March 19, 2009

Stupid, stupid, stupid

What's next, a PHD in Astrology? Advanced degree in sorcery? How about a degree in the study of leprechauns?

Creationism is not science. It has nothing to do with science. It is, simply put, the study of fairy tales.

Bill Would Allow Texas School to Grant Master's Degree in Science for Creationism

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 By Nora Zimmett

A Texas legislator is waging a war of biblical proportions against the science and education communities in the Lone Star State as he fights for a bill that would allow a private school that teaches creationism to grant a Master of Science degree in the subject.

State Rep. Leo Berman (R-Tyler) proposed House Bill 2800 when he learned that The Institute for Creation Research (ICR), a private institution that specializes in the education and research of biblical creationism, was not able to receive a certificate of authority from Texas' Higher Education Coordinating Board to grant Master of Science degrees.

Berman's bill would allow private, non-profit educational institutions to be exempt from the board’s authority.

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1 comment:

Paz said...

amazing how stupid people can be, great post, great to highlight this kind of stuff. I was amazed to read in one of the papers in the US how many of the population believe this as fact.