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Even people with advanced degrees can be lacking in common sense.

Take, for example, Dr. Daniel Iracki.

Despite being a doctor, and probably well-versed in conditions that are the result of evolution, like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus , he insisted on fighting against the International Baccalaureate program in the Upper St. Clair schools while a member of their school board, claiming it "..violates Judeo-Christian values, is anti-American and has ties to Marxism."

Fortunately for the students and parents, he resigned from the school board today. Of course, he had to give a parting shot, saying that the decision to keep the program shows a bias of reason over faith.

I would rather have a doctor treating me have a bias of reason over faith than the opposite. I would rather have a doctor treating my condition with drugs, surgery, therapy, or lifestyle modification than tell me I'm not praying hard enough. But that's just me - I tend to think my physical ailments are because of infection, mechanical breakdown, or chemical imbalance, not that I'm possessed by demons or cursed by deities.

Oh, and evolution has been proven in peer-reviewed studies that can be duplicated. Repeat, evolution has been proven. End of story.

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