Saturday, July 04, 2009

Darwinists Fear Fred Flintstone and Barney & Friends

Children as young as five should be taught about evolution to prevent pupils mistaking Barney the Dinosaur and Fred Flintstone for scientific fact, an academic has claimed.

-- From "Young children 'should be taught evolution so they don't mistake Fred Flintstone for scientific fact'" By Laura Clark, London Daily Mail 7/4/09

The failure to teach primary school children scientific truth [sic] is playing into the hands of advocates of creationism - the belief that God created the world in six days, according to James Williams, lecturer in education at Sussex University.

He warned that creationists go to great lengths to influence primary children with comics, magazines and videos that mix scientific misconceptions with proper science.

'While creationists have a right to publish and voice their views, no matter how far from real science they may be, the science education community must respond by introducing evolution and the reality of how life developed and diversified much earlier in the curriculum to combat the establishment of creationist misconceptions.'

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Also read: Intelligentsia Fear Critique of Darwin in Texas Schools