Photo credit: Ken Ham/Facebook
By Rachel Ford
It’s no secret that Answers in Genesis’ Ken Ham has issues with reality. His decades-long war on it is proof enough of that. But in a Facebook post yesterday, he took that animosity to new depths, describing reality-based science lessons as a form of child abuse.
Intellectual child abuse: when kids are taught they’re just animals in an evolutionary process. This morning I taught kids the creation/gospel message!
The young people today in Alabama learned they’re not made in the image of an ape — they’re created in the image of God.
The post accompanied an image of Ham speaking to “1,000 kids grades K-6” about Creationism. The irony, of course, is that Ham thinks it’s abusive to reference the facts of humanity’s evolutionary history because he claims we’re not “just animals”… but teaching children that they’re inherently flawed and deserving of ever-lasting torture is totally fine with him.
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