Re: should evolution be taught in 'public' schools
Of a matter of course, Evolution should most definately be taught in the public realm. That this issue is being debated AT ALL is the alarming question. The science of our day, i.e. D.N.A., does in NO WAY exclude a divine CREATOR, or a GOD. We have seen how the Library of Alexander was destroyed by war and a faction of powerful people screamed "GOD, GOD, GOD" And then we had to re-invent the steam engine, the modern surgical techniques, and SOLAR POWER. The reason it is known as the DARK AGES is because they killed science and scientists as a form of CONTROL. This particular science in no way negates the miracle of life. The evidence, in fact, concurs with the notion of choas into order. " Out of dust.." speaks one religion, "From a few chemicals of the Sea" speaks another, and yet another speaks "Of the Stars thou have come". All of them are absolutly truth. The debate is not so much of whether or not Evolution should be taught-it is more whether or not dogma should be imposed among the education system as we know it.
New research links urban planning and political polarization.
- Canadian researchers find that excessive reliance on cars changes political views.
- Decades of car-centric urban planning normalized unsustainable lifestyles.
- People who prefer personal comfort elect politicians who represent such views.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
Science and the squishiness of the human mind. The joys of wearing whatever the hell you want, and so much more.
- Why can't we have a human-sized cat tree?
- What would happen if you got a spoonful of a neutron star?
- Why do we insist on dividing our wonderfully complex selves into boring little boxes
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