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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #580 on: January 22, 2014, 10:44:19 PM »
You mean....Satan has the ability to create life? :o

Yep, sure.

I mean, remember the snake? There is no such thing as a talking snake!

Thus satan-did-it.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #581 on: January 23, 2014, 08:57:30 PM »
It was a talking serpent, not snake. Serpents can talk not snakes. Except that one from Robin Hood, and that other one from Harry Potter.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #582 on: January 24, 2014, 01:40:27 AM »
Hang on ... Adam and Eve were members of Slytherin house?!
Does this mean the fall caused there to be muggles?
Did Cain's soul fracture when he killed Abel?
Is THAT what's inside the Ark of the Covenant? Cain's horcrux?!!!
That would make SO much sense!!!
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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #583 on: January 24, 2014, 12:16:07 PM »
It was a talking serpent, not snake. Serpents can talk not snakes. Except that one from Robin Hood, and that other one from Harry Potter.

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dude, all snakes can talk.  You have to be a parselmouth to understand them.  duh!
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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #584 on: January 24, 2014, 05:54:21 PM »
Did we ever figure out why scientists all over the world are hiding under lab tables, quivering in fear behind their microscopes, and huddled sobbing in the break room with their lab coats over their heads?

God.

No, just kidding.

The scientists I know are not afraid of god--my hard core science geek friends don't even think about god that much....

What really scares them is loss of grant funding, TA's who don't speak English, cross-contamination of the petri dish, or maybe the prospect of another pointless debate with ignorant fundies.  :o
Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

Kids aren't paying attention most of the time in science classes so it seems silly to get worked up over ID being taught in schools.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #585 on: January 24, 2014, 07:57:27 PM »
or maybe the prospect of another pointless debate with ignorant fundies.  :o
You can hand them off to me if you like.  While I don't precisely enjoy the experience of smashing down their arguments, it does let me work out some of my stress.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #586 on: January 24, 2014, 08:01:15 PM »
or maybe the prospect of another pointless debate with ignorant fundies.  :o
You can hand them off to me if you like.  While I don't precisely enjoy the experience of smashing down their arguments, it does let me work out some of my stress.

One of the main reasons why I joined this website. Good stress reliever.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #587 on: January 24, 2014, 09:15:31 PM »
or maybe the prospect of another pointless debate with ignorant fundies.  :o
You can hand them off to me if you like.  While I don't precisely enjoy the experience of smashing down their arguments, it does let me work out some of my stress.

One of the main reasons why I joined this website. Good stress reliever.

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Bing. Same here. I may have to kow tow to superstitious nonsense at work and with family. Not here.
An Omnipowerful God needed to sacrifice himself to himself (but only for a long weekend) in order to avert his own wrath against his own creations who he made in a manner knowing that they weren't going to live up to his standards.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #588 on: January 24, 2014, 10:04:24 PM »
This thread could be turned into a horror story so esaily...

Just imagine for a moment.

*Somewhere, in the high tech labs of humanity, there lies a great fear*

Theist: God.

Scientists: IT BURNS!!!!!!! GAHHHHHH *hides under table like cockroaches*.
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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #589 on: January 25, 2014, 12:23:03 AM »
or maybe the prospect of another pointless debate with ignorant fundies.  :o
You can hand them off to me if you like.  While I don't precisely enjoy the experience of smashing down their arguments, it does let me work out some of my stress.

One of the main reasons why I joined this website. Good stress reliever.

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Bing. Same here. I may have to kow tow to superstitious nonsense at work and with family. Not here.

Well, mine is more in the actual arguing more than relenting, which I rarely do anyway. Recently, an aunt of mine kept calling me a "jerk" and by the fifth time I replied to her, "You know, for one who is so set on no profanity being said in her house you don't seem to have a problem with name-calling and since you don't if you continue calling me a "jerk" I'm going to start calling you aunt Bitch." She was speechless. Was I being a jerk? Yes but it's irrelevant based on her "no profanity in my house" rule; and calling someone a "jerk" is being profane. Why people think water-downed versions of words are actually not those words is beyond me.

Anyway...

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #590 on: January 31, 2014, 01:43:19 AM »
Cars are obviously created and created for a very specific purpose.  The world is not obviously created at all.  In fact it is obviously purposeless.  The argument from design is specious.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #591 on: January 31, 2014, 01:54:32 AM »
Cars are obviously created and created for a very specific purpose.  The world is not obviously created at all.  In fact it is obviously purposeless.  The argument from design is specious.

Trust me, that is not going to do squat to a theist.

You could link EVERY single design flaw, and every species selectively bred by humans, and it would not get through...
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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #592 on: January 31, 2014, 01:28:40 PM »
Cars are obviously created and created for a very specific purpose.  The world is not obviously created at all.  In fact it is obviously purposeless.  The argument from design is specious.

Trust me, that is not going to do squat to a theist.

You could link EVERY single design flaw, and every species selectively bred by humans, and it would not get through...

Yes, they would just come back with the "sin of the gaps" argument. "What design flaws? God made us without flaws but we sinned at it caused the fall!"
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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #593 on: January 31, 2014, 02:08:03 PM »
Trust me, that is not going to do squat to a theist.

You could link EVERY single design flaw, and every species selectively bred by humans, and it would not get through...

Yes, they would just come back with the "sin of the gaps" argument. "What design flaws? God made us without flaws but we sinned at it caused the fall!"

This makes me wonder why sin wouldn't be considered a flaw.  Still, I guess they would come back with the Free will thing.   But then I would wonder, is free will a flaw then.

Oh well.
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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #594 on: January 31, 2014, 04:26:57 PM »
jusy saying...  :)

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #595 on: January 31, 2014, 09:36:11 PM »
Trust me, that is not going to do squat to a theist.

You could link EVERY single design flaw, and every species selectively bred by humans, and it would not get through...

Yes, they would just come back with the "sin of the gaps" argument. "What design flaws? God made us without flaws but we sinned at it caused the fall!"

This makes me wonder why sin wouldn't be considered a flaw.  Still, I guess they would come back with the Free will thing.   But then I would wonder, is free will a flaw then.

Oh well.

Yup. The buck stops at gods big holy celestial desk. No matter where you start, all roads lead back to this god just not giving a damn, or being a monumental screw-up.
Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

Kids aren't paying attention most of the time in science classes so it seems silly to get worked up over ID being taught in schools.

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Re: Why are scientists afraid of god?
« Reply #596 on: February 02, 2014, 02:12:29 PM »
I get that... but most people fail to overcome their childhood indoctrination.