Should evolution be taught in high school?

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Microbiologist Carl Woese is well known as an iconoclast. At 79 years of age, Woese is still shaking things up. Most recently, he stated in an interview with Wired that...

"My feeling is that evolution shouldn't be taught at the lower grades. You don't teach quantum mechanics in the grade schools. One has to be quite educated to work with these concepts; what they pass on as evolution in high schools is nothing but repetitious tripe that teachers don't understand." Full Story

“I Am No One Else”

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#111473 Dec 8, 2012
Robert F wrote:
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Bat Foy new friend
I heard it on television, and now looked it up, Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood was a racist, and started the Negro Project....Clinics were set up close to African Americans for abortions....She believed in eugenics(sterilizing "unfit").
She is revered as a saint by Planned Parenthood advocates, and pro-abortionists....
I hope you're just trying to be sarcastic, because this is nothing but pure conspiracy nut hogwash. Planned Parenthood's services are, and have always been, 99% non-abortion related.

“I Am No One Else”

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#111474 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Right, that's why so many people play classical music, for their babies in the womb, as those people are claimed to be the brightest by so many.
Some of us actually have a brain and know how to use it.
Not until after a couple months, in your case, I think the stem cells misread the DNA and turned into another intestinal tract.

“I am Sisyphus”

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#111475 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Right, that's why so many people play classical music, for their babies in the womb, as those people are claimed to be the brightest by so many.
Some of us actually have a brain and know how to use it.

This coming from the guy who gave us the refuted notion of spin gravity.

“I Am No One Else”

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#111476 Dec 8, 2012
Dogen wrote:
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This coming from the guy who gave us the refuted notion of spin gravity.
Wait, he was serious about that? Now I'm laughing too hard.
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111477 Dec 8, 2012
Yup and I'm the guy with a proveable theory for gravity.

Thanks for giving reason to post again.

Look to the space junk that NASA wants to possibly incinerate in space. It must be in a high orbit not to fall back to earth. That suggests that gravity is  keeping it there, unlike space junk that is in lower orbits. There are two forces in gravity, one is attraction and one is repulsion. I will explain. The planets must sit in the suns high orbits, considering their mass, keeping them from falling into the sun, just as the space junk does not fall back to earth from its high orbit around the earth. 

The same applies to all planets orbiting suns , with respect to their mass  as the rocky worlds  settled into their orbits, while the much lighter planets settled further out, because they don't need as much gravity to hold their places. The suns repulsion gets stronger the closer a planet gets to it. That's why the planets with more mass get closer to the sun.

Looking at mercury, for it's size and mass, it fits my hypothesis.

Venus fits, it is 10% smaller than earth.

Earth fits correctly.

Mars is one sixth the mass. While its diameter is half of earths., so that fits. 

Jupiter's diameter is over ten times greater than the Earth's, but
It has over 300 times the mass. 

The question becomes, does circumference trump mass in my gravities repulsion theory. Looking at the gas giants, I'd say yes, but I have more to consider.

Saturn's diameter is about nine times greater than the Earth's
It has 95 times the mass, which means it falls in place behind Jupiter, correctly.

Uranus' diameter is four times that of the Earth's and
It has 15 times the mass.
That falls in line with my theory

Neptune's diameter is slightly less than four times that of the Earth's
It has 17 times the mass.

Pluto's diameter less than 20 percent that of the Earth's (smaller than the Earth's Moon) 
It has less than one percent the mass.
That falls in line with my hypothesis.

Ok, I'm good with my gravitational theory now.

Hypothesis by ,--

Jim Ryan 

Since: Sep 12

Fort Worth, TX

#111478 Dec 8, 2012
Robert F wrote:
<quoted text>Bat Foy new friend

I heard it on television, and now looked it up, Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood was a racist, and started the Negro Project....Clinics were set up close to African Americans for abortions....She believed in eugenics(sterilizing "unfit").

She is revered as a saint by Planned Parenthood advocates, and pro-abortionists....
That is one if the most disgusting things ever.
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111479 Dec 8, 2012
Gravity, an analogy, using the rubber sheet theory lol
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111480 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111481 Dec 8, 2012
Look up analogy of gravity. Neither newton nor Einstein offer an analogy of gravity, because they offer no proof.

“I am Sisyphus”

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#111482 Dec 8, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
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Wait, he was serious about that? Now I'm laughing too hard.

He is seriously demented. Jim is our broken little boy.

I explained gravity at great length to him and in the simplest language. ZIP! Right over his head.

Delusional disorder only affect 3 people out of a thousand, but somehow they seem to gravitate to online forums.

I have a hypothesis about that.

“I am Sisyphus”

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#111483 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:

You did not actually read the post, did ya? Nope, you just looked at the cartoon.

I am surprised you got that far.

“I am Sisyphus”

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#111484 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:

Oh, and you do know the site is about tripping on magic mushrooms, right?

“I am Sisyphus”

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#111485 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Look up analogy of gravity. Neither newton nor Einstein offer an analogy of gravity, because they offer no proof.

This seems to indicate that you do not know what an analogy is or why it is use NOR the limitations of analogy.

Until you understand real gravity there is little point in discussing it with you.

So far you have not given any indication you understand even the simple mental experiment I gave you.
Mugwump

Manchester, UK

#111486 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Look up analogy of gravity. Neither newton nor Einstein offer an analogy of gravity, because they offer no proof.
Jim, until you actual defend you hypothesis by answering questions or backing it up with some maths - you are simply presenting a child's unfinished homework (oh, that's your definition of a theory isn't it?)

So you got nothing

give it up

(did you get an email response from the professor you emailed with your.'Childs unfinished homework' by the way)
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111487 Dec 8, 2012
Wouldn't it be nice if science could actually explain gravity? That ain't gonna happen.

“I Am No One Else”

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#111488 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Wouldn't it be nice if science could actually explain gravity? That ain't gonna happen.
Well, of course it doesn't, science doesn't explain anything. But scientists explain gravity quite well.

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Everett, WA

#111489 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Wouldn't it be nice if science could actually explain gravity? That ain't gonna happen.
What sort of explanation do you want?

It already explains the motion of the planets much better than any halfassed guess that you have been able to come up with so far.
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111490 Dec 8, 2012
No one anywhere can explain Einsteins theory on gravity, because he never gave one.
Psychology

Jacksonville, FL

#111491 Dec 8, 2012
Einstein was not the idiot so many make him out to be, by claiming,-/Einsteins theory of gravity.

“I am Sisyphus”

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#111492 Dec 8, 2012
Psychology wrote:
Wouldn't it be nice if science could actually explain gravity? That ain't gonna happen.

Einstein explained gravity.

That is what "theory" means in science.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitation#Gene...

And the equations are here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_equation#G...

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