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Tuesday, December 23, 2003
One Shopping Day Left to Stunt Your Child's Mental Capacity
Through the good offices of Theresa Nielsen over at Making Light I learned that the National Review has a book service that features such find books as:
So I meandered over at looked up their other science selections.
Lessee. Since all of this is under homeschooling, I guess this makes the parents responsible for making sure the kids get the most out of them. There are four sets of books which purport to refute evolution, thus guaranteeing the child a career that can not include biology, or any sane application of the scientific method. There's also a set that covers weather and the bible and science and the bible.
Then there's The Astronomy Book, whose blurb burbles:
One wonders about the author's grasp of cosmology, given his need to reassure possible purchasers that no description of biological processes makes it into his astronomy book.
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