Killer of 3 UNC-Chapel Hill Muslim Students Was Hardcore Anti-Religion Atheist Progressive
Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, has been charged in the execution-style murder of newlyweds, bride’s sister.
… if you want to deny evolution and live in your world, in your world that’s completely inconsistent with everything we observe in the universe, that’s fine, but don’t make your kids do it because we need them. We need scientifically literate voters and taxpayers for the future. We need people that can — we need engineers that can build stuff, solve problems.
Quote can be found at ABC News (Hicks’ chosen page format doesn’t let me copy paste.)
No, this isn’t Bill Nye’s fault, of course! But to judge from other massacres, such as the Norway terrorist Anders Breivik (self-described Darwinian), the Finnish school shooter (instrument of natural selection), and the Columbine murderers (acting on Darwinian principles), there is a pattern.
A pattern often denied. See, for example: Jerry Coyne’s Statements Turn Out To Be Uninformed Blithering.
It is not theories about evolution as such that cause this type of thing, but theories about Darwinian evolution in particular. The notion of survival of the fittest and all that …
Creepily, another post, second below (January 27, 7:10) reads,
People say nothing can solve the Middle East problem. Not mediation, not arms, not financial aid. I say there is something. Atheism.~Jr Grover
Well, Hicks is a man who acted on his beliefs, we can sure say that for him.
Stop all teaching of Darwinism in the schools now.
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