12.2.07

Happy Darwin Day

Today is the birthday of Charles Darwin. This day is used to celebrate not only the theory of evolution, but science in general, and its ability to use evidence and create theories based on that evidence.

If you are someone that thinks the idea of evolution should be debated, I'll let Penn and Teller argue my side.

*It's good to see that Kansas is now turning back to the side of rationality. They will be changing the science standards for public schools, from questioning evolution, to:

An alternative, drafted by scientists and educators, would treat evolution as well-supported by research. It also would rewrite the standards' definition of science to limit it to the search for natural explanations for what is observed in the universe.

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