Bill Nye, Science Guy, has a message for parents who ascribe to creationism. You are free to believe what you want, but don’t inflict your beliefs on your children. According to Nye, such indoctrination will only hinder kids’ capacity to learn science and compete for the increasing number of science-based jobs that are sure to be part of our future economy. Nye’s comments aren’t going to win many admirers among conservatives and fundamentalists, but they reflect an interesting tactic: think of the children!
Here’s Nye’s video message. The bow tie adds that extra bit of gravitas.