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There are 216619 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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“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#105704 Nov 12, 2013
SBT wrote:
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So fossils deteriorate in such a short amount of time? What about the massive number of fossil remains your side date as multiple MY's old? Ayala was right. Culled the human race? So your "cave men" were cannibals. In the Karoo in SA they estimate the fossil deposit at 200,000 sq miles ranging from 2000-5000ft deep. An average fossil/sq meter cal was done giving an estimate of 150,000,000+ fossils exposed on the surface alone. As no bottom to top evolution is observed, these appear deposited in one watery event and are collectible today. So that is the math. Use math to calculate the number of people who lived on earth with the most conservative factor and you get around 10X26th power. The universe would not contain the volume of bones.
Again uniform measurements fail you.
http://www.rae.org/pdf/800Billion.pdf
http://www.genesisalive.com/2013/09/the-quest...
oh, yay, sbt is back.

There have been no human fossil deposits found. There have been no animal fossil deposits found. Ans since this "flood" was less than 10k years ago, these "deposits" would have been pretty superficial.

Please don't start this cycle of BS again. We've discussed this again and again.

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#105705 Nov 12, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> You are indeed the stupid. If you can not answer the question, then your claims are wrong. Simple. English started in England, period.
Doink!

Charles, OK - giving you the benefit of the doubt, what exactly is your point?

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#105706 Nov 12, 2013
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> First and foremost, unlike some others here, do you accept that?
Back to your question. Despite the death of Faraday, his name is still ringing on electricity, has the owner.
Doink!

Charles, really, stop while you're ahead. Out of curiosity, where are you from?(If you say England, I'll scream) I ask this because there may be a language issue here, maybe you're expressing yourself in a language that's not native to you and therefore are erroneously appearing to quite limited in thought. This I would understand. For this is the only reason you could possibly associate Faraday as the "owner" of electricity. Certainly Faraday had a great influence in both electrical and chemical fields. As an electrical engineer, I have the utmost respect for this man, and would give my left testicle (albeit unwillingly) to have an opportunity to sit down for an afternoon beer with this man just to shoot the sh!t, but you can't possibly believe in any way shape of form that he was responsible for electricity being what it is today, better yet having 'ownership'. Seriously Dude, WTF?

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#105707 Nov 12, 2013
Chimney1 wrote:
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If you are correct, what are the consequences?
If you are wrong, what are the consequnces?
Is there any actual point to this discussion, any practical consequence at all that depend on the outcome?
NO
That makes it an utter waste of time. You might as well be arguing about whether Jesus ever swatted a mosquito.
Can a' worms dude...

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#105708 Nov 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
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Modern humans sometimes have to uses their hands for balance, particularly in unusual situations.
Smaller brained creatures with excellent balance usually have smaller, lighter skeletons.
I am not saying that H.E. had poor balance but I am saying that it must have been relative to their size (similar to us) and weight (in all probability heavier than us) with a smaller brain capacity.
It could however have been that balance were expanded in place of other skills that require relatively large amounts brain functionality, for example language.
being a snowboarder, i have often been called a knuckle-dragger. and yes, sometimes i do use my hands to aid in balance when i am carving some seriously sick turns with my body just inches off the snow...

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Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#105709 Nov 12, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
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Although Dan is a real nice guy, unlike you, and he is approachable for sure, do you have any evidence that he is more knowledgeable than me and in what subjects are you referring? Or is it just your god given guesswork doing itÂ’s thing and guessing?
Yer a gurl

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#105710 Nov 12, 2013
JM_Brazil wrote:
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Doink!
Charles, really, stop while you're ahead. Out of curiosity, where are you from?(If you say England, I'll scream) I ask this because there may be a language issue here, maybe you're expressing yourself in a language that's not native to you and therefore are erroneously appearing to quite limited in thought. This I would understand. For this is the only reason you could possibly associate Faraday as the "owner" of electricity. Certainly Faraday had a great influence in both electrical and chemical fields. As an electrical engineer, I have the utmost respect for this man, and would give my left testicle (albeit unwillingly) to have an opportunity to sit down for an afternoon beer with this man just to shoot the sh!t, but you can't possibly believe in any way shape of form that he was responsible for electricity being what it is today, better yet having 'ownership'. Seriously Dude, WTF?
Oh, crap. Now I'm really confused. Who owns lightening then? Thor or Ben Franklin?

