Proof evolution is an evil lie from satan (the devil)

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bunnyfubbles

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Who wants to bet that in ~2000 years we have people believing Harry Potter was real and savior of the world (assuming he does in book 7) and thus groups of people in the future will blindly trust in the "prophet" J.K.Rowling?
 

dighn

Lifer
Aug 12, 2001
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Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Who wants to bet that in ~2000 years we have people believing Harry Potter was real and savior of the world (assuming he does in book 7) and thus groups of people in the future will blindly trust in the "prophet" J.K.Rowling?

we can preserve and pass on information so much better now that such errors are unlikely to occur again.
 

bunnyfubbles

Lifer
Sep 3, 2001
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Originally posted by: dighn
Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Who wants to bet that in ~2000 years we have people believing Harry Potter was real and savior of the world (assuming he does in book 7) and thus groups of people in the future will blindly trust in the "prophet" J.K.Rowling?

we can preserve and pass on information so much better now that such errors are unlikely to occur again.

True, but just for fun let's assume something like wars wipes this information out ;)
 

sandorski

No Lifer
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Originally posted by: Jeff7
The link in the description goes to something dealing with Kent Hovind. I guess God doesn't care about tax evasion.:laugh:
Hey Youtube guy, what's all this about evolution promoting immoral acts? I guess Mr Hovind really did come from an ape-like ancestor, and not your perfect deity. Oopsies!

Faith simply cannot be proven or disproven, by its very definition. If there is proof, it isn't faith anymore.


I'll post this here again, or maybe just make it sig material; it's a quote by a guest on The Colbert Report. She's an atheist, formerly a Muslim.

"The only way to fight all fundamentalists is with the fundamental belief that life is an end in itself, that it's sacred, and that the freedom of the individual goes above anything that any god can say."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Saying that there is no god gives more responsibility to us to be good. We not only must follow ethical laws, but we must formulate and enforce them ourselves. My view is that we're on our own here on this tiny ball of rock. If we screw things up, it's our own problem, brought on by our own choices.

And frankly, atheist or not, I think most people want to live in a peaceful world, and just calmly go about their lives, finding happiness. To do that, certain rules must be put in place to act as guides to maintain order. We craft those rules in a manner which allows a wide margin of individual freedom, while still restricting certain behaviors which would be detrimental to society. It's up to us to determine which behaviors must be restricted, and I think that's a pretty big responsibility - a self-governing species, one which realizes that it is sentient, one which realizes that it has great potential for destruction, and one which realizes that it must restrain itself in order to not only survive, but thrive. I think being capable of that, all by ourselves, says a lot about us.

Yup. All too often Religion becomes an excuse to commit acts of Evil. Proving that Religion is no panacea.
 

bunnyfubbles

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Sep 3, 2001
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MrCodeDude

Lifer
Jun 23, 2001
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People don't come from goo. The stork delivers them! That's why there are nests at the top of the hospitals.
 

Luthien

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Referencing Kent Hovind also known infamously as Dr. Dino automatically puts this kid in the brainwashed catagory. Dr. Dino is serving 10 years in prison as we speak for tax evasion as already mentioned among other charges. Yep, Dr. Dino says that Humanoid Giants once populated the earth and all the oil we get comes from them, lol. I don't deny these guys can be charismatic and intelligent but at the same time they are dangerous.

I don?t know about you but the bible thumping religious people that surround me are zealots that claim the bible is all true or none of it. Nothing as clear as 1+1=2 can prove otherwise to them. These retrograde believers are no better than the religious Emom?s terrorizing the world who would deny all knowledge less it comes from the Koran. I for one am sick and tired of zealots of any religion trying to deny others rights while bitterly refusing to see the hypocrisy of their own beliefs. It is time for these people to progress out of the past and leave such archaic nonsense behind. Today?s society doesn?t practice or tolerate any number of biblical or Koranic laws but these people would have us regress back to the dark ages denying all science in favor of the so called infallible religious scriptures. If the Muslim?s hadn?t destroyed the Library of Alexandria the greatest font of human knowledge ever assembled till modern times setting human knowledge back perhaps thousands of years I have no doubt the Christians would have gleefully done it.
 

Luthien

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I bet that kid goes to Jesus Camp every summer. Referencing Jesus Camp the movie something everyone should see and gain an insight into the process of brainwashing americas youth.
 

Jeff7

Lifer
Jan 4, 2001
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Originally posted by: Luthien
I don?t know about you but the bible thumping religious people that surround me are zealots that claim the bible is all true or none of it. Nothing as clear as 1+1=2 can prove otherwise to them. These retrograde believers are no better than the religious Emom?s terrorizing the world who would deny all knowledge less it comes from the Koran. I for one am sick and tired of zealots of any religion trying to deny others rights while bitterly refusing to see the hypocrisy of their own beliefs. It is time for these people to progress out of the past and leave such archaic nonsense behind. Today?s society doesn?t practice or tolerate any number of biblical or Koranic laws but these people would have us regress back to the dark ages denying all science in favor of the so called infallible religious scriptures. If the Muslim?s hadn?t destroyed the Library of Alexandria the greatest font of human knowledge ever assembled till modern times setting human knowledge back perhaps thousands of years I have no doubt the Christians would have gleefully done it.
There was a time when the Islamic world would seek out scientific knowledge from other societies, regardless of their religious affiliation. While Europe was in its Dark Age, Mideastern doctors were working on surgical techniques, could operate on cataracts, and knew that keep patients in hospitals isolated and clean would improve their chances of survival, as well as prevent the illness from spreading. They even used paper instead of parchment.

Unfortunately, constant attacks led by the Khans destroyed much of the Mideast, and along with that went much of the knowledge they had accumulated. Christianity taught in Europe was of the belief that nothing could be learned from other religions, and that their knowledge was somehow "bad" so it was not used. All of this probably set back humanity's progress by a few hundred years.
 

Gibsons

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Aug 14, 2001
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Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Originally posted by: dighn
Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Who wants to bet that in ~2000 years we have people believing Harry Potter was real and savior of the world (assuming he does in book 7) and thus groups of people in the future will blindly trust in the "prophet" J.K.Rowling?

we can preserve and pass on information so much better now that such errors are unlikely to occur again.

True, but just for fun let's assume something like wars wipes this information out ;)
Bad information can be propagated just as easily as the good stuff.

e.g. Scientology, Raeliens.
 

Strk

Lifer
Nov 23, 2003
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Originally posted by: Gibsons
Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Originally posted by: dighn
Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Who wants to bet that in ~2000 years we have people believing Harry Potter was real and savior of the world (assuming he does in book 7) and thus groups of people in the future will blindly trust in the "prophet" J.K.Rowling?

we can preserve and pass on information so much better now that such errors are unlikely to occur again.

True, but just for fun let's assume something like wars wipes this information out ;)
Bad information can be propagated just as easily as the good stuff.

e.g. Scientology, Raeliens.

The crap this kid spouts....
 

Jeff7

Lifer
Jan 4, 2001
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Originally posted by: dighn
Originally posted by: bunnyfubbles
Who wants to bet that in ~2000 years we have people believing Harry Potter was real and savior of the world (assuming he does in book 7) and thus groups of people in the future will blindly trust in the "prophet" J.K.Rowling?

we can preserve and pass on information so much better now that such errors are unlikely to occur again.
Yes, the perfect evidence will survive intact within Wikipedia's unalterable databases.;)

Electronically stored data is too easy to alter.