It seems there's a goober in Kentucky sponsoring a bill to sneak Creationism into government school science classes.
This is just another example of how government schools (besides being based on theft and violence) are really terrible. The problem on display here is that they can't please everyone who 'helps' pay for them. Some tax payers are morons who want their taxes to pay for Creationism to be taught in science classes, and other tax payers (the rest of us) want Creationism left in comparative religion classes or other classes based on the study of fantasy.
Of course, both groups, as tax payers, have a legitimate beef (particularly since the tax payers pay under threat of violence rather than as the result of a voluntary contract). The problem is fundamentally insoluble in the context of government schools (though the constitutional separation of church and state does provide a sometimes useful tool). The only solution is the abolition of government schools (and the taxes associated with them), thus allowing individuals to choose educational options for their children that they deem appropriate and that they are paying for themselves (or through whatever voluntary assistance may emerge). In other words, the solution is to implement the libertarian (a.k.a. voluntaryist, a.k.a. market anarchist) ethic: do not aggress against others or their justly-acquired property.
And just to head off that tired refrain about how such a peaceful, free-market system would inevitably result in some kids (those who end up with an anti-evolution curriculum) being massively deficient in science education, I'll just say, yep, that's life. Other people make lots of choices for their kids that you probably don't agree with--it doesn't make theft and violence okay.
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