Archives for April 23, 2008

But plans for the Institute for Creation Research Masters Degree in Creationistic Biology for High School Teachers is out of Texas. Members of the Academic Excellence and Research Committee and the Participation and Success Committee voted unanimously to approve the recommendation of Raymund Paredes, the state’s commissioner of higher education, not to approve the Institute’s…

Funny Feminist Stuff

Never mind why this joke exists. It just does. And I thought I’d share it: How many feminists does it take to screw in a light bulb?

The Institute for Creation Research (ICR) has, some time ago, filed for approval to run a masters degree program in life science education. The purpose of the degree is to train educators to present biology in a way that is consistent with Christian Biblical beliefs, as opposed to actual scientific knowledge. The Texas board in…

A bill designed to make it easier to introduce creationism into public school classrooms has passed in the Florida Senate by a 21 to 17 vote margin. The bill was proposed by Senator Ronda Storms, Republican, and is modeled after a template provided by the Discovery Institute.

Despite the fact that the producers of Expelled! have the most nefarious of motives in mind, and that we can expect more from them (we are waiting for the other shoe to drop), it is interesting to note how many conversations this documentary about Intelligent Design Creationism has sparked. Ultimately, the intended purpose of Expelled!…

Expelled! in Iowa

Evolving in Kansas provides a lie-fighting fact revealing review of Expelled!’s showing in Iowa.