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#105711 Nov 12, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
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And you do it once again. It has already been pointed out to you that it does not matter if more ORIGINAL science is wrong than is right. Peer reviewed publishing is only the first real step in getting an idea accepted. If it is a new idea it will be tested by others to see if it is correct or not. Usually by the time we, the lay people, come across an idea it has been tested several times and whether or not it is correct is known.
Science has this self correcting mechanism. Something totally lacking in your book of myth. And you have just shown that I was correct. You repeated posting an article that has been explained to you. It does not support your claims in any way at all.
So here we are today and the best you and the other evos here can do is beg sciences correcting mechanism. IOW, you are telling me that you cannot present any research that demonstrates the genomes ability to adapt endlessly and without limit while I can present plenty of research data that supports the opposite claim.

Well Subby that's just great Subby because despite your ridicule of our documented account, as far as SCIENCE goes you cannot scientifically refute my claim. The best you can do is beg your disbelief in the first documented account of life arising in the sea because you cannot refute the claim that the genomes ability to adapt is limited. That's great and you don't realize how great that is for us, like it or not.

The claim that the genome cannot possibly be billions of years old is a testable hypothesis that can be supported and falsified, and you evos cannot speak to it. GREAT! That's what I like to see, Subby. However as far as science goes, you're excuses are not acceptable.

This below is the testable claim using genomics that suggests life on earth cannot possibly be billions of years old.

Simulations show that for most study designs and settings, it is more likely for a research claim to be false than true. Moreover, for many current scientific fields, claimed research findings may often be simply accurate measures of the prevailing bias. In this essay, I discuss the implications of these problems for the conduct and interpretation of research.

http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/ ...

Some genetic phenomena originate as mutations that are initially advantageous but decline in fitness until they become distinctly deleterious. Here I give the condition for a mutationÂ–selection balance to form and describe some of the properties of the resulting equilibrium population. A characterization is also given of the fixation probabilities for such mutations.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3 ...

As a result, the human race is genetically mutating, according to Japanese geneticist Yusaku Nakabeppu of Kyushu University and his team, who released their findings Monday in the trade journal Genome Research.

http://www.naturalnews.com/021220_genetic_mod ...

These data support models in which negative epistasis contributes to declining rates of adaptation over time.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/332/6034/11 ...

In other words, random detrimental mutations build up in the gene pools of living things with a low reproductive rate far far faster than natural selection can get rid of them. This generally accepted fact of modern science strongly implies, therefore, that we have devolved, not evolved, from an originally superior state, as a species or collective gene pool, compared to our current rapidly degenerating condition

http://www.educatetruth.com/featured/dr-john -...

Life is devolving as per a documented account. Life must be much younger than the evolutionary model suggests. Evolutionary scientists can only offer complicated hypothesis as to why all data supports a creationist paradigm and gives evolutionists headaches.

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#105712 Nov 12, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Oh, crap. Now I'm really confused. Who owns lightening then? Thor or Ben Franklin?
ummm...Danny Zuko?

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Since: Sep 08

#105713 Nov 12, 2013
SBT wrote:
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See the Pic of the Karoo? and there are a pile of references in those links. But pretend like the Karoo doesn't exist, all 200,000 sq miles of it.(Specially never let that place get into a HS textbook, like a proton motor, the kids may get confused, or think your side is wrong). The sources are valid from licensed professionals that have every right to print their findings and summaries.
Everybody has the right to write whatever they want. That does not make their writing valid for uses in debates.

For example the stories of Mother Goose have no place in this debate. Nor do stories by uneducated fools.

In a scientific debate articles based upon peer reviewed science is what matters.

