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fishguy Donating Member (373 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-12-03 08:11 PM
Response to Reply #17
22. A Catholic school should not be teaching the six day creation theory only
It is not the official Catholic doctrine.
This teacher should not be in a Catholic school
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  -The science teacher in my school is a creationist. Please, tell me again ulysses  Dec-12-03 07:46 PM   #0 
  - She should be fired.  msmcghee   Dec-12-03 07:48 PM   #1 
  - Yeah a crackpot like Mendel, Newton, Von Braun, etc.  Pontus   Dec-14-03 10:12 AM   #155 
  - Well, if you're in a private school  supernova   Dec-12-03 07:48 PM   #2 
  - I don't want to "do anything about it"  ulysses   Dec-12-03 07:52 PM   #6 
     - sadly... I have read several reports in the last year  salin   Dec-12-03 10:05 PM   #56 
  - Just how does she edit out her own beliefs?  funkyflathead   Dec-12-03 07:49 PM   #3 
  - Jailed?  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-12-03 08:00 PM   #10 
  - Jailed?  tkmorris   Dec-12-03 08:21 PM   #29 
  - Fired and Jailed?? Are you a Freeper or do you just think like one?  AntiCoup2k   Dec-13-03 09:55 AM   #75 
  - errr well that is true,  Marianne   Dec-13-03 04:55 PM   #122 
  - I discuss things like Marx and racism in my conservative college.  QC   Dec-13-03 12:49 PM   #85 
  - What denomination is she?  fishguy   Dec-12-03 07:50 PM   #4 
  - Is this what she teaches in class?  Monte Carlo   Dec-12-03 07:50 PM   #5 
  - I don't know that the've discussed it.  ulysses   Dec-12-03 07:58 PM   #9 
     - Well if she keeps it to herself...  Monte Carlo   Dec-12-03 08:05 PM   #14 
     - However, science is imperfect  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-12-03 08:06 PM   #18 
        - Science is fallible indeed...  Monte Carlo   Dec-12-03 08:13 PM   #24 
     - It's a CHRISTIAN school?  funkyflathead   Dec-12-03 08:05 PM   #17 
     - A Catholic school should not be teaching the six day creation theory only  fishguy   Dec-12-03 08:11 PM   #22 
     - Christian does not necessarily mean fundamentalist  slackmaster   Dec-13-03 09:50 AM   #73 
     - Why do you send your child to that school?  RainDog   Dec-12-03 08:09 PM   #21 
     - ulysses said "Christian", not fundamentalist  slackmaster   Dec-13-03 09:52 AM   #74 
     - If you really believed in Science you would forget about evolution  jwb48   Dec-13-03 10:54 AM   #82 
     - "theory that is at odds with science"  DemXCGI   Dec-13-03 02:21 PM   #88 
     - Ooo, 50 PhDs, lahdee freakin dah  DrWeird   Dec-13-03 09:14 PM   #137 
     - I would joke about spiritual thermodynamics  forradalom   Dec-14-03 09:27 AM   #151 
     - my kid doesn't go there  ulysses   Dec-14-03 09:10 AM   #147 
     - Yes, they're going to use our tax dollars to teach this stuff.  SharonAnn   Dec-12-03 08:44 PM   #41 
     - Well, DUH....OF COURSE a christian school is going to teach creation  Beaker   Dec-14-03 08:59 AM   #144 
        - I don't have kids yet.  ulysses   Dec-14-03 09:05 AM   #145 
           - that's why we need a strong public school system-  Beaker   Dec-14-03 09:14 AM   #148 
              - you misunderstand me.  ulysses   Dec-14-03 09:19 AM   #149 
                 - Doubtful.  Beaker   Dec-14-03 09:24 AM   #150 
                    - I'd like to think that you're right, but I don't.  ulysses   Dec-14-03 09:40 AM   #152 
                       - I don't believe that we will see the demise of public education-  Beaker   Dec-14-03 09:48 AM   #153 
                          - not a foregone conclusion, perhaps,  ulysses   Dec-14-03 09:57 AM   #154 
  - My biology teacher in HS was a creationist  Bucky   Dec-12-03 07:57 PM   #7 
  - In High School  Jen72   Dec-13-03 09:37 AM   #69 
  - Well, I wasn't taught the truth about history in private school  Cleita   Dec-12-03 07:58 PM   #8 
