The theory of “intelligent design” holds that the universe and living beings are so complex that they must have been created by an “intelligent” force typically identified as a deity. Conservative Christian opponents of teaching evolution have advocated that “intelligent design” be taught as an alternative.
Perzanoski in a phone interview Tuesday dismissed the basis for the complaint.
“We categorically deny we were teaching anything about creationism,” he said, adding that many of the allegations “transpired from a discussion [Sullivan] had with the kids” during which they asked him about his personal beliefs.
Also: Superintendent Paul Perzanoski denied the ACLU’s allegation and said the 26-year veteran teacher was just responding to a question from a student who asked Sullivan about his personal beliefs.
In the progressive United States, personal beliefs can destroy a career of any kind. Vote for it, pay for it, suck it up. Don’t blame your Canadian news hound unless you need useless grief on top of that.
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