Re: [humanism-174] TFN report: Bible trumps real science/history in TX schools

From: Tim C.
Sent on: Thursday, January 17, 2013 4:13 PM
A few more than would be needed with only about 5000 years to work with, especially given the high infant mortality rate that existed back then!  The Flood Story has at least one or two practical problems!! lol
 
Tim Campbell
 
In a message dated 1/17/2013 3:44:53 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Has anyone ever done a study to calculate how many babies would have to be born each generation to generate the 6 or 7 billion (or whatever it is now?) people we have on earth now?




On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 3:40 PM, Mark Tiborsky <[address removed]> wrote:

The watchdog group Texas Freedom Network's Education fund found problems in 57 Texas school districts, along with some charter schools.

For starters:

"lnstructional material in two school districts teach that racial diversity today can be traced back to Noah’s sons, a long-discredited claim that has been a foundational component of some forms of racism.

Religious bias is common, with most courses taught from a Protestant — often a conservative Protestant — perspective. One course, for example, assumes Christians will at some point be “raptured.” Materials include a Venn diagram showing the pros and cons of theories that posit the rapture before the returning Jesus’ 1,000-year reign and those that place it afterward..."

http://tfninsider.org/2013/01/16/new-tfnef-report-texas-public-school-bible-classes-teach-races-come-from-noahs-sons-biblical-literalism-6000-year-old-earth/





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