Evolution vs. Creation

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Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102840 Oct 23, 2013
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>I never paid full attention to the accounts of "toad licking" to follow up on the validity. I just figured that people that interested in being high will indulge in the most dangerous risks, so licking a toad probably wasn't that big a deal to them.
it seemed to be more of a fad. the only reason i know anything about it is that a favorite author of mine wrote about it..

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#102841 Oct 23, 2013
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>I've been by Toad Suck, but never actually to it. It is on the way to Little Rock. It isn't the most fortunate name and is even worse than the name of my home town in Missouri.
Northwest of Little Rock, near Conway. I have friends form Conway. Never been there myself.
DanFromSmithville wrote:
A few years ago I heard a story reported to have taken place near Chunky Gal Mountain. I don't remember the story, but I didn't believe it was a real place. It is. It is in North Carolina and based on an Cherokee legend according to what I read.
Google is your friend:
http://www.bluewatersmtnl.com/how-chunky-gal-...
http://geo.ua.edu/field-trips/field-trips/chu...

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#102842 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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I agree. I think it would be good for someone to know I think they're a moron!
BTW, I don't think that anyone use uses them is necessarily a coward. I imagine some are done in response to a post that is just too stupid to waste more an a couple of clicks on.
Jim Ryan, for example.
;-)
I once had a confrontation with a traffic cop who cut me up at a set of traffic lights.

Cop, Now madam do you realise …. Etc etc, etc …. Ect…

Me, You are an idiot.

Cop You do realise that I should arrest you for speaking like that

Me, OK then, I am sure you can’t arrest me for thinking so I think you are an idiot

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#102843 Oct 23, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>he certainly seems overly concerned with what the people here think of him...
classical insecurity.
Reminds me of Urb freaking out about it.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102844 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Reminds me of Urb freaking out about it.
not familiar with Urb, but i have seen many people on Topix and other sites that seem far more concerned with the likes or whatever they call them than what they actually post...

my best advice is to ignore them completely use actual words to agree or disagree with a post.

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#102845 Oct 23, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>not familiar with Urb, but i have seen many people on Topix and other sites that seem far more concerned with the likes or whatever they call them than what they actually post...
my best advice is to ignore them completely use actual words to agree or disagree with a post.
Urban Cowboy. A dyed-in-the-wool creationist who is quite sure he knows everything. Lately he's been arguing with Polymath, a PhD, on entropy on the "Should evolution be taught in high school' thread.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102846 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Urban Cowboy. A dyed-in-the-wool creationist who is quite sure he knows everything. Lately he's been arguing with Polymath, a PhD, on entropy on the "Should evolution be taught in high school' thread.
yeah, i just recently clicked on the evolution debate forum for the first time and saw that thread. seemed like a long discussion on math concepts way beyond my paygrade...

let me know if they get back to talking about creationism being taught in schools...

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#102847 Oct 23, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>yeah, i just recently clicked on the evolution debate forum for the first time and saw that thread. seemed like a long discussion on math concepts way beyond my paygrade...
let me know if they get back to talking about creationism being taught in schools...
Actually, the entropy debate has been fairly recent. And fairly long. And fairly boring. It Urb's attempt to prove evolution is impossible because of the Second Law of Thermodynamics.{yawn}

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#102848 Oct 23, 2013
ChromiuMan wrote:
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Nuts. You are pretty damned quick to throw that "liar" term out there over something that you've seen posted before and is on the ---> very first page of your own book.
Gen 1:11-12 Plants - the third day
Gen 1:14-16 the Sun and moon - the fourth day
Genesis 2;

2 Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.

2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.

4 This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, when the Lord God made the earth and the heavens.

5 Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth[a] and no plant had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground, 6 but streams[b] came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground.

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#102849 Oct 23, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>the point being that the story the bible gave supposedly came from an infallible god or was divinely inspired by that same god.
since the global flood didn't happen, this dipsroves the infallibility of that god or the concept of divine inspiration in the writing of the bible...
Where in the bible does "God" say the world flooded?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102850 Oct 23, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Genesis 2;
2 Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.
2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. 3 Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.
4 This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, when the Lord God made the earth and the heavens.
5 Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth[a] and no plant had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground, 6 but streams[b] came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground.
http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Genesis-C...

grass, herbs, trees...all in verse 12. again, your cult's attempt to create a god failed miserably.

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#102851 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Agreed. However, that takes the all-knowing, bible dictating god out of the picture.
So you say because they didn't know as much as God, then God must be false. Interesting.

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#102852 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Ignorant in the sense of uneducated or lacking knowledge is an appropriate word to use. It doesn't mean they were idiots.
They could not lack in knowledge if said knowledge did not exist.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102853 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Actually, the entropy debate has been fairly recent. And fairly long. And fairly boring. It Urb's attempt to prove evolution is impossible because of the Second Law of Thermodynamics.{yawn}
Ahhh...the ol' " it can't become more complex" argument totally ignoring the massive amount of energy input into our sytem here on earth? yeah, that is a tired old one.

the fundie sites should take that one off their list...

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102854 Oct 23, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Where in the bible does "God" say the world flooded?
So no divine inspiration? so then the bible is just the word of man, thus the god therein is just the creation of man.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#102855 Oct 23, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Where in the bible does "God" say the world flooded?
doesn't the bible clearly say god told noah that he would flood the world, and then gave the rainbow as his word he wouldn't do it again?

that sounds a lot like god saying he flooded the world.

perhaps you should read your cult book some more...

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#102856 Oct 23, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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Where in the bible does "God" say the world flooded?
Gebnesis 6:17
And behold, I Myself am bringing floodwaters on the earth, to destroy from under heaven all flesh in which is the breath of life; everything that is on the earth shall die.

Genesis 7:19
And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered.

Genesis 7:20
The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.

You have another interpretation?

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#102857 Oct 23, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
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http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Genesis-C...
grass, herbs, trees...all in verse 12. again, your cult's attempt to create a god failed miserably.
Yep I guess a book that is written never changes from chapter to chapter as the understanding gets clearer. OH wait, they do change as the writer/writers understands things more. Non-fiction books, science books, law books, medical books, just about every book that has been written changes in the chapters as the topic being written about is more understood.

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#102858 Oct 23, 2013
replaytime wrote:
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So you say because they didn't know as much as God, then God must be false. Interesting.
You need a reading comprehension course. I didn't say anything remotely like that.

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#102859 Oct 23, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Gebnesis 6:17
And behold, I Myself am bringing floodwaters on the earth, to destroy from under heaven all flesh in which is the breath of life; everything that is on the earth shall die.
Genesis 7:19
And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered.
Genesis 7:20
The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.
You have another interpretation?
Yep. Man wrote that, not God. You all keep referring to God as the writer of the bible when in was man.

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