Saturday, October 14, 2006
Warsaw, Poland (AFP) - Poland's deputy education minister called for the influential evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin not to be taught in the country's schools, branding them 'lies.'
'The theory of evolution is a lie, an error that we have legalised as a common truth,' Miroslaw Orzechowski, the deputy minister in the country's right-wing coalition government, was quoted as saying by the Gazeta Wyborcza daily Saturday.
Orzechowski said the theory was 'a feeble idea of an aged non-believer,' who had come up with it 'perhaps because he was a vegetarian and lacked fire inside him.'
The evolution theory of the 19th-century British naturalist holds that existing animals and plants are the result of natural selection which eliminated inferior species gradually over time. This conflicts with the 'creationist' theory that God created all life on the planet in a finite number. [Science, Creationism]
Continued at "Keep Darwin's 'lies' out of Polish schools: education official"
Also carried by India's Daily News and Analysis (DNA): "Keep Darwin's 'lies' out of schools: Polish official"
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Just for your info the deputy holds this position because of a coalition that had to be made with a retard party LPR (which gets below 5% in national voting). Yet they had to give LPR some positions and you have one of those idiots of LPR in action.
Democracy is so f**cked up. You vote for one party yet still the government may end up as a 3parties-in-1 coalition just the way it is now in Poland.
And believe me nobody is happy about it. In fact we have demonstrations against those guys from LPR once every week or so.
Am so pi_s_sed off.
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