Evolution vs. Creation

There are 162197 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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#76050 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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... and the reality is that no-one can demonstrate it even exists. Tough nuggies, bub.
Then answer the question, how did the universe came into form?
The credit are not to humans, plants nor animals, then to who?

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#76051 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> A word for you. Fighting God is like fighting death, can you fight death?
No, your god is a myth, and death is real.

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#76052 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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The Bible is a bunch of baseless claims written by ancient superstitous goat-herders who thought the Earth was flat.
Some stuff it gets right, some stuff it gets wrong. The rest can't be verified at this time.
Especially all the magic bits.
Foul!
Isa. 40 vs 22.
Read that!
The bible is real. Period.

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#76053 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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In which case you can credit God for not giving you one of them fancy brain thingies. You'd only get a headache anyway.(shrug)
Wrong!
I am an educationist, Business Administrator and a minister of the gospel.
By the grace of God that is an achievement.

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#76054 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
Whatever!
Conclusively, no one can disprove the existence of God.
First you talk about the bandwagon effect,
then you talk about the shape of the earth,
and now you talk about the existence of God.
Keep it up and you'll set a world record!

“Leave That Thing Alone!”

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#76055 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> A word for you. Fighting God is like fighting death, can you fight death?
Fighting 'god' is like shadow boxing. Besides, your 'god' couldn't stand up against iron chariots... I've got a Silverado with a brush-bar

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#76056 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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In which case you can credit God for not giving you one of them fancy brain thingies. You'd only get a headache anyway.(shrug)
And finally, every humans, whether scientist, liars, atheist, theist, do have headaches.

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#76057 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Foul!
Isa. 40 vs 22.
Read that!
The bible is real. Period.
the bible is chock full of proven lies yet you cling to it like the cult member you are. glad we got your types out of the airports...

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#76058 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Wrong!
I am an educationist, Business Administrator and a minister of the gospel.
By the grace of God that is an achievement.
you'd think you'd be able to make a sane argument then.

two scientific conclusions can be made from the facts you have just given us:

1. you really suck at what you do.

2. your position is indefensible with reason and logic and facts.

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#76059 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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Faith is the complete opposite of evidence. They are diametrically opposed.
Wrong!
Why were Newton, Copernicus, Galileo, etc, firm believers of God ?
Faith made them to have that.

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#76060 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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No. Science does not and cannot falsify a God because the concept is not scientific.
Theism and Christianity are irrelevant to science, period.
Atheism is irrelevant to science, period.
Science doesn't CARE what anyone's religious or philosophical opinions are. All it cares about is what you can demonstrate in an objective manner via the scientific method.
Since you can't demonstrate your beliefs objectively they are relevant only to you and anyone who happens to agree with you.
And somehow I'm guessing that even half the fundies here would not back you up on your claim that arbitrary imaginary international datelines are evidence of invisible spirit demons.
Foul!
All christians globally, believes in the existence of God, Satan, Angels, Spirits and Demons.
Period!

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#76061 Feb 15, 2013
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Not faith, because science is perfectly open to the possibility of there being no oil underground. It comes up with a scientific theory based on evidence.
Currently ALL geology is based on old world assumptions, because it has been found that young Earth assumptions do not work, period.
That's why there are no Young Earth Creationist geologists looking for oil deposits. And the geologists the creationists sent out in the eighties to go look for evidence of a global flood and young Earth all came back and told their bosses exactly what they didn't wanna hear.
After that the creo's stopped sending scientists out into the field and just concentrated on apologetics. Apologetics of course being a pseudonym for lying for Jesus.
So no, when geologists looking for oil deposits find those deposits more often with old Earth geology than they do with young Earth geology, it's NOT a matter of faith.
The concept of faiths are applied daily in our beliefs, works, professions and religions.
Just understand the meaning of that word.

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#76062 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
No, i didn't say science, because we have scientist that are christians, i was only talking about scientist that are atheist.
What has a scientist who was an atheist ever done to hurt you?
If a scientific investigation is carefully designed, it will come to the same results no matter what the experimenter expects.
If a scientific report is carefully written, it will be perfectly objective.
So an acceptable scientific report will say nothing about God.
Or leprechauns.
Or gremlins.
Or invisible pink unicorns.
Or flying spaghetti monsters.
Or--well, you get the idea.(I hope.)

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#76063 Feb 15, 2013
The Dude wrote:
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There are Christian scientists who disagree with you on science. They have no problem accepting biology, chemistry and physics - you know, all those things you have a problem with.
Fine, disagreements are normal.
But the bible stands out for every true believers of Christ.

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#76064 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Foul!
All christians globally, believes in the existence of God, Satan, Angels, Spirits and Demons.
Period!
yes, you are stone-age morons that believe in things that do not exist...

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#76065 Feb 15, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
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Once more Chuckles, you have to show that you are worth it. Do you even know what would constitute evidence?
Ok, don't run away from this question that i have been asking, how did the universe came into form?

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#76066 Feb 15, 2013
TerryL wrote:
<quoted text>"Look before you leap" is NOT an expression of faith, it's the exact opposite!! LOL!!!
Wrong!
Read, 2 Tim. 2 vs 15.

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#76067 Feb 15, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Ummmm, no. the FSM the creator. you worship him with every fiber of your soul....at least you haven't yet proven otherwise...
I worship the living God, by name YAHWEH, with every fibre of my soul.
Can you fight death? if you can, then you can fight God.

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#76068 Feb 15, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Wrong!
Read, 2 Tim. 2 vs 15.
No...once again you were totally, comp;letely wrong. look before you leap means check out the facts, do not act on impulse, or what you 'feel' is right.

you really do suck at this!

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#76069 Feb 15, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>So is harry potter...
Point of correction, fiction and reality are just two different concepts.

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