The National Center for Science Education asserts of creationism that “students who accept this material as scientifically valid are unlikely to succeed in science courses at the college level.” But that hasn’t stopped state Rep. Sally Kern (R) from proposing the second anti-evolution bill this year in Oklahoma. ThinkProgress has the story in this repost.
These Weekend Open Threads have been a bigger success than expected. So I have two questions for this one.
The 2011 awards season is officially upon us. Environmental films aren’t traditionally thought of as number-one stunners when competing against movies such as “Inception” and “127 Hours,” but since last year’s Oscar for Best Documentary went to “The Cove,” a film exploring the annual slaughtering of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, a new trend may have started in which environmental films are more welcome in the spotlight.