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Go to: U.S. State Science Standards Are ‘Mediocre to Awful’

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I’ll share an experience with you all….

I grew up in Michigan, and I attended a public school system (in the US sense, so the school received gobs of tax sourced funding). By the time I graduated from high school I had experienced, several times, teachers ministering to students during class sessions. I specifically remember one incident when a teacher informed a full classroom that a major milestone in life is when you prepare your Christian soul for death. I had zero – and I mean zero – exposure to the scientific basis for evolution. I’m gob-smacked that Michigan was granted a “C”.

Thankfully my undergraduate program was a bit more in touch.

Thu, 02 Feb 2012 18:24:41 UTC | #913933

Go to: The Complete Idiot's Guide To Biology...

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Comment 18 by Carl_G85 :

An infinite number of monkeys using an infinite number of typewriters for an infinite amount of time, could not produce the complete work of Shakespeare, unless they have read it.

All you've done is exhibit sparse understanding of probability theory.

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 19:45:02 UTC | #577914

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