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Author Topic: Western Civ class becomes Bible Lesson -- WWYD  (Read 4954 times)
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« Reply #14: June 13, 2008, 08:46:18 pm »

What he DID with it is. When a student presents "pop scholarship" to me as if HE knows better than *I* do because while I only have a doctoral degree, he's in his first semester of college and read some mass-market books on trendy alternatheories that weren't published in academic texts because they're not supportable, I take that as either hugely entertaining or wildly antagonistic (depending on my mood, the student's presentation, the level of crazy involved, and the number of times I've heard it presented). To me, your summary of what you presented sounds no different than students who get up in my face about how "it's PROVEN!" that evolution is false. It primarily signals that they're indoctrinated and uneducated.

Which is not to say that you're indoctrinated or uneducated necessarily, but that you are at the BEGINNING of your education, and it's clear from the statements you make here that your knowledge of the topic at hand is incomplete.

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