Monday, November 27, 2006

Creationist Threat Comes to UK

Taken from the front page of today's Guardian:

Dozens of schools are using creationist teaching materials condemned by the government as "not appropriate to support the science curriculum", the Guardian has learned.

The packs promote the creationist alternative to Darwinian evolution called intelligent design and the group behind them said 59 schools are using the information as "a useful classroom resource".

So the Christian lobby marches on. There was a time when they idea of teaching creationism was ludicrous, now it is fast becoming a reality. There is a very real danger that the growing influence of the Christian lobby will do very serious damage to our society. And, as we have seen in the BA case, the right-wing media will continue to turn a blind eye.