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Author Topic:   Should we teach both evolution and religion in school?
Capt Stormfield
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Message 264 of 2059 (737803)
09-30-2014 11:52 AM
Reply to: Message 261 by Tali_Zorah
09-30-2014 9:22 AM


...who can present both ...

Both? Do you have any idea how many creation myths there are? Or are you just presuming that your favorite story will be the alternative selected?

Actually the title of the thread is poorly worded, as it doesn't make the context clear. Should kids be taught about religion? Sure. And physics, and grammar, and history too. If the thread were titled "Should we teach both evolution and English grammar in school?" would that make any sense? Of course not. Why? Because grammar and science are not alternatives to one another. When you say...

...describe them and let you chose what's more plausible for you.

...you are making a statement that is conceptually nonsensical unless you have previously determined that certain religious claims are actually scientific in nature.

So, should religion be taught? Sure, along with as many other things as possible. Should one brand of religion be injected into science class as if it were actually science? No. That would be lying.


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Capt Stormfield
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Message 585 of 2059 (742001)
11-16-2014 11:06 AM
Reply to: Message 573 by Colbard
11-15-2014 8:41 PM


Re: OC
You know, most people make up stories that make them look smarter than they actually are. Just sayin'...

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Capt Stormfield
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Message 649 of 2059 (742638)
11-22-2014 2:36 PM
Reply to: Message 643 by Colbard
11-22-2014 11:03 AM


Re: Belief in science
It's not compatible with Christian freedom is it?

Is that the special kind of freedom where you get to lie about reality?

If they are your opinions, they don't, in your scientific system, have any value without peer reviewed evidence.
However, if you are just reflectors of other men's thoughts, then that speaks for itself as intellectual codependency.

Rather poorly executed false dichotomy, wouldn't you say? Do you troll/poe so many places that you can't even take the time to pretend you're trying? Getting boooooring....


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Capt Stormfield
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Message 661 of 2059 (742725)
11-23-2014 1:35 PM
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11-22-2014 9:16 PM


Re: Belief in science
I don't see freedom as an opportunity to lie do you?

Let me know when you see a half monkey man and I'll make sure you can have your medication.
In the mean time don't lose your hold on what others are saying, because your opinion must line up with theirs, unless of course you have a resource of knowledge that puts you on an equal footing, something like nature and revelation. I am sorry if they don't belong to you, its a pity you would turn down such a good offer for popularity and self gratification.

Res ipsa loquitur.


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Message 755 of 2059 (744010)
12-07-2014 12:00 PM
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12-07-2014 4:16 AM


Re: Nonsense is the word
I gave the story of the coin dating as a trigger to help the 'scientists' blow their steam off...

Listen carefully to the wooshing sound above your head at the end.

Edited by Capt Stormfield, : No reason given.


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Message 1653 of 2059 (878239)
06-27-2020 9:10 PM
Reply to: Message 1652 by Kleinman
06-27-2020 12:24 PM


Re: A question about Tiktaalik
I'll show you exactly where they make their mathematical error.

Oooh gosh, I have a better idea. Why don't you explain it to them? You know: write a paper, go to a meeting, something like that? This seems an odd place for someone with your penetrating insight to hang out, if you know what I mean. And I'm pretty sure you do, that's why you're here.

Clown.


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