Talk:Teach the controversy

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This should probably be merged with Teach the Controversy, but I'm too lazy to do it and we don't have a Template:Merge. Dreaded Walrus t c 00:00, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

See template:dup & RationalWiki:Duplicate articles. ΨΣΔξΣΓΩΙÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 00:15, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
Ah excellent, thanks. Placed them on the articles. Dreaded Walrus t c 00:49, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

From duplicate article's takling page[edit]

I know we have an article on "psuedo science" but for the life of me I can't find what we called it. Sorry to leave that red link. I'll work on "grass roots" later, cause i think that's another useful link.--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form. V.Nabokov» 11:25, 5 March 2009 (EST)

nm. & thanks L.--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form. V.Nabokov» 11:26, 5 March 2009 (EST)


A "religionist" is a religious fanatic, or someone who promotes an expanded role for religion in society. I put the word in to replace "Christian" because there are also creationists of other religions (e.g., Islam). Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 11:30, 5 March 2009 (EST)

other controversies[edit]

I don't know how to work this in , or if it even belongs, but there are other classes which, if the "controversies" were taught, would make the whole of education look ridiculous:

Ancient History: Erich von Daniken's ancient astronauts, and Graham Hancock's underwater cities. Marijas Gimbutas. Recent history: JFK conspiracies, David Icke, Chemistry: Alchemy Astronomy: Immanuel Velikovsky - whaddayamean, who? Physics: perpetual motion, free energy, Hutchison effect etc Biology: Rupert Sheldrake's "morphic fields"

...but of course, none of these support Christianity.

There are probably more but this'll do to get my point across. teach the controversies! Totnesmartin 12:15, 5 March 2009 (EST)

This reminds me of some dialogue in Blackadder II:
  • "I was under the impression that it was common maritime practice for a ship to have a crew."
  • "Opinion is divided on the subject."
  • "Oh?"
  • "All the other captains say it is; I say it isn't."
Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 12:20, 5 March 2009 (EST)
Know this is an old discussion, but not sure how or if I can work this in. There is a 'controversy' that would piss off fundamentalist Christians that some other religionists promote. It looks like a joke but I know some people use it in a serious manner. Arachne1988 (talk) 09:53, 8 December 2014 (UTC)


Teach the controversy should probably be merged into this, but I'm too lazy to do it and we don't have a Template:Merge. Dreaded Walrus t c 00:00, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

Constitutional Violations[edit]

Should we talk about the violation of the Establishment Clause if Teaching the Controversy was implemented? Or is that too obvious? --TheGreenWarrior (talk) 21:14, 22 October 2015 (UTC)


I think it would be useful to add more comparisons (aside from the pi example) to other issues. For example, it would be ridiculous to teach that the Holocaust never happened in public school, it would be ridiculous to teach the Lost Cause of the South as anything more than an incorrect hypothesis, and it would definitely be wrong to teach that some people believe that immigration is used to cause a genocide against white people. Kentuckyball (talk) 03:24, 26 October 2015 (UTC)


Biological Evolution in Canadian Science Curricula. FuzzyCatPotato!™ (talk/stalk) 00:27, 3 December 2015 (UTC)

Teach the errors![edit]


Evolution of the controversy[edit]

The evolution of antievolution policies after Kitzmiller v. Dover FuzzyCatPotato!™ (talk/stalk) 00:04, 16 January 2016 (UTC)