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kriso9tails


Sep 19, 2008, 4:32 PM
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Well, I think you should entertain one of these creationists, purely for science though.

My proposed experiment: you hold a gun three feet from the head of this Jimmy Hobbs. He prays, "Dear God, if you want creationism taught alongside evolution in the bio classroom, please answer 'yes' by sparing the brains that are allegedly in my skull from the oncoming bullet. If the answer is 'no' then please give me the strength to face my impending doom. If the answer is 'maybe'... wait, what kind of fucking answer is 'maybe'? Are you God or not? Don't be a prick... uh, amen"

Pull the trigger and one way or the other, problem solved.
Hey dude, I dunno if even creationists are stupid enough to think that god would change the laws of physics.
Though I guess it would be kinda like putting it out of it's misery...

They seem to believe that God can change the laws of physics and that God answers prayer, so...?


sungam


Sep 19, 2008, 4:36 PM
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"Good day sir" ROFL.
By the ptftw's in the soapbox are worth more, right?
But I can only post them if I give some information with them?
You should call/email them back and say your friend, a minister, says "all children already have the choice to learn both subjects. They get it every Sunday morning. Well, they get it around here, anyways- maybe you should be more worried about the state of your church if new young members are too intimidated to at least try it out."


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Sep 19, 2008, 4:40 PM
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kriso9tails wrote:
sungam wrote:
kriso9tails wrote:
Well, I think you should entertain one of these creationists, purely for science though.

My proposed experiment: you hold a gun three feet from the head of this Jimmy Hobbs. He prays, "Dear God, if you want creationism taught alongside evolution in the bio classroom, please answer 'yes' by sparing the brains that are allegedly in my skull from the oncoming bullet. If the answer is 'no' then please give me the strength to face my impending doom. If the answer is 'maybe'... wait, what kind of fucking answer is 'maybe'? Are you God or not? Don't be a prick... uh, amen"

Pull the trigger and one way or the other, problem solved.
Hey dude, I dunno if even creationists are stupid enough to think that god would change the laws of physics.
Though I guess it would be kinda like putting it out of it's misery...

They seem to believe that God can change the laws of physics and that God answers prayer, so...?
Well I'm a little annoyed that I spent so long typing the extra info ith my pt above, only to have you steal it, post back in five mins and tell me if you've been struck by lightening yet.
If they believe that god will stop the bullet the deserve to take it in the face.
Although I have to say that god, in my personal opinion which I will in no way try to force you to believe (though I will give you the backing behind my belief cuz I now you likes it that way) can answer some prayers. This can also probably be explained by the placebo effect, but just like people believe that love is more then physical attraction...


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Sep 19, 2008, 4:46 PM
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Looks like clearer minds may prevail:
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No place for creationism in science class, state says

By Ana Ribeiro
Staff Writer


Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 3:54 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 7:56 p.m.
Keep creationism out of science class, the state school system says.


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Brunswick school board to consider creationism teaching
At its meeting Tuesday, the Brunswick County school board began discussions on teaching creationism alongside evolution – something all four board members present showed a strong interest in. The talk began after Joel Fanti, a parent and graduate of the school system, told the board that he considered it a problem to teach evolution as a fact and that science teachers should include creationism in the curriculum, as well.

The audience applauded. The school board and staff said they would research whether creationism is allowed in the classroom.

But neither creationism nor the related “intelligent design,” which says life forms are so complex only a higher power could have created them, may be taught as a required course of study, Edd Dunlap, science section chief for the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, said Wednesday. These are considered religious teachings and may not be taught in science class or as fact, although they may be included as part of an elective, such as a course on religion or philosophy, he said.

http://www.starnewsonline.com/...LES/809170272/0/NEWS


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The Brunswick County school system offers a Bible as Literature course in high school, but it’s not being taught this year because no students signed up for it, according to administrators.

Looks like kids are smarter than their parents. Laugh


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rrrADAM wrote:
I particularly like this exerpt from the same article:
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The Brunswick County school system offers a Bible as Literature course in high school, but it’s not being taught this year because no students signed up for it, according to administrators.

Looks like kids are smarter than their parents. Laugh
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Sep 19, 2008, 6:10 PM
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blondgecko wrote:
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"I wasn't here 2 million years ago," Fanti said. "If evolution is so slow, why don't we see anything evolving now?"

That's just precious.
Great critical thinking, huh?

And this guy has volunteered to teach Creationism. In a Science class!!!

Have you submitted that quote to fstdt.com yet?
Submitted!


Man, that site rules BG, thanx!


I really liked thes two:
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No, everyone is born Christian. Only later in life do people choose to stray from Jesus and worship satan instead. Atheists have the greatest "cover" of all, they insist they believe in no god yet most polls done and the latest research indicates that they are actually a different sect of Muslims.

Trinidad and Tobago, CARM [Comments (470)] [2006-Oct-01]


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One of the most basic laws in the universe is the Second Law of Thermodynamics. This states that as time goes by, entropy in an environment will increase. Evolution argues differently against a law that is accepted EVERYWHERE BY EVERYONE. Evolution says that we started out simple, and over time became more complex. That just isn't possible: UNLESS there is a giant outside source of energy supplying the Earth with huge amounts of energy. If there were such a source, scientists would certainly know about it. [emphasis added]

awesomestnerd, SmashBoards [Comments (387)] [2005-Nov-07]


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rhaig


Sep 22, 2008, 8:06 AM
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rrrADAM wrote:

Note that they seem to be unaware that most Christians believe in Evolution.

oddly enough, 23 years ago my high school biology teacher (who was proudly catholic) taught us evolution. Someone asked about creationism and we discussed briefly the order in which things evolved, compared to the order in which they were created. The only difference he mentioned was the timeframe. And "a day" for God in genesis, may not have been one revolution of the earth. (or it was translated into "a day" when it was meant as a period of time)

so my evolution believing Catholic biology teacher discussed both evolution and creationism side by side, mentioned that the bible was a translation (from an ancient language) of a story told by men (who are fallible) that was passed down through many generations.

Evolution wasn't taught in my class, but it was discussed.

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