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#105714 Nov 12, 2013
MazHere wrote:
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So here we are today and the best you and the other evos here can do is beg sciences correcting mechanism. IOW, you are telling me that you cannot present any research that demonstrates the genomes ability to adapt endlessly and without limit while I can present plenty of research data that supports the opposite claim.
Well Subby that's just great Subby because despite your ridicule of our documented account, as far as SCIENCE goes you cannot scientifically refute my claim. The best you can do is beg your disbelief in the first documented account of life arising in the sea because you cannot refute the claim that the genomes ability to adapt is limited. That's great and you don't realize how great that is for us, like it or not.
The claim that the genome cannot possibly be billions of years old is a testable hypothesis that can be supported and falsified, and you evos cannot speak to it. GREAT! That's what I like to see, Subby. However as far as science goes, you're excuses are not acceptable.
This below is the testable claim using genomics that suggests life on earth cannot possibly be billions of years old.
Simulations show that for most study designs and settings, it is more likely for a research claim to be false than true. Moreover, for many current scientific fields, claimed research findings may often be simply accurate measures of the prevailing bias. In this essay, I discuss the implications of these problems for the conduct and interpretation of research.
http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/ ...
Some genetic phenomena originate as mutations that are initially advantageous but decline in fitness until they become distinctly deleterious. Here I give the condition for a mutationÂ–selection balance to form and describe some of the properties of the resulting equilibrium population. A characterization is also given of the fixation probabilities for such mutations.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3 ...
As a result, the human race is genetically mutating, according to Japanese geneticist Yusaku Nakabeppu of Kyushu University and his team, who released their findings Monday in the trade journal Genome Research.
http://www.naturalnews.com/021220_genetic_mod ...
These data support models in which negative epistasis contributes to declining rates of adaptation over time.
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/332/6034/11 ...
In other words, random detrimental mutations build up in the gene pools of living things with a low reproductive rate far far faster than natural selection can get rid of them. This generally accepted fact of modern science strongly implies, therefore, that we have devolved, not evolved, from an originally superior state, as a species or collective gene pool, compared to our current rapidly degenerating condition
http://www.educatetruth.com/featured/dr-john -...
Life is devolving as per a documented account. Life must be much younger than the evolutionary model suggests. Evolutionary scientists can only offer complicated hypothesis as to why all data supports a creationist paradigm and gives evolutionists headaches.
Mav, the point was that that article you quoted did not support your idiocy. That is all that needs to be said. Now if you can ask a question without a wall of text trying to defend your idiocy that no one is going to read I would be happy to try to answer it.

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“Up with which, I will not put”

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#105715 Nov 12, 2013
MikeF wrote:
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Oh, crap. Now I'm really confused. Who owns lightening then? Thor or Ben Franklin?
Lol, England obviously.

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#105716 Nov 12, 2013
And Mav, it does your side no good if you constantly make bad links to real science sites and good links to bad science sites. Sanford's work was debunked before it was even published, and you know this.

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“Up with which, I will not put”

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#105717 Nov 12, 2013
MazHere wrote:
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So here we are today and the best you and the other evos here can do is beg sciences correcting mechanism...
Maz, you are obviously just a troll with one redundant text, and no interest in this topic whatsoever. Please go elswhere.

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#105718 Nov 12, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
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Mav, the point was that that article you quoted did not support your idiocy. That is all that needs to be said. Now if you can ask a question without a wall of text trying to defend your idiocy that no one is going to read I would be happy to try to answer it.
Subby are you in the know at all, or are you just another evo puppet hanging off a string saying "they said so"? Do tell us, please!.

Actually what you are offering is handwaving. If you do not have the science knowledge or research skills to find research then fess up to it instead of looking like an uneducated evo puppet hanging off a string trying to be one of the big boys, when clearly, you are not.

The research data is the data. I have quoted the data. You are welcome to source your own and deomonstrate if I have misrepresented the researh. I haven't at all. I am asking for reseach data to challeng me, not your most humble opinion.

The claim that the genome cannot possibly be billions of years old is a testable hypothesis that evolutionists are unable to refute or challenge, let alone falsify. This is a testable hypothesis that can be drawn from the first documented account of life arising in the sea and ending in the appearance mankind.

Indeed the research I have presented demonstates the genome is not designed to allow an organism like a dog to evolve/adapt into something like an elephant/dinosaur. Breeders have been proving it for centuries.

