Hello there!I hope this is the right place to ask this..I've noticed that the optional google translation has been implemented in this website. I suppose it can be useful but the pop-up bar at the…Continue
"Some details, if you are interested:
Angelo Balducci was the president of the council for public works, the body within the italian government which decides on legislations, tenders, safety certifications, etc.
He is accused (along with other people…"
"I support her, but she should know better as a teacher then to post anything on facebook, it's a public forum. Facebook is not the college age niche it used to be. There are teenagers through retirees on there."
"I have not read her postings on FB, so can't comment on that, but I believe that the classroom is not the place to be singing or reading about religion, unless it is part of the Curriculum. That certainly IS NOT what I want my tax dollars to be…"
"Doesn't really sound like an 'Abstinence Only" program to me.
One description of the study said "It did not take a moralistic tone ... the sessions encouraged children to delay sex until they are ready, not necessarily until…"
"I do not think that is a very large group. 662 students so that is only 331 per group. Very small numbers for a study like this to be done. And what is more important than the fact that 67% of the students 'delayed' sexual activity is that…"
"eheh, no. Apparently, in the following two years, 33% of the kids in the abstinence-only program started having sex vs. 52% in the safe-sex program (and 42% of the control group)
(or something along those lines - I'm quoting from memory)"
I just saw this on the Washington Post. Good news for the other side, I guess.The sample size seems decent, even if I don't understand why they used only african-american students. Maybe someone with some more statistical expertise than me can comment.See More
"You are welcome :)
If you are interested in the legal aspect of the whole thing and have a hour or so to spare, at richarddawkins.net there's an interesting video of a lecture by Eugenie Scott, going over KvD and the precedents linky, in…"
"I hope you are wrong about the gravy train. It wouldn't help my already shaky faith on the human species that people should follow him again (not because he's a gay meth-head, mind you, but because he's a colossal hypocrite).
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