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Quote (Glen Davidson @ Mar. 29 2007,11:46)
I didn't know where to put this, so picked this as a related forum. áRemember Helphinstine's firing at Sisters, Oregon, for teaching creationism. áHis powerpoint presentation is here:

Not very subtle, and it is doubtful that many children learned critical thinking by it, as Helphinstine claimed was his goal.

Glen D

Helphinstine's argument is that "Darwinism" influenced the eugenics movement, and since eugenics is bad, "Darwinism" must also be bad.

Interesting. áDid anyone else notice Slide 9 of the great man's presentation? áTake a look at the bottom right.

And if it influenced the eugenics movement, and eugenics is bad, then...?

Math is just a language of reality. Its a waste of time to know it. - Robert Byers

There isn't any probability that the letter d is in the word "mathematics"...  The correct answer would be "not even 0" - JoeG

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