Evolution vs. Creation

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High school senior Zack Kopplin is leading the fight to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008.
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TheIndependentMa jority

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Dec 31, 2012
 
uly 4th is no longer a public holiday. November 2nd will be a new national holiday, but only in England. It will be called "Indecisive Day."

All American cars are hereby banned. They are crap and it is for your own good. When we show you German cars, you will understand what we mean. All road intersections will be replaced with roundabouts. You will start driving on the left with immediate effect. At the same time, you will go metric with immediate effect and without the benefit of conversion tables. Roundabouts and metrication will help you Understand the British sense of humour.

You will learn to make real chips. Those things you call French fries are not real chips. Fries aren't even French, they are Belgian though 97.85%of you (including the guy who discovered fries while in Europe) are not aware of a country called Belgium. Those things you insist on calling potato chips are properly called "crisps." Real chips are thick cut and fried in animal fat. The traditional accompaniment to chips is beer which should be served warm and flat. Waitresses will be trained to be more aggressive with customers.

As a sign of penance 5 grams of sea salt per cup will be added to all tea made within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, this quantity to be doubled for tea made within the city of Boston itself.

The cold tasteless stuff you insist on calling beer is not actually beer at all, it is lager. From November 1st only proper British Bitter will be referred to as "beer," and European brews of known and accepted provenance will be referred to as "Lager." The substances formerly known as "American Beer" will henceforth be referred to as "Near-Frozen Knat's Urine," with the exception of the product of the American Budweiser company whose product will be referred to as "Weak Near-Frozen Knat's Urine." This will allow true Budweiser (as manufactured for the last 1000 years in Pilsen, Czech Republic) to be sold without risk of confusion.

From November 10th the UK will harmonise petrol or "gasoline," as you will be permitted to keep calling it until April 1st 2005) prices with the former USA. The UK will harmonise its prices to those of the former USA and the Former USA will, in return, adopt UK petrol prices (roughly $6/US gallon - get used to it).

You will learn to resolve personal issues without using guns, lawyers or therapists. The fact that you need so many lawyers and therapists shows that you're not adult enough to be independent. Guns should only be handled by adults. If you're not adult enough to sort things out without suing someone or speaking to a therapist then you're not grown up enough to handle a gun.

Please tell us who killed JFK. It's been driving us crazy.
Tax collectors from Her Majesty's Government will be with you shortly to ensure the acquisition of all revenues due (backdated to 1776).

Thank you for your co-operation.
TheIndependentMa jority

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Dec 31, 2012
 
RE-Revocation for 2012!!! lol
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Dec 31, 2012
 
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>I can relate to you, but I don't know if I agree with the role you have given sexuality. It is interesting and I will have to give it more thought. From a personal standpoint, I should be one highly creative individual. I suppose it depends on how you define creativity. Is it just ideas or if the ideas have to always be rendered into some form?
I do consider sexuality and communication linked in that sex is a form of communication between people in addition to its biological function. This idea may be out there for some, but I acquired it and have since developed it after reading Stranger in a Strange Land when I was 10. I have not thought about the idea of pushing that desire into other avenues. Again, I will have to give this some thought.
Well, I'm listening to the dialog. The blending of sexuality and creativity is curious to me. I've always been more interested in avoiding being publicly distracted, so to speak. I guess that's a natural predisposition that greatly effects personality, but isn't universal.

I'll stand by my claim that Freudian theory is far from universal. He's just another mechanism of the white man's world.

...and Heinlein wrote teen porn! "Stranger in a Strange Land" was his only book to suggest an interesting theory on the importance of language. Most of his works were pulp fiction. I'm still unsure as to whether he wrote "Starship Troopers" as a joke or if he really got off on such cliche fantasies.
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Dec 31, 2012
 
To the citizens of the United States of America, in the light of your failure to elect a competent President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective today. Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths and other territories. Except Utah, which she does not fancy.

Your new prime minister (The Right Honourable Tony Blair, MP, for the 97.85% of you who have until now been unaware that there is a world outside your borders) will appoint a minister for America without the need for further elections. Congress and the Senate will be disbanded. A questionnaire will be circulated next year to determine whether any of you noticed.

