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Re: <nettime> what should be in a high school biology text?
Carl Guderian on Thu, 14 Aug 2003 02:16:19 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> what should be in a high school biology text?


jeremy hunsinger wrote:

> Texas is seemingly going to add intelligent design theory to their
> biology texts.  There is a growing internet backlash starting to this
> at http://www.petitiononline.com/textbook/
> 
> This is somewhat of a problem because publishers usually only make one
> national textbook in science, though many publishers compete for the
> market.  But the one that texas buys will over time influence the whole
> nation as it will provide a legitimate basis for whatever is in that
> text, including intelligent design.

True, but that could change quickly if the publicity is bad enough and
it becomes clear that Texas highschool credits will get you into an
American madrassah like Bob Jones University, but that's about it. Ask
Kansans.

Carl

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