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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2014, 04:48:33 PM »
Look they just need to put "god did it" at the end of the show, in very fine print. I'm sure that'll appease them.

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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2014, 04:51:56 PM »
And you only realize now that the USA is full of idiots?
The truth is absolute. Life forms are specks of specks (...) of specks of dust in the universe.
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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2014, 05:00:08 PM »
And you only realize now that the USA is full of idiots?
Kind of a non sequitur don't you think. Why do you think that I only now realize this from what I wrote?
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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2014, 05:02:11 PM »
Kind of a non sequitur don't you think. Why do you think that that I only now realize this from what I wrote?

My apologies. I'm spreading myself a bit thin, as it were, with managing a wiki and keeping up with threads here. Ignore my comment.
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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2014, 05:33:30 PM »
Now now...everyone's an idiot everywhere, don't let me separate you two and put those funny hats on ya. Wait...those are for dunces. Eh, same dif...

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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2014, 08:45:25 AM »
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Host Janet Mefferd remarked there are “so many scientists” who reject the idea of evolution

What scientists and where?

It wouldn't be so bad if creationists didn't lie like that and instead say "there are a few fringe scientists who have a few issues regarding the theory of evolution".
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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2014, 09:04:29 AM »
Just a little editing, and no one should be offended by the content:


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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2014, 10:48:19 AM »
If they don't like it, they're perfectly free to make their own show which promotes creationism.  Other than that, I'll thank them for the free publicity.

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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2014, 10:39:56 AM »
Gee, why haven't 'evolutionary scientists' asked for equal exhibit space at the Creation Museum?   :P
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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2014, 12:19:56 PM »
Some good points made here...

Creationism Is Not Being Ignored On ‘Cosmos’ — It’s Actually The Focus

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I mean, people, he literally said “This is the greatest story ever told” — about science! You think Tyson doesn’t know that’s practically American Christianity’s slogan? I don’t know what more he could do to make it clear that he’s directly critiquing creationism. Is he supposed to come out and say, “Excuse me, Danny Faulkner, I’m talking to you.”? ...

What creationists are upset about is that it’s not a discussion that bothers to treat their ideas like they have any scientific merit.

http://thinkprogress.org/culture/2014/03/25/3418425/creationism-is-getting-a-lot-of-time-on-cosmos/
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Re: Cosmos brings out the ignoramuses
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2014, 04:32:44 PM »
Given the fact that with every gain of science, there is a loss paid by religion then it makes sense that religious people become hypersensitive when a science-based show "fails" to mention creationism.

I quoted the word fails because I specifically remember the first episode of Cosmos mentioning that some people believe that God caused the big bang. However, there is no proof of that hypothesis and thus, it cannot be determined to be true.