angel knelt before me and told me"...
Really?
I would think YOU would have been the one kneeling.
i spend most my life in the chair.
i an not bodily disabled anyhow?
i remember i had some rubbish playing in my ears
some rap musical of a sudden
i got the feeling that something good was going to happen
its like i can see through people
i can feel their heart
i felt good about the call
then i saw now inherent flash of light
just the image of a kneeling madonna
in front of me
kind of imaginary buy real it was
in that you cannot see the image clearly
but the Carthusians know this as well as i do
to see god you have to learn to see with your heart
it said no it wasn't the madonna
and then she told me that my Benediction would take place this december
i knew of this the other year when i was talking wing lengths
well most saints have quarter wings
some have half wings
some three quarter wings
few have absolute benediction into godhood
full length flying wings.
i felt slightly hesitant
what if the evil British muslim state was to murder me
before absolute benediction on december
then a surf board would be sent
another thing that i had only realised the other month.
many on line thought the surf board odd
when i released the news.
someone from the bbc said
i recall if i don't get mine sent to me then your dead.
she then quickly left as she arrived.
around 90 seconds the meetings duration
should anyone be still interested.
Mugwump

Manchester, UK

#135794 Jun 14, 2013
the dark lord wrote:
<quoted text>
i spend most my life in the chair.
i an not bodily disabled anyhow?
i remember i had some rubbish playing in my ears
some rap musical of a sudden
i got the feeling that something good was going to happen
its like i can see through people
i can feel their heart
i felt good about the call
then i saw now inherent flash of light
just the image of a kneeling madonna
in front of me
kind of imaginary buy real it was
in that you cannot see the image clearly
but the Carthusians know this as well as i do
to see god you have to learn to see with your heart
it said no it wasn't the madonna
and then she told me that my Benediction would take place this december
i knew of this the other year when i was talking wing lengths
well most saints have quarter wings
some have half wings
some three quarter wings
few have absolute benediction into godhood
full length flying wings.
i felt slightly hesitant
what if the evil British muslim state was to murder me
before absolute benediction on december
then a surf board would be sent
another thing that i had only realised the other month.
many on line thought the surf board odd
when i released the news.
someone from the bbc said
i recall if i don't get mine sent to me then your dead.
she then quickly left as she arrived.
around 90 seconds the meetings duration
should anyone be still interested.
Wow

“Nihil curo de ista tua stulta ”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#135795 Jun 14, 2013
the dark lord wrote:
<quoted text>i spend most my life in the chair.
i an not bodily disabled anyhow?
i remember i had some rubbish playing in my ears
some rap musical of a sudden
i got the feeling that something good was going to happen
its like i can see through people
i can feel their heart
i felt good about the call
then i saw now inherent flash of light
just the image of a kneeling madonna
in front of me
kind of imaginary buy real it was
in that you cannot see the image clearly
but the Carthusians know this as well as i do
to see god you have to learn to see with your heart
it said no it wasn't the madonna
and then she told me that my Benediction would take place this december
i knew of this the other year when i was talking wing lengths
well most saints have quarter wings
some have half wings
some three quarter wings
few have absolute benediction into godhood
full length flying wings.
i felt slightly hesitant
what if the evil British muslim state was to murder me
before absolute benediction on december
then a surf board would be sent
another thing that i had only realised the other month.
many on line thought the surf board odd
when i released the news.
someone from the bbc said
i recall if i don't get mine sent to me then your dead.
she then quickly left as she arrived.
around 90 seconds the meetings duration
should anyone be still interested.
Dude ...double the dosage.

“GOD ALMIGHTY”

Since: Aug 12

Ilford, UK

#135796 Jun 14, 2013
Mugwump wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow
Mugwump the rub is
some of what we think about
is pure knowledge from the heaven's above
its all about deciphering what is what when it happens

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#135797 Jun 14, 2013
Believer wrote:
The one logical statement I've seen written by an evolutionist on here recently is that Religion ( hopefully he includes the religion and God of the Bible) should be in the History classroom, not in the Science Classroom.
Frankly, I don't think many Jewish or Christian Believers would object, as long as our true heritage and the role the Bible played in the lives of many of our Founding Fathers is taught. That is FACT based on documented evidence. Therefore it should be included somewhere.
And before some idiot asks, no, I don't care if they teach what Muhammad means to the Muslums! That also is FACT based on documented evidence!
Yes religion should be in the history books , and they would read something like this....

Back until early 21st century men were obsessed with religion.
But thanks to understanding that's a thing of the past.
Once primitive men actually thought there were such a thing as gods. But we know better now!

“GOD ALMIGHTY”

Since: Aug 12

Ilford, UK

#135798 Jun 14, 2013
my hit list says a miserable 757
when it should show the true figure
well Topix is still lying through its teeth over that one
i think it runs into millions if not billions of hit points
it matters because they see the biggest loser with all those points and badges and they drawl
yes they drawl with there idiotic mouth wide open.
me on the other hand who should have the whole sidebar
full of his earned points has no badges to glare at
and frigging 757 points.
Topix are cheating scumbags. Period.

“Seventh son”

Since: Dec 10

Will Prevail

#135799 Jun 14, 2013
Kong_ wrote:
<quoted text>
"...an angel knelt before me and told me"...
Really?
I would think YOU would have been the one kneeling.
When angel knelt before, my pants were around my ankles , and I hate it when that happens..lol
Mugwump

Manchester, UK

#135800 Jun 14, 2013
the dark lord wrote:
<quoted text>
Mugwump the rub is
some of what we think about
is pure knowledge from the heaven's above
its all about deciphering what is what when it happens
But surely if this knowledge from the heavens above leads you to think that the Internet has an off button (and you know the required sequence)......

Then the source of the information can't be completely trusted.

Just a thought

“GOD ALMIGHTY”

Since: Aug 12

Ilford, UK

#135801 Jun 14, 2013
Mugwump wrote:
<quoted text>
But surely if this knowledge from the heavens above leads you to think that the Internet has an off button (and you know the required sequence)......
Then the source of the information can't be completely trusted.
Just a thought
RANDY
is the password to the persident's playbook
there i go again!
Mugwump

Manchester, UK

#135802 Jun 14, 2013
the dark lord wrote:
<quoted text>
RANDY
is the password to the persident's playbook
there i go again!
Nope, you didn't answer my point :-

Do you really think the Internet has an off button

How would that work ?

Does a postal service that run globally sending letters around the world have a single off button

Rational answers only if you please

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