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dylancatlow
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4/3/2013 8:52:44 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
"In case anyone hasn't noticed it, the West is in extremis. The undertaker is checking his watch at the foot of its bed, and there's a sinister kettle of croaking, money-feathered vultures on the roof."
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4/3/2013 8:58:40 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
That's a classic.
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4/3/2013 9:08:02 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/3/2013 8:58:40 PM, bossyburrito wrote:
That's a classic.

He's the argument against intelligent design theory.
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4/3/2013 9:10:38 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
: : :Tulle: The fool, I purposely don't engage with you because you don't have proper command of the English language.
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: : The Fool: It's my English writing. Either way It's okay have a larger vocabulary then you, and a better grasp of language, and you're a woman.
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: I'm just going to leave this precious struggle nugget right here.
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4/3/2013 10:26:59 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
I really don't get the point he's trying to make.

"I shot my cat in the face. Are you saying that it could become a live cat again?"
: : :Tulle: The fool, I purposely don't engage with you because you don't have proper command of the English language.
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: : The Fool: It's my English writing. Either way It's okay have a larger vocabulary then you, and a better grasp of language, and you're a woman.
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: I'm just going to leave this precious struggle nugget right here.
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4/3/2013 10:28:02 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/3/2013 10:26:59 PM, Oryus wrote:
I really don't get the point he's trying to make.

"I shot my cat in the face. Are you saying that it could become a live cat again?"

He's wack.
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4/3/2013 10:31:06 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/3/2013 9:43:22 PM, Wnope wrote:
This being one of the founders of the Discovery Institute.

Is it ignorance or intellectual dishonesty? Hard to tell.

Nothing including the word "intellectual" can be used to describe that man. It's the former.
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4/3/2013 10:35:46 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Does he really think abiogenesis just happens willy-bam-boom?
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4/3/2013 10:50:46 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/3/2013 10:26:59 PM, Oryus wrote:
I really don't get the point he's trying to make.

"I shot my cat in the face. Are you saying that it could become a live cat again?"

He has a salt-and-pepper beard and an unnecessarily large pair of glasses. Your so called 'logic' is irrelevant.
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4/4/2013 7:23:45 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
The only point he is making is that as far as life is concerned structure matters, well duh. There are plenty of biogenesis theories about how membranes could have been formed, he has no point at all.

Given his agenda, it also seems like a rather self defeating argument, his only point is that once you kill a living thing it won't come back to life. You could make an equivalent argument using the exact same "logic" that asserts that if you hang a person on a cross, stab him in the side with a spear, and he dies, you can wait three days and he won't come back to life.

Somehow I doubt that is the point he wants to make.
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4/4/2013 5:03:47 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/4/2013 5:00:24 PM, sadolite wrote:
Doesnt even measure in the ignorence meter compared to this:



Hey, it's his job to represent the people.
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4/4/2013 5:05:56 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
Major props to the other guy for not laughing out loud.
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4/4/2013 5:18:12 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
This video was much tamer than the title suggests. At the very least, it's an interesting point to consider. His arguments begs the question as to what the missing pieces are between the circumstances required for abiogenesis to occur and this test-tube experiment.

Obviously it's a little silly to suggest that abiogenesis is impossible simply because a cell in a comfortable temperature and pH level won't miraculously heal itself when punctured, but it's not even the worst argument I've heard against abiogenesis, let alone the most ignorant thing I've heard ever period.
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4/4/2013 5:29:57 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
And another strike for creationists.
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4/4/2013 5:45:30 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/3/2013 8:52:44 PM, dylancatlow wrote:


lol... he could get a job at Liberty university.
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4/4/2013 6:04:26 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 4/4/2013 5:00:24 PM, sadolite wrote:
Doesnt even measure in the ignorence meter compared to this:



I win.
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