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Creationism in India
« on: January 22, 2018, 05:32:01 PM »
India’s education minister assails evolutionary theory, calls for curricula overhaul

A new front has opened in the war on science in India. On Friday, India’s minister for higher education, Satyapal Singh, took aim at the theory of evolution. Calling himself “a responsible man of science,” Singh, a chemist, suggested that Darwin’s theory is “scientifically wrong” and “needs to change” in school and university curricula. In remarks on the sidelines of a conference in Aurangabad, in central India, Singh further noted that “nobody, including our ancestors, in written or oral, have said they saw an ape turning into a man.”...
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Re: Creationism in India
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2018, 05:50:54 PM »
Oddly, I'm not as bothered by the fact that he's a creationist but that he uses that strawman portrayal of evolution.
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