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Go to: Birds Ended Reign of Giant Insects

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But Carbon dating is wrong and you weren't there to see it and just because the size of insects went up and then down, it just happened in the few minutes after the arc landed. Noah let the bugs out first and then the birds and they micro-evolved large sizes.... End Creationist

Seriously. I wonder what their argument for this would be if it wasn't for the fact they will probably just ignore it. The Chinese are carving the fossils out of the stone?

I wonder what it would be like to be alive with 2 meter span insects flying around. They are predatory, would they think I was food?

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 18:52:37 UTC | #946604

Go to: Nobel laureate joins anti-vaccination crowd at Autism One

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DNA sequences that emit EM radiation?

At least he has the qualifier of "in certain conditions".

My BS detector is going off scale high. A Google search found no other info on it but it did find Luc's paper on a Homeopathy website.

From the abstract:

Abstract: A novel property of DNA is described: the capacity of some bacterial DNA sequences to induce electromagnetic waves at high aqueous dilutions. It appears to be a resonance phenomenon triggered by the ambient electromagnetic background of very low frequency waves. The genomic DNA of most pathogenic bacteria contains sequences which are able to generate such signals. This opens the way to the development of highly sensitive detection system for chronic bacterial infections in human and animal diseases. Key words: DNA, electromagnetic signals, bacteria.

Uh, so correct me if I am wrong guys, but it seems to me like he is saying that if you put DNA in water it is supposed to give off light. More or less.

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 01:54:02 UTC | #945380

Go to: Turf wars expose the rot within Holy See

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Comment 4 by KRKBAB :

"I still believe that Catholicism is not that bad."- That could be said of almost any religion that one was once a member of and had relatively good memories of it. However, Catholicism along with all other forms of religion have been the enablers and instigators of immense suffering to date. I'm not saying it's bad to have fond personal memories of your past superstitions, but to say Catholicism isn't that bad is to trivialize and ignore the murder, rape and general mayhem that it has caused in years since it's inception.

A very fair point. And I know it. Still doesn't change the fact that I don't see the current church in the same light as say, YEC's for example. Funny how that works.

Sun, 03 Jun 2012 23:56:51 UTC | #945372

Go to: Turf wars expose the rot within Holy See

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I was Catholic before I deconverted. I went to Catholic Grade schools. My high school was Catholic Central High. I was an alter boy. As an alter boy I went to church 6 days a week, on my own volition!

I still believe that Catholicism is not that bad. (Though I do think the world would be better off without religion.)

Even though I am atheist now, it saddens me to think about how rotten the church is, was, and has become. I just want to have an audience with Pope, just to tell him to get his shit together. I am tired of being ashamed of the church. Stop blaming atheists for Nazi's and clean house already. When you are more interested in protecting your image than morality, you lose both!

Sun, 03 Jun 2012 20:27:36 UTC | #945341

Go to: Why Does Evolution Allow Some People to Taste Words?

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QuestioningKat said: There are also people who do not realize that they have a dialogue going on in their head. More shock.

OK full stop here. I don't normally respond, I like to lurk but this comment has me curious in the extreme. I have never really thought about it, but I can't imagine not being aware of inner dialogue. I am not sure I could function without it. When I learn something new and difficult I spend some time teaching it to myself. It never occurred to me that someone might not be aware of it.

Is this something that we know some people don't have or is this a personal suspicion?

Sat, 26 Nov 2011 23:33:22 UTC | #893438

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