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Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Jurassic Farce. Following on David's post regarding fundies, did you know that the earth is only 6000 years old? Betcha didn't know that the universe was literally created in six days--just 144 hours. And the reason that God made Adam before Eve was because God "didn't want any advice on how to do it"? If you attended the Creation Science Evangelism lecture in Salem, Va., then you would know all these things and more! These are the people who helped reelect Shrub. These are the people who believe that humans and dinosaurs coexisted:
Dinosaurs were made the sixth day with the rest of the animals. Noah took them on the ark (probably young ones). They have always lived with man. After the flood many died from the climate changes and from man's hunting. They were called dragons for many centuries. (The word dinosaur was just invented in 1841.) A few small dinosaurs may still be alive today in remote parts of the world.
And at the lecture, Kent Hovind, ringleader of this attempt to overturn centuries of scientific enlightenment, had this advice for the kids--when their teacher says that something happened millions of years ago, Hovind says, "Kids, ask your teacher, 'Were you there?'"

I get frustrated by students who refuse to acknowledge that we have structural inequalities in our society that consistently advantage some groups over others. I wouldn't even know where to begin with a kid arguing that "The Flintstones" is an accurate description of prehistoric times.

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