To many conservatives, almost everything is a secret liberal plot: from fluoride in the water to medicare reimbursements for end-of-life planning with your doctor to efforts to teach evolution in schools. But Conservapedia founder and Eagle Forum University instructor Andy Schlafly -- Phyllis Schlafly's son -- has found one more liberal plot: the theory of relativity.And TPM concludes:
Why does Andy Schlafly hate the theory of relativity? We're pretty sure it's because he's decided it doesn't square with the Bible.One reason they're sure? Schafly gives this reason (among others):
9. The action-at-a-distance by Jesus, described in John 4:46-54.Huh - The Bible is being used to undermine a fundamental scientific theory.
I mean, when has that ever happened before?
So the sun stood still,If taken literally, it proves the Sun moves around the Earth and so therefore the Sun cannot be at the center of the Universe - the Earth (obviously) is. The Earth, the Bible teaches, is immobile.
and the moon stopped,
till the nation avenged itself on [a] its enemies,
as it is written in the Book of Jashar.
The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day.
And yet, it moves.
Just when you thought teh crazie on the right couldn't get any crazier, it does.