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Friday, August 19, 2005

 

I believe in the Flying Spaghetti Monster

Here's the best idea yet for fighting the religious fruitcakes who want to teach creationism in school science classes.

Parents in Kansas are combating the pressure for 'Intelligent Design' with this
open letter to the Kansas School Board. They are demanding that their belief in the Flying Spaghetti Monster is given equal recognition.

They have some strong arguments.

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Who can resist their demands for a more balanced teaching of science?

I think we can all look forward to the time when these three theories are given equal time in our science classrooms across the country, and eventually the world; One third time for Intelligent Design, one third time for Flying Spaghetti Monsterism, and one third time for logical conjecture based on overwhelming observable evidence.
Well, what's wrong? Liberals believe in 'choice', don't they?

Meanwhile, read this latest news report from Kansas.

Comments:
It's easy to laugh at now, but that Flying Spagetti Monster is clearly Great Cthulhu in another guise.

Pray you get eaten first.
 
It gets worse. Political Wire reports that 38% of Americans want the teaching of Creationism in schools instead of Evolution.
 
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