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Author Topic:   A good summary of so called human evolution.
Pressie
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Message 11 of 184 (797272)
01-16-2017 5:12 AM
Reply to: Message 10 by NoNukes
01-16-2017 4:05 AM


Re: Don't feed the trolls.
You mean that he's religious?
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Message 17 of 184 (797324)
01-17-2017 6:16 AM
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01-17-2017 3:05 AM


Re: Don't feed the trolls.
Actually, the only people I've ever met who are so ridiculously stupid as mikethewiz, were devoutly religious. Not only Christians, but others, too. It's not "bend me out of shape". It's that religion can tend to turn otherwise sane people to become crazy. And they unthinkingly tend to repeat stupid, crazy things, no matter how many times they are shown to be stupid.

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Message 19 of 184 (797326)
01-17-2017 7:18 AM
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01-17-2017 6:59 AM


Re: Don't feed the trolls.
Yeah, maybe. Are you hinting that I should go to the nearest Catholic Church to investigate their latest mining plans near the town of Carolina?
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Message 30 of 184 (797373)
01-19-2017 4:08 AM
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01-17-2017 6:26 PM


Re: feed the trolls
Our lurkers have seen all these nonsenses many times before plus their rebuttals.
Not really. New lurkers come here all the time.
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Message 175 of 184 (818396)
08-28-2017 5:17 AM
Reply to: Message 160 by Porkncheese
08-27-2017 3:30 PM


So much wrong in your second paragraph.
Porkncheese writes:

Accepting religion growing up I then started to hear and learn the opinion of others. By the age of 16 I had rejected religion and just went along with evolution, big bang, all that.

False dichotomy. The mainstream Christian Churches accept evolution the BB theory and all that. To them it's not a situation of either/or, but both.

Porkncheese writes:

I didn't give it much thought again until I was in my 30's when I started to hear and learn the opinions of others.

Opinions are like anuses, everyone's got one.

Porkncheese writes:

And after watching, listening and reading arguments for and against I'm not at all convinced that the biological theory of evolution is 100% fact.

Who's ever said that the biological theory is fact? The fact is that organisms have changed over time. The theory of evolution explains how. The theory explains mechanisms involved.

Porkncheese writes:

Much of the so called supporting evidence is inconclusive or subject to various assumptions.

Actually, the supporting evidence is how the specialists came to the conclusions they have.

And, oh, be very weary when creationists talk about "assumptions". Scientists have evidence for their assumptions.


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Message 176 of 184 (818397)
08-28-2017 6:07 AM
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08-27-2017 3:30 PM


So much wrong in your next paragraph, too.
Porkncheese writes:

This leaves me with a similar feeling I had about religion. The feeling of being lied to. But this is worse because while religion is about faith science is meant to be about facts.

Science is not just about facts. Science is so much more. Science is about explaining the facts.

After all your misconceptions I didn't even bother to read the rest.

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Message 178 of 184 (818410)
08-28-2017 8:43 AM
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08-28-2017 8:26 AM


Re: Great scientific responses
JonF writes:

Yes, an intelligent designer is a possibility, albeit a very unlikely one given the evidence we have.

A flottera of possible intelligent and unintelligent designers is a possibility, too. Albeit a very unlikely one given the evidence we have.
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Message 180 of 184 (818415)
08-28-2017 8:58 AM
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08-28-2017 8:50 AM


Re: Great scientific responses
Actually, given the evidence a flotilla of inept unintelligent designers is more likely.
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