qorkfiend: Fluorescent Testicle: OneTimed: I think it's more important that our politicians are scientifically literate, not necessarily scientists.I would be happy with one simple yes-or-no question."Do you believe in evolution?"If they answer "No," they're either forced to take a high school science class or banned from politics for life.I don't think it should be "believe". A better question might be "Do you understand the scientific basis and reasoning behind the theory of evolution?"
Fluorescent Testicle: lousyskater: As a Wind Turbine Technician, this one really rustled my jimmies.gulogulo: Yeah, well, trying being an ecologist. ... In my field, most laypeople are convinced they know better than the scientists studying it. See: climate change, deforestation, fragmentation, invasive species, cats.My degree was in palaeontology. Imagine how I feel about creationism. :P
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