Glenn Beck defends creationism on air
Just caught a glimpse of it today. Glenn Beck was speaking to a room full of guests and "college conservatives" - basically it was just a pity party for a bunch of wealthy, elitist, preppy kids who sat around whining about how "persecuted" they are for (gasp) having to learn about evolution, not being told that homosexuality is an abomination because the Bible says so, not being able to use WorldNetDaily as a source in a research paper - you get the idea. It could have passed as a comedy routine.
Some college-age Valley girl started whining that her professor told her that young earth creationism is a ridiculous theory (which it is, for obvious reasons) and was "afraid" of making a poor grade for expressing support of creationism in her papers. In other words, she was too busy in between banging the campus jocks, watching American Idol, and praying to Jesus, to actually read her study materials and learn basic facts about evolution that she would have learned in junior high if she hadn't spent her weekends drinking and getting laid at her church retreats. As a result of having no knowledge of the subject, she decides to just bitch about "religious persecution" and whine about how big a bully her professor is just for telling her the truth - isn't that what her parents are sending her to college for anyway - to learn facts? And if they're not, and they want her to live in a closed-off religious cult environment where she won't be confronted by the truth, then they're free to send her to Liberty University. I doubt if I went to Liberty University and started stating that evolution is true, that I would last long there before getting expelled - yes expelled. Maybe I should do that, then go on some liberal talk show and whine about how discriminated atheist college kids are by these "bully professors" at religious universities. I still think it's funny that Christians whine about "persecution" in non-religious, when enough censorship and bullying goes on at religious schools across the US to give Stalin a boner. Christians only have a problem with persecution and censorship when they aren't the ones doing it.
But anyway, Glenn Beck took her side, but he used the argument saying basically that "the Big Bang may be true but it had to have had a cause, therefore creationism is a valid view". So Glenn basically attempted to both agree with the Valley girl, and obfuscate the meaning of creationism at the same time. He tried to pretend that creationism and ID is just "a belief in God", and that the whole creationism vs. evolution "controversy" is just a battle between atheists and Christians. No Glen, creationism has nothing to do with a belief in God, anymore than the "theory" that lighting storms are caused by Zeus does. Most Christians in the US believe in evolution, and most scientists believe in a god despite evolution being universally accepted as scientific fact. Evolution and the Big Bang theory just explain how the universe developed from the earliest tracible condition. They don't explain "why it's here" and they aren't supposed to. You are a lying moron.
All I can say is thank God this loser is going off the air, he's not no integrity at all. He accuses professors of "bullying" and being part of some "Marxist conspiracy", but he 's actually the one doing it. The professors are treating everyone the same (students get good grades if they give good answers, they get bad grades if they get bad answers). Glenn on the other hand is trying to bully professors into giving his fanbois special treatment - he thinks that these people's false views should be treated as valid just because he agrees with them, while people with equally stupid views (ex. Geocentrists) should not receive special treatment, just because he doesn't agree with them.
Glenn demands that people who are too lazy to actually study in college or acknowledge that the truth conflicts with their false worldview receive special treatment just because of their moronic quasi-religious views (now if a Hindu demanded that the mythologies of the Hindu gods be taught alongside evolution, or a Scientologist demanded that the story of Xenu be taught as an "alternative", I don't think Glenn would be very supportive). He's basically demanding Affirmative Action for stupid people - and only for the stupid people who hold his own stupid views. He's a piece of shit.
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