Should evolution be taught in high school?

Feb 24, 2008 | Posted by: Cash | Full story: www.scientificblogging.com

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."

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More new science by Jim Ryan
If science really wanted to test speed of light theory, science could add a simple laser light to any of its probes and when the probe got say a million miles away from earth, it could send its laser light back to earth, one aimed at American collectors one at Russian collectors and one at another countries collectors, unless science is afraid to know the truth.
How is it that not one scientist in the whole world thought of such already? Are they all morons or does science just not want to know?
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Seriously - I am back to calling Poe
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More new science from Mugwump

The relationship between gravity and electricity

A hypothesis by mugwump

Moron scientists assert that electricity is carried by electrons, however an electron moves within an atom which is less than a centimeter in diameter.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_radius
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_Kitten

However by observation and bringing new thoughts to science it is obvious that gravity produces electricity and as gravity is a like a magnet and repulsive the higher the gravity the lower the repulsive force and hence the electrical charge decreases

My hypothesis is proved by observing the charging times of my various appliances.

My iPhone is quite small and takes 30 minutes to charge completly - this fits my hypothesis

My ipad is somewhat heavier - and takes around 4 hours to charge - this fits my hypothesis.

My USB memory stick is very light and always works - this fits my hypothesis

My plasma tv is at least 100x the weight of my ipad and always works when plugged in - this does not fit my hypothesis

My kettle is about 1% of the weight of my tv and boils in about 3 minutes - this fits my hypothesis

My work laptop is about 10x the weight of my ipad and takes about 2 hours to charge - this is a slightly anomolous but broadly fits.

The above proves my hypothesis about gravity and electricity but no scientist can will admit this, no one can rebutt what I say.
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A virtual time machine
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It is often said that the speed of light is 299,792,458 m/s, however what morons on this board don't realise is that this is only the speed in a vacuum, in other mediums and low temperatures it can slow to a mere 38 miles per hour.

As time is known to slow down as you approach the speed of light, it is logical that slowing down light must therefore speed up time.

If this can be done to such an extent then eventual time will accelate some parsecs into the future.

To do this it is simply a case of cooling a light source to absolute zero which as absolute will bring the light to a standstill.

Then move backwards from the light source, effectively pushing the light source back in time.

As images are carried in light, this will cause the light source to project images of past events, and if one moves back far enough (say a few miles)- events from centuries or even millennia ago can be observed - however a telescope may be required to view the images.

No scientist has ever realised this obvious logical conclusion as they are not taught to think for themselves and I have bought proof of new science from my brain..
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Immunology testing

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In the following I would suggest that science study children that rarely wear shoes or don't wear shoes at all. I would divide the study into different nations or groups of nations with basically, the same diseases.

I would divide the shoeless-- because of intense poverty, from the people and children that choose to go shoeless and those that rarely or almost never go without shoes.

I might look at the data as the mostly shoeless by desire as mentally and possibly physically, stronger and therefore, more resistant to disease, unless science finds differently.

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One way or another wrote:
More new science by Jim Ryan
If science really wanted to test speed of light theory, science could add a simple laser light to any of its probes and when the probe got say a million miles away from earth, it could send its laser light back to earth, one aimed at American collectors one at Russian collectors and one at another countries collectors, unless science is afraid to know the truth.
How is it that not one scientist in the whole world thought of such already? Are they all morons or does science just not want to know?
And how, exactly, would this work, Einstein? Please provide the necessary calculations to support your hypothesis/masturbation.
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MikeF wrote:
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And how, exactly, would this work, Einstein? Please provide the necessary calculations to support your hypothesis/masturbation.
Or why one would go to such lengths?

Surely two guys (or gals - am all about equal opportunities) with a torch, a tape measure and a stopwatch should suffice surely?

And the problem with jimbos idea is that he has forgot that (according to him) atomic clocks get messed up in space due to the 'workings' getting damaged by the pressure exerted by acceleration - sure he thinks its just a grandfather clock strapped onto a shuttle.

But good luck with getting a direct response from looney tunes - I have pretty much given up on him

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Mugwump wrote:
But good luck with getting a direct response from looney tunes - I have pretty much given up on him
I imagine his ex-wives said the same thing.
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Drew Smith wrote:
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I imagine his ex-wives said the same thing.
Sad but true.

The problem is , if he would just respond to people's points he may actually learn something.

I was looking at some of his posts from last year (had bookmarked the 23rd of jan for posterity ) and he has definitely got worse.

Shame really - but nothing we can do

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I imagine his ex-wives said the same thing.
There were women crazy enough to marry that whack job?

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Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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There were women crazy enough to marry that whack job?
Then again, it could by WHY he's nuts.

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Ooogah Boogah wrote:
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There were women crazy enough to marry that whack job?
Unknown but he does have a daughter.

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Kong_ wrote:
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Then again, it could by WHY he's nuts.
Having been married twice, I will concede it is a distinct possibility.

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There were women crazy enough to marry that whack job?
At least 3.

Hard to believe, isn't it?

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Mugwump wrote:
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Or why one would go to such lengths?
Surely two guys (or gals - am all about equal opportunities) with a torch, a tape measure and a stopwatch should suffice surely?
And the problem with jimbos idea is that he has forgot that (according to him) atomic clocks get messed up in space due to the 'workings' getting damaged by the pressure exerted by acceleration - sure he thinks its just a grandfather clock strapped onto a shuttle.
But good luck with getting a direct response from looney tunes - I have pretty much given up on him
I don't expect a response. Jim "Loony Tunes" Ryan will ignore my challenge, get drunk and spam the shit out of us as usual.

Hey, Jimbo! You don't have either the intelligence, education or balls to answer me, do you?
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Moons reflectors bogus

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So, the moons reflectors are 239,000 miles from earth, approximately and since the speed of light is 186,000 miles per second, y'all must think that laser beam will get back to earth pretty fast. Actually, the light should return to earth from the moons reflectors in 1.3 seconds, with the reflectors designed to reflect the light back to the point it came from.

However, in the 1.3 seconds the light takes to return to its origin, the earth has moved approx 4,000 miles from the point source of light, according to sciences claim that our galaxy is traveling that fast in 1 second, making it impossible for science to capture any photons, at least according to science.

Science sure is messed up, thinking it can collect photons that are 4,000 miles behind the collector.

At least they depend on all of us being stupid enough to believe them. Well, at least y'all.

Our galaxy is traveling at
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Can anyone imagine a world where science worked like jimbo thinks it does?

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Mugwump wrote:
Can anyone imagine a world where science worked like jimbo thinks it does?
The world wouldn't work.
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The world wouldn't work.
Actually, the world would work, it science's explaination of it that wouldn't - and this is jimbos problem , if he isn't even willing to discuss his hypothesis how can his justify it.

As I say, it is actually quite sad - he is a lost cause

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Mugwump wrote:
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Actually, the world would work, it science's explaination of it that wouldn't - and this is jimbos problem , if he isn't even willing to discuss his hypothesis how can his justify it.
As I say, it is actually quite sad - he is a lost cause
I should have phrased it different:

The modern world wouldn't exist. ;)

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