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Big_Al35
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Message 76 of 85 (706210)
09-08-2013 5:52 AM
Reply to: Message 74 by Dr Adequate
09-06-2013 2:06 PM


Re: Because nature doesn't do anything by design.
Dr A writes:
So long as we're exchanging views about biology, then even if you're completely wrong (which you are)
It is interesting to note that you and your crew/colleagues need to point out that I'm wrong repeatedly both on this topic and countless others that I have contributed to. I think your 11000 posts speaks volumes though. I mean who has the time to make 11000 posts on these forums. Even if I was wrong (which I'm not), who has the time to insist that I am time and time again. In your life you will be right about things and wrong about things but you are behaving like a corporate shill.
I don't know if there is any financial incentive in this for you but clearly you're interested in maintaining a status quo.
Edited by Big_Al35, : No reason given.

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Dr Adequate
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Message 77 of 85 (706218)
09-08-2013 12:31 PM
Reply to: Message 76 by Big_Al35
09-08-2013 5:52 AM


It is interesting to note that you and your crew/colleagues need to point out that I'm wrong repeatedly both on this topic and countless others that I have contributed to.
It would be rather hard to have a site dedicated to the evolution versus creation debate without people occasionally pointing out that creationists are wrong.
I think your 11000 posts speaks volumes though. I mean who has the time to make 11000 posts on these forums. Even if I was wrong (which I'm not), who has the time to insist that I am time and time again.
Yeah, that's an average of over 2 posts a day. 2.1, to be more precise. Many of which run to more than one paragraph. Who has the time to do that?
In your life you will be right about things and wrong about things but you are behaving like a corporate shill.
I don't know if there is any financial incentive in this for you but clearly you're interested in maintaining a status quo.
Yeah, you got me. I actually work for Paleocorp Inc, the multinational company that manufactures all the fossils. They pay me to maintain the illusion that fossils are dug out of the ground rather than made in Chinese sweatshops, 'cos obviously if I were to stop posting on an obscure niche website in one corner of the internet to an audience of literally dozens of people, then the whole ingenious fraud would collapse overnight.
In the interests of full disclosure, I should point out that Paleocorp is only one of my employers. Obviously there's other people who pay me for my other still more time-consuming leisure activities such as reading and doing the crossword.
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ringo
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Message 78 of 85 (706236)
09-08-2013 5:19 PM
Reply to: Message 76 by Big_Al35
09-08-2013 5:52 AM


Re: Because nature doesn't do anything by design.
Big_Al35 writes:
I mean who has the time to make 11000 posts on these forums.
It's true that it usually takes a long time to become well-educated on a particular subject. However, once one is well-educated on a particular subject, it doesn't take long to point out how somebody else is wrong about that subject.
By contrast, it's easy to become wrong - in fact we're born wrong about almost everything. However, it can take a long time to try to explain something sensibly when it isn't sensible.

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Big_Al35
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Message 79 of 85 (706279)
09-09-2013 7:22 AM
Reply to: Message 78 by ringo
09-08-2013 5:19 PM


Re: Because nature doesn't do anything by design.
ringo writes:
It's true that it usually takes a long time to become well-educated on a particular subject.
I wouldn't worry too much though. With a little bit of patience and hard work even you might get there.
Edited by Big_Al35, : No reason given.

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Dr Adequate
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Message 80 of 85 (706293)
09-09-2013 10:56 AM
Reply to: Message 79 by Big_Al35
09-09-2013 7:22 AM


It appears that my statement that Big Al is "a perfectly decent guy" has awakened in him a sudden desire to be snide, and that when I said he was doing the right thing by basing his arguments on the facts of biology, this made him think he should leave off doing that and concentrate more on personal attacks.

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ringo
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Message 81 of 85 (706295)
09-09-2013 11:41 AM
Reply to: Message 79 by Big_Al35
09-09-2013 7:22 AM


Re: Because nature doesn't do anything by design.
Big_Al35 writes:
With a little bit of patience and hard work even you might get there.
Well, there are (at least) two possible shortcuts: learning to recognize other people who are educated... or... pretending you know something when you don't.
I'm aiming for the former.

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Big_Al35
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Message 82 of 85 (706337)
09-09-2013 6:14 PM
Reply to: Message 80 by Dr Adequate
09-09-2013 10:56 AM


Ringo was simply complimenting me on my hard earned knowledge, so I offered him some words of encouragement to show him the way. I don't know what personal attacks you're talking about.

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Dr Adequate
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Message 83 of 85 (706355)
09-09-2013 8:25 PM
Reply to: Message 82 by Big_Al35
09-09-2013 6:14 PM


I don't know what personal attacks you're talking about.
Ringo was simply complimenting me on my hard earned knowledge, so I offered him some words of encouragement to show him the way. I don't know what personal attacks you're talking about.
If you are really too socially inept to realize the problem with your recent posts, then by all means let us omit that discussion and revert to the question of wombat symmetry.
If, on the other hand, you're just pretending that you don't know why your posts came off as stupid and malevolent, then you are a dishonest lump of shit. But I like to think the best of everyone.
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Big_Al35
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Message 84 of 85 (706373)
09-10-2013 10:16 AM
Reply to: Message 83 by Dr Adequate
09-09-2013 8:25 PM


Dr A writes:
If you are really too socially inept to realize the problem with your recent posts, then by all means let us omit that discussion and revert to the question of wombat symmetry.
Are you suggesting that he was making some kind of back handed remark? Ahhhh so it's not me who initiated the snide remarks. Nor was it me who stooped to just plain name calling.

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Dr Adequate
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Posts: 16113
Joined: 07-20-2006


Message 85 of 85 (706380)
09-10-2013 1:01 PM
Reply to: Message 84 by Big_Al35
09-10-2013 10:16 AM


Are you suggesting that he was making some kind of back handed remark? Ahhhh so it's not me who initiated the snide remarks. Nor was it me who stooped to just plain name calling.
This makes no sense in the context in which it is written.
So --- wombat pouches. Do you now understand why the theory of evolution leads us to expect them to be symmetrical?

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