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The BBC are amazing.

hardison- not the average geek
So... the BBC shows a drama series called "Waterloo Road", about a struggling British comprehensive school.

A recent storyline involved the school receiving funding from a local businessman, who proceeds to bring in an American fundamentalist. They try to force the school to teach creationism and hold daily prayer meetings.

The most recent episode just featured the (atheist) deputy head of the school explaining precisely what is wrong with creationism to a roomful of students, and the (also atheist) headteacher finally making sure that the school stays free of creationist lies.

Overall score: School 2, Creationist 0.

I know it seems inconsequential, but I'm just so happy that, finally, someone has started to show that fundamentalism is a threat here too, not just in America.

Namaste,

Nicole.

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