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riVeRraT
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Message 31 of 43 (363739)
11-14-2006 11:51 AM
Reply to: Message 2 by RAZD
11-06-2006 8:39 PM


if you meet somebody who claims not to believe in evolution,

Funny, he chose the word "believe".


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riVeRraT
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Message 32 of 43 (363741)
11-14-2006 12:06 PM
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11-06-2006 4:48 PM


"It's not how fast you go, but how well you go fast"
-unkown-

John 8:32
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

"AAAAH your sister's crack!"
-my Dad when he was mad-

"Live long and Prosper"
-Spock-

"Flying low is one of those things you have to do when you land"
-Ted Stryker, Airplane 2-

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
-Einstein-


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IrishRockhound
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Message 33 of 43 (363801)
11-14-2006 4:48 PM


"Those who fear the darkness have never seen what the light can do."
Anon.

"Sunday morning, April Fourth
Shot rings out, in the Memphis sky
Free at last, they took your life
They could not take your pride."
-Pride, by U2

"Never in the field of human conflict has so much been owed by so many to so few."
Winston Churchill

"You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'"
George Bernard Shaw

"When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it – always."
Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)


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Message 34 of 43 (363805)
11-14-2006 6:08 PM
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11-14-2006 4:48 PM


Hey, Rockhound!! Long time no have seen!!
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Nighttrain
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Message 35 of 43 (363856)
11-15-2006 5:28 AM


JAD
'Bring it on'--John A. Davison :-p
    
RAZD
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Message 36 of 43 (363965)
11-15-2006 6:23 PM
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11-14-2006 11:51 AM


off topic ...
Funny, he chose the word "believe".

Is it? Consider the way that statement is almost 100% stated:

quote:
if you meet somebody who claims "not to believe in evolution,"

... it makes perfect sense. You can even visualize the "hand quotes" when he says it.

Nobody claims to "not understand evolution" .... eh? Yet that is what they commonly show.

But this topic is not about what the quotes say, just what your favorites are.

Enjoy.


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RAZD
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Message 37 of 43 (363967)
11-15-2006 6:27 PM
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11-14-2006 12:06 PM


"Flying low is one of those things you have to do when you land"
-Ted Stryker, Airplane 2-

(paraphrased) "The trick with flying is to miss the ground" Douglas Adams, Hitchhicker (#3?)

http://www.extremelysmart.com/humor/howtofly.php

quote:
There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Pick a nice day, [The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy] suggests, and try it.

Edited by RAZD, : added link


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riVeRraT
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Message 38 of 43 (364216)
11-16-2006 9:43 PM
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11-15-2006 6:27 PM


(from memory)

It takes the right set of circumstances, like seeing your lost luggage on an alien planet after the earth was destroyed, just as your falling.

One of my favortie parts of that book, I read it 25 years ago.


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Minnemooseus
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Message 39 of 43 (378287)
01-20-2007 2:29 AM


Insults With Class
From "Farm Show" newpaper:

"I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." - Clarence Darrow

"Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it." - Moses Hadas

"He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know." - Abraham Lincoln

"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it." - Mark Twain

And one other from my memory (general purpose job recommendation):

"After you get to know George, you will think as much of him as I do." - Unknown source

Also:

"His departure left a much needed void." - Unknown source

Moose


Professor, geology, Whatsamatta U
Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.

"Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will piss on your computer." - Bruce Graham

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"I know a little about a lot of things, and a lot about a few things, but I'm highly ignorant about everything." - Moose


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Archer Opteryx
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Message 40 of 43 (378293)
01-20-2007 3:51 AM
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01-20-2007 2:29 AM


Re: Insults With Class
"After you get to know George, you will think as much of him as I do."
- Unknown source

'I cannot say enough good things about this person.'

___


Archer

All species are transitional.


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Thugpreacha
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Message 41 of 43 (378304)
01-20-2007 6:11 AM
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01-20-2007 2:29 AM


Re: Insults With Class
Minnemooseus writes:

"He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know." - Abraham Lincoln

This quote is so accurate it scares me! :eek:
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Doddy
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Message 42 of 43 (379596)
01-24-2007 7:46 PM


"After your death you will be what you were before your birth."-Arthur Schopenhauer

"Man can do what he wills but he cannot will what he wills." -Arthur Schopenhauer (""Man can indeed do what he wants, but he cannot want what he wants" as paraphrased by Albert Einstein)

Edited by Doddy Curumehtar, : added Einstein's paraphrase


    
JustinC
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Message 43 of 43 (379621)
01-24-2007 9:05 PM


"Besides offering an intellectual satisfaction to some, the advertising of such evidence would of course amount to beating a dead horse. Some beating of dead horses may be ethical, when here and there they display unexpected twitches that look like life."

-Emile Zuckerkandl and Linus Pauling, referring to the convergence of molecular and phenetic phylogenetic trees

"Another trip from hell, through hell, to hell"
-friend referring to commute to Pitt

Edited by JustinC, : No reason given.


    
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