Don't dictate beliefs

Sep 5, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Star Press

No one else can say otherwise? That is basically saying those who do "believe in God" are better? Hardly.

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#2599 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>Because you're lying.
Nope

It's the truth. You are the liar.
You wouldn't know the truth if it was a one ton bison standing on your chest.

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#2600 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>Take a deep breath, back away from the keyboard slowly, and ask forgiveness for stealing the Jewish god.

Personally, I don't blame you; I blame Paul.
It would appear you are a sock of the puppet. That would make you a sock puppet, in other words you can't do a thing with out someone's hand shoved up your azz clear to your head.

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#2601 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>A 9 year old just for noticing the Eucharist?

Catholic priest, eh?
Sock puppet

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#2602 Oct 7, 2012
Langoliers wrote:
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Nope
It's the truth. You are the liar.
You wouldn't know the truth if it was a one ton bison standing on your chest.
Childish nonsense.

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#2603 Oct 7, 2012
Very Cynical Person wrote:
<quoted text>Are you one of those people that think we came from out of nothingness?
Are you one of those people that believe all life sprang forth in a puddle of goo as a single cell organism and evolved in to all live to have ever lived on this planet?

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#2604 Oct 7, 2012
Langoliers wrote:
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Nope
It's the truth. You are the liar.
You wouldn't know the truth if it was a one ton bison standing on your chest.
The you can identify the "top Hebrew scholars"? And you can provide cites where they "all agree that the writer of Genesis 1 intended the word day to mean 24 hours."

I'll wait.

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#2605 Oct 7, 2012
Langoliers wrote:
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Sock puppet
More childishness.

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#2606 Oct 7, 2012
Very Cynical Person wrote:
<quoted text>Are you one of those people that think we came from out of nothingness?
Lets look at your believe.

Evolution: when you think of it you would have start at the very beginning with the primordial soup. Let's go back to the making of the soup. Rain falling on rocks for millions and millions of years washing the correct minerals and elements into a puddle to combine with the correct gases over millions of years. Then to make the fairy tail really good some thing some how created the spark of life and a speck of life came forth. Now this very primitive ( the most primitive life form ever ) lived long enough to mutate and mutate billions of times creating all forms of life ever to exist. Plants and animals adding more and more DNA along the way. Perfecting host and symbiont relationships. Fish and mammals swimming in the oceans some with gills others with blow holes then the birds in the sky and of course the birds that can't fly. Insects and ticks and worms.
Grass and trees and flowers. All from the speck of life that sprang to life with who knows how long of a life span.
Creating some as in algae to create oxygen that would be needed for the life forms that were to follow as it just kept mutating and adding DNA until the arrival of the great ape who figured it all out with no room for error and stood on his soap box and proclaimed this is how it happened no other explanation is possible.

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#2607 Oct 7, 2012
Very Cynical Person wrote:
<quoted text>Are you one of those people that think we came from out of nothingness?
Do you believe in the Big Bang?

According to the Big Bang, the whole universe started out as a tiny spinning object. This object would have been in a frictionless environment. The Conservation of Angular Momentum tells us that in a frictionless environment, if pieces fly off a spinning object they tend to spin in the same direction. This is due to the fact that the outer part is spinning faster than the inner part. If this whole universe began from the big bang, everything should be spinning the same way. However, everything is not spinning in the same direction. Two of the planets, Venus and Uranus, rotate backwards. Six of the moons in the solar system also rotate backwards...that pretty tough on the big bang theory

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#2608 Oct 7, 2012
Langoliers wrote:
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Do you believe in the Big Bang?
According to the Big Bang, the whole universe started out as a tiny spinning object. This object would have been in a frictionless environment. The Conservation of Angular Momentum tells us that in a frictionless environment, if pieces fly off a spinning object they tend to spin in the same direction. This is due to the fact that the outer part is spinning faster than the inner part. If this whole universe began from the big bang, everything should be spinning the same way. However, everything is not spinning in the same direction. Two of the planets, Venus and Uranus, rotate backwards. Six of the moons in the solar system also rotate backwards...that pretty tough on the big bang theory
I'm still waiting for your identification of the "top Hebrew scholars" and cites to where they "all agree that the writer of Genesis 1 intended the word day to mean 24 hours."

