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Post Re: A U of Kentucky professor talks about teaching evolution
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wtf are you talking about?
ask Richard Dawkins that, okay? He's the one that would ask for it, and expects it.


You're the one ridiculing the expectation ant. Why is the expectation ridiculous?

Honestly, there should be a timelock on your reply button. No reply allowed until you read the post 10 times. :razz2:


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Post Re: A U of Kentucky professor talks about teaching evolution
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ant wrote:
wtf are you talking about?
ask Richard Dawkins that, okay? He's the one that would ask for it, and expects it.


You're the one ridiculing the expectation ant. Why is the expectation ridiculous?

Honestly, there should be a timelock on your reply button. No reply allowed until you read the post 10 times. :razz2:



Was it ridiculing it?
I was actually imagining what a God might say.

Even imagining what a God might say to a mortal is enough to set your pink panties on fire.
It's quite sexy to see you get all hot and bothered every time someone mentions God.



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Even imagining what a God might say to a mortal is enough to set your pink panties on fire.
It's quite sexy to see you get all hot and bothered every time someone mentions God.


No different from people mentioning Thetans. What gets me hot and bothered isn't the god, it's that living breathing people think he's real. I smack my forehead. It's like we're fantasizing about what Cthulu would look like coming up out of the ocean. That would set my pink panties on fire also. Or what a super-god might look like, the god of gods above even the Christian god, ruler of all the universes, not just this one. I think my pink panties would turn brown at that one. It's all just fantasy, but people actually, truly believe it's real. :slap:


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ant wrote:
Even imagining what a God might say to a mortal is enough to set your pink panties on fire.
It's quite sexy to see you get all hot and bothered every time someone mentions God.


No different from people mentioning Thetans. What gets me hot and bothered isn't the god, it's that living breathing people think he's real. I smack my forehead. It's like we're fantasizing about what Cthulu would look like coming up out of the ocean. That would set my pink panties on fire also. Or what a super-god might look like, the god of gods above even the Christian god, ruler of all the universes, not just this one. I think my pink panties would turn brown at that one. It's all just fantasy, but people actually, truly believe it's real. :slap:



I guess what matters most is behavior and how beliefs manifest themselves in the world.
And again, your reaction to what some people believe is related to what you can not control in your personal life. that's what bothers you most, I think.
It's reducible to that.
I suggest you try wearing some briefs one day and see how that works out for you.



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And again, your reaction to what some people believe is related to what you can not control in your personal life. that's what bothers you most, I think.
It's reducible to that.


No, I've been this fascinated with people's Matrix-style delusion most of my life. The more recent in-law examples are just to show the negative impact religion has on me. I've had other experiences too, the nightmares from going to a fire and brimstone baptist church with my gramma. But really, it boils down to that mind-boggling wonder I have when discussing things with someone like Stahrwe. He retreats into corners where he's forced to conclude that logic is wrong. Didn't you step foot into that camp in one post? I think you burnt your foot a little. An invisible slippery slope.


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No, I've been this fascinated with people's Matrix-style delusion most of my life. The more recent in-law examples are just to show the negative impact religion has on me. I've had other experiences too, the nightmares from going to a fire and brimstone baptist church with my gramma.


youre honest and I can appreciate that.

I have never had a problem with religion mostly because there was no religious tension in my house growing up.
I was not raised with any particular religious belief, nor was I tormented psychologically by it at night.

To share as you have:

I was once engaged to someone that was a devote catholic. In the beginning it did not have an impact on our relationship (for 5 years).
Just as we were about to set a date to walk down the aisle, an ultimatum related to religion was laid down on the table in front of me.
I examined and questioned it.
Soon thereafter, I decided it was not for me.

I walked away from that long term relationship with no regrets.

That was a tough decision. But I made it because it required action on my part.



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Didn't you step foot into that camp in one post? I think you burnt your foot a little. An invisible slippery slope
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When? I can't recall.

I don't retreat from anyone here.
I actually get bored.



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When? I can't recall.

I don't retreat from anyone here.
I actually get bored.


I think it was just your habit of not letting me go unchallenged. You were playing devil's advocate. It was a while back, would be a pita to find.


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When? I can't recall.

I don't retreat from anyone here.
I actually get bored.


I think it was just your habit of not letting me go unchallenged. You were playing devil's advocate. It was a while back, would be a pita to find.



You are a total addict when it comes to the habit of not letting anything go unchallenged.

As I said before, atheists want to insult, offend, and "challenge" freely. But when confronted just as brashly, just as insulting and offensive as they serve up, they start to cry about it like big babies.
Wizard said something very similar.

but i dont mind. Go right ahead.



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Post Re: A U of Kentucky professor talks about teaching evolution
i've just been watching the movie "edge of tomorrow" (it's way better than you think it's going to be)

i mention this because there is a bit of dialogue between two characters in the movie

cage says "...master seargent farell, you're an american?"

farell replies "no sir, i'm from kentucky"

later cage asks "where you from in kentucky seargent?"

farell replies "little town called science hill, heard of it?"

cage says "have now"

farell asks "what about you, where you from?"

cage replies "cranberry new jersey"

farell asks "they grow a lot of cranberries there do they?"

cage replies "tomatoes, best you ever had"

farell asks "why do they call it cranberry then?"

cage replies "why do they call it science hill?" :lol:

farell says "never asked, don't care"

so goes with this thread :-D



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