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Glasgow Council elections; my questions to the parties, and addresses

Here are my questions. I will post the answers in due course.

All parties: I would like Glasgow City ***’s views on the following questions: 268 more words

Creationism

Last February, on my way to minister in Australia, I spent 13 hours on the plane beside a Professor of Evolution.

A week later, while touring an Australian wildlife sanctuary on one of my days off, I met the author of a book disproving evolution. 1,041 more words

New classroom setup and projects

Still living the privilege of working with fine professionals who are also amiable and fun, and serving students particularly willing to learn and unusually respectful to us and one another. 930 more words

Education

Faith and Science

I had to decompress today with a few colleagues, after the two strange biology classes I had. Same students, attentive and courteous, but we approached, a little too close for comfort, the idea that humans and chimps could be related. 1,492 more words

Teaching

But I didn't ask them, Do chimps have souls?

I’m still on the fence about whether I could be content teaching at this school for the long term. Still not sure if helping open up a certain percentage of minds to valuing scientific methods and evidenced based conclusions is important enough, compared to maybe working with marginalized students. 526 more words

Education