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Blue Jay
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Message 346 of 352 (510110)
05-27-2009 6:50 PM
Reply to: Message 345 by traderdrew
05-27-2009 3:50 PM


Slander and Libel
Hi, Drew.

traderdrew writes:

Another reason why I really don't continue on with my debate here is, it obviously upsets some people and I don't want to invade their privacy.

It doesn't upset us: it's just how we relate to people in science. We can't get by in a day without slandering somebody else's hypotheses: you get used to it after awhile. Don't let it be your reason for leaving.

Seriously, though: science does better when scientists viciously attack every new idea. We discover which ideas are strong by beating up on everything and comparing their ability to weather the storm.

I don't think you should give up just because your opponent doesn't like you: he's not supposed to like you.


-Bluejay (a.k.a. Mantis, Thylacosmilus)

Darwin loves you.


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Coyote
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Message 347 of 352 (510114)
05-27-2009 7:37 PM
Reply to: Message 345 by traderdrew
05-27-2009 3:50 PM


Re: Economics
But let me tell you some of your atheists something. Be prepared to rethink your belief systems. I know things you don't know about.

Don't you have anything better in your repertoire than calling scientists who find the evidence for the theory of evolution convincing, "atheists"?

Next you'll be calling them tools of Satan or something.

You do more harm than good to your cause with such statements.


Religious belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge.

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Percy
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Message 348 of 352 (510115)
05-27-2009 7:39 PM
Reply to: Message 345 by traderdrew
05-27-2009 3:50 PM


Re: Economics
traderdrew writes:

Another reason why I really don't continue on with my debate here is, it obviously upsets some people and I don't want to invade their privacy.

There's no expectation of privacy at a public debate board. People from both sides are here because they *want* to engage the other side in debate - that's the opposite of a desire for privacy.

You're not offending anybody's sensibilities by debating here. In fact, the opposite is true. When the mice stay home the cats have no fun, so to speak.

But let me tell you some of your atheists something.

Well let me tell you non-atheists something - I'm a non-atheist, too. So when you say:

Be prepared to rethink your belief systems.

How about you rethinking your own belief system that requires those who disagree with you to be atheists? Might it possibly be just as mistaken as your belief system that requires science and religion to be in conflict?

I know things you don't know about.

Maybe. And by running away you insure that you'll be able to continue believing that the things you think you know are actually true.

--Percy


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IchiBan
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Message 349 of 352 (510122)
05-27-2009 10:03 PM
Reply to: Message 347 by Coyote
05-27-2009 7:37 PM


Re: Economics
You do more harm than good to your cause with such statements

His cause? Unless you are a mind reader, it sounds like more projection.

Don't you have anything better in your repertoire than calling scientists who find the evidence for the theory of evolution convincing, "atheists"?

So how is that different from your repertoire of labeling people who do not buy into the evolutionist dogma creationists and then calling them liars & comparing them to used car salesmen etc, & other such digs every chance you get. From the way you debate/communicate it is pretty easy to guess you are an atheist with an axe to grind.

Next you'll be calling them tools of Satan or something.

Well he hasn't, so how about ending with the projections and creation of strawmen.


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Message 350 of 352 (510124)
05-27-2009 10:22 PM
Reply to: Message 349 by IchiBan
05-27-2009 10:03 PM


Psychic Post Reader
Hi Ichybum

His cause? Unless you are a mind reader, it sounds like more projection.
Sounds more like he's a post reader to me. Have you been paying any attention at all, or are you just fixen' your jones for coyote?

Hi drew

What do you mean you're lame ass ideas are up-settin' folks? Dude, you're funny; you haven't even killed Kenny yet. If you leave I'm gonna' take credit for it. Science Squirrel cases off another nut-job.

Welcome to South Park.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. Ideas must be distinct before reason can act upon them.
— Thomas Jefferson

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traste
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Message 351 of 352 (510216)
05-29-2009 12:13 AM
Reply to: Message 20 by cavediver
08-12-2008 12:18 PM


Re: Dooopoooos!!!!
I just want to know why you are so idiotttttttt!!!cannot understand arithmethic...hahahahahahaha.

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Message 352 of 352 (510222)
05-29-2009 12:57 AM
Reply to: Message 351 by traste
05-29-2009 12:13 AM


The stupidity seems to have bottomed out - Closing time
My impression is that you have just dragged a dubious quality topic down to its lowest point. Not a good thing to be doing.

I've thought before, about closing this topic. Now's the time.

Adminnemooseus

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