Monkey See, Monkey Don’t Teach

The Kansas Board of Education is at it again, holding another set of hearings to decide how schools should teach the origins of life. Out of the three front-runners — evolution, “intelligent design,” and creationism — it looks like good ole evolution may lose out. Again. You might remember that in 1999 the board deleted most references to evolution in their science standards. They got voted out, evolution went back in, and now they have a new board that doesn’t believe in George Santayana’s saying that “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” If evolution goes, look for the board to hold hearings on repealing the laws of gravity, teaching that the Earth is not only flat but square, and declaring that in the state of Kansas, 1+2=7.

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