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Sagan Day, creationism in Scotland, guns on campus, and more: Required Readings 11.09.14

Happy Carl Sagan Day,¬†which has developed into a time to pay special attention and homage to critical thinking, science communication, curiosity, and skepticism. In other words, all of the things we love at School of Doubt. Sagan would have turned 80 years old today. On Tuesday, November 11, the Scottish …

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Scottish Independence Part 2: Interview With a Pro-Independence Teacher

After last week’s basic introduction to the rapidly-approaching Scottish independence referendum, I’d now like to offer the first of two posts to examine both sides of the issue from an educational viewpoint. I interviewed two high school teachers, one of whom will be voting Yes and one of whom will …

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CultureEducationGovernment

Scottish Independence Part 1: The How and the Why

In place of today’s expected Required Readings, I’d like to offer the first of a series of four articles about the forthcoming Scottish independence referendum.   On September 18th, the people of Scotland will vote to determine whether their country remains as part of the United Kingdom or becomes a …

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Required Readings, 6 October 2013

If you have a chaplain in school teaching creationism and you kick him out, and the new one does the same thing, what’s the next logical step? Get teachers, not chaplains. Good morning everyone, have a nice day and enjoy your reading! Kansas officials stand by new science standards – …

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