You got those yet?

After that, we can talk about the Catholic priest who came up with the big bang theory.

And then, maybe,
Langoliers wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you believe in the Big Bang?
According to the Big Bang, the whole universe started out as a tiny spinning object. This object would have been in a frictionless environment. The Conservation of Angular Momentum tells us that in a frictionless environment, if pieces fly off a spinning object they tend to spin in the same direction. This is due to the fact that the outer part is spinning faster than the inner part. If this whole universe began from the big bang, everything should be spinning the same way. However, everything is not spinning in the same direction. Two of the planets, Venus and Uranus, rotate backwards. Six of the moons in the solar system also rotate backwards...that pretty tough on the big bang theory
I'm still waiting for your identification of the "top Hebrew scholars" and cites to where they "all agree that the writer of Genesis 1 intended the word day to mean 24 hours."

You got those yet?

After that, we can talk about the Catholic priest who came up with the big bang theory.

And then, maybe, VCP can address your above confusion.
MASTER

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#2609 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>Childish nonsense.
Yes, Yes you are.
MASTER

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#2610 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
<quoted text>More childishness.
So you've changed name again Khatru.

Sock puppet!
MASTER

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#2611 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
I'm still waiting for your identification of the "top Hebrew scholars" and cites to where they "all agree that the writer of Genesis 1 intended the word day to mean 24 hours."

You got those yet?

After that, we can talk about the Catholic priest who came up with the big bang theory.

And then, maybe, Langoliers wrote, "<quoted text>
Do you believe in the Big Bang?
According to the Big Bang, the whole universe started out as a tiny spinning object. This object would have been in a frictionless environment. The Conservation of Angular Momentum tells us that in a frictionless environment, if pieces fly off a spinning object they tend to spin in the same direction. This is due to the fact that the outer part is spinning faster than the inner part. If this whole universe began from the big bang, everything should be spinning the same way. However, everything is not spinning in the same direction. Two of the planets, Venus and Uranus, rotate backwards. Six of the moons in the solar system also rotate backwards...that pretty tough on the big bang theory
"

I'm still waiting for your identification of the "top Hebrew scholars" and cites to where they "all agree that the writer of Genesis 1 intended the word day to mean 24 hours."

You got those yet?

After that, we can talk about the Catholic priest who came up with the big bang theory.

And then, maybe, VCP can address your above confusion.
Please wait quietly.

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#2612 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
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Repeating your dishonesty just makes you more dishonest, child.
The actual Darwin quote is here:
http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/atheism/T...
Lying for Jesus is just lying. Lying for Jesus repeatedly may require professional intervention.
No, we don't know that you have the actual quote since Darwin isn't here to speak to us about it. So, we go with the quote I posted (below) since I found it everywhere on the internet, by all kinds of sources. Here's what you need to do: Type the quote into Google (do you know how?) and hit the search button. You will find all the sources where the quote appears. Now you need to get busy and contact all the publishers of those web pages to get it corrected if you think they have it wrong, since I know you don't want any errors on the internet. Yo will be busy for a very long time. We will miss you, since you won't have any time left over to post in the forum.

“Often a cold shudder has run through me, and I have asked myself whether I may have not devoted myself to a fantasy.”
Charles Darwin

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#2613 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
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Let's translate: If Christians repeat the lie enough, it must be true.
The actual text:
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Darwin, Charles, Darwin, Francis, ed., Selected Letters on Evolution and Origin of Species (Courier Dover Publications' 1958 edition), pp. 224-5.
Why do Christians lie?
Previously addressed issue – will not be addressed again.

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#2614 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
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It is pointless because you don't know the difference between an en and an em dash.
<quoted text>
See what I mean? Now, I recommend you learn the difference between an en and an em dash, for which the "double hyphen (--) is sometimes used" according to Dummies.com , which seems most apropos for someone who doesn't know the difference:
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/using-e...
Dummy.
Okay – about the dash and the dashes, I apologize. I told you I would if you found a reputable link - right? So I hand that one to you. Glad I learned something I really will never use, since one dash is sufficient for me, but it doesn't hurt to know this trivia.

