Evolution vs. Creation

There are 20 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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Campbell

Kingston, TN

#108667 Feb 4, 2014
Benny wrote:
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LOL. Charles Darwin was a racist. There's no prove that all life arose from one common ancestor. I am not surprised that the evolutionist theories are collapsing. Atheist science defend Darwinism like a religion. What a big fraud! One Hoax after another. They are so quick to announce their fake evolution discoveries, but they are not so quick to expose their mistakes and disproven conjectures.
Hoax?? You must be joking. You want a hoax try virgin birth, walking on water, turning water into fine wine, healing by touching, raising from the dead, snake handling and drinking poison, resurrection:

The Christian faith was all but dead by the beginning of the fourth century but then it was reorganized and established by pagan Roman churchmen convening at the Council of Nicaea. This Council was presided over by Constantine, Emperor of Rome. Constantine saw a tool for Rome and decided what would and would not be a part of the "Holy Bible." Have you ever been curious about Rome being the real church and the others being known as protestant? Have you ever wondered why hundreds of billions of dollars worth of treasures and fine art have been collected and accumulated in the Vatican while nearly a billion people, mostly children are starving or suffering from malnutrition? Have you ever wondered why churches own more real property in the world than any other entity except the governments?

P.T. Barnum said, "There's A Sucker Born Every Minute." Religion proves beyond a doubt that he knew what he was talking about.

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#108668 Feb 4, 2014
Campbell wrote:
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Hoax?? You must be joking. You want a hoax try virgin birth, walking on water, turning water into fine wine, healing by touching, raising from the dead, snake handling and drinking poison, resurrection:
The Christian faith was all but dead by the beginning of the fourth century but then it was reorganized and established by pagan Roman churchmen convening at the Council of Nicaea. This Council was presided over by Constantine, Emperor of Rome. Constantine saw a tool for Rome and decided what would and would not be a part of the "Holy Bible." Have you ever been curious about Rome being the real church and the others being known as protestant? Have you ever wondered why hundreds of billions of dollars worth of treasures and fine art have been collected and accumulated in the Vatican while nearly a billion people, mostly children are starving or suffering from malnutrition? Have you ever wondered why churches own more real property in the world than any other entity except the governments?
P.T. Barnum said, "There's A Sucker Born Every Minute." Religion proves beyond a doubt that he knew what he was talking about.
Gibberish. That does not change how the universe came into form, we are all using the term, " faith", whether you like it or not.

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#108669 Feb 4, 2014
Chimney1 wrote:
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Having completely failed in his evo arguments, Charles is delighting in simply baiting you on this issue. Its surprisingly simple. Say something stupid. Keep saying it no matter how many people refute you and no matter how many arguments they present.
While engaged in this pointless activity, at least your opponents are not making arguments for evolution.
That is his tactic, and its working.
Ahh but he is not taking into account my personality, people can bait me with as much stupidity as they can muster, itís only themselves who they are showing to be stupid.

As for his tactics working, I think not, there are many other fish in the topix sea other than him, I spend perhaps a faction of one percent of my time on his inanity. If he wants to waste his time thatís fine, me, I think itís quite fun.

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#108670 Feb 4, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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Ahh but he is not taking into account my personality, people can bait me with as much stupidity as they can muster, itís only themselves who they are showing to be stupid.
As for his tactics working, I think not, there are many other fish in the topix sea other than him, I spend perhaps a faction of one percent of my time on his inanity. If he wants to waste his time thatís fine, me, I think itís quite fun.
You have no evidence. Period.

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#108671 Feb 4, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
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Kind of interesting article here, it say's America owns English by might rather than right, because the volume of American English used in the world. it goes on to say.
Scholars disagree when trying to pinpoint the moment when American English stepped on the head of its British mother claimed supremacy.
It seems there was an argument here I never knew existed, But at any rate the above quote^ blows Charles's Idea ...right out the water..lol RIP Charles... America owns English!
But it's all so much BS we all know nobody can really own a dialect.
http://www.orinhargraves.com/who-owns-english
Iím not sure the majority of Britains would claim language supremacy, although there are some right wingers who still dream for the old days of British Empire. And some holiday morons who think that shouting the English words loud enough to some poor bemused Spaniard or Greek will make them understood. I must admit though that I tend to see more Americans using this inane method of communication than I do English, perhaps thatís just the places I visit appeal more to American tourists.

