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w0nderer Donating Member (430 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-20-11 08:20 AM
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  -Court won't stop teacher from challenging religion rug  Aug-20-11 05:16 AM   #0 
  - recommend  xchrom   Aug-20-11 06:06 AM   #1 
  - So  kcks   Aug-20-11 07:21 AM   #2 
  - Probably.  Countdown_3_2_1   Aug-20-11 08:22 AM   #4 
  - No, not at all.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 10:29 AM   #7 
  - Uhm, no. Thats not what the decision stated at all.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 10:27 AM   #6 
  - I don't think teachers are free to lie about the course material.  Deep13   Aug-20-11 11:27 PM   #31 
  - k& r n/t  w0nderer   Aug-20-11 08:20 AM   #3 
  - The potential appeal to the Supremes is scary.  Jim__   Aug-20-11 09:25 AM   #5 
  - There shouldn't be any appeal, as the court did not rule on the constituionality.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 10:31 AM   #8 
     - That's incorrect.  rug   Aug-20-11 11:10 AM   #10 
     - Ok, I will take your word for it.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 11:35 AM   #12 
     - The plaintiff's lawyer already stated his intention to appeal.  Jim__   Aug-21-11 10:00 AM   #45 
        - So it's about banning any possible blasphemy from school?  darkstar3   Aug-21-11 02:58 PM   #52 
  - "The Court did not have to decide whether some of the teacher's remarks...violated the constitution"  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 10:48 AM   #9 
  - Bible believing Christianists push creationism  moobu2   Aug-20-11 11:17 AM   #11 
  - It appears to me that it was a little more than simple criticism of religion.  humblebum   Aug-20-11 12:06 PM   #13 
  - "it is nothing more than atheist indoctrination which goes beyond opinion"  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 12:15 PM   #14 
  - You are wise to be saying "ok", because this is a serious matter  humblebum   Aug-20-11 12:20 PM   #15 
  - Yeah, sure it is.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 12:32 PM   #16 
     - And it is because of an attitude of indifference toward such as this is  humblebum   Aug-20-11 12:42 PM   #17 
        - Well, good luck with that.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 01:08 PM   #18 
  - Dude,  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 03:50 PM   #20 
     - I know, but sometimes I cannot resist responding to his asinine bullshit statements.  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 04:17 PM   #22 
  - You know,  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 03:51 PM   #21 
  - Factually, scientifically, intellectually, logically creationism is crap.  Deep13   Aug-20-11 11:29 PM   # 
  - That's lambasting CREATIONISM, not religion.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-21-11 02:13 AM   #41 
  - Which one of those statements is false and why?  dmallind   Aug-21-11 08:19 AM   #44 
  - I got major issues with this  tortoise1956   Aug-20-11 03:50 PM   #19 
  - Exactly if "There is no God" is first amendment protected for a  Leontius   Aug-20-11 07:43 PM   #23 
  - He talked about evidence in the classroom, from what I read.  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 07:59 PM   #24 
  - AND this is the same school (my Alma Mater, in fact!) where another teacher WAS teaching creationism  cleanhippie   Aug-20-11 08:12 PM   #25 
  - It's good to hear teachers have free speech rights, too.  struggle4progress   Aug-20-11 08:54 PM   #26 
  - "Life sucks, get a fuckin' helmet.'  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 09:01 PM   #27 
     - It's very easy to introduce students to alternative ideas without  humblebum   Aug-20-11 09:10 PM   #28 
     - Show me a quote of his where he states that gods don't exist.  darkstar3   Aug-20-11 09:16 PM   #29 
        - No, but invoking the sacred name of the flying spaghetti monster  humblebum   Aug-20-11 11:37 PM   #34 
           - You know what else implies an atheistic point of view?  laconicsax   Aug-21-11 12:28 AM   #37 
           - No. Those really do not reflect an atheistic point of view.  humblebum   Aug-21-11 01:44 AM   #40 
              - Really? Where is God in F=ma?  laconicsax   Aug-21-11 03:03 PM   #53 
                 - Oh, laconicsax, you forget about the "other" ways of knowing!!!!  cleanhippie   Aug-21-11 03:21 PM   #55 
           - You're grasping at straws.  darkstar3   Aug-21-11 01:30 AM   #38 
           - OK, I see now. This is all just a big gag to you. You have been playing us all along!  cleanhippie   Aug-21-11 10:24 AM   #46 
              - I do understand that when someone  humblebum   Aug-21-11 11:43 AM   #49 
                 - Ahh, bum, keeping up the act, I see. The teacher did not equate anything.  cleanhippie   Aug-21-11 11:56 AM   #50 
                    - That single statement:  humblebum   Aug-21-11 12:19 PM   #51 
                       - Oh, yes, of course.  cleanhippie   Aug-21-11 03:19 PM   #54 
     - The court's decision makes the pedagogical method sound somewhat more defensible,  struggle4progress   Aug-21-11 12:09 AM   #36 
        - 3 things:  darkstar3   Aug-21-11 01:40 AM   #39 
        - ''I think the court reached the correct decision''  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-21-11 02:17 AM   #42 
        - I spent most of my childhood arguing with school authorities who insisted on  struggle4progress   Aug-21-11 03:06 AM   #43 
        - I think you have it right, but remember, this was an AP History class, college level.  cleanhippie   Aug-21-11 10:27 AM   #47 
  - Creationism is religious superstitious nonsense.  Iggo   Aug-20-11 10:49 PM   #30 
  - Facts are stubborn things.  Deep13   Aug-20-11 11:32 PM   #33 
  - Not me. Creationism is superstitious nonsense!  backscatter712   Aug-21-11 11:02 AM   #48 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-20-11 11:29 PM   #32 
  - CF ... v CAPISTRANO ...  struggle4progress   Aug-20-11 11:39 PM   #35 

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