Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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I say to the grownups, if you want to deny evolution, and live in your—in your world, that’s completely inconsistent with everything we observe in our universe, that’s fine, but don’t make your kids do it, because we need them. We need scientifically literate voters and taxpayers for the future…

Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science, in all of biology. It’s very much analogous to trying to do geology without believing in tectonic plates. You’re not going to get the right answer. Your whole world is just going to be a mystery instead of an exciting place. If you try to ignore that, your worldview just becomes crazy, just untenable, itself inconsistent.

Scientist Bill Nye (the Science Guy) on not teaching your children to deny evolution for the good of America.

In summary, creationists are hurting future America. Bill Nye thinks you should stop that.

Filed under Bill Nye Bill Nye the Science Guy Science Evolution creationism creationism is not science politics stop hurting America religion education

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