I didn’t want to post about this, because frankly, it is exhausting. I’ve been having this exact same argument for my entire adult life. It is not an exaggeration when I say that I know pretty much exactly every single thing an anti-gun person can say. I’ve heard it over and over, the same old tired stuff, trotted out every single time there is a tragedy on the news that can be milked.
Archive for the ‘Education’ Category
September 28, 2011
There’s no need for me to multiply words here. The leaders and theologians of what’s quite possibly the most effective church in the land speak well enough. Just believe what they themselves say. More eloquence and clarity would be hard to add. We right-wing, round-the-bend rubes don’t need to foam at the mouth. Just take these clergy-types at their own word.
September 27, 2009
I sometimes read newspaper editorials. One by Mr. Leonard Pitts caught my “highly evolved” eye some time back; it’s been on a back burner ever since. In the article Mr. Pitts tried to make a case for allowing only science to speak in the broader culture on matters of our beginnings and how we got here. He stated that attempting to “undermine” the teaching of Darwin’s theory with any idea of intelligent design would be a step in a campaign to turn out “stupid kids”. In other words, kids taught to believe in origins of other than naturalistic evolution are stupid. We gotta keep things neutral; get that religion out of the classroom! Read the rest of this entry »
January 11, 2009
The philosophy and means of education in our nation have interested and concerned me for a long time. Recently I posted on Facebook a couple of videos with strong messages about education. I thought both these presentations had several points worth serious consideration, certainly thought-provoking – even controversial. Read the rest of this entry »