  - The Bible contradicts itself on creation  fishguy   Dec-12-03 08:01 PM   #11 
  - Why do you attend a school that offends your sense of rationality?  wuushew   Dec-12-03 08:01 PM   #12 
  - I've Had This Same Thing...  K8-EEE   Dec-12-03 08:02 PM   #13 
  - The Catholic Church does not profess the six day theory of creation  fishguy   Dec-12-03 08:05 PM   #15 
  - What is this teacher doing at a Catholic school?  fishguy   Dec-12-03 08:06 PM   #19 
     - She Came In Mid Year After The Other Teacher Quit  K8-EEE   Dec-13-03 03:02 PM   #96 
  - No, just explain to your children  The Doctor   Dec-12-03 08:05 PM   #16 
  - Evolution is still a theory  fishguy   Dec-12-03 08:08 PM   #20 
     - As is general relativity  wuushew   Dec-12-03 08:12 PM   #23 
     - But to say a theory is fact is not correct  fishguy   Dec-12-03 08:14 PM   #26 
        - A theory is more than supposition  sandnsea   Dec-12-03 08:21 PM   #30 
        - Changes in gene frequencies, and an "old earth" are facts. Evolution=FACT  Dr Fate   Dec-12-03 08:31 PM   #35 
           - Are we talking about human evolution here?  fishguy   Dec-13-03 07:06 AM   #62 
              - it's never been declared a law to pacify to the religisoids(nt)  OhioStateProgressive   Dec-13-03 09:02 AM   #68 
              - I noted that you refused to adress any specific point I made...  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 02:03 PM   #86 
     - You do not understand the term "theory"  RainDog   Dec-12-03 08:26 PM   #32 
     - Gravity is a Law, not a theory.  AntiCoup2k   Dec-13-03 10:01 AM   #77 
        - Gravity IS a theory, and evolution is a fact.  DrWeird   Dec-13-03 09:08 PM   #135 
     - Evolution is a SCIENTIFIC theory  rocknation   Dec-12-03 08:27 PM   #33 
     - True but to be fair  Blue_Chill   Dec-12-03 08:42 PM   #40 
     - "Evolution is a SCIENTIFIC theory" that had to be changed in last 20 yrs  papau   Dec-12-03 08:50 PM   #45 
        - you're talking about punctuated equilibrium  RainDog   Dec-12-03 09:40 PM   #53 
           - Creationists point tohealthy scientific debate as "flaws" in the theory...  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 02:12 PM   #87 
              - It's the same thing with global warming....  liberal_veteran   Dec-13-03 02:37 PM   #91 
     - Misleading....  TomNickell   Dec-12-03 08:30 PM   #34 
     - Not really  The Doctor   Dec-12-03 08:37 PM   #36 
     - "CONTRADICTING evolution" ? term definition ? interrupted evolution?  papau   Dec-12-03 08:54 PM   #48 
     - And so is Gravity so don't go believing everything you read.  kixot   Dec-12-03 09:54 PM   #54 
     - Graph Theory in the house!!  alarcoeg   Dec-13-03 10:29 AM   #81 
     - Theory in the field of science does not mean "guess"...  liberal_veteran   Dec-13-03 02:28 PM   #89 
     - Yes, many words meaning the same thing  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-13-03 02:32 PM   #90 
        - Evolution however is not a guess....  liberal_veteran   Dec-13-03 02:52 PM   #93 
     - I do not think you understand the scientific method  Marianne   Dec-13-03 04:59 PM   #123 
  - She must be a product of private schools and creationist 'theory'.  roguevalley   Dec-12-03 08:13 PM   #25 
  - Tell her the Big Bang theory was thought up by a Catholic  Blue_Chill   Dec-12-03 08:15 PM   #27 
  - Evolution deals more w/ the process than the initial "creation"  Dr Fate   Dec-12-03 08:16 PM   #28 
  - two points  arewethereyet   Dec-12-03 08:25 PM   #31 
  - Who said "privatized schools are supposed to be our salvation"?  ozone_man   Dec-12-03 08:37 PM   #37 
  - I guess I'm not making myself clear.  ulysses   Dec-12-03 08:47 PM   #44 
  - Teachers are not scientists  quaker bill   Dec-12-03 08:37 PM   #38 
  - "Evolution does not have to conflict with religion."  ulysses   Dec-12-03 08:52 PM   #47 
