Evolution vs. Creation

Evolution vs. Creation

There are 218823 comments on the Best of New Orleans story from Jan 6, 2011, titled Evolution vs. Creation. In it, Best of New Orleans reports that:

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

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#74870 Feb 9, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Poor you. And yet there are numerous credible psychologist that are christians. You must really be a sick fellow.
Such judgement.
And such outspoke ideas.
That's a very thin line your threading there.

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#74871 Feb 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>i have, many times. no human knows. any that say otherwise is lying.
Is this not foolish, and we all know that the universe came into form, this is just ignorance on the part of atheist, because we definitely have scientist that believes in the existence of God.

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#74872 Feb 9, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
<quoted text>No theory is perfect. Scientists hopefully know this. So theories do not "need to be modified". Theories are tools. We use them as long as we can and where we can.

Newton's Laws of Gravity have been "proven" not to work. Guess what? We still use them. They work fine for the vast majority of the time. We did not use Einstein's theories of gravity when we went to the Moon and back. We used Newton.

Heck most of the time we don't even use Newton when we work gravitational problems. Most of the time we go further back and use gravitational theories that existed before there were proper the concept of Laws or theories. Do you know whose gravity we use most of the time?
You can continue to use an equation
However a scientific theory must not fail or else it needs to be modified or corrected. Straight from the scientific pages.

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#74873 Feb 9, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Poor you. And yet there are numerous credible psychologist that are christians. You must really be a sick fellow.
yes there are, but if yo tell them you think you are being directly protected by some god, they will diagnose you as mentally ill. you really should seek counseling. you seem mentally unstable.

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#74874 Feb 9, 2013
KandaDogon wrote:
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The Quran was writen during the live of prophet Muhamad on rocks,skin papyrus,animal bones...by his companions, then after the end of revelation (death of prophet Muhamad), the texts were gathered in one book By Osman,on his greatest companion ,and the this original book exist even today.Its not a ~religious movement~ that force people to believe, and religion is not a movement but a practice, pure acts of adoration to the creator and no one else, the belief is not enough, you have show proove your belief through actions, thats the meaning of religion;and stop having preconception about things you dont know, dont judge a religion by the action of people,there too many wrong religions,but make your own research about the message(book)of the religion, and you are free to believe or disbelive
existance of this immense univers is not made unpurposly,we are not on this earth for no reason man!that what manking is trying to understand since the begening of his existance,trough sciences,astronomy...
there were scratched little memos that were not in order or not complete. why not? why is it all prophets have to be discovered after they die and are needed by some religious/political( they have all been both, you know...yes, you need to know that)movement?

i obviously have researched this.

freethinkers usually know more about the religions than people who claim to be followers fo that religion do...why is that? because they are cults, and cults are destroyed by knowledge.

when the countries that are predominantly mulim now become developeing nations and their peoples are educated, the number of nonbelievers will grow in accordance with their education, as has happened with all of the cults.

happy culting!

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#74875 Feb 9, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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You can continue to use an equation
However a scientific theory must not fail or else it needs to be modified or corrected. Straight from the scientific pages.
when we find out how to correct the gravity model we will. that in no way means it has failed completely.

again, an understanding of how the use of theories works is needed before you talk about this subject.

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#74876 Feb 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>No. no they ae not... you will not be able to find even one.
They might not be to you...I see them constantly.They are countless.

From the smallest particles to the formation of galaxies, star clusters etc.

It's the working relationship of the Universe as a whole, that I see.

You just see dumb stuff.



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#74877 Feb 9, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Is this not foolish, and we all know that the universe came into form, this is just ignorance on the part of atheist, because we definitely have scientist that believes in the existence of God.
You are lying and you know it. you should go flaggellate yourself for pennance...

