Intelligente Maßnahmen gegen "Intelligent Design"
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Religiöser Eifer hat erste - für Louisiana negative - Folgen:
Die Gesellschaft für integrative und vergleichende Biologie (Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology SICB) tagt nicht in Louisiana, weil der Gouverneur trotz dringlicher Bitten ein Gesetz hat 'durchgehen' lassen, das die Evolution in Frage stellt.
.. Pointing out that SICB had joined with the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) in urging Jindal to veto the legislation last year, Satterlie goes on to say that "The SICB leadership could not support New Orleans as our meeting venue because of the official position of the state in weakening science education and specifically attacking evolution in science curricula." Salt Lake City was chosen as the site of the 2011 meeting in light of the fact that "Utah, in contrast, passed a resolution that states that evolution is central to any science curriculum ..
.. After the Louisiana legislature passed the LA Science Education Act, a total of nine national scientific societies publicly called on Jindal to veto it. He ignored them, as well as everyone else who contacted him requesting that he veto the bill, choosing instead to help execute the agenda of the Louisiana Family Forum (LFF), the Religious Right organization on whose behalf Louisiana Sen. Ben Nevers introduced the bill and on whose behalf Jindal signed it. Jindal is a staunch ally of the LFF. The citizens of Louisiana, whose educational well-being the governor claims to be so concerned about, are now paying the price--literally--for his loyalty to his conservative Christian base ..
Man sollte einmal darüber nachdenken, welche Möglichkeiten es hierzulande gibt Verantwortlichen für bestimmte Entwicklungen " .. with our feet and wallets .. " zu zeigen, was wir von ihren Entscheidungen halten:
Da könnte man mit den selbstgerechten "Daten-Schnüfflern" anfangen ....