Although English was used in the British Empire it was French that was the de facto international language prior to the end of WW2 and was used in all diplomatic areas and most international commercial transactions.

The rise of the US on the world scene since WW2 has changed all that,

So yes in terms of speakers per nation and the world diplomatic and economic stage, the US has more right to modern English than the English do.

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#108672 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> You are a liar. English originated in England. British is not a language, but a term for unity.
I never said British was a language, you implied that I did therefore it is you who is lying.

British is a nationality.

The English language originate all over the world, it became the English language in England but that is far from your silly idea that it originated here.

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#108673 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> From your comments, you are not English.
I am British, born in England, the family have been born in England for 6 generations but are originally of Scottish decent, so try telling you stupidity to Somerset house, HMRC, the DVLA and the passport office, I really donít think they would believe you.

What the hell did you expect me to do? Accept your stupid ignorance and agree that all new born babies are born with the ability to speak English naturally and have to learn the language of their native country. Do you really think I am as thick as the great god charlie idiot?

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#108674 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> You are a troll. THE English in America and those in England spread the language to the nooks and crannies of the earth. You are not English.
The stupid is strong in you

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#108675 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Why are the Scots fighting for their freedom, if Britain is a nation?
Itís not ALL the Scots, as to how many are actually aiming to an independent Scotland, well thatís the whole idea of a referendum

Wait and see.

Whatever the outcome it will be a democratic vote of those people effected and will have nothing to do you your stupidity

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#108676 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> English is a language, nation or an ethnic, British is not, but a political term for unity.
The English language is a language. English black pudding is not a language, Red phone boxes are quintessentially English but not a language, Paddington bear and royal crown derby pottery are English but not a language

Please note that the English language did not originate in England but evolved out of various languages

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#108677 Feb 4, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
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She is not only English, she is wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy smarter and much better looking than you.
Thank you, I will remember that alwaysÖ

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#108678 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> You are a troll. English according to scholarly sources, was first spoken in England. not northern Europe. Go home and cry.
Please supply links to those scholarly sources you claim overrule the links I have already given you to scholarly sources?

The English language has evolved and is still evolving.

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#108679 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Yes, i am right by saying historically. English started in England before spreading to other nations.
No you are wrong, English evolved from various languages and is still evolving as it spreads

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#108680 Feb 4, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
<quoted text> I bet you;re one of those British creationists , that everyone is so upset about over there ruining England with creationism.
I though he was American, but I may be wrong. I simply associated his stupidity with the US creationist garbage.
The Dude

Birkenhead, UK

#108681 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Majority of the people in Scotland speaks more of English than the Scottish language. Glasgow is not an exception.
Thought you hadn't.

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#108682 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> Yes, a nation based on politics, a true nation do not have an international boundaries, they don't fight or clamour for their independence, etc.
Ahh so you now agree that Britain is a nation at last. Thank you.

This is of course why, alongside the word ďnationalityĒ on my birth certificate, driving licence and passport is the word BRITISH

However for you edification a nation is defined as ďa large body of people united by common descent, history, culture, or language, inhabiting a particular state or territory.Ē

Note, no mention of politics. And FYI, the UK is a democracy and so political freedom is a given.

Please advise why, besides a British government at Westminster, there is a Scottish government at Holyrood, a Welsh Assembly at Senedd and a Northern Irish Assembly at Stormont.

That donít really sound a lot like you much hyped political unity to me.

Tell me about the American Revolution? Oh you canít because it screws up you mouthing garbage and you probably know absolutely nothing about it any way

And still the English language is evolvingÖ

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#108683 Feb 4, 2014
Charles Idemi wrote:
<quoted text> You have no evidence. Period.
There is considerable and multiple lines of evidence, juts because you choose to stick you head up your a$$ and ignore the evidence does not mean it will go away

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Sao Paulo

#108684 Feb 4, 2014
ChristineM wrote:
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I though he was American, but I may be wrong. I simply associated his stupidity with the US creationist garbage.
Hey!*waving flag*

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#108685 Feb 4, 2014
JM_Brazil wrote:
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Hey!*waving flag*
Please, no upset intended to those Americans who do not believe goddidtbymagic one lazy October afternoon 6004 years ago and that the sun is towed around the earth in a golden fiery chariot ridden by baby jesus

Not all Americans hype the US creationist garbage.

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#108686 Feb 4, 2014
If the bible says it then you can betcha ya bottom dollar that its the truth !!!

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