Deep Denial

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Scientist and children’s television personality Bill Nye, in a newly released online video, panned biblical creationism and implored American parents who reject the scientific theory of evolution not to teach their beliefs to their youngsters.

“I say to the grownups, ‘If you want to deny evolution and live in your world that’s completely inconsistent with everything we’ve observed in the universe that’s fine. But don’t make your kids do it,’” said Nye, best known as host of the educational TV series “Bill Nye the Science Guy.”

Which is why the Astas will not step into a church, attend any religious ceremonies or otherwise engage in or with religiosity until the reach the “Age of Reason.” 1 2

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  1. Said age traditionally being in the 10-12 range. My personal rule of thumb is when they come tell me that Santa and the the Easter Bunny and are not true and why did we tell them that crap anyway, then they can attend church now and again with their insane grandparents.
  2. The answer , of course, is as a canary-in-the-coal-mine marker.

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