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#74878 Feb 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>to haul garbage up to space or to gather space garbage. it would be great to get rid of our low orbit debris.
if we could haul garbage up, it would be nice way to get rid of our nuclear waste, but the launch needs to be 100% assured, with nothing is...(unless of course we pray that it works as planned....oh wait, even god isn't perfect...hmmmm)
to the station to bring, fill up and then get lost.
A space accident waiting to happen.
So no ;/
That's the mechanical bound-to-go-wrong-law.(What's the name again? Or it takes ten times as long.... Nah.)
We could sent Charles along to counteract.
That would be his peter-principle achievement.
(Same law but then for people)

A japanese theme went up K2 and Everest to gather oxegene tanks and other mess.
Maybe we can send them up. Take a gigantic magnet along.
Oh and tell them not to bring the copy of the oldest calculation back.
22.000 y.o. found in Africa.
That's still an entire continent that is unexplored.

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#74879 Feb 9, 2013
In the Congo by the way, before someone starts yapping: Egypt!

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#74880 Feb 9, 2013
Langoliers wrote:
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No a black hole is a black hole singularity are at the center of a black hole.
Aren't facts fun!
that is incorrect. there is no center if there is no space time. why do insist on continuing to prove you do not know what you are talking about?

just man up and admit you were wrong. GR predicted singularities. htey were unknown until then and the prediction was correct. they are there.

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#74881 Feb 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>so the post really meant nothing at all...
good to know.
All scientific theories are perfect!
see how that works?
You were implying that a "perfect" Universe would be equally balanced in all things. Life could and would not exist under these condition.

But a fluctuating Universe allows for diversity, interaction and change...So your picture of a perfect Universe is faulty in concept.

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#74882 Feb 9, 2013
MAAT wrote:
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Such judgement.
And such outspoke ideas.
That's a very thin line your threading there.
So, are you saying that all credible psychologist, are atheist?
Think before you post because you are a liar.

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#74883 Feb 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>we have ways of determining if videos have been faked. people try it all the time with "UFO videos and they are always busted. do you have a point?
Of course some are fake. Just like fake fossils manufactured in China.

People tried to replicate the 'real' crop circles. It turns out the fake ones were not as elaborate and when used a device they were still unable to accurately replicate the microwave effect on the crops. Also, the use of these devices would be a loud set-up because it needs to be plugged in to a generator for power and so far none has been caught to use them until they tried to figure out how real crop circles were made.

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#74884 Feb 9, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>yes there are, but if yo tell them you think you are being directly protected by some god, they will diagnose you as mentally ill. you really should seek counseling. you seem mentally unstable.
You are really sick, psychologically.
So, from your premise, all the pastor, prophets, etc, are psychologically retarded?
As i said earlier, you are a sick fellow.

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#74885 Feb 9, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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You were implying that a "perfect" Universe would be equally balanced in all things. Life could and would not exist under these condition.
But a fluctuating Universe allows for diversity, interaction and change...So your picture of a perfect Universe is faulty in concept.
Not at all what i was implying, no reason at all any rational person would infer that. ovbviously you are trying to inject your thoughts to my comments.

find me one thing that is perfect.

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#74886 Feb 9, 2013
Creating fakes is still science though.

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#74887 Feb 9, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Is this not foolish, and we all know that the universe came into form, this is just ignorance on the part of atheist, because we definitely have scientist that believes in the existence of God.
Atheists? Where?
I was just going to as if you brought a guitar along, so we could have an eucomenical (The tranlator is daft. Learn latin! This word takes hours going through the spelling corrector, that only works when you get it right! Though we all know what it says!) singsong.

yes but tose scientist know how to distinguish between believe and science.
If they don't they just end up with bad science.

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#74888 Feb 9, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text>So, are you saying that all credible psychologist, are atheist?
Think before you post because you are a liar.
that's pretty rich, coming form you, the continual poster of known lies...

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#74889 Feb 9, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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Of course some are fake. Just like fake fossils manufactured in China.
People tried to replicate the 'real' crop circles. It turns out the fake ones were not as elaborate and when used a device they were still unable to accurately replicate the microwave effect on the crops. Also, the use of these devices would be a loud set-up because it needs to be plugged in to a generator for power and so far none has been caught to use them until they tried to figure out how real crop circles were made.
This is where an example would be usefull.
Sounds like a lightning bolt hit.

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