Jessica Lahey's Atlantic piece,"Teaching: Just Like Performing Magic," underscores the importance of teachers capturing the romance and delight of the subjects that they teach in order to fire students' imaginations and keep them engaged in the classroom.
Evolution is real. Science is real. The issue I have with global warming is that it's cyclical. If you actually look at the history of the Earth you would see that the Earth goes through warming and cooling periods. There have been times on the Earth where it's hotter than now and humans didn't exist. Using science as a scare tactic is just as bad as using religion to curb other people's opinions.
"If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.
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