Jeff

San Jose, CA

#413 Dec 3, 2012
naturalwonder wrote:
<quoted text>Sure we can, we are only limited by the speed of light. More correctly, the speed of information. Close to us c is a tiny consideration, so we see how things are. When we look far, though we are seeing the past, things act the same way.
Here is another assumption of science: the speed of light is the same throughout the universe throughout history.

“Wear white at night.”

Since: Jun 09

Albuquerque

#414 Dec 3, 2012
Jeff wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is another assumption of science: the speed of light is the same throughout the universe throughout history.
Fortunately that assumption is backed by evidence.
Jeff

San Jose, CA

#415 Dec 3, 2012
15th Dalai Lama wrote:
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Fortunately that assumption is backed by evidence.
The evidence itself is an assumption. There is no way to know with certainty that the speed of light is the same as it is here as it is on the back side of the Andromeda galaxy. We can only assume it is.
Thinking

Saffron Walden, UK

#416 Dec 3, 2012
I'm scared to go for a curry now.
I like to be alone for a few minutes the morning after a curry.
River Tam wrote:
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I knew you were going to post here but I didn't want to tell you.
Thinking

Saffron Walden, UK

#417 Dec 3, 2012
Wayne needs to catalogue 30000+ Oort cloud objects. One for every baptist sect.
15th Dalai Lama wrote:
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What do you care? You never got that list right in the first place.
Look at the bright side, Wayne. If they called every big rock with a highly elliptical orbit a planet the little hillbillies would have to list dozens of planets and since little hillbillies can't count past eight anyway it's all for the better.

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Since: Jan 10

or meet the troll

#418 Dec 3, 2012
Thinking wrote:
Wayne needs to catalogue 30000+ Oort cloud objects. One for every baptist sect.
<quoted text>
Now thats funny...lol

“Pay the toll”

Since: Jan 10

or meet the troll

#419 Dec 3, 2012
River Tam wrote:
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Hello NW. What up?
Same old, same old. No matter how nice I am everybody gets mad at me...alas poor Yorik. lol

“Pay the toll”

Since: Jan 10

or meet the troll

#420 Dec 3, 2012
Jeff wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is another assumption of science: the speed of light is the same throughout the universe throughout history.
The velocity of light is the same a billion light-years away, therefore it was the same a billion years ago...get it. Try working the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, your nutty thoughts may gain small purchase there.

Since: Sep 08

Anderson, IN

#421 Dec 3, 2012
Jeff wrote:
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This article is full of assumptions.
Really?> Please list the assumptions.

“The Topix Legend of GS!”

Since: Sep 10

Yunited States, North America

#422 Dec 3, 2012
dumber!
Jeff

San Jose, CA

#423 Dec 3, 2012
Cookie_Parker wrote:
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Really?> Please list the assumptions.
That time "passes" the same way in the distant past as it does today. It assumes the laws of nature in the past are the same today.

“The Topix Legend of GS!”

Since: Sep 10

Yunited States, North America

#424 Dec 3, 2012
Jeff wrote:
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That time "passes" the same way in the distant past as it does today. It assumes the laws of nature in the past are the same today.
Jeff she is another that is just dumb and only tries to collect information on posters so she can have them fired from jobs. Please keep that in mind when she posts a link. She has a very long history of doing that on 100's of forums.

“Jesus=only way into Heaven”

Since: Nov 12

saved by grace through faith

#427 Dec 3, 2012
[QUOTE who="dave. t "]The mentality of American fundies must leave their church leaders terrified for the future of their bullshit religion, even that retard Pat Robertson is is smelling the coffee now. In this modern age with information just a press of a button away the futures looking uber bleak for the Dinosaurs on Noahs ark crew, Jesus will soon join Odin, Jupiter and the Easter bunny. Christianity is becoming more & more ridiculous. Go Tea party, keep digging that grave.[/QUOTE]

I wouldn't consider Pat Robertson a "fundie", lol.
John from Texas

Austin, TX

#428 Dec 3, 2012
Sola Scriptura wrote:
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The bible is a book written by men who were inspired by God and fools dismiss it because they do not understand it.
I don't dismiss the bible, just the people that take it literally. You're right about the bible being written by man (not men by the way) inspired by what they then understood God to be. We know so much more now that the God they envisioned is obsolete. The bible still holds great value though.

“Wear white at night.”

Since: Jun 09

Albuquerque

#429 Dec 3, 2012
Jeff wrote:
<quoted text>
That time "passes" the same way in the distant past as it does today. It assumes the laws of nature in the past are the same today.
There's also the assumption that yesterday actually existed but you can't prove it.
John from Texas

Austin, TX

#430 Dec 3, 2012
15th Dalai Lama wrote:
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There's also the assumption that yesterday actually existed but you can't prove it.
Spoken like a true philosopher. Much appreciated by me. I've been trying to figure out the nature of reality. I think that would be a rhetorical inquiry by my inquiring self.
Sola Scriptura

Beckley, WV

#431 Dec 3, 2012
15th Dalai Lama wrote:
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What do you care? You never got that list right in the first place.
Look at the bright side, Wayne. If they called every big rock with a highly elliptical orbit a planet the little hillbillies would have to list dozens of planets and since little hillbillies can't count past eight anyway it's all for the better.
You Mr. Wizard types just can't accept the fact that science has blown it over and over. Pluto WAS a planet before it wasn't. lol Maybe it wasn't beofre it WAS?

The only thing scientists have going for them is they are ALLOWED to screw up because they are actually proud that the do not know anything.

“Third Eye”

Since: Nov 10

You can't get there from here.

#432 Dec 3, 2012
Normal Flora wrote:
<quoted text>And you assume that goddidit with magic.
No "magic" needed...
John from Texas

Austin, TX

#433 Dec 3, 2012
Sola Scriptura wrote:
<quoted text>
You Mr. Wizard types just can't accept the fact that science has blown it over and over. Pluto WAS a planet before it wasn't. lol Maybe it wasn't beofre it WAS?
The only thing scientists have going for them is they are ALLOWED to screw up because they are actually proud that the do not know anything.
You seem to hate science. Do you live in a cave? If you don't, you are a hypocrite. Everyone is allowed to screw up because everyone does. I hope you get some juicy bland rats and snakes for supper tonight. God will provide you with the biggest roaches you've ever eaten.
Sola Scriptura

Beckley, WV

#434 Dec 3, 2012
John from Texas wrote:
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I don't dismiss the bible, just the people that take it literally. You're right about the bible being written by man (not men by the way) inspired by what they then understood God to be. We know so much more now that the God they envisioned is obsolete. The bible still holds great value though.
God is the same as He was when those men wrote the bible by HIS inspiration,,NOT by what they thought of Him to be. He ordered those massacres and ordered those nations cut down. God will NOT tolerate sin and idolatry. Then, God came in the flesh as Jesus Christ to save those who would be saved. After this, He will return again in judgment and vengeance and will once again be the God of the Old Testament. Those who will not accept Him He will finally destroy them asunder. They, and sin, will NEVER exist again.

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