Great perspective on a great book. Evolution vs creationism.
“Science is one of the few things in life unaffected by politics ( p. 167) – there is no such thing as a Democrat Krebs cycle or a Republican explanation of DNA replication.”
I wrote my first letter to a politician this week.
I wrote Dan Patrick, the leading candidate and likely winner in the run for Texas lieutenant governor. I told him that I want Texas to lead in science, medicine, and technology. (In Texas, the lieutenant governor is a legislative leader capable of powerful influence on policy, including public education law).
Here’s Mr. Patrick on science education in Texas public schools:
When it comes to creationism, not only should it be taught, it should be triumphed, it should be heralded.
Mr. Patrick: how can Texas lead if our science classes discard the very basis of modern biology as well as modern physics and geology?
I’m still waiting for a reply.
Science is one of the few things in life unaffected by politics ( p. 167) – there is no such thing as a Democrat Krebs cycle or a Republican explanation…
View original post 1,000 more words