Bill Nye the Science Guy spoke out this week against parents who teach their children creationism.
In a video that appeared on the website Big Think, Nye said that denial of evolution was unique in the United States and that teaching creationism holds the country back.
"Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science, in all of biology," said Nye in the video.
"It's analagous to trying to do geology without believing in tectonic plates."
"You’re just not going to get the right answer. Your whole world is just going to be a mystery instead of an exciting place,” he added.
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