To aid in the transition to a British Crown dependency, the following rules are introduced with immediate effect:

You should look up "revocation" in the Oxford English Dictionary. Then look up "aluminium." Check the pronunciation guide. You will be amazed at just how wrongly you have been pronouncing it. The letter U' will be reinstated in words such as 'favour' and 'neighbour', skipping the letter 'U' is nothing more than laziness on your part. Likewise, you will learn to spell 'doughnut' without skipping half the letters. You will end your love affair with the letter 'Z'(pronounced 'zed' not 'zee') and the suffix "ize" will be replaced by the suffix "ise." You will learn that the suffix 'burgh' is pronounced 'burra' e.g. Edinburgh. You are welcome to respell Pittsburgh as 'Pittsberg' if you can't cope with correct pronunciation. Generally, you should raise your vocabulary to acceptable levels. Look up "vocabulary."

Using the same twenty seven words interspersed with filler noises such as "like" and "you know" is an unacceptable and inefficient form of communication. Look up "interspersed." There will be no more 'bleeps' in the Jerry Springer show. If you're not old enough to cope with bad language then you shouldn't have chat shows. When you learn to develop your vocabulary then you won't have to use bad language as often.

There is no such thing as "US English." We will let Microsoft know on your behalf. The Microsoft spell-checker will be adjusted to take account of thereinstated letter 'u' and the elimination of "-ize."

You should learn to distinguish the English and Australian accents. It really isn't that hard. English accents are not limited to cockney, upper-class twit, or Mancunian (Daphne in Frasier). You will also have to learn how to understand regional accents -- Scottish dramas such as "Taggart" will no longer be broadcast with subtitles. While we're talking about regions, you must learn that there is no such place as Devonshire in England. The name of the county is "Devon." If you persist in calling it Devonshire, all American States will become "shires" e.g. Texasshire, Floridashire, Louisianashire.

Hollywood will be required occasionally to cast English actors as the good guys. Hollywood will be required to cast English actors to play English characters. British sit-coms such as "Men Behaving Badly" or "Red Dwarf" will not be re-cast and watered down for a wishy-washy American audience who can't cope with the humour of occasional political incorrectness.

You should relearn your original national anthem, "God Save The Queen", But only after fully carrying out task 1. We would not want you to get confused and give up half way through.

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#69191
Dec 31, 2012
 
Edit Utah- to NEVADA!
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Dec 31, 2012
 
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text>Ifyou don't have anything relevant to say, get behind!!!
Charles, did your mommy give you all your comeback lines? You have no talent for them because you're not engaged in the discussion. EVERYthing deflects off of your Chobham reinforced skull!

..and you'll continue to get disrespectful replies until you stop demanding everyone to accept your literal interpretations of scripture as scientific fact.

....so go squeal like a pig and run home and cry to mommy!

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Charles, did your mommy give you all your comeback lines? You have no talent for them because you're not engaged in the discussion. EVERYthing deflects off of your Chobham reinforced skull!
..and you'll continue to get disrespectful replies until you stop demanding everyone to accept your literal interpretations of scripture as scientific fact.
....so go squeal like a pig and run home and cry to mommy!
That was a comeback? I thought he just had Tourettes.
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Dec 31, 2012
 
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That was a comeback? I thought he just had Tourettes.
I think the only time I've heard "Get thee behind me, Satan!" comment, it was a Cheech and Chong joke.
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Dec 31, 2012
 
I am just happy to live in the USA and I dont have to be forced into a cult religion..FREEDOM IS AWESOME...have your religon religous people...GLAD OUR KIDS ARE NOT FORCE FED YOUR CULTS BS ANYMORE.

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I am just happy to live in the USA and I dont have to be forced into a cult religion..FREEDOM IS AWESOME...have your religon religous people...GLAD OUR KIDS ARE NOT FORCE FED YOUR CULTS BS ANYMORE.
So instead of being "forced" by guns, you prefer to be forced by brainwashing. It's still having it forced on you.
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KittenKoder wrote:
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So instead of being "forced" by guns, you prefer to be forced by brainwashing. It's still having it forced on you.
I said we are lucky the religous freaks cant force there BS cult on us....

