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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Creationists In South Korea Force Removal Of Evolution From High-School Textbooks

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/14/south-korea-to-remove-evolution_n_1594717.html?view=print&comm_ref=false

Creationists in South Korea won a campaign to remove evolution from high school textbooks.

According to Nature.com, a group called the Society for Textbook Revise mounted an effective petition drive and is claiming credit for the removal of the evolution "error" from student's textbooks in order to "correct" their understanding of the world.

South Korean publishers will soon be removing examples of evolution from many high-school textbooks. The decision was taken , after government officials sent the Society's petition to publishers, reports the New York Daily News...


GOOD - another example of how far behind we are in education and freedom

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