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21 September 2011 @ 07:01 pm
This Explains How They Vote  
Apparently, to the Christian Right (at least those who buy special text books to shield their kids from the evil liberal agenda) electricity is a mystery. We just don't quite understand it but it seems to come from the sun or something. You can't make this shit up.
Elle: You're kiddingtheletterelle on September 22nd, 2011 02:57 pm (UTC)
I just can't even. They've gone from "Evolution is the enemy" to "Science as a whole is the enemy." They seem to embrace science when it comes to the medical field-- how do they think science works?? It does not develop in isolation!
carmy_w: CoExistcarmy_w on September 22nd, 2011 04:20 pm (UTC)
And they want to teach this to a NINE-YEAR OLD???

Someone said that the reasoning was to establish that it was a mystery, and therefore not to be explored or questioned.

And, whether thankfully or not, depending on your reasoning, it appears that the edition has been replaced with a much better written one, from a link in the comments.
Mari Adkins: wtfmariadkins on September 22nd, 2011 04:34 pm (UTC)