error: no access because high school students can’t learn about evolution, or they might get bad thoughts.

I was reading Pharyngula while I had some down time in school today. I tried clicking on this link, only to discover:

Basically Sarkar’s piece is a level-headed refute of attacks on evolution (Expelled). A quick look through the comments didn’t reveal anything hugely inflammatory. So why the block? Oh, that’s right. We’re corrupting our children through scientific thought. Gee. Evolution = “Political Extreme/Hate/Discrimination.” Not like, the KKK or anything (all last year, the KKK website was left unblocked, and also for the vast majority of this school year, as well).

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One response to “error: no access because high school students can’t learn about evolution, or they might get bad thoughts.

  1. Maybe it’s because Jewcy is pro-Israel (example). But it’s not militant: it has pretty liberal politics, and it’s supposed to appeal to reform and orthodox Jews alike. The commenters appear to be more extreme than the writers themselves.

    You should see if a similar site that is pro-Palestine is also censored.

    Administrators: “Maybe if we block a whole bunch of websites, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will cease to exist!”

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