Bible study rules for public schools ...

Bible study rules for public schools proposed

There are 153582 comments on the The Courier-Journal story from Feb 10, 2010, titled Bible study rules for public schools proposed. In it, The Courier-Journal reports that:

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The state would create rules for teaching about the Bible in public high schools under a bill filed Monday by three Democratic senators.

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TruthIs

Lexington, KY

#101539 Apr 28, 2013
ChromiuMan wrote:
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Rutroh. TruthIsn't will now pronounce that bloodletting is a sure cure for karkinos, vapours and consumption - just like it was in the Good Ol' Days.
On DNA data sequencing, the Science of microbiome studies AND faith.

In regard to the DNA sequencing testing of D. Relemn (Infectious diseases/Stamford U circa 1990) as quoted from the Body Electric (Connif, R, Smithsonian 5/2013)

"These samples typically look like nothing at all ("You have to have alot of faith in the invisable")...."

Which quite logically could interpret to "just because one doesn't see "it" doesn't mean "it" isn't there.

Peas: Drink your milk, Vit d deficiency is now thought to contribute to MS.
TruthIs

Lexington, KY

#101540 Apr 28, 2013
Skeptical Spectacles wrote:
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Correct, I have no interest or role in theology. What, in Zeus's beard, does that have to do with evolution?
Even then, science and philosophy were considered as categories each to their own realms.

Duh.
TruthIs

Lexington, KY

#101541 Apr 28, 2013
Skeptical Spectacles wrote:
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I'm not following you. No one said short men weren't reproducing. It's about rates and averages. The average height of the human population is several inches taller now than it was several centuries ago. I'm attempting (albeit unsuccessfully) to explain how that can be explained by evolution. And it's due (at least in part) to reproduction rates. The rate of reproduction for taller men is greater than the reproduction rate of shorter men...on average. Does that make sense?
Do you think it's because bananas might be placed at higher shelf levels in grocery stores these days?
TruthIs

Lexington, KY

#101542 Apr 28, 2013
Mike Duquette wrote:
<quoted text>Calling us all gods kind of makes the word meaningless. Strange you make it seem I am not capable of understanding this idea when "god" applies to billions of beings?
And to think we humans are not subject to each other is a serious problem. We are subject to each other. Our laws should be a testament to that. We have common curtsies we use to get along with each other, thus we are subject to each other.
Maybe you use the word "subject" as you do "god", in a meaningless fashion.
lol

G'day sir, don't let your petticoats show lol

Since: Aug 10

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#101543 Apr 28, 2013
Mike Duquette wrote:
<quoted text>So everyone that prays and feels Jesus is just a prophet must not be getting memos from a holy ghost?
Can you not see how your claims lacks plausibility due to this? Again I feel you are just affirming what you already believe with claims of a holy ghost.
No you have it backwards. I believe BECAUSE of the Holy Ghost.
If your point is that people in other religions have the same conviction as I do, I understand this already. But understand that not everyone can be completely right. Everyone can have pieces of the truth, but if there is a creator, then there would only be His way. It is up to us to search it out.

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#101544 Apr 28, 2013
TruthIs wrote:
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Do you think it's because bananas might be placed at higher shelf levels in grocery stores these days?
No, I don't.

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#101545 Apr 28, 2013
_Ummm_ wrote:
<quoted text>It's pretty disgusting that you use that name. It's an insult to every curious person on the planet. Please change to "blind follower" ,"eyes closed","never questions", or any other name more fitting of your character.
HAhahaha. If you are going to suggest what people should be called on here based off of the character that they display, this should be really fun. We should invite all your favorite combatants. I'd love to see what they have to say. Hahaha

Since: Aug 10

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#101546 Apr 28, 2013
TruthIs wrote:
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Even then, science and philosophy were considered as categories each to their own realms.
Duh.
Ok. I must be more hungover than I thought. I, for the life of me, cannot see what your point is.

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#101547 Apr 28, 2013
Mike Duquette wrote:
<quoted text>I do not believe your answer due to the fact all religions make the same sort of claim, yet have very different answers. So either your claim of being spoken to is wrong, or their claim is wrong, or they both are wrong.
My point is, why should I believe your claim is not wrong when you fail to even describe the process and have no evidence?
This is the reason I keep pointing to the Koran for comparison.
You can't know the answer by asking someone else. You have to find out for yourself. I'm not asking you to believe me. In just sharing my beliefs. If you are serious about knowing you would take the effort to learn these things on your own with an open mind. By open mind I mean with real intent to find truth, and you must be willing to act on those findings once the truth is revealed to you.

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#101548 Apr 28, 2013
Mike Duquette wrote:
<quoted text>You have denied more science than what disputes miracles.
The only time I said science could not answer a question is with an afterlife. And I. The case of miracles, since God created everything, He can alter it at any time.

Since: Aug 10

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#101549 Apr 28, 2013
TruthIs wrote:
<quoted text>International airline travel is rather expensive, especially for the unemployed.
I wish I understood you so I could respond. But you lost me at the on ramp.