  - Actually, Bush is an example of "reverse evolution"  AntiCoup2k   Dec-13-03 10:07 AM   #78 
  - Many great scientists (Einstein among others)  letthewindblow   Dec-12-03 08:40 PM   #39 
  - believe it or not, these need not be opposing views  arewethereyet   Dec-12-03 08:44 PM   #42 
  - Agreed.  letthewindblow   Dec-12-03 08:47 PM   #43 
     - Amen  papau   Dec-12-03 08:51 PM   #46 
  - "creation" interpreted in what way?  ulysses   Dec-12-03 08:56 PM   #49 
  - I just wanted to suggest  letthewindblow   Dec-12-03 09:19 PM   #52 
  - What do you mean, Einstein? He was an atheist.  RebelOne   Dec-13-03 05:45 AM   #61 
     - Einstein atheist?  letthewindblow   Dec-13-03 08:38 AM   #66 
        - ouch, don't screw with the science VS religeon notion  arewethereyet   Dec-13-03 09:43 AM   #71 
        - Einstein was NOT deeply religious...  Darranar   Dec-13-03 05:26 PM   #127 
        - "Religous" can mean different things to different people  letthewindblow   Dec-13-03 05:50 PM   #129 
        - God Doesn't Play Dice  RainDog   Dec-14-03 10:22 AM   #156 
  - Private schools usually don't fail students  japanduh   Dec-12-03 09:02 PM   #50 
  - No. Our beliefs are leashed more tightly.  LWolf   Dec-12-03 09:08 PM   #51 
  - She's wrong, but  BertrandL   Dec-12-03 09:59 PM   #55 
  - Liberals Hide Certain Points of View?  Crisco   Dec-12-03 10:24 PM   #58 
  - Creationism is against the very spirit and soul of science, period.  PurityOfEssence   Dec-12-03 10:06 PM   #57 
  - the parents obviously expect & accept this from their kids' teachers.  kodi   Dec-12-03 10:25 PM   #59 
  - LOL  ulysses   Dec-14-03 08:23 AM   #140 
  - easy answer  Iverson   Dec-13-03 05:24 AM   #60 
  - Acceptance of evolution should be a requirement  durutti   Dec-13-03 08:14 AM   #63 
  - Mandated acceptance of theory?  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-13-03 08:22 AM   #64 
     - Mandated acceptance of fact.  durutti   Dec-13-03 10:09 AM   #79 
        - Science fact  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-13-03 11:07 AM   #84 
        - Old earth & changes in gene frequencies are FACTS. Evolution=FACT  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 02:52 PM   #94 
        - Why are you posting crap you know to be false?  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 03:07 PM   #99 
           - it isn't crap; you are misunderstanding science  Iverson   Dec-13-03 03:16 PM   #100 
           - We are splitting hairs w/ this "theory vs. fact" business.  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 03:20 PM   #102 
           - It is crap and you didn't read my post.  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 03:47 PM   #105 
              - I gave you 3 facts that prove evolution. Tell me why they are not Facts.  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 03:48 PM   #106 
                 - Tell me why we are alone at the top?  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 03:54 PM   #109 
                    - Answer my 3 questions 1st. Answering a question with a question...  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 04:03 PM   #112 
                    - You will not be allowed to frame the discussion friend  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 04:23 PM   #114 
                       - No, I have no problem with a "divine" plan what-so-ever...  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 04:29 PM   #117 
                       - You do higher primates a disservice...  wuushew   Dec-13-03 04:29 PM   #118 
                       - Apples to oranges  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 08:52 PM   #134 
                       - Evolutionary destiny.  Code_Name_D   Dec-13-03 09:48 PM   #139 
                       - Not 'simply chance'  Mattforclark   Dec-13-03 04:37 PM   #120 
                          - Exactly- the ony "chance" comes in the form of catatrophies...  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 04:46 PM   #121 
