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Tangle
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Message 85 of 103 (677947)
11-03-2012 6:10 AM
Reply to: Message 68 by foreveryoung
11-01-2012 3:18 AM


foreveryoung writes:
Have you REALLY tried to find them in sources outside of this forum?
This is actually quite revealing - as well as funny.
One thing to notice is that some of us are quite old. Some of us were born quite a while before the internet. People don't remain foreveryoung you know. So yes, you can assume that most, if not all, of our views originated elsewhere.
The other big issue here is the presumption that no-one has ever had the thoughts you are having before. I suppose that's also a youth thing but it's also a common, almost universal trope of the creationist when attempting to talk science.
Somehow they think that the hundreds of thousands of biologists that have studied evolution for 150 years have missed something that only they have seen about evolution - despite the fact that those same biologists would actually kill for a single piece of good evidence to show a flaw in it.
It happens over and over; untrained, unread amateurs know more about the speed of light than Nobel physicists, anyone can have an opinion about climate warming, geologists have been wrong for a hundred years about the age of the earth and floods and physicists wrong about radioactive decay.
It's the massive lack of humility combined with the enormous confidence that they, rather than the hard won scientific concensus, are correct - and all from reading bad information from bad sources whose sole purpose is to shore up a proven false religious position.
How can all of that get so out of balance? You have to throw away almost the entirity of scientific knowledge to continue to believe the things they believe. Delusion isn't a big enough word for it, we need another.

Life, don't talk to me about life - Marvin the Paranoid Android

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Message 89 of 103 (679253)
11-13-2012 4:01 AM
Reply to: Message 86 by Dogmafood
11-13-2012 12:27 AM


I see Foreveryoung has jeered virtually every post in the 'what is the point' thread overnight. He's just a child with a temper tantrum problem.

Life, don't talk to me about life - Marvin the Paranoid Android

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