Evolution vs. Creation

Evolution vs. Creation

There are 210028 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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Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#71316 Jan 19, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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The idea behind that is that God is infinite...without beginning or end. Being infinite he would not be subject to time.
as far as worshiping goes...have you even seen someone who's plane had almost crashed, and they get down on their hands and knees and kiss the ground after they land?... At that moment... they realize what a great gift life is.
In essence worshiping God is just like that...getting down on your knees and bowing your head, to show your your deep appreciation for the gift of life.
then you should get down on your hands and knees and bow your head to your PARENTS and thank them for your life and not some imaginary mythological skydaddy
FREE SERVANT
#71317 Jan 19, 2013
ToManyLaws wrote:
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The buybull did say "OUR" image.. So must be many gods out there huh....
DId you read that the angels were created to serve God and they look like men. I believe God was speaking to the angels when he first created man.

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

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#71318 Jan 19, 2013
FREE SERVANT wrote:
<quoted text>DId you read that the angels were created to serve God and they look like men. I believe God was speaking to the angels when he first created man.
HUH...So the angels then must look like god....Your cult is so weird.

“Keep the change...”

Since: Jun 12

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#71319 Jan 19, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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then you should get down on your hands and knees and bow your head to your PARENTS and thank them for your life and not some imaginary mythological skydaddy
You would be amazed at the gifts that a little humility brings...lol

“what we think we become”

Since: Aug 11

above and beyond

#71320 Jan 19, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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This might be true...but I have found there's really no need to "induce"
it in any way...It's a completely natural phenomenon.
It's more of a question of unbias awareness eliminating preconceived filters that limit perception.
not that I'm no expert on the subject...I'm strictly speaking from my own experience.
here's a Synchronicity experience for ya...I was thinking about Edgar Allan Poe The Raven, and had just brought up a picture of a crow on my computer...and almost immediately a crow, not ten feet from my window called out five times and flew away...I kid you not...just how it happened.
I might hear a crow call where I live about once a month or so, if I'm lucky...but this was way to much to be a coincidence.
I used the word 'induce' because we make the conscious decision to go to sleep. lol

Anyways, funny how you brought up the 'crow.' I used the term 'when the crow flies' on one of my poetry called "Temptation."
I know there's a connection here somehow. lol. Resist!

can we be friends? ;-)

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

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#71321 Jan 19, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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You would be amazed at the gifts that a little humility brings...lol
Humility and Humiliation...Words so close......If god was even real I would not bow down to a god as vile and filled with hate and violence as the god of the buybull. Your god is a mean nasty bully who if doesnt get his way will stomp you into a pit of fire for eternity...Yea keep that crap ....NOT FOR ME.

“Keep the change...”

Since: Jun 12

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#71322 Jan 19, 2013
ToManyLaws wrote:
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My belief is that it is BS and made up crap to control people like slaves by rich churches.
I agree...that it is used to control people...but throwing the baby out with the bath water...sort to speak... is exactly what they want you to do...your just another pawn in one of their elaborate schemes....sad really...your being duped by the same people that you adhore.

Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#71323 Jan 19, 2013
ToManyLaws wrote:
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The buybull is a book of myth ......Tolkien said Frodo would destroy the one ring...DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN????????
Yes!!!

Frodo Lives!!

“Keep the change...”

Since: Jun 12

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#71324 Jan 19, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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I used the word 'induce' because we make the conscious decision to go to sleep. lol
Anyways, funny how you brought up the 'crow.' I used the term 'when the crow flies' on one of my poetry called "Temptation."
I know there's a connection here somehow. lol. Resist!
can we be friends? ;-)
I'm getting way to many good vibes from you...:)

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

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#71325 Jan 19, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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I agree...that it is used to control people...but throwing the baby out with the bath water...sort to speak... is exactly what they want you to do...your just another pawn in one of their elaborate schemes....sad really...your being duped by the same people that you adhore.
What??????? So you say throw out the religion but keep the religions handbook????

“Keep the change...”

Since: Jun 12

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#71326 Jan 19, 2013
ToManyLaws wrote:
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Humility and Humiliation...Words so close......If god was even real I would not bow down to a god as vile and filled with hate and violence as the god of the buybull. Your god is a mean nasty bully who if doesnt get his way will stomp you into a pit of fire for eternity...Yea keep that crap ....NOT FOR ME.
is it really God...or is it your concept of God that is lacking?

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

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#71327 Jan 19, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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is it really God...or is it your concept of God that is lacking?
If you read the buybull that ,God is trash and nasty......Nothing on my part is lacking...Your god is lacking alot.

“what we think we become”

Since: Aug 11

above and beyond

#71328 Jan 19, 2013
xxxooxxx wrote:
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I'm getting way to many good vibes from you...:)
check your inbox ;-)

“Keep the change...”

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#71329 Jan 19, 2013
Cybele wrote:
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check your inbox ;-)
check yours!...lol

Since: Apr 12

Taizhou, China

#71330 Jan 19, 2013
FREE SERVANT wrote:
According to the Bible mankind was made in the image and likeness of the Creator and given dominion over all the earth. Humans are very special to the Creator and we are not just another wild animal creature.
How could a creature be made in God's image if "God is a spirit"?

Since: Apr 12

Taizhou, China

#71331 Jan 19, 2013
anonymous wrote:
Well, I haven't googled it, but I've posted a few items in agreement, and that is why I consider a good portion of the politics of this debate to be about urban vs. rural culture.
Sorry, I must have missed that.
When I skipped over all the name calling, I must have skipped over something with content in it.
anonymous

Chagrin Falls, OH

#71332 Jan 19, 2013
Thomas Robertson wrote:
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Sorry, I must have missed that.
When I skipped over all the name calling, I must have skipped over something with content in it.
Name calling? On my part? Remind me of anything there. What I remember is suggesting that medical conditions exist or that politics is at work. I don't recall much in the way of name calling.

I'll set a place at the table for pathos in a debate. Are you getting pulled into your own prejudicial presumptions, just maybe a bit?
FREE SERVANT
#71333 Jan 19, 2013
Thomas Robertson wrote:
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How could a creature be made in God's image if "God is a spirit"?
If we define the word in general terms maybe it means a representation or reflection since God is a spirit, but he has hands that were seen by men and though they were cloudlike he created and directed with them, as far as I know.
neutral observer

West Palm Beach, FL

#71334 Jan 19, 2013
Hidingfromyou wrote:
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When we're discussing animals, it's better not to use "homosexuality" or "bisexuality" and just talk about sexual behavior. I prefer the terms "same sex sexual behavior" or "opposite sex sexual behavior" though primatologists use the technical jargon of isosexual and contrasexual.

Homosexuality, heteroseuxality and bisexuality are sexual identities of Western culture. Not really applicable to animals - and not always to non-Westerners who do not identify with the Western cultural constructions of identity and sexuality.
Non heterosexuals only exist in a western cultural perspective? Hmmmm. If you say so.

Must be why our birth rates are so much lower.
neutral observer

West Palm Beach, FL

#71335 Jan 19, 2013
FREE SERVANT wrote:
<quoted text>If we define the word in general terms maybe it means a representation or reflection since God is a spirit, but he has hands that were seen by men and though they were cloudlike he created and directed with them, as far as I know.
Why not just say the soul is the part that was created in this alleged God's image?

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