Schools using Nessie to debunk evolution
By T.K. Randall
July 2, 2012 · 147 comments
Some schools are using the Loch Ness Monster as a way to disprove Darwin's theory of evolution.
From next year text books in some privately-run Christian schools will include the idea that the Loch Ness Monster is a real creature and that this somehow disproves Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Unsurprisingly the controversial new curriculum has been slammed by critics.
"One of these texts from Bob Jones University Press claims that dinosaurs were fire-breathing dragons," said researcher Bruce Wilson. "It has little to do with science as we currently understand. Itís more like medieval scholasticism." Wilson believes that over 200,000 children across 13 states are being subjected to this type of education.
Pupils attending privately-run Christian schools in the southern state of Louisiana will learn from textbooks next year, which claim Scotlandís most famous mythological beast is a living creature.
Source: The Scotsman
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