Category History & Science Standards

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Freedom of Speech, Responsibility and Bloodshed

Freedom of speech comes with responsibility of what is said and whether or not it is true. Because of a biased movie (Innocence of Muslims), the world of Islam broke into flames, fanned by a Florida preacher and a former movie producer--neither gifted with languages nor knowledge of texts. Religion has always been the catalyst for wars, and religious leaders the butchers from the beginning of time to this day.Read More
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Creationism and science; Anthony Flew, Michele Bachmann and Zach Kopplin

Michele Bachmann voices skepticism on evolution and declares her support for Intelligent Design although the academic scientific community has long rejected this religion, including Anthony Flew (who many declared converted to Christianity, but who denies their claim).Read More
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Education in Perú, USA, the world, and why it is getting worse–and what can be done to change it

Education has become essential--to get a job--but learning a subject or gaining knowledge is of little interest to most people--because of bad teachers, bad books, and lazy students. Here is how to correct the problems.Read More
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Martin Luther, Adolf Hitler, Bob Vander Plaats and Iowa

Robert Vander Plaats of Iowa, with the support of pseudo-scientist Stephen Meyer of the Discovery Institute, seeks to destroy education in Iowa and follows the diktat of Martin Luther and Adolf Hitler in denying human rights and civil liberties. Evangelical extremists throughout Iowa have flocked to his cause to enshrine the Bible as the source of wisdom, to subordinate women in obedience to men, and has merged tactics with the Denver, IA KKK and neo-Nazis throughout the State of Iowa.Read More

3/4ths of USA Senate GOP Doesn’t Believe in Science

While the teaching of Darwin’s theory of evolution still raises the blood pressure of USA Tea Bag Party Republicans/GOP, climate warming is now the monster of the moment. “Science is bunk” most Tea Baggers brag; and 74% of the GOP in the US Senate concur (http://blog.thenewstribune.com/letters/2011/04/11/gop-is-against-using-science-to-solve-problems/ and http://www.alternet.org/story/150340/ and http://blogs.alternet.org/speakeasy/2010/10/10/how-did-an-entire-political-party-decide-to-reject-climate-change-science/ on the economics of climate change and geopolitics, see: http://www.nationaljournal.com/columns/political-connections/for-energy-the-price-is-not-right-20110317?mrefid=site_search)...

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Teaching Realities, a Study of English Education in Perú

A good teacher is a subject matter expert. The good teacher enables and assists students to learn and encourages the student to always question everything. Many students, however, believe that a good teacher gives them high marks, requires little reading, does not worry about poorly composed papers, and wants the student to love them, not become a true seeker after truth.Read More