Roger Ebert, Defender of Evolution

Apr 4, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Panda's Thumb

As we reflect upon the amazing body of work left behind by this giant of the movie scene, readers of the Thumb should know that Roger Ebert was a passionate defender of science, and of evolution in particular.

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Yep. Definitely too late...
What you means is that it's too late for you. Nothing can reverse your course of willful self-deception. You have no defense.

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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> Your view of the world is very amusing to me, especially how top-ranking scientists can achieve prestigious awards for revolutionary scientific discoveries but simultaneously are profoundly ignorant and even too stupid to know how to search the internet with google. So if accomplished scientists that make revolutionary discoveries are as profoundly stupid as you say they are, then what does that say about mediocre mass of inferior ass-kissers that never distinguished themselves yet believe what they read about the HIV=AIDS=Death hypothesis?
More importantly, thanks for proving that you don't understand the position of the dissident scientists. Even the original claim was motivated by money. The money was in the patent to allegedly test for HIV. Furthermore, AZT, the treatment for HIV, existed before HIV was allegedly discovered. Originally, AZT was a failed anti-cancer drug that was considered too toxic for use as chemotherapy.
Real scientists don't use the internet for their discoveries and Google wasn't around in the early eighties you dumb mother f***er.
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Apr 19, 2013
 
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Real scientists don't use the internet for their discoveries
I didn't say they did. But I've heard Kary Mullis talk about his extensive computer database searches to find support for the alleged connection between HIV and AIDS and claims to have found nothing. What's really hilarious though is his reporting of personal conversations with supposed experts that should have a respectable answer but don't.
http://everythingimportant.org/AZT/
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and Google wasn't around in the early eighties you dumb mother f***er.
I didn't say that they were.
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<quoted text> I didn't say they did. But I've heard Kary Mullis talk about his extensive computer database searches to find support for the alleged connection between HIV and AIDS and claims to have found nothing. What's really hilarious though is his reporting of personal conversations with supposed experts that should have a respectable answer but don't.
http://everythingimportant.org/AZT/
<quoted text> I didn't say that they were.
Still no answer.

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#187
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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>Roger Ebert is on record saying that he loves really good movies and really bad movies. Think about it. That's a perfect excuse for living one's life as a paid shill for the movie industry.
If he was just a paid shill he would lose audience following. The reason he was popular is because he was in touch with people. He could recommend movies that they would enjoy.

Paid shills are always very obvious, not just to you, to everyone. They quickly lose their following.

Ebert was good at his job. It seems that you are jealous. By your work here I am willing to bet that you suck at your job.
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By your work here I am willing to bet that you suck at your job.
It's obvious to me that you simply don't understand science. The evidence is overwhelming that it's just plain silly to trust the FDA and for the US government to approve of the drugs produced by the pharmaceutical industry on their say-so of proper scientific testing. Legitimate scientific testing requires the removal of all possible biases and conflicts of interest.
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I just finished telling you why! "Kary Mullis has been requesting it from AIDS researchers for many years and is on record describing all the stupid responses he has received. http://everythingimportant.org/AZT/
Where's the comeback?"
Still no answer.

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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>It's obvious to me that you simply don't understand science. The evidence is overwhelming that it's just plain silly to trust the FDA and for the US government to approve of the drugs produced by the pharmaceutical industry on their say-so of proper scientific testing. Legitimate scientific testing requires the removal of all possible biases and conflicts of interest.

STUBEE! How is my favorite grandiose type, paranoid, delusional, client doing?

You still think you know science?

Been thrown out of any cults lately?

Hey, I got a JW in another forum I would love to hook you up with.

He does not believe in hell. You guys will hit it off, for sure.
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Apr 24, 2013
 
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He does not believe in hell. You guys will hit it off, for sure.
I believe in hell and I would rather hit it off with a woman. Thank you.

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Apr 24, 2013
 
Shubee wrote:
<quoted text>I believe in hell and I would rather hit it off with a woman. Thank you.

Did you know that Jesus is not God, that the trinity is a false doctrine and believe that the JW version of the bible is the only correct one and that JW's are the only ones right with God?

You sure you don't want me to fix you up?

BTW, did you get over being thrown out of a cult?

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Apr 24, 2013
 
Dogen wrote:
Did you know that Jesus is not God, that the trinity is a false doctrine and believe that the JW version of the bible is the only correct one and that JW's are the only ones right with God?
I've heard the standard claims of the JWs before. My gospel however is entirely true and of infinitely greater importance. http://everythingimportant.org
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BTW, did you get over being thrown out of a cult?
That was 18 years ago; I still have unpleasant dreams about it but not as frequently.

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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> I've heard the standard claims of the JWs before. My gospel however is entirely true and of infinitely greater importance. http://everythingimportant.org
<quoted text> That was 18 years ago; I still have unpleasant dreams about it but not as frequently.

Sorry about the unpleasant dreams.

Your site would be great for intermediate psychology students to read. Dealing with psychopathology in real life is more interesting than dry textbook material.

Nevertheless, I find no fault in you as a human being. We all have our crosses to bear.



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Apr 25, 2013
 
Dogen wrote:
Your site would be great for intermediate psychology students to read. Dealing with psychopathology in real life is more interesting than dry textbook material.
http://everythingimportant.org/ is primarily a real-life collection of documentary type videos that expose distinguished psychopaths, such as the Koch brothers, Mit Romney, psychiatrists and the followers of Ayn Rand.

For those who arenít accustomed to reviewing penetrating analysis, hereís an abbreviated comedic version of my very deep documentary collection:

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> http://everythingimportant.org/ is primarily a real-life collection of documentary type videos that expose distinguished psychopaths, such as the Koch brothers, Mit Romney, psychiatrists and the followers of Ayn Rand.
For those who arenít accustomed to reviewing penetrating analysis, hereís an abbreviated comedic version of my very deep documentary collection:
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Very funny. But George Carlin does it better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Apr 28, 2013
 
Dogen wrote:
Very funny. But George Carlin does it better.
There's a big difference between the real problems of the world and the ridiculously ignorant perceptions of George Carlin and Richard Dawkins.

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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> There's a big difference between the real problems of the world and the ridiculously ignorant perceptions of George Carlin and Richard Dawkins.

Actually, though from different perspectives, they are both 'dead-on-ball accurate'.

Carlin is funny precisely because he unmasked the truth. For much the same reason Dawkins is so obnoxious.

The "real problems of this world" are not what is reflected in your imaginings.
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Dogen wrote:
The "real problems of this world" are not what is reflected in your imaginings.
No serious scholar discussing the real problems of this world would quote George Carlin or Richard Dawkins. Noam Chomsky is the most frequently quoted living scholar on the planet regarding the topics I discuss at everythingimportant.org .

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Shubee wrote:
<quoted text> There's a big difference between the real problems of the world and the ridiculously ignorant perceptions of George Carlin and Richard Dawkins.
Mot to worry, Shubie. You still hold a commanding lead over them in ridiculously ignorant perceptions.

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<quoted text>No serious scholar discussing the real problems of this world would quote George Carlin or Richard Dawkins. Noam Chomsky is the most frequently quoted living scholar on the planet regarding the topics I discuss at everythingimportant.org .
"I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death." - George Carlin
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MikeF wrote:
"I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death." - George Carlin
I don't know anyone who disagrees with that.

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