Should evolution be taught in high sc...

Should evolution be taught in high school?

There are 180388 comments on the www.scientificblogging.com story from Feb 24, 2008, titled Should evolution be taught in high school?. In it, www.scientificblogging.com reports that:

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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mutilate. Point down range.

#142179 Jul 12, 2013
Dogen wrote:
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This is nothing new. This concept has been around for awhile.
Your argument from incredulity is not impressive either.
Any ideas on a diagnosis for our newest troll?

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#142180 Jul 12, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Do you ever add anything new or of importance in your answers or is it that you can only add meaningless BS?

Sorry I corrected you.

But what I stated is still correct.
The Dude

Macclesfield, UK

#142181 Jul 12, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Speed of light is Fcking fast. I have not seen anything faster even though science claims that there are such things such as particles that travel faster and NASA has plans to go faster than the speed of light,,, yeah right. LOL
http://techland.time.com/2012/09/19/nasa-actu...
Particles aren't travelling faster than light. About the closest they can get to that is beaming information back and forth inside a laser beam, and when bounced back it can appear to travel faster than light, until it reaches the head of the beam (travelling at lightspeed) and cannot travel past it.

In the case of warp drive it's about bending space, so you can get to distant places quicker by effectively pulling the fabric of reality towards you. So again you are not travelling faster than light per-se, it's just the end result would look that way.
The Dude

Macclesfield, UK

#142182 Jul 12, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Do you ever add anything new or of importance in your answers or is it that you can only add meaningless BS?
Again, irony meter go boom.
One way or another

United States

#142185 Jul 12, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Speed of light is Fcking fast. I have not seen anything faster even though science claims that there are such things such as particles that travel faster and NASA has plans to go faster than the speed of light,,, yeah right. LOL
http://techland.time.com/2012/09/19/nasa-actu...
Go to the retroflectors test from the earth to the moon and back. Read it carefully and then consider how many miles it is from the earth to the moon and back,---just under half a million miles, before the laser light breaks all the way down to single photons, according to science. Then consider how laser light is said to be much stronger than sun light.

Then tell us your thoughts.

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#142186 Jul 12, 2013
One way or another wrote:
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Then simply show the test science does, to prove it.

Are whole way of life depends on our knowledge of the speed of light. The internet depends on it too.

You can ping different computers around the world and further ones take longer than closer ones.

http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_pa...


http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/scie...

http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativ...

Can we consider this issue resolved now?

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#142187 Jul 12, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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Particles aren't travelling faster than light. About the closest they can get to that is beaming information back and forth inside a laser beam, and when bounced back it can appear to travel faster than light, until it reaches the head of the beam (travelling at lightspeed) and cannot travel past it.
In the case of warp drive it's about bending space, so you can get to distant places quicker by effectively pulling the fabric of reality towards you. So again you are not travelling faster than light per-se, it's just the end result would look that way.
Get caught up in science Dude.

Particles
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/nov/18...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/sep/22...

On the NASA warp drive I agree

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Everett, WA

#142188 Jul 12, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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LMMFAO!!! I said you would think every new person would be me and you are proving it true. You paranoid idiot!!! Man you sure are good for amusement! Too bad you are not good for anything else. LMFAO
Wrong, this tard sounds just like you.
He lies just like you.
Odds are that he is you.

Did you see where he dodge answer the question about what he believed just like you do. And then he lied about answering the question. I had answered his question but he was too lazy to go back. He Said his answer was by mine. It wasn't. I was not too lazy to go back and to check.

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#142189 Jul 12, 2013
I don't care if you believe in God or evolution. Give tribute to the people in the military that sign that dotted line putting their life up to insure your right to set here daily to argue over such things as creation and evolution. Been a long but fun week.

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#142190 Jul 12, 2013
Well...during the 1670's, the Danish astronomer
Ole roemer wanted to prove he was right and that Galileo was wrong, but he couldn't, until he studied IO, every single day of the year. In that way only, was he able to predict when IO would appear. That is not a speed of light test.

