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shalamabobbi
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Message 181 of 540 (504353)
03-27-2009 2:06 PM


Some gems from the evo fairytale forum..
Some gems of critical thought about radiometric dating from the evolution fairytale forum..

I find it ironic in the extreme that "half life" is a statistical calculation.

What's happening is something unknown is causing atoms to decay. Could be tiny coins are tossed in there, or tiny dice rolled. From the outside we don't know how often the coin is tossed or the die rolled. All that can be seen is the end result: every so often an atom decays.

Because it's unknown, it's categorized as random.

And my favorite one of all..

The 'half-life' is also an arbitrary abstraction. One could calculate a "quarter-life" or "tenth-life" or "hundred thousanth-life". I'm not aware of any law of nature designating the half as magically superior to other fractions.

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Message 182 of 540 (504367)
03-27-2009 6:04 PM
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03-27-2009 2:06 PM


Re: Some gems from the evo fairytale forum..
I'm registered over there as well. The place raises the hairs on the back of my neck.

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shalamabobbi
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Message 183 of 540 (504376)
03-27-2009 6:54 PM
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03-27-2009 6:04 PM


Re: Some gems from the evo fairytale forum..
I just tried to pull up the forum and I can't get a connection. I registered with the same name there but haven't posted anything. I wonder if I was banned because of this post? That would be too funny.

De Skudd is an analog of Dr. Zeus and is a bit comical. Only Fred Williams affects me the way you describe. Pretty creepy thought processes going on there.

Well here is a link for the enlightenment of Lucy the Ape - perhaps a friend of Dr. Zeus?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTHiIwxcexI&feature=related


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Message 184 of 540 (504380)
03-27-2009 7:29 PM
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03-27-2009 2:06 PM


Re: Some gems from the evo fairytale forum..
Notice that these people use very "big" words. They think that being able to use "big" words in a sentence somehow gives them merit. Just use plain English for crying out loud!

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Message 185 of 540 (504391)
03-27-2009 9:17 PM


Not the place for critiquing things creationism
This is a "Coffee House" humor/humour topic. While you may find certain creationist comments to be humorous, this is not a good place for such things. More so, it is not the place to debate/discuss such thing.

Or something like that.

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Message 186 of 540 (506144)
04-23-2009 4:40 AM


StereoGIF
Not humor, but I find it to be rather fasinating. Be sure to see links at page bottom for more pages.

Warning - Lots of large file graphics - I saved one page and it ran 23,000kB.

Moose

Added by edit: http://smelliott.tumblr.com/page/1

Edited by Minnemooseus, : D'oh - add link to site.


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

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"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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Message 187 of 540 (506145)
04-23-2009 4:45 AM
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04-23-2009 4:40 AM


Re: StereoGIF
:eek: So wheres the beef?

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Percy
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Message 188 of 540 (506148)
04-23-2009 8:16 AM
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04-23-2009 4:40 AM


Re: StereoGIF
I only see jerky video. The video is faster if you view them one at a time (click on the archives link at the bottom of the page), but it still just looks like jerky video. Do your eyes actually perceive it as 3D?

--Percy


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Message 189 of 540 (506189)
04-23-2009 6:29 PM
Reply to: Message 188 by Percy
04-23-2009 8:16 AM


Re: StereoGIF
Do as i did. Drink a bottle of red wine and smoke a joint. Now it's 3D!

On the real though, i percieve it as regular video clips, GIF'ed and flaky. No 3D without illegal assistance :)


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Message 190 of 540 (506193)
04-23-2009 6:58 PM
Reply to: Message 188 by Percy
04-23-2009 8:16 AM


Red Cop Car
In Red Cop Car I see the hills at the right of frame in a 3-D that's as good or better than any 3-D movie I've ever seen. None of the others do it for me in the least.


Genesis 2
17 But of the ponderosa pine, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou shinniest thereof thou shalt sorely learn of thy nakedness.
18 And we all live happily ever after.

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subbie
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Message 191 of 540 (506457)
04-26-2009 1:27 PM


A message for Christianity


For we know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus -- and non-believers. -- Barack Obama

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat


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Message 192 of 540 (506466)
04-26-2009 2:44 PM
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Re: A message for Christianity
All hail the power of Mjöllnir!

Not that it did much good for Thor when he went fishing for the world-serpent, or, for that matter, against Jörmungandr...


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Message 193 of 540 (506471)
04-26-2009 3:31 PM
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04-26-2009 2:44 PM


Re: A message for Christianity
I don't care what you people say, Prometheus is my personal savior, period.

Added by edit.

Prometheus sacrificed himself to centuries of torture and pain so human civilization could progress. Life for mankind was a lot better ever since we had fire. Jesus suffered for a day for...?

Edited by Taz, : No reason given.


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Message 194 of 540 (506501)
04-26-2009 10:11 PM
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Re: A message for Christianity
Not till I can get a bigger hammer.

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subbie
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Message 195 of 540 (506502)
04-26-2009 10:15 PM


Funny, scary, sad, stomach turning.....
Apparently the Florida legislature was contemplating creating this

licence plate.

I'm curious: I know many here are Christians, what's your reaction?


For we know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness. We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus -- and non-believers. -- Barack Obama

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat


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