                          - Simple chance remains  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 08:48 PM   #133 
                             - Actually  Mattforclark   Dec-13-03 09:13 PM   #136 
                    - "why" is a philosophical question. "how" is science.  RainDog   Dec-14-03 10:41 AM   #158 
           - You failed to adress any of my specific points.  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 03:17 PM   #101 
              - I adressed your most important mistake  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 03:51 PM   #107 
                 - No- you were the one tied up in semantics, not me...  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 04:23 PM   #115 
        - Not to be anal, but  Kitsune   Dec-13-03 06:02 PM   #130 
        - Wait a second what are you talking about?  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 03:03 PM   #97 
           - Evolution occurs on this earth- FACT.  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 03:25 PM   #103 
              - We agree  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 03:55 PM   #110 
                 - Exactly . Evolution=FACT.  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 04:05 PM   #113 
                    - Because you want it taught in schools as the origin of human life  Blue_Chill   Dec-13-03 04:24 PM   #116 
                       - I want the scientific FACTS to be presented in schools....  Dr Fate   Dec-13-03 04:35 PM   #119 
                       - Evolution doesn't speak to the existance or non-existance of God.  liberal_veteran   Dec-13-03 05:42 PM   #128 
  - I'm very happy to live in a strictly secular country  BonjourUSA   Dec-13-03 08:28 AM   #65 
  - Even evolution is adorned with beliefs  jobycom   Dec-13-03 08:57 AM   #67 
  - I love it! Question #1: Who dun it?  JanMichael   Dec-13-03 09:41 AM   #70 
  - there seems to be  ulysses   Dec-14-03 08:32 AM   #141 
  - Are you sure she's not just trying to stimulate critical thought?  slackmaster   Dec-13-03 09:47 AM   #72 
  - The Romani version is similar to the Filipino version, in which God  DemBones DemBones   Dec-13-03 02:49 PM   #92 
  - i had a creationist teacher in a public school  amazona   Dec-13-03 09:57 AM   #76 
  - i have nothing to offer  buddhamama   Dec-13-03 10:16 AM   #80 
  - Stepford Citizens via a sustained effort to stifle the mind and/or  opihimoimoi   Dec-13-03 11:03 AM   #83 
  - A few thoughts  Mattforclark   Dec-13-03 02:57 PM   #95 
  - As a scientist who has been a teacher  frustrated_lefty   Dec-13-03 03:06 PM   #98 
  - The public schools aren't much better, apparently  neebob   Dec-13-03 03:30 PM   #104 
  - It appears that in some cases this has become a question  SOteric   Dec-13-03 03:52 PM   #108 
  - Very well said. (eom)  frustrated_lefty   Dec-13-03 03:58 PM   #111 
  - this will only come about if teachers are pressed to be professional  Marianne   Dec-13-03 05:07 PM   #125 
     - On the face of it,  SOteric   Dec-13-03 05:15 PM   #126 
        - my response was to:  Marianne   Dec-13-03 06:07 PM   #131 
           - Well again, I reiterate  SOteric   Dec-13-03 06:20 PM   #132 
              - right, and as I say,  ulysses   Dec-14-03 08:42 AM   #142 
              - Soteric  Marianne   Dec-14-03 09:08 AM   #146 
                 - Not to worry, I'm not suggesting you were attacking me  SOteric   Dec-14-03 11:28 AM   #159 
  - We are reverting to Scope's Monkey Trial mentality in this country  Jacobin   Dec-13-03 05:00 PM   #124 
  - IMO, she has no business being a science teacher.  DrWeird   Dec-13-03 09:18 PM   #138 
  - sorry I kinda bailed on the thread yesterday  ulysses   Dec-14-03 08:46 AM   #143 
  - How bad is it really?  LeahMira   Dec-14-03 10:28 AM   #157 
 

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