Only morons believe whatever they're told.

Ole Roemer was making extremely careful observations of Jupiter's moon Io. The black dot is Io's shadow. Io makes one complete orbit around Jupiter every 1.76 days; the time it takes to make each orbit is always the same, so Roemer expected that he could predict its motion quite precisely. To his astonishment, he discovered that the moon didn't always appear where it was supposed to be. At certain times of the year, it seemed to be slightly behind schedule; at other times, it was slightly ahead.
One way or another

United States

#142191 Jul 12, 2013
The morons in science think everyone is as stupid as they are.

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Everett, WA

#142192 Jul 12, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Get caught up in science Dude.
Particles
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/nov/18...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/sep/22...
On the NASA warp drive I agree
You are the one who needs to catch up. They figured out what the problem was earlier this year and they have retested it to show that they were correct:

http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/11125516...

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#142193 Jul 12, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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Again, irony meter go boom.
That irony meter must set beside you for you make it go boom more than anyone.

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#142194 Jul 12, 2013
One way or another wrote:
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Go to the retroflectors test from the earth to the moon and back. Read it carefully and then consider how many miles it is from the earth to the moon and back,---just under half a million miles, before the laser light breaks all the way down to single photons, according to science. Then consider how laser light is said to be much stronger than sun light.
Then tell us your thoughts.

???

You simply don't understand what you read. Laser light is not stronger than the sun. A laser beam can be stronger than a similar width beam of light, but that is typically very narrow.

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#142195 Jul 12, 2013
One way or another wrote:
Well...during the 1670's, the Danish astronomer
Ole roemer wanted to prove he was right and that Galileo was wrong, but he couldn't, until he studied IO, every single day of the year. In that way only, was he able to predict when IO would appear. That is not a speed of light test.
Only morons believe whatever they're told.
Ole Roemer was making extremely careful observations of Jupiter's moon Io. The black dot is Io's shadow. Io makes one complete orbit around Jupiter every 1.76 days; the time it takes to make each orbit is always the same, so Roemer expected that he could predict its motion quite precisely. To his astonishment, he discovered that the moon didn't always appear where it was supposed to be. At certain times of the year, it seemed to be slightly behind schedule; at other times, it was slightly ahead.

Only morons make up science as they go along.
Mugwump

Leeds, UK

#142196 Jul 12, 2013
One way or another wrote:
Well...during the 1670's, the Danish astronomer
Ole roemer wanted to prove he was right and that Galileo was wrong, but he couldn't, until he studied IO, every single day of the year. In that way only, was he able to predict when IO would appear. That is not a speed of light test.
Only morons believe whatever they're told.
Ole Roemer was making extremely careful observations of Jupiter's moon Io. The black dot is Io's shadow. Io makes one complete orbit around Jupiter every 1.76 days; the time it takes to make each orbit is always the same, so Roemer expected that he could predict its motion quite precisely. To his astonishment, he discovered that the moon didn't always appear where it was supposed to be. At certain times of the year, it seemed to be slightly behind schedule; at other times, it was slightly ahead.
More cut and paste - dont you have new thoughts of your own?

http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/waves_pa...

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#142197 Jul 12, 2013
If anyone wants to play 'Refute the Moron' with something slightly more challenging the Jimbo or retread then try this loon.

http://www.angelfire.com/moon2/xpascal/MoonHo...

He makes a better game of it but is still as crazy as a beg bug.

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#142198 Jul 12, 2013
One way or another wrote:
The morons in science think everyone is as stupid as they are.

Clearly there are people who are stupider.
One way or another

United States

#142199 Jul 12, 2013
When the morons have nothing of value, they bring nothing of value.

There is no test proving speed of light, that's why its called a theory.

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#142200 Jul 12, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
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You are the one who needs to catch up. They figured out what the problem was earlier this year and they have retested it to show that they were correct:
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/11125516...
It was actually earlier last year but you are correct. Well played.

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