Be afraid, be very afraid

Because Texas is a gigantic state, and has an enormous amount of sway over the character and quality of our nation’s textbooks:

Nye was in town to participate in McLennan Community College’s Distinguished Lecture Series. He gave two lectures on such unfunny and adult topics as global warming, Mars exploration, and energy consumption.

But nothing got people as riled as when he brought up Genesis 1:16, which reads: “God made two great lights — the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars.”

The lesser light, he pointed out, is not a light at all, but only a reflector.

At this point, several people in the audience stormed out in fury. One woman yelled “We believe in God!” and left with three children…

 

When the effects of climate change are obvious (even more readily obvious than they are now), this woman will claim it’s a punishment from God for allowing gay marriage and abortion. 

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~ by kroveechernila on May 20, 2013.

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