Evolution vs. Creation

Evolution vs. Creation

There are 173332 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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Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#100887 Oct 10, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Uhm I would say by looking and common sense. Light a torch and look around. Does the light go out to the items you see or do the items you see come to the torch? LOL
by your eyesight it is just there. it moves far too fast to see light move so one could only prove that it moves using scientific methods. as happened in the real world.

still can't figure out that a bicycle balances because the rider, huh? gee that's a tricky one. you do know a person can also balance on a stick or pretty much anything don't you?

time for you to use that common sense you referred to earlier.

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100888 Oct 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>how could you prove it without science?
I would bet way back when man invented the wheel,,, without science you would think the earth rolled across the wheel instead of the wheel rolling across the earth.

That is how you see light. You think without science we would not know light traveled out to illuminate things. LOL

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#100889 Oct 10, 2013
Well, i'm outta here. while i'm gone, take you bike and push it down the street and watch it fall over eventually, then ride it and see if you can see the one thing different that keep it from falling over...

that should keep you occupied for a while...

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100890 Oct 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>by your eyesight it is just there. it moves far too fast to see light move so one could only prove that it moves using scientific methods. as happened in the real world.
still can't figure out that a bicycle balances because the rider, huh? gee that's a tricky one. you do know a person can also balance on a stick or pretty much anything don't you?
time for you to use that common sense you referred to earlier.
So again by your logic. If you lit a torch you would not know the light moved out to illuminate things? So you would think the things moved closer to you to be seen. OH I get it now. You would think everything moved closer to the fire to get warm. LMAO

“It is often that a ”

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100891 Oct 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>by your eyesight it is just there. it moves far too fast to see light move so one could only prove that it moves using scientific methods. as happened in the real world.
still can't figure out that a bicycle balances because the rider, huh? gee that's a tricky one. you do know a person can also balance on a stick or pretty much anything don't you?
time for you to use that common sense you referred to earlier.
Again if you lit a torch you may not be able to see the light actually move but you would see were it reached out to, thus it had to move out because those things did not move closer to the light. You keep falling lower down the pole of nonsense.

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Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#100892 Oct 10, 2013
The gyroscopic effect has practically nothing to do with riding a bike.

If someone is claiming that he is flat our wrong.
davy

Albuquerque, NM

#100893 Oct 10, 2013
See were? Where is were religitard?
replaytime wrote:
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Again if you lit a torch you may not be able to see the light actually move but you would see were it reached out to, thus it had to move out because those things did not move closer to the light. You keep falling lower down the pole of nonsense.

Level 9

Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#100894 Oct 10, 2013
And just one of the many articles on that fact:

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/...

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100895 Oct 10, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
The gyroscopic effect has practically nothing to do with riding a bike.
If someone is claiming that he is flat our wrong.
Yep as I said "Scientists have been puzzling over what makes bicycles balance since they were invented, back in the 19th century. In 2007, a group of engineers and mathematicians led by Nottingham University's J.P. Meijaard announced they'd finally cracked the mystery with a set of incredibly complex mathematical equations that explain how a bicycle behaves—and it turns out that gyroscopes are only part of the story"

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100896 Oct 10, 2013
davy wrote:
See were? Where is were religitard?
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Oh another spell-checker tard. Too bad that is all you have to offer. Tell you what. Tell that to my not so-smart phone. LOL

But hey Davy we all have to have a purpose and your just might be the petty spell checker. Who knows.

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Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#100897 Oct 10, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Yep as I said "Scientists have been puzzling over what makes bicycles balance since they were invented, back in the 19th century. In 2007, a group of engineers and mathematicians led by Nottingham University's J.P. Meijaard announced they'd finally cracked the mystery with a set of incredibly complex mathematical equations that explain how a bicycle behaves—and it turns out that gyroscopes are only part of the story"
The gyroscope effect is a very small part. In fact one group developed bicycle with a counter-rotating wheel to take out the gyroscopic effect and the bicycle was still balanced in almost the same way.

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Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#100898 Oct 10, 2013
Not quite the article I was looking for, but with this bike the gyroscopic effect can be almost eliminated:

http://www2.eng.cam.ac.uk/~hemh/gyrobike.htm

Counter steering is what keeps a bicycle upright. And it also means that when you want to go left on a bicycle you first have to steer left.

“The Edge”

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Since: Dec 10

Of Tomorow

#100899 Oct 10, 2013
No Surprise wrote:
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Jupiter's a gas planet. It would burn up before it hit the corona of the sun more than likely. In theory I was speaking of an metor (more than an asteroid which is ice and would melt) of a substantially large size that would penetrate to the interior of the sun. But as I stated it was a hypothetical theory not to be taken literal. I was making a hypothetical point of the earth.
No, you suggesting a bb is going to move a monster truck wheel.
davy

Albuquerque, NM

#100900 Oct 10, 2013
Come on geography boy, tell us where were is. Spell check doesn't correct real words religitard. Would you like to try again? Still don't believe in evolution, how about I drop a fossil on your foot? If you weren't hom skooled you wouldn't need to be spell checked.
replaytime wrote:
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Oh another spell-checker tard. Too bad that is all you have to offer. Tell you what. Tell that to my not so-smart phone. LOL
But hey Davy we all have to have a purpose and your just might be the petty spell checker. Who knows.

“It is often that a ”

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100901 Oct 10, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
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The gyroscope effect is a very small part. In fact one group developed bicycle with a counter-rotating wheel to take out the gyroscopic effect and the bicycle was still balanced in almost the same way.
For ages, scientists assumed that the gyroscopic effect (the force that keeps a spinning top from falling over) was the key for a bike's balance. In the '70s, science disproved that theory.

“It is often that a ”

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100902 Oct 10, 2013
davy wrote:
Come on geography boy, tell us where were is. Spell check doesn't correct real words religitard. Would you like to try again? Still don't believe in evolution, how about I drop a fossil on your foot? If you weren't hom skooled you wouldn't need to be spell checked.
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Does "hom skooled" the same as "home schooled"? LMAO STFU and move on tard.

“I can never convince the ”

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Since: Jan 11

stupid that they are stupid.

#100903 Oct 10, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Oh another spell-checker tard. Too bad that is all you have to offer. Tell you what. Tell that to my not so-smart phone. LOL
But hey Davy we all have to have a purpose and your just might be the petty spell checker. Who knows.
Lest you forget the times you have been my spell checker.

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Since: Mar 13

person's mouth broke his nose.

#100904 Oct 10, 2013
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>Lest you forget the times you have been my spell checker.
Yep about as many as you have been mine. I give what I get.

Level 9

Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#100905 Oct 10, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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For ages, scientists assumed that the gyroscopic effect (the force that keeps a spinning top from falling over) was the key for a bike's balance. In the '70s, science disproved that theory.
Really? I don't know of any scientists that made that assumption. Do you have any evidence that supports that claim?

“I can never convince the ”

Level 9

Since: Jan 11

stupid that they are stupid.

#100906 Oct 10, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Yep about as many as you have been mine. I give what I get.
Not from you didn't. I don't bother to mention spelling errors and never have. That is just you trying to blame your actions on me.

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