16 Apr '11, 3pm

TennesseeLegislator:EinsteinWouldHaveSupportedCreationism[VIDEO]:

TennesseeLegislator:EinsteinWouldHaveSupportedCreationism[VIDEO]:

Albert Einstein was a lot of things. But most importantly, he was a scientist. And as a scientist, the idea that he would want creationism taught in schools is laughable. But that didn't stop a Tennessee Representative from declaring that Einstein would support their new "science" curriculum. In fact, according to Think Progress , Rep. Frank Nicely provided some lovely quotes from the great thinker to support him on the floor. I think that if there’s one thing that everyone in this room could agree on, that would be that Albert Einstein was a critical thinker. He was a scientist. I think that we probably could agree that Albert Einstein was smarter than any of our science teachers in our high schools or colleges. And Albert Einstein said that a little knowledge would turn your head toward atheism, while a broader knowledge would turn your head toward Christianity . The pro...

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