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Kleptin
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Tatarize
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The following argument on Evolution is extremely annoying.

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Started: 1/26/2008 Category: Religion
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Kleptin

Pro

There is a particular argument floating around this debate forum that takes the following format:

1. Title of "macroevolution" followed by a number
2. Introduction and thesis by Pro
3. Response by Con
4. Pro completely ignores Con's response and gives a copied and pasted series of arguments

Personally, I am sick and tired of seeing these, as there are more than 5 of these exact same topics. I am sick of seeing these arguments because they are copied and pasted and they never change nor improve.

Below are the arguments.

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"Simple as this Evolution is impossible because the earth could not have existed for more than 6-10 thousand years and there for no evidence that evolutionest have are valid and there for evolution is impossible."

"i would like to thank all of you that have taken an interest in my debates and or taken one of them up for those of you who did not get one and wish you would have i will have another set of them coming when i finish this set in about a week. Special thanks to solo for taking up 2 of my debates. Ok my debate will be posted in one piece which is a general statement because many of you made the same argument. I would appreciate if you would be so kind to read any of the other debates so that I don't end up copy pasting the same argument several times

"First my general argument ok next I don't want to here about carbon dating ok because all that says is that the fossils are in the earth and because how far down they are we know how old they are. This then immediately posses the question well how do we know that. Here is the answer creationist receive well that's how old the dirt is. This posses the question "how do you know that." here is the answer we receive oh well its cause off the fossils that are in it then we say well you just told me you date the fossils by the dirt which you date by the fossils. isn't that the same thing as saying we date the fossils by the fossils and there fore I say well then cant i say the fossil is 6,000 years old and there for the dirt is and then the fossil is. Those who would like to post links that would explain this in a scientifically provable way please. Ok next many of you brought up the fact of me not providing evidence for the earth being under 10,000 years old

1. The gravitational fields of the sun and stars pull cosmic dust toward them known as the pointing-Robertson effect. Our sun sucks in 100,000 tons a day if our son was more than a couple million years old all the dust would be gone better there is still some in our system and estimation sets it that 10,000 years of dust has been sucked out .
2. ok second you say well no duhh it would take light billions of years from the farthest star to get here. (well this part not scientific but religious if god created it couldn't he have light were he wanted it if he created the universe) ok also it has been scientifically proven that light is slowing down and 6,000 years ago the light from all the stars would have arrived in three days in time for animals to start seeing it.
3. ok now the hottest stars burn well really hot and if we were to go back more than 100,000 years they would fill the entire universe currently and from what I have read monkeys were evolving into humans must be monkeys wearing real good sun screen
4. ok here is my two favorites the moon we all believe in the moon I hope. Ok well the moon has been slowly moving away 2 inches a year ok so 4.5 billion years ago the moon would have been 142,045 miles closer to earth hmm let me check that would mean that the earths gravitational field would suck the moon down and ka boom no more life on earth.
5. next the Eagle(the piece of the Apollo space craft that landed on the moon) was designed to land in 6 ft of moon dust which would roughly line up with some millions and billions of years but no there was � of an inch (easly visible go look at any one of the pictures of the moon foor print) well guess what that is the 6-10 thousand year period.

Ok well there you go"
Tatarize

Con

Although there is no way to debunk your clearly obvious claim that that argument is annoying.

However, that argument has nothing to do with evolution. Seriously, it's some nonsense about how the universe was created like four thousand years after the Babylonians first brewed beer. I don't even think the originator of those debates has the faintest idea of what exactly evolution is or how it works.

Despite the title. It isn't about evolution at all.

P.S. Somebody break the tie,
http://www.debate.org...

Bugs me.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by Tatarize 9 years ago
Tatarize
You should Kleptin, you know I'm right. Besides, you can change your vote at anytime. So if you really worry about some low point score, you could just flip back.

I totally sold out on my second debate. My vote use to be for my opponent, but then it got close enough that it mattered and I switched to myself.
Posted by Kleptin 9 years ago
Kleptin
"Despite the title. It isn't about evolution at all."

I'm heavily inclined to vote for my opponent XD
Posted by Agent_D 9 years ago
Agent_D
Evolution theory by Darwin was already debunked by Irreducible Complexity. Ask your own DNA. lol
Posted by soundofgravity 9 years ago
soundofgravity
Hooray!
It's about time this got covered.
Posted by Korezaan 9 years ago
Korezaan
lol i love this.

sadly, I agree that it is annoying xDDDDDDDDDd
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