But – hey [lol]- did you know that “Even Einstein Had His Off Days”[?]

From The New York Times (from 2005):

“WE have now entered what is being celebrated as the Einstein Year, marking the centenary of the physicist's annus mirabilis in 1905, when he published three landmark papers - those that proved the existence of the atom, showed the validity of quantum physics and, of course, introduced the world to his theory of special relativity. Not bad for a beginner.

"It's not that I'm so smart," Einstein once said, "It's just that I stay with problems longer." Whatever the reason for his greatness, there is no doubt that this determination allowed him to invent courageous new physics and explore realms that nobody else had dared to investigate.

What he was not, however, was a perfect genius. In fact, when it came to the biggest scientific issue of all - the origin of the universe - he was utterly wrong. And while we should certainly laud his achievements over the next 12 months, we may learn a more valuable lesson by investigating Einstein's greatest failure.”

continued:
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/01/02/opinion/02s...

Notice how the piece concludes (lol):
“And, as we celebrate the Einstein Year, let's also bear in mind the fact that he was prepared to admit that he was wrong. Perhaps humility, more than anything, is the mark of true genius.”

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#2615 Oct 7, 2012
Chess Jurist wrote:
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Because you're lying.
Your mere dismissal of a post means nothing except that others laugh at you for it.

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#2616 Oct 7, 2012
Very Cynical Person wrote:
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Are you one of those people that think we came from out of nothingness?
That would be Charles Darwin.

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#2617 Oct 7, 2012
William T. Summerlin (born 1938) is a dermatologist who, as a medical researcher, perpetrated a notorious scientific fraud.

In 1974, Summerlin worked under immunologist Robert A. Good at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, conducting research in transplantation immunology. He claimed that he could transplant tissue from unrelated animals by keeping the tissue in culture for four to six weeks. He used white mice with patches of black fur which he had colored with a black permanent marker.

That same year, Summerlin's fraud was discovered when he made a presentation to Dr. Good; lab assistants noticed that the patches had been drawn on the mice and could be removed using alcohol.

Summerlin later attributed his deceptive behavior to a combination of mental and physical exhaustion, a heavy clinical and experimental workload, and pressure to publicize positive results. Memorial Sloan-Kettering President Dr. Lewis Thomas said that Dr. Summerlin was suffering from a "serious emotional disturbance." After the incident, Summerlin reportedly moved to rural Louisiana to practice medicine.

As a result of the Summerlin incident, the term "painting the mice" has become a synonym for research fraud. Author Joseph Hixson wrote a book about the scandal entitled The Patchwork Mouse.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Summerli...

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#2618 Oct 7, 2012
To: poor Khatru: Scientists are even worse in the UK, lol.

From: ncbi nih gov:

A survey of newly appointed consultants' attitudes towards research fraud

Objective—To determine the prevalence of, and attitudes towards, observed and personal research misconduct among newly appointed medical consultants.

Design—Questionnaire study.

Setting—Mersey region, United Kingdom.

Participants—Medical consultants appointed between Jan 1995 and Jan 2000 in seven different hospital trusts (from lists provided by each hospital's personnel department).

Main outcome measures—Reported observed misconduct, reported past personal misconduct and reported possible future misconduct.

Results—One hundred and ninety-four replies were received (a response rate of 63.6%); 55.7% of respondents had observed some form of research misconduct; 5.7% of respondents admitted to past personal misconduct; 18% of respondents were either willing to commit or unsure about possible future research misconduct. Only 17% of the respondents reported having received any training in research ethics. Anaesthetists reported a lower incidence of observed research misconduct (33.3%) than the rest of the respondents (61.5%)(p<0.05).

Conclusion—There is a higher prevalence of observed and possible future misconduct among newly appointed consultants in the UK than in the comparable study of biomedical trainees in California. Although there is a need for more extensive studies, this survey suggests that there is a real and potential problem of research misconduct in the UK.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1...

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