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Message 8 of 261 (594262)
12-02-2010 8:30 PM


I would have put it in the humor column personally, except that it's so profoundly sad that money's being wasted on this pile of excrement while at the same time spreading ignorance. But other than that it's hysterical.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

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

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 26 of 261 (594374)
12-03-2010 9:09 AM
Reply to: Message 20 by nwr
12-03-2010 12:35 AM


What are they going to do for an encore, drop two objects of differing weight off the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Try to find out what happens when you strike steel and flint together?


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

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

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 28 of 261 (594377)
12-03-2010 9:20 AM
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12-03-2010 9:18 AM


I was responding to nwr's suggestion this was the purpose of the Ark-like building:
Think of it as a diabolical experiment to show that there are many gullible fools ready to be ripped off, and there religious leaders standing by, ready to rip them off.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

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

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 71 of 261 (595602)
12-09-2010 1:07 PM
Reply to: Message 64 by Deleted
12-09-2010 10:34 AM


I guess every evolutionist around here would thrust scientists.

Nope. Not a single one of us here would blindly trust anything that any scientists says. Most of us would believe the results of several different tests that all came up with the same results independently, unless those results were at odds with what we otherwise know to be true.

Science is not about trusting another scientist. In fact, science has a built in bias against believing any one result. That's what it has to be replicable and pass peer review. I'm sure you knew all this already, and just felt like being a snarky pissant, but I thought I'd take the opportunity to point out the error of your snark anyway.

Of course, here, we don't even have the result of one test, just your unsupported assumption that someone who had something to do with this might know something about boat building, and the bible said it happened, so this will float. Color me amused, but unimpressed.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

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

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 73 of 261 (595615)
12-09-2010 1:39 PM
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12-09-2010 1:30 PM


Problem is we dont have "several different tests", so where should we look at next?

Well, the first thing to do would be not assume that it will float.

Certainly you could have watched the press conference, where officials will say the same thing. Not really unsupported.

If the only reason to believe it would float is because the scam artists and liars who are building it say it would, not only is that unsupported, it's actually reason to affirmatively believe that it won't.

And I can't remember me saying that it can float because it does in the bible. Where did that statement come from?

Well, the only reason those people are building it is because it's from a story in the bible, and the only reason you think it will float is because they say it will. You do the math.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

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

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 79 of 261 (595929)
12-11-2010 11:02 AM
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12-11-2010 10:35 AM


Brilliant! The "I know you are but what am I?" defense; usually mastered by the second grade and usually abandoned by the sixth. What's next, "I am rubber and you are glue?"


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

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

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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