Bill Nye: on Teaching Evolution to Children.

Via on Apr 29, 2011

Straight talk with the Science Guy.

Props! With thanks for the tip to Whoa.

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6 Responses to “Bill Nye: on Teaching Evolution to Children.”

  1. harikirtana says:

    There's a big difference between science and scientism and this is scientism. Don't take my word for it: ask Huston Smith.

  2. linda says:

    This is not scientism. Scientism is a belief that only science can explain the phenomena around us. Evolution does not preclude a belief in a higher Power – there is no need to limit how God does things.

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  4. Dave says:

    I agree with Linda. This isn't scientism. He isn't saying spirituality is wrong or unimportant, but simply that understanding science is absolutely key to saving future generations. By way of analogy, understanding how to attain food is essential to our lives, and to pretend it isn't would be the end of the human race. That doesn't have anything to do with the whether or not having a deep understanding of our own nature (or "spirituality") is also essential.

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