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Author Topic:   The Evolution Theory is a Myth Equivalent to the Flat Earth Theory
Capt Stormfield
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Message 8 of 248 (836039)
07-08-2018 12:10 PM
Reply to: Message 7 by forexhr
07-08-2018 11:25 AM


Re: Lets start this out
...in the case of evolution theory, things are not so simple since the general public is not familiar with the empirical or mathematical knowledge...

What in the name of god makes you think that the public's level of understanding has anything to do with the truth or falsity of a theory?

...it ignores the fact of insufficient variations...

How do you know that?


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Capt Stormfield
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Message 11 of 248 (836045)
07-08-2018 6:18 PM
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07-08-2018 1:20 PM


Re: Lets start this out
What keeps them from seeing the obvious?

Well, as a shipwright on a boating forum told me when I called him out on some bullshit he was peddling about fluoride, they have been "blinded by their education". Direct quote, BTW.


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Message 18 of 248 (836058)
07-09-2018 4:25 AM
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07-09-2018 4:08 AM


Re: Blogging From the Beyond
The level of straw man arguments in this topic is staggering.

Well thank goodness irony isn't dead.


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Message 20 of 248 (836068)
07-09-2018 11:31 AM
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07-09-2018 8:46 AM


Re: Blogging From the Beyond
...telling people that you have mathematical proof of something that is a factual reality points to your sums being wrong, not reality being wrong.

It seems to be a common characteristic of creationists that they cannot grasp the difference between reality and the symbols that we use to imperfectly describe it.


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Capt Stormfield
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Message 56 of 248 (836302)
07-14-2018 1:22 PM
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07-11-2018 4:05 PM


Re: Blogging From the Beyond
I don't think there is a conspiracy, I think there is a habit of thought that is reinforced from many angles.

Angles like....knowledge and training? You really should consider the unintended light your comments throw on the design of your learning resistant mental firewall.


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Capt Stormfield
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Message 60 of 248 (836306)
07-14-2018 5:16 PM
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07-14-2018 1:26 PM


Re: Blogging From the Beyond
I couldn't possibly anticipate all the ways my simple straightforward statements can be twisted here.

Twisted, or seen as transparent?

Such a subtle distinction, yes?

Edited by Capt Stormfield, : syntax


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Capt Stormfield
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Message 178 of 248 (836787)
07-22-2018 1:46 PM
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07-22-2018 6:23 AM


Re: getting petty
Mathematics is a language that describes reality. As a descriptor, or as a predictor, of reality, it is useful only to the degree that the symbols accurately map that reality. When a model is presented that contradicts a large number of consilient physical observations, it will be approached with a high degree of skepticism. Typically, individuals who have a high degree of confidence in their model, and an appropriate level of technical knowledge to defend it, do not end up in the hinterlands of the internet. Crank scientists, on the other hand, often do.

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Message 231 of 248 (837232)
07-29-2018 1:52 AM
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07-28-2018 1:46 PM


Re: Bad form, false premises, bad conclusions ...
...you are playing rhetorical games without addressing the issue at hand.

I'm shocked! Shocked, I tell you! I've never heard of such behavior!


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