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I said we are lucky the religous freaks cant force there BS cult on us....
But they do. That was my point.
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KittenKoder wrote:
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So instead of being "forced" by guns, you prefer to be forced by brainwashing. It's still having it forced on you.
I don't know if I'd call it guns or brainwashing. Mostly, it's just a mutually agreed upon denial of the consequences. You shouldn't assume a conspiracy unless you've got the evidence. Working class plebeians want to talk trash in public. Aristocrats want their thralls to work for cheap. Give them an artificial Elvis messiah and they'll pay top dollar for the privilege of "strapping it on" for a while.

Pride drives the plebeians to the drug. Pride prevents them from admitting to their addiction. I think early Christianity was a significant passive-resistance movement against the Romans. That message is long forgotten though. The plebeians want their Elvis!
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But they do. That was my point.
They try... Only thing left to do is get same sex people equal rights and freedom and then the religous freaks have been stopped...

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KittenKoder wrote:
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So instead of being "forced" by guns, you prefer to be forced by brainwashing. It's still having it forced on you.
Genesis 3:1

"Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field"

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I don't know if I'd call it guns or brainwashing. Mostly, it's just a mutually agreed upon denial of the consequences. You shouldn't assume a conspiracy unless you've got the evidence. Working class plebeians want to talk trash in public. Aristocrats want their thralls to work for cheap. Give them an artificial Elvis messiah and they'll pay top dollar for the privilege of "strapping it on" for a while.
Pride drives the plebeians to the drug. Pride prevents them from admitting to their addiction. I think early Christianity was a significant passive-resistance movement against the Romans. That message is long forgotten though. The plebeians want their Elvis!
Granted, however choosing for them as children is inherently vile, and that's what the US does. The iconography and recitation of various religion specific identities is, in itself, a method and mode of brainwashing. It was only recently we allowed kids the luxury of not reciting the "Pledge of Allegiance," which has had religious iconography injected into it, yet they still have to hear it. Saying it is only part of the method, whether on purpose of not, it's still brainwashing.

I recall a study showing that if a person was told something enough, no matter how much it opposed reality itself, they would eventually believe it to be reality. Consider the effect more intense with a young mind.

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Genesis 3:1
"Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field"
Funny how the bible warns against itself but so few people ever realize it.

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They try... Only thing left to do is get same sex people equal rights and freedom and then the religous freaks have been stopped...
The "only thing?" Sure, if you're gay. It's actually only one more step to equality, and that's the problem, that's why the US is so slow at progressing. We started this whole concept of equality, but we're so far behind other countries now it's sad, when we should be ahead. But we take one step, then think "it's all good now" until we eventually notice the other groups left behind. There are smaller, and more oppressed minorities than even the gay people. Atheists come to mind right off the bat, transgendered, asexuals, each group getting smaller and smaller the more we add on. All under represented, all without a voice in this government, and many not having their medical or social needs met because of it. The stereotypes of asexuals are horrible, we really get a ton of abuse from people who call themselves "professionals," even in the medical field.

Gay rights is only a baby step, and while it's a great step, it's nothing compared to what other countries are now working on.
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The "only thing?" Sure, if you're gay. It's actually only one more step to equality, and that's the problem, that's why the US is so slow at progressing. We started this whole concept of equality, but we're so far behind other countries now it's sad, when we should be ahead. But we take one step, then think "it's all good now" until we eventually notice the other groups left behind. There are smaller, and more oppressed minorities than even the gay people. Atheists come to mind right off the bat, transgendered, asexuals, each group getting smaller and smaller the more we add on. All under represented, all without a voice in this government, and many not having their medical or social needs met because of it. The stereotypes of asexuals are horrible, we really get a ton of abuse from people who call themselves "professionals," even in the medical field.
Gay rights is only a baby step, and while it's a great step, it's nothing compared to what other countries are now working on.
I get what your saying...In time as religion dies out we should make progress.

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KittenKoder wrote:
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Granted, however choosing for them as children is inherently vile, and that's what the US does. The iconography and recitation of various religion specific identities is, in itself, a method and mode of brainwashing. It was only recently we allowed kids the luxury of not reciting the "Pledge of Allegiance," which has had religious iconography injected into it, yet they still have to hear it. Saying it is only part of the method, whether on purpose of not, it's still brainwashing.
I recall a study showing that if a person was told something enough, no matter how much it opposed reality itself, they would eventually believe it to be reality. Consider the effect more intense with a young mind.
Most governments secretly despise religion. They seek to incorporate people into their own belief system, and try get to rid of the competition...such as crucifixion and anti religious propaganda.

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