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#101550 Apr 28, 2013
Quantummist wrote:
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Well I go from my own postulate that does have some major differences from the standard models so take it as such...
I think if my postulate is correct (Note using it I wrote that the Universe will expand at an ever increasing rate of expansion as it expands in 1984) then the Universe will expand at an ever increasing rate forever until we reach a zero reference point.. no gravity, no magnetism, no weak or strong nuclear forces... All will not exist so the Universe will just fade away much as a stone tossed in a pond with no shore line and after a period of time the waves stop and we are back to a quantum of energy since we would be the wave in the pond we cannot define the pond without us the wave in it...
If I am correct (Big Freakin If) this postulate explains the universe from the Instant of the BB to the state we see today to the dissolution at it's end while giving a specific Cause of gravity and unifies Quantum Mechanics, Relativity and Special Relativity ... Explains Uncertainty and how all matter will always self assemble into ever more complex forms ... But I could be wrong ;)
I am not sure, are you saying that planets will just cease to exist at some point in time? Over all I like your thoughts on the subject, where do you post your postulate? Why (if you have an opinion on it) do black holes exist at the center of galaxies and what do you suppose their function could be or could have been? Sorry for some reason my keyboard is leaving out letters, I am trying to correct them as I go. Bad wireless connection, low battery, problem with software, damn this devil device.

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#101551 Apr 28, 2013
do whut wrote:
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I would say the evidence points to the necessity of a restoration of the true church, as was prophesied.
Lets be truthful, you're an idiot and it's obvious.
Your holyhatebible should be no where near public schools........respect a religie.......not gonna happen........ Remember......

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#101552 Apr 28, 2013
Skeptical Spectacles wrote:
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Ok. I must be more hungover than I thought. I, for the life of me, cannot see what your point is.
Never has one.

“pervinco per logica”

Since: Feb 12

Eradicate willful ignorance.

#101553 Apr 28, 2013
do whut wrote:
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HAhahaha. If you are going to suggest what people should be called on here based off of the character that they display, this should be really fun. We should invite all your favorite combatants. I'd love to see what they have to say. Hahaha
Tell you what... I'll change my name to "God's Mormon Warrior" and perhaps you'll understand.

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#101554 Apr 28, 2013
_Ummm_ wrote:
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I don't see any correlation between a change in G over time and the relative worth of strong and weak force interactions. Matter won't simply fly apart into an apparent nothing of subatomic particles even if gravity ceased to exist at this moment. Would not bode well for existence as we know it, but there would certainly still be observable matter in abundance.
I also don't think that anywhere near a majority of what we observe and declare to be matter consists of only EM. We know far too much about the photon and its source (across a great many orders of magnitude of energy) for me to believe that. I'd say that there would indeed be some amount of observed EM that may not have a material source, so I agree on some level, but certainly nowhere near a majority of our observations.
"Matter won't simply fly apart into an apparent nothing of subatomic particles even if gravity ceased to exist at this moment."

I tend to agree.

What do you think the final outcome of the universe will be, if you have an opinion on it.

“pervinco per logica”

Since: Feb 12

Eradicate willful ignorance.

#101555 Apr 28, 2013
LOL in a suit wrote:
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"Matter won't simply fly apart into an apparent nothing of subatomic particles even if gravity ceased to exist at this moment."
I tend to agree.
What do you think the final outcome of the universe will be, if you have an opinion on it.
The greatest opinion I have on the subject is that dark matter must be better understood to come to a conclusion that could be called more than highly speculative. There is much support for both entropic death and big crunch/cyclic universe. The latter flies in the face of the second law of thermodynamics, though. And most of the recent evidence has, as discussed, indicated that expansion is accelerating. Since we currently know of nothing that will modify this, entropic death seems the more likely scenario to me. Though I also believe that entropy is asymptotic in nature, and that true absolute zero cannot be reached, it's likely that an effective or partial absolute zero can be.

“Breaking the spell ”

Since: Dec 10

of the puppet master

#101556 Apr 28, 2013
do whut wrote:
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I believe it was supposed to be doctrine all along for blacks to hold the priesthood. But they will not change their stance on gays. If they do, feel free to say I told you so.
I was speaking of society though, not my church.
Well maybe they will not change on gays, but just what does that say for them?
They were wrong on black persons and I say they are wrong on gays.
They were behind society on progressive ideas. I showed how progressiveness can be good. You completely ignored the point.

“Question, Explore, Discover”

Since: Dec 11

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#101557 Apr 28, 2013
Yes and Amen wrote:
<quoted text>"According to Gallup, the acceptance of homosexual relationships as normal is over 54% now. Among the younger generation, born in 2000 or after, it is way over 70% or 80%."
Now That's "Indoctrination"!
Actually its called statistics. But leave it a Fundie to get huffy when reality disagrees with his sacred bigotry.

“There is no god.”

Since: Jan 12

USA

#101558 Apr 28, 2013
_Ummm_ wrote:
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The greatest opinion I have on the subject is that dark matter must be better understood to come to a conclusion that could be called more than highly speculative. There is much support for both entropic death and big crunch/cyclic universe. The latter flies in the face of the second law of thermodynamics, though. And most of the recent evidence has, as discussed, indicated that expansion is accelerating. Since we currently know of nothing that will modify this, entropic death seems the more likely scenario to me. Though I also believe that entropy is asymptotic in nature, and that true absolute zero cannot be reached, it's likely that an effective or partial absolute zero can be.
I realize it is all highly speculative when the universe is the subject. So are you saying that your opinion lends toward a lifeless universe full of rocks? Do you have an opinion on black holes and their reason for existence?

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