Join us for "No Dinosaurs in Heaven" and Pizza!

The LGBTQ HC of Baltimore is a sponsor of this amazing event being put on by the Towson Secular Student Alliance! We hope that you will join us! We love to support students that want to better themselves and better the world around them. There will be pizza and beverages to enjoy. Please bring your kids I am sure they will love this. You may view the trailer here is you wish: http://www.nodinos.com/ Happy Darwin Month!

We will be in the Pschology Buildiing! (PY 304) http://www.towson.edu/main/maps/

About the Film: No Dinosaurs in Heaven is a film essay that examines the hijacking of science education by religious fundamentalists, threatening the separation of church and state and dangerously undermining scientific literacy. The documentary weaves together two strands: an examination of the problem posed by creationists who earn science education degrees only to advocate anti-scientific beliefs in the classroom; and a visually stunning raft trip down the Grand Canyon, led by Dr. Eugenie Scott, that debunks creationist explanations for its formation. These two strands expose the fallacies in the “debate,” manufactured by anti-science forces, that creationism is a valid scientific alternative to evolution.
 
Emmy Award-winning director (Before Stonewall, Paris Was a Woman) and science educator Greta Schiller uses her own experience — with a graduate school biology professor who refused to teach evolution — to expose the insidious effect that so-called “creationist science” has had on science education. No Dinosaurs in Heaven intelligently argues that public education must steadfastly resist the encroachment of religion in the form of anti-evolution creationism, and that science literacy is crucial to a healthy democracy.

 

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  • Paul

    Excellent movie and presentation, good turnout and discussions, delicious pizza! Hope more events like this will happen.

    1 · February 11, 2013

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