Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Once Again, Texas Leads the Way

Texas is only 6000 years old! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine: "During the Texas State Board of Education hearings on science standards for Texas schoolchildren, BoE member and staunch creationist Barbara Cargill decided that the age of the Universe was up for vote."
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"Need I say it? Her amendment passed, 11 to 3."


Anonymous said...


If I asked people who believe that the universe is 6000 years old why we can see light from stars millions of light years away, I wonder what kind of answer I would get. I wonder if they would tell me that astronomy is the work of the devil or something like that.

Cap'n Bob said...

You mean you've been living in Texas since before it existed? Eerie, kids.