Evolution In Our Schools

American Voiceseducation ISSUE 35•30 Aug 25, 1999

On Aug. 11 the Kansas Board of Education approved new science standards which de-emphasize the teaching of evolution. What do you think of this controversial decision?

  • “What? You've got to be kidding me! Kansas has schools?”

    William J. Rubin –
    Robotics Technician

  • “I don't want my kids learning none of that 'devilution' or about, um, the... 'sin bang.' Give me a minute. I can do better.”

    Annie Kaplan –
    Real Estate Agent

  • “Evolution? I know it's true from personal experience. I used to be a butterfly.”

    Julia Snyder-Barnes –
    Typesetter

  • “Listen here. My ancestors weren't no monkey-fuckers.”

    Marty LaFarge –
    Flooring Installer

  • “As a Kansan, I just ask myself, 'WWJD?' I figure he'd want to wear white button-up shirts, drink beer, cheer the Jayhawks, and set education in this state back about 100 years.”

    Stan Crouse –
    Appliance Repairer

  • “I choose to believe in the unambiguous facts yielded by astronomy, geology, paleontology, history and common sense. Forgive me,
    Jesus.”

    Paul Bromfield –
    Systems Analyst

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