Evolution vs. Creation

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

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First if a massive asteroid hits Earth, we're doomed especially if it hits a nuclear plant. And when Earth is gone, it will affect the moon and it will affect the other planets. It will affect our solar system and the sun will die out like death of stars and galaxies. But I don't think it would be the end of the universe. The universe will continue to exist. But it will be different.
An asteroid hitting a nuclear plant would not destroy the earth. If all the nuclear plants on the Earth exploded at once, they would not destroy the earth. they may kill most of the life here if they did, but they would not destroy the earth.

Why would the sun die out if the planets were gone? it would continue burning its fuel as always.

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<quoted text>An asteroid hitting a nuclear plant would not destroy the earth. If all the nuclear plants on the Earth exploded at once, they would not destroy the earth. they may kill most of the life here if they did, but they would not destroy the earth.
Why would the sun die out if the planets were gone? it would continue burning its fuel as always.
I didn't say it would destroy the earth. It would take more than one nuclear explosion to destroy the earth. But all life will be gone though. If you look at the link Mike provided, it's talking about what could happen billions of years from now. The sun will die out just like any other stars. Unless you believe that the sun has eternal life. But the expanding universe will continue...

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<quoted text>But we have actually created the higgs boson. has anyone ever created any prime matter that can be detected?
So you the higgs-boson actually exists now? Wow you're ahead of CERN. They only "found" a particle that acts like it.

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I didn't say it would destroy the earth. It would take more than one nuclear explosion to destroy the earth. But all life will be gone though. If you look at the link Mike provided, it's talking about what could happen billions of years from now. The sun will die out just like any other stars. Unless you believe that the sun has eternal life. But the expanding universe will continue...
it would take more than all of our nukes exploding at once on top of all our nuclear plants to destroy the earth.

So what was all that stuff about the earth being gone and destroying the moon and the other planets about?

yes, the sun will run out of fuel in a few billion years. probably kill all life on earth in a little under one billion years as it increases its output.

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So you the higgs-boson actually exists now? Wow you're ahead of CERN. They only "found" a particle that acts like it.
They seem pretty certain they created and detected one. they usually do not make such claims lightly.

has anyone ever made any such claim about this prime matter?

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<quoted text>They seem pretty certain they created and detected one. they usually do not make such claims lightly.
has anyone ever made any such claim about this prime matter?
No they have not created one yet. Right now CERN is not even at work. It's under maintenance.

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Actually it would only be clear if there were clear contemporary accounts.
Since there isn't then it is also possible that he was made up, just like every other religion.
No. It is not true. There were Jewish conspiracy. Jesus truly existed...

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No they have not created one yet. Right now CERN is not even at work. It's under maintenance.
ya might want to check up on their past work...sheesh!

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<quoted text> No. It is not true. There were Jewish conspiracy. Jesus truly existed...
but he was a human just like everyone else.

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The Higgs boson or Higgs particle is a theoretical elementary particle predicted to exist by the Standard Model of particle physics. Experiments to detect the Higgs boson resulted in the discovery of a new, previously unknown boson during 2012; however contrary to widespread misreporting,[12] the new particle is still being studied as of 2013 to learn whether it is the Higgs boson or not.[13][14] Confirmation that the Higgs boson exists would be monumental[15][16] since it would finally prove the existence of the Higgs field." - wikipedia
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Well, I don't think you'll be labeled an artist anytime soon.
Still sounds like a Caucasian flavor of bigotry to me. Gibberish, invented to obfuscate at best, but possibly a mental disorder.
All artist play chords in cyclic progressions.

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They were next door?
Syria, Edom, Lebanon, Jordan, etc, are next door neighbours. Why Egypt?

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What???
What is what?

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You're giving them too much credit
Minority! They barely exist!
The CIA World Factbook gives the world population as 7,021,836,029 (July 2012 est.) and the distribution of religions as Christian 33.35%(of which Roman Catholic 16.83%, Protestant 6.08%, Orthodox 4.03%, Anglican 1.26%), Muslim 22.43%, Hindu 13.78%, Buddhist 7.13%, Sikh 0.36%, Jewish 0.21%, Baha'i 0.11%, other religions 11.17%, atheists 2.04%.
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Study: Atheists Have Lowest 'Retention Rate' Compared to Religious Groups
Only about 30 percent of those who grow up in an atheist household remain atheists as adults. This "retention rate" was the lowest among the 20 separate categories in the study.
There were 1,387 atheists (weighted) in the survey. Four-hundred thirty-two weighted respondents said they were raised atheist. Of those, 131 self-identified as atheist.
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Gray also noted that, "of those raised as atheists, 30% are now affiliated with a Protestant denomination, 10% are Catholic, 2% are Jewish, 1% are Mormon, and 1% are Pagan."
Jehovah's Witness, congregationalist and holiness churches had the next lowest retention rates at 37 percent, 37 percent and 32 percent, respectively. Thirty-eight percent of those who grew up with no particular religious faith or belief system remained that way.
Hindus had the highest retention rate at 84 percent, followed by Jews (76 percent), Muslims (76 percent), Greek Orthodox (73 percent), Mormons (70 percent) and Catholics (68 percent).
Baptists had the highest retention rate of the Protestant Christian categories at 60 percent, followed by Lutheran (59 percent) and Pentecostal (50 percent).
http://www.christianpost.com/news/study-athei...
[Right; NO thinking people don't want to be atheists.]
From: Deseret News / Salt Lake City, UT
July, 2012
“Atheists abandon their beliefs more often than people in other religious groups, study finds”
A new study has found that people raised in an atheist home abandon those beliefs as adults more often than people raised with other religious belief systems, putting atheism at a 30 percent retention rate. Conclusions and interpretations of the study are that atheists are more often "made" as adults rather than "raised." The highest retention rates are in the Hindu faith, which holds onto about 84 percent of adherents.
Those who grow up in an atheist household are least likely to maintain their beliefs about religion as adults, according to a study by Georgetown University's Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA).
Only about 30 percent of those who grow up in an atheist household remain atheists as adults. This "retention rate" was the lowest among the 20 separate categories in the study.
There were 1,387 atheists (weighted) in the survey. Four-hundred thirty-two weighted respondents said they were raised atheist. Of those, 131 self-identified as atheist.
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765589392/...
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The Higgs boson or Higgs particle is a theoretical elementary particle predicted to exist by the Standard Model of particle physics. Experiments to detect the Higgs boson resulted in the discovery of a new, previously unknown boson during 2012; however contrary to widespread misreporting,[12] the new particle is still being studied as of 2013 to learn whether it is the Higgs boson or not.[13][14] Confirmation that the Higgs boson exists would be monumental[15][16] since it would finally prove the existence of the Higgs field." - wikipedia
yet the scientists at CERN are quite confident they found it. again, they do not make such claims lightly.

do you need everything repeated to you?

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<quoted text>All artist play chords in cyclic progressions.
that is not true at all.

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<quoted text>All artist play chords in cyclic progressions.
So?

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<quoted text>but he was a human just like everyone else.
No, he only came in the form of flesh. He was more than human.

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<quoted text>yet the scientists at CERN are quite confident they found it. again, they do not make such claims lightly.
do you need everything repeated to you?
So you're more confident about it when the scientists are still studying it? wow.

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<quoted text> What is what?
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<quoted text> Stinking defeat and defeat, are truly not really the same. The defeat were really beyond their imaginations, to avoid that, they decided not to put down the story.
Think, why the Egyptians and not any other nations?
What the hell are you talking about?

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