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jonny5509's Avatar Jump to comment 20 by jonny5509

Comment 7, johnny,

'One could argue that the real losers here are the students, and that there has been a detriment to the pursuit of reason and the advance of science following the committee's decision.'

Only if they employed one of the even worse candidates. They'd be required to re-advertise if no suitable candidate came forward.

If you read their emails, I believe that is exactly what they did, or are in the process of doing.

'That to me sounds a much better way of dealing with people of faith in public positions - believe whatever fairytales you like, but teach only this.'

If they are teaching science, you're saying, 'Lie'.

He's teaching astronomy, and very well if you take into account the actions of his students. I'm sure he would make a terrible biology teacher. Who am I suggesting should lie?

Tue, 25 Jan 2011 01:03:31 UTC | #583765