First They Take Out Evolution

From today’s Times, a very scary story. Teaching creationism in Dover, PA public schools can be challenged in court. The chilling of science education elsewhere, though, is far more insidious. And what’s worse, it’s not just the teaching of evolution that’s under attack, it’s the entire scientific enterprise.

[S]criptural literalists are moving beyond evolution to challenge the teaching of geology and physics on issues like the age of the earth and the origin of the universe.