The US state of Kansas has approved science standards for public schools that cast doubt on evolution. The Board of Education’s vote, expected for months, approved the new language criticising evolution by 6-4.
Proponents of the change argue they are trying to expose students to legitimate scientific questions about evolution.
Teachers have been ordered to tell pupils that Darwin’s theory of evolution is unproven, and that the universe is so complex that it may have been created by a higher power.
“This is a great day for education,” board chairman Steve Abrams told the Reuters news agency.
Jumping crackbaby Jesus on a fucking-pogo stick. Intelligent Design – it’s not a theory – it’s a bloody hypthosis. It’s not testable, and it’s not provable. It is, for some people believable. Gonks.
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