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look back and see what holds up and what fades away. It the mean time many more
people (not enough) are teaching art who "do it" and have a certain but shaky
of the field they try to teach. It's a shame that more people who are
"teaching" math and
science don't really "do it" and really don't have too much of a firm grasp of
they are suppose to inspire kids with. I know I'm generalizing, but there is
much truth in
my poorly worded argument here. Students seem surprised that I paint, exhibit,
even sell my art.
They are more amazed to find out that I know and am friends with real artists.
I tell them
that their math teachers get together with other math types and work on chaos
the weekends. I tell them that their science teachers are doing secret research
also, Some are!
I only wish there was more truth in my fabrications. Since I tell them I use
ear wax on my
mustache, what are they to believe anyway.
Woody in KC
> I guess I am at the tail end of a discussion..so I am beating the dead horse.
> I don't claim to be a scientist..but I happen to find myself in the company
> of scientists all the time.
> If you really do talk with scientists, you would be amazed at how many do not
> believe in the theory of evolution. What they will tell you is that the big
> issue is
> "transitional forms".There aren't any......The fossil record does not support
> it. Some scientists have found record of changes in colors of a speices but
> not changes into another form. This is just one example. SInce I am not a
> scientist...I will not debate it....But to say that you are an unthinking
> person if you don't take hold of Darwin...is just hogwash.
> As you get to know the science community...you will be a bit skeptical of
> what research shows:...whatever...most just have a theory that they want to
> prove and go about finding a way to get funding to support themselves in it.
> If you wait long enough someone else will disproove it. The only reason
> Darwin has been able to cling so long to it...is because it has been made
> into a religious issue.
This E-mail message is from Artist/Teacher Woody Duncan Rosedale Middle School in Kansas City, Kansas the new URL for school is http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/user04 to see my beautiful grandkids Tim, Tess and Tiff click on http://www.taospaint.com/NineMonths.html to see my students working in the RMSartSTUDIO click on http://kancrn.kckps.k12.ks.us/user04/art.self.htm to contact me via E-mail click on wduncan better yet visit my Web Site at http://www.taospaint.com