Evolution vs. Creation

Evolution vs. Creation

There are 164400 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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#75547 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Thinking the universe was designed to bring forth your life isn't egotistical? how so?
We are here to experience LOVE. So in return we give love to nature and the universe. But that's just my poetic side. Though I'm not a hypocrite, I experience hate as well but I use it for learning experience. It's what makes loving tougher. But I grew up on tough love so.

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#75548 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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Remember pantheism? God is the entirety of the universe. No dogma just nature and the universe.
nothing in nature suggest this to be true, it ia the invention of the human mind...

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#75549 Feb 12, 2013
Knock, knock...Cybele...still there, or are you overcome by our seemingly contradicting synchronicity;)

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#75550 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>nothing in nature suggest this to be true, it ia the invention of the human mind...
No one is telling you to believe it. Don't worry, it doesn't really make you a bad person for not believing. To me, even the most evil can still have a use. Nature can be violent too. We bad storms and natural disasters. The end must justify the means.

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#75551 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
<quoted text>
We are here to experience LOVE. So in return we give love to nature and the universe. But that's just my poetic side. Though I'm not a hypocrite, I experience hate as well but I use it for learning experience. It's what makes loving tougher. But I grew up on tough love so.
Why are the animals not capable of such higher brain function as love here for?

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#75552 Feb 12, 2013
MAAT wrote:
Knock, knock...Cybele...still there, or are you overcome by our seemingly contradicting synchronicity;)
why do the opposite poles of magnet attract each other?

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#75553 Feb 12, 2013
Nature and the universe->humbled
...set out to be a place as pinacle for you->egotistical

hmm YHWH had a mutual deal: a place, land and people for you and for me.
Filling the earth with bubbing enthousiastic fiery yest for life and living.(old Heraclitus 500 CE everything is in flow) And obviously being part of that. The very definition of YHWH would come close to live:be.
So hold that over /above everything.
Do not kill it.

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#75554 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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No one is telling you to believe it. Don't worry, it doesn't really make you a bad person for not believing. To me, even the most evil can still have a use. Nature can be violent too. We bad storms and natural disasters. The end must justify the means.
I'm not worried, i know i am not a bad person.

just wondering why people believe things that are notsuggested by any examples in the real, observable world, but are just neat sounding ideas they wish were true...

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#75555 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Why are the animals not capable of such higher brain function as love here for?
Most people think animals are dumb or that they can't understand humans. But they do. It's us who needs to understand them if we have intellect right? They have a different way of showing affection. They do protect their young. But the predators are just the beast of nature.

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#75556 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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why do the opposite poles of magnet attract each other?
their magnetic fields line up.

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#75557 Feb 12, 2013
MAAT wrote:
Nature and the universe->humbled
...set out to be a place as pinacle for you->egotistical
hmm YHWH had a mutual deal: a place, land and people for you and for me.
Filling the earth with bubbing enthousiastic fiery yest for life and living.(old Heraclitus 500 CE everything is in flow) And obviously being part of that. The very definition of YHWH would come close to live:be.
So hold that over /above everything.
Do not kill it.
It's only egotistical if you only have SELF-LOVE.

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#75559 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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why do the opposite poles of magnet attract each other?
Why does giving a gift to yourself humble you?
And if LOVE is the only experience that negates egotism then i conclude that you can not give that to yourself without a portion of humble-pie.

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#75560 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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Most people think animals are dumb or that they can't understand humans. But they do. It's us who needs to understand them if we have intellect right? They have a different way of showing affection. They do protect their young. But the predators are just the beast of nature.
i understand some animals have intelligence, but many do not, not in any way. a fish actually hasw no brain, just a nub of a few cells at the top of its sinal cord.

why are those animals here?

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#75561 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>their magnetic fields line up.
Those drawings keep sticking in your mind. it's like a mantra.

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#75562 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>I'm not worried, i know i am not a bad person.
just wondering why people believe things that are notsuggested by any examples in the real, observable world, but are just neat sounding ideas they wish were true...
If you truly know you're not a bad person, it doesn't matter what you believe. If you don't need God in your life and you're still a good person, that makes you even a better person than a believer who does evil.

I have read different philosophies and concepts, so it also doesn't matter what I believe if I know I'm doing it for the good.

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#75563 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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It's only egotistical if you only have SELF-LOVE.
You can't give LOVE or rather get close enough to other without love for yourselve. And it's impossible to get close to a person that is conflicted about love. Or only recognises certain forms as love.
The other end of the spectrum is that you burn yourself out giving.
Though also that would be egotistical disguised as altruism.

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#75564 Feb 12, 2013
i'm outta here...C-ya!

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#75566 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>i understand some animals have intelligence, but many do not, not in any way. a fish actually hasw no brain, just a nub of a few cells at the top of its sinal cord.
why are those animals here?
Ah you think some animals are useless? Don't underestimate them they can tell when danger is coming. Have you had any fish in an aquarium? They're so beautiful and they are so relaxing to look at. Do you eat fish at all? They're good for the brain.

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#75567 Feb 12, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
i'm outta here...C-ya!
Take care.
leaves me to wondering what it was all about given the pantheistic angle that i do not see conflicting evolution.
God is in the fish, the nearmiss comet and the global warming.
Maybe i should look at your link. But if it's only asking what's the point! I like to hear the theory for that one.

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#75568 Feb 12, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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Ah you think some animals are useless? Don't underestimate them they can tell when danger is coming. Have you had any fish in an aquarium? They're so beautiful and they are so relaxing to look at. Do you eat fish at all? They're good for the brain.
The utilistic argument.
But you do think some god created it all and not that synchronicity is also an occurrence and part of the definition of evolution?

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