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Author Topic:   February, 2010, Posts of the Month
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Message 1 of 8 (545302)
02-03-2010 12:04 AM

When you find a post that is too good to be missed, nominate it here as one of the February, 2010, Posts of the Month (POTM).
You message subtitle should include the author's name and the topic/thread title.
Message Format:
Author: Author's Name
Forum: Forum where posted
Thread: Thread title
Message #: Number and Link to the nominated message
Nominations should include a link to the nominated article, and a short comment on why the message deserves nomination.
Note: As always, this is not a thread for debates. Posts should be limited to nomination, seconds, and acceptance statements by nominees.

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Message 2 of 8 (545494)
02-03-2010 9:50 PM

Peg On Biblical Understanding
FORUM: Bible Study
THREAD: Jesus: Why I believe He was a failure.
Message 307
One significant example of Peg's wisdom in arriving at conclusions in Bible study as follows: read one scripture and try to put a meaning to it rather then taking the whole bible into consideration before drawing your conclusions.
this is a fatal flaw in your reasoning on the scriptures because the bible is a coherent whole and needs to be read in whole.
Edited by Buzsaw, : Enter author

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Message 3 of 8 (545552)
02-04-2010 8:11 AM

Iano and Hydroglyphx, Parasomnium
Iano, Hydroglyphx, Parasomnium, in, "irrefutable Departure" thread. (And a few others)
It's only taken me about 5 months to leave EvC, and I'm almost out the door now.
But there are a few reasonable folk here in this thread, that have not been opportunistic, and have made some good points. I commend them for being open-minded, and hope they will consider what I have said without just labelling me a Jesus-freak.
I also commend Admins, such as Percy and Moose, for being tolerant and allowing me to post over the years.
.....I also thank all of my friends and family, my editor, my agent, .......
Edited by mike the wiz, : No reason given.

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Message 4 of 8 (545718)
02-05-2010 12:08 AM

Rahvin at "Why do you post here?"
Author: Rahvin
Forum:Miscellaneous Topics in Creation/Evolution
Thread: Why do you post here?
Message #: 22
I just like it.
Also kudos to the participants of the Dawkins and "The Great Tim Tebow Fallacy" (re: pro-life advertisement) topic. Currently at message 23, there seems to have been a generally nice job done.

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Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.
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"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." - John Kenneth Galbraith
"Yesterday on Fox News, commentator Glenn Beck said that he believes President Obama is a racist. To be fair, every time you watch Glenn Beck, it does get a little easier to hate white people." - Conan O'Brien
"I know a little about a lot of things, and a lot about a few things, but I'm highly ignorant about everything." - Moose

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Message 5 of 8 (545925)
02-06-2010 11:25 AM

Dr Adequate, for saying what I was trying to.
Author: Dr Adequate
Forum: Biological Evolution
Thread: Theropods and Birds showing a change in kinds
Message #: Message 134
Sometimes someone manages to say something that you just couldn't put into words. Done very nicely by Dr Adequate, here replying to slevesque's claims of fraudulent fossil evidence. The money quote:
Based on one piece of evidence that paleontologists are professionally competent, you grasp at the conclusion that they're not; based on the fact that they are able to detect a hoax, you wish to believe that so many hoaxes have gotten by them as to entirely vitiate the evidence for bird evolution; based on the fact that (apparently) you trust them completely when they tell you that "Archaeoraptor" was a fake, you seem to be concluding that you need never trust them again; and based on the fact that the peer-review system worked perfectly, you conclude that it is flawed. And all this you base on pointing to just one occasion when you think that they got something right.
Edited by ZenMonkey, : No reason given.

I have no time for lies and fantasy, and neither should you. Enjoy or die.
-John Lydon

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Message 6 of 8 (545926)
02-06-2010 11:46 AM
Reply to: Message 5 by ZenMonkey
02-06-2010 11:25 AM

Re: Dr Adequate, for saying what I was trying to.
I was trying to find time to nominate Dr A for his whole string of excellent posts in this thread, so heartily seconded!

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Message 7 of 8 (546982)
02-15-2010 3:13 PM

Rahvin on America as a Christian Nation
Author: Rahvin
Forum: Education and Creation/Evolution
Thread: Is America a Christian Nation?
Message: 24
Rahvin goes to the heart of the matter as to why this is not necessarily a Christian nation but a (Whatever) nation.
Edited by bluescat48, : typos
Edited by Adminnemooseus, : Add link to message number 24. Also change forum name from"Social and Religious Issues" to "Education and Creation/Evolution"

There is no better love between 2 people than mutual respect for each other WT Young, 2002
Who gave anyone the authority to call me an authority on anything. WT Young, 1969
Since Evolution is only ~90% correct it should be thrown out and replaced by Creation which has even a lower % of correctness. W T Young, 2008

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Message 8 of 8 (549493)
03-08-2010 10:04 AM

Hyroglyphx On Impartiality
Forum: Side Orders; Coffee House
Thread: Wingnuts Praying for Obama's Death
Message: 100
Member: Hyroglyphx
I have opinions on what I feel I have a fair, impartial, and balanced understanding of rather than doing what most people do which is side with their party lines. So if choosing to be an owl instead of a sheep is wrong, then I don't want to be right.
Edited by Adminnemooseus, : Make message link message specific.

The Immeasurable Present Eternally Extends the Infinite Past And Infinitely Consumes The Eternal Future.
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