Saturday, January 29, 2005

Red State Rabble: Georgia legislator introduces legislation to ban evolution


Red State Rabble: Georgia legislator introduces legislation to ban evolution:


His bill would allow only “scientific fact” be taught in public schools. … “It's in the book that it's a theory, but these teachers teach it like it's a fact,” says Bridges. “Let's teach them the truth or don't teach them anything.” Read more here: http://www.11alive.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=58116


Excerpts from the newly revised Georgia textbooks:


  • Force might equal mass times acceleration.

  • Matter probably can't be created or destroyed.

  • The center of the earth may or may not be a spinning ball of molten iron.

  • Some believe that magnets respond to invisible “forces.”

  • The light from the stars is might be the light of Muspelheim filtering through holes in Ymir's skin. Others believe they are fusion reactors.

  • No human has yet been shown to survive without oxygen. Some scientists believe molecular oxygen to be necessary for human life.

  • The brain may play a role in organizing and regulating thought. The Georgia legislature is unsure.


Cinnamon ” by Long Winters from the album When I Pretend to Fall (2003, 4:13).