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May 25, 2023

Hayley recaps a trial that attempted to convict a science teacher for teaching science- no, really. John Thomas Scopes was prosecuted by the state of Tennessee for teaching that humans evolved from “monkeys,” and not even American monkeys! Then, Kat explains how scientist John Calhoun attempted to answer the unknowns of human overpopulation using mice. Spoiler alert: societal structures crumble and the mice succumb to degeneracy. Maybe humans would do things differently?

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