Christian group claims dinosaurs are a lie, wants them extinct from schools

Not sure if we should invoke Poe’s Law or not on this one:

A parent, who’s part of a group that believes dinosaurs are one big lie, is getting international attention after making an angry post on a parenting site.

The writer starts the rant with, “I am getting sick and tired of dinosaurs being forced on our children.”

The page long diatribe against dinosaurs on the popular parenting site mumsnet.com quickly set off a flurry of mockery and went viral, the Mirror reports.

The writer thinks the scientific evidence for dinosaurs is scant and also claims they set a bad example for children. The writer illustrates the point with an anecdote:

“At my children’s school, several children were left in tears after one of their classmates (who had evidently been exposed to dinosaurs) became bestially-minded and ran around the classroom roaring and pretending to be a dinosaur. Then he bit three children on the face.”

The writer even opposes toy dinosaurs:

“Recently my sister foolishly gave my two youngest some dinosaur toys for Christmas. After telling her to get out of my house, I burnt the dinosaurs. My children were delighted because they know that dinosaurs are evil. I am fortunate that my family has been very supportive, and has disowned my children’s former aunt.”

The writer is part of a Facebook group called “Christians Against Dinosaurs” which has nearly 4,000 members. While its unclear if the group is satirical or serious, they do claim to be working to remove dinosaurs from school curriculums.

3 Comments

  1. Do these people really believe there is a mass conspiracy to pretend that dinosaurs existed? What would be the reason to fake fossils inside of rock, and how could that actually be done? And how does one convince themselves that all scientific proof is false?

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