DURST: Darwin, We're Not in Kansas Anymore
Darwin, we're not in Kansas anymore. The Kansas State Board of Education took two webbed foot steps backwards by deleting every reference to evolution in their science curriculum. Then they sprouted gills jumped into a tar pit and waited for their momentum to carry them back into single cell bliss.You see, untoward development is frowned upon in Kansas. And the teaching of science is not to be confused with fact. It's only astrology with a better publicist.No, the real truth is some wizened old floating head with a long white beard drew a picture in the sand with his magic fingers and created man. And that's what will be taught in Kansas. Yeah, okay fine. But don't blame me if the kids in Kansas grow up believing other outdated myths like one group of people are intrinsically better than other groups. Oh, I get it, its a tribal thing.People, the Bible is to science what "Wheel Of Fortune" is to a master's degree in literature. Some other myths you might to teach unsuspecting kids; the sun is pulled across the sky by a giant turtle. Thunder means God is bowling. And educators aren't just political hacks and really have their kids welfare at heart.Will Durst thinks just because some idiot disagrees with you doesn't mean there's a debate. Grass is still green no matter how much muleboy insists its fish.