Posts Tagged “creationism”
by David on January 1, 2008
You will probably never have heard of Edwin Poots. He is a member of the Board of Governers of Drumbo and Carr Primary School. He is also the Minister for Culture in the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly. He thinks the entire universe is about 6,000 years old.
by David on September 29, 2007
The Seattle-based creationist advocacy think-tank, The Discovery Institute tries to respond to the criticism that proponents of creationism and its cousin ‘intelligent design’, which has been called ‘creationism in a fancy suit’, do not publish in peer-reviewed scientific journal by publishing a page of short descriptions of ‘Peer-Reviewed and Peer-Edited’ publications. Things aren’t quite as they seem.
by David on February 18, 2007
Ben Bridges has been a Georgia State Representative since January 1997 and serves on Committees for Banks and Banking, Public Utilities and Telecommunications and Rules. He is an active member of the First Baptist Church in the slightly freaky Alpine Helen (
a mountain community with a touch of Bavaria)- which we visited, incidentally, back in 2001.
by David on December 28, 2006
When Blair was challenged about the faith school in the North-East of England, Emmanuel College, which happily supported fundamentalist evangelicals and young-earth creationists, he said that diversity was necessary in education. That’s such a dumbfounding response that it’s difficult to understand that Blair really did seem to be supporting the teaching of nonsense (that the Earth is less than 10,000 years old) as if stupidity and sense needed equal curriculum time.
by David on June 21, 2004
State-funded secondary school Emmanuel College hit the headlines when it was discovered that senior staff, including the Head Teacher, promoted fundamentalist creationism.