If you disagree then stop being a lazy thread loafer and put some research or reasoning behnd your empty words. I doubt you can. You like to spam, ridicule and press buttons, that's it for you.

I actually have solid OBSERVATION that far outweighs computer modelling.

Now are you going to bother to offer more than the evo penchants you call science and actually present some research?.

Answer: No Subby can't, but will just keep penchanting and spamming for the heck of it to save face on forum.

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#105719 Nov 12, 2013
This research is NOT misrepresented and does give your evo researchers the need to prattle on even more as to why what they find has some escape clause hidden somewhere.

Go for it Subby, because at present you evos are looking a little prattly, opinionated and research less.

The data is more consistent with a creationist paradigm, than an evolutionary one. It is simply impossible for mankind to be 2 millions years old. Below is evidence that mankind cannot possibly have evolved but that the documented biblical creation account is being validated, whether you like it or not, or believe it or not. I don't care what men of faith, like you, think.

Â“Haldane (1927) showed that an organism that suffers regular mutations with fixed deleterious effects evolves toward a stable mutationÂ–selection balance. Wright and Dobzhansky (1946) introduced the study of nonfixed fitnesses and considered the effects of frequency-dependent fitness values, while Kimura and Ohta (1970) studied advantageous mutations (inversions) that gradually lose their fitness advantage. Here I present results for the population genetics of positive mutations that with time become truly deleterious.Â”

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3 ...

Genetic code of human race is deteriorating due to environmental factors

http://www.naturalnews.com/021220_genetic_mod ...

These data support models in which negative epistasis contributes to declining rates of adaptation over time.
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/332/6034/11 ...

We found that epistatic interactions between beneficial mutations were all antagonisticÂ—the effects of the double mutations were less than the sums of the effects of their component single mutations. We found a number of cases of decompensatory interactions, an extreme form of antagonistic epistasis in which the second mutation is actually deleterious in the presence of the first. In the vast majority of cases, recombination uniting two beneficial mutations into the same genome would not be favored by selection, as the recombinant could not outcompete its constituent single mutations.

"Moreover, for many current scientific fields, claimed research findings may often be simply accurate measures of the prevailing bias."

http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/ ...

In other words, random detrimental mutations build up in the gene pools of living things with a low reproductive rate far far faster than natural selection can get rid of them. This generally accepted fact of modern science strongly implies, therefore, that we have devolved, not evolved, from an originally superior state, as a species or collective gene pool, compared to our current rapidly degenerating condition

http://www.educatetruth.com/featured/dr-john -...

Life is devolving as per a documented account. Evolutionary scientists can only offer complicated hypothesis as to why all data supports a creationist paradigm and gives evolutionists headaches. Th evos here can't offer anything at all except spam.

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#105720 Nov 12, 2013
Maz, your continued inability to properly link anything but links from creatard sites is more than highly suspicious.

How does a moron continually screw up the links to scientific sites and yet always gets creatard sites linked correctly. I do believe you are doing it on purpose.

Maz, until you link properly all it takes to debunk you is hand waving. I have been waiting for you to post actual links to actual articles that support you. You have not done so yet.

And once again as the great Hitch pointed out, "Claims made without any evidence can be dismissed without any evidence". Your claims are dismissed until you learn how to link properly.

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#105721 Nov 12, 2013
So how many think that Maz's continued bad links are on purpose? That is my thought. In the past she had no problem linking articles. Of course every time she did we pointed out how she misinterpreted the linked articles. All you have to do to ruin a link is to change one character.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#105722 Nov 12, 2013
Subduction Zone wrote:
So how many think that Maz's continued bad links are on purpose? That is my thought. In the past she had no problem linking articles. Of course every time she did we pointed out how she misinterpreted the linked articles. All you have to do to ruin a link is to change one character.
that would mean her intelligence increased by an order of magnitude...

maybe one of her fundie sites told her this is a good way to use bogus links...

too close to call.

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#105723 Nov 12, 2013
MazHere wrote:
This research is NOT misrepresented
Maz, are you forgetting that all you do is misrepresent science and that you already admitted your position is Godmagic? Tell us again how invisble Jewish wizardry passes the scientific method.

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