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Go to: Islam, Charles Darwin and the denial of science

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A little off topic, Did anybody else notice there is an ogre head hanging on the back wall?

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 03:18:43 UTC | #896671

Go to: Ignorance is bliss?

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I think happiness and intelligence are non overlapping magisteria.

Wed, 10 Aug 2011 18:02:40 UTC | #859793

Go to: A Current Scientific Thought Repository

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Comment 8 by healthphysicist :

Well said on "actually".

Scientism is Marios points out, science has nothing to do with atheism/theism.

Theists try to point that out to scientismists, and now I'm trying to do so.

And your manner of response was anticipated, actually...err, in my opinion.

Science deals with learning about reality. The books that describe gods also describe other things about reality that aren't true. We know that these books have inaccuracies because of science. If a book can't get the basics of reality correct, why should we believe what it has to say about it's origins?

Mon, 11 Jul 2011 17:42:48 UTC | #848686

Go to: What would it take?

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"Today, a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration"

Wed, 29 Jun 2011 03:25:08 UTC | #844235

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Comment 157 by Seashore :

"Well flesh out your views. What are your views? How do you go from not knowing where matter came from to get to those views?"

Thank you for asking. I was a member of a fundamentalist religion. I woke up and left not only the religion but the Bible as well. I started all over again. I read all that I could and kept an open mind.

One day I was looking out my kitchen window and looked at the trees and birds and all the living things out there and wondered; could all these things have come about on their own? Could the bird who was building her nest and cared for her young, as I also did for mine, be only the product of evolution? Is love, what I felt for my children, the product of evolution? Also, why did other animals have hair all over their bodies but besides having hair all over my body I had hair that kept growing on my head? How nice it was that I am able to comb my hair into various styles. But...

What evolutionary advantage did my ancestors have because the hair on their head kept growing? Why do I enjoy music, dance, the stars, and all manner of learning but my little counterparts in the field do not? The unanswered questions kept coming...finally:

Why am I so different? I came to only one conclusion: my existence resulted from a different path than theirs.

Actually you are similar to every other animal. Four limbs, a head with a face and ears, connected to a trunk. The cellular structure and organs in your body are pretty much all the same as other animals. The main difference is our brains. Many other creatures have better versions of organs than we do, eyes, ears, noses etc, we lucked out with brains.

I almost forgot to mention that we are all coded by the same language, DNA.

Wed, 29 Jun 2011 01:39:51 UTC | #844198

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