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Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:50 PM

Dr Pepper Facebook Ad Ignites Evolution Debate

Source: Yahoo

Dr Pepper set off a heated debate over evolution on Thursday after posting an advertisement to its Facebook page, which showed an ape evolving into a man thanks to the discovery of a can of Dr Pepper.

"My ancestors were created in the Garden of Eden," one user posted in response to the advertisement. "I ain't no freaking chimp. No more Dr Pepper for my household. God Bless y'all," Another complained: "this is showing the theory of men evolving from apes. I have lost all respect for Dr Pepper and if Dr Pepper wants business from thousands of people they will need to apologize." (Spellings have been corrected throughout.)

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/dr-pepper-facebook-ad-ignites-evolution-debate-170709276.html



New slogan: Are YOU too stupid to drink Dr Pepper?

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Reply Dr Pepper Facebook Ad Ignites Evolution Debate (Original post)
Old Union Guy Sep 2012 OP
Kolesar Sep 2012 #1
Swede Atlanta Sep 2012 #24
frylock Sep 2012 #45
Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2012 #54
Joe Bacon Sep 2012 #64
askeptic Sep 2012 #69
Liberalynn Sep 2012 #93
CanonRay Sep 2012 #103
Liberalynn Sep 2012 #105
wellstone dem Sep 2012 #104
Liberalynn Sep 2012 #106
awoke_in_2003 Sep 2012 #72
Kolesar Sep 2012 #77
avebury Sep 2012 #2
LadyHawkAZ Sep 2012 #3
Robb Sep 2012 #10
LadyHawkAZ Sep 2012 #16
jmowreader Sep 2012 #47
mwooldri Sep 2012 #68
Deep13 Sep 2012 #4
mindwalker_i Sep 2012 #21
Deep13 Sep 2012 #37
MrModerate Sep 2012 #57
anneboleyn Sep 2012 #85
MrModerate Sep 2012 #98
mindwalker_i Sep 2012 #81
Liberalynn Sep 2012 #94
drm604 Sep 2012 #5
PatrynXX Sep 2012 #6
RKP5637 Sep 2012 #7
tk2kewl Sep 2012 #8
progressivebydesign Sep 2012 #9
nolabear Sep 2012 #11
Jester Messiah Sep 2012 #12
sakabatou Sep 2012 #14
GeorgeGist Sep 2012 #13
heaven05 Sep 2012 #15
RKP5637 Sep 2012 #17
JRLeft Sep 2012 #19
DainBramaged Sep 2012 #18
Spitfire of ATJ Sep 2012 #20
Deep13 Sep 2012 #39
Spitfire of ATJ Sep 2012 #44
7wo7rees Sep 2012 #92
mikeytherat Sep 2012 #66
bullwinkle428 Sep 2012 #82
Spitfire of ATJ Sep 2012 #83
FiveGoodMen Sep 2012 #86
mindwalker_i Sep 2012 #22
Rabid_Rabbit Sep 2012 #23
Art_from_Ark Sep 2012 #59
Arugula Latte Sep 2012 #25
awoke_in_2003 Sep 2012 #75
FiveGoodMen Sep 2012 #87
Spitfire of ATJ Sep 2012 #88
FiveGoodMen Sep 2012 #89
Ned_Devine Sep 2012 #26
Great Caesars Ghost Sep 2012 #27
progressoid Sep 2012 #79
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graywarrior Sep 2012 #28
lame54 Sep 2012 #29
chknltl Sep 2012 #51
Iris Sep 2012 #60
ndrdog Sep 2012 #30
Liberalynn Sep 2012 #95
DJ13 Sep 2012 #31
tomm2thumbs Sep 2012 #33
frylock Sep 2012 #48
riverbendviewgal Sep 2012 #40
tomm2thumbs Sep 2012 #32
Mz Pip Sep 2012 #34
Beowulf42 Sep 2012 #35
AmyDeLune Sep 2012 #58
awoke_in_2003 Sep 2012 #76
Vietnameravet Sep 2012 #36
harutmasikyan Sep 2012 #38
young_at_heart Sep 2012 #41
Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2012 #55
Oddman Sep 2012 #42
jmowreader Sep 2012 #50
Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2012 #56
Fortinbras Armstrong Sep 2012 #109
tawadi Sep 2012 #43
NorthCarolina Sep 2012 #46
caseymoz Sep 2012 #49
NYC Liberal Sep 2012 #52
Wraith20878 Sep 2012 #53
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blkmusclmachine Sep 2012 #61
Blue_Tires Sep 2012 #63
Rabid_Rabbit Sep 2012 #65
hauweg Sep 2012 #67
librarylu Sep 2012 #70
sinkingfeeling Sep 2012 #71
hifiguy Sep 2012 #73
ChromeFoundry Sep 2012 #74
hamsterjill Sep 2012 #78
progressoid Sep 2012 #80
chalky Sep 2012 #84
ThoughtCriminal Sep 2012 #90
mikki35 Sep 2012 #91
daleo Sep 2012 #96
marshall Sep 2012 #97
Quantess Sep 2012 #99
mykpart Sep 2012 #100
tabasco Sep 2012 #101
Scootaloo Sep 2012 #102
panzerfaust Sep 2012 #107
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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:51 PM

1. You ain't no freakin' Einstein, either, dude...eom

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:15 PM

24. Me thinks the poster is closer to the apes than he/she thinks.....

They obviously haven't evolved sufficiently to engage in critical thinking. I am a Christian but I engage in critical thought. I don't buy the 7 day story. This was told in a way that people at the time could understand.

These nutcases always talk big about how they are going to show that horrible anti-Christian so-and-so a thing of two and they always fizzle. There was the boycott of Disney because they have Gay day, etc. These always die out because there are not enough people willing to actually participate.

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Response to Swede Atlanta (Reply #24)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:16 PM

45. i can believe he's the spawn of incestual relations..

i mean if he sez so......

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Response to frylock (Reply #45)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:35 AM

54. Adam & Eve had only sons, no daughters, or so it is written. But logic escapes their descendants. nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #54)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:36 AM

64. Well when I asked about that...

...The answer I got was that Adam and Eve had 8 children, or 11, or 13. Gosh, different preachers had different answers. When I asked them where that was said in the Bible, well, gosh, they referred me to various commentaries on that book of fractured fairy tales. That's what started me on the path to atheism at the age of 8.

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #54)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:49 AM

69. But where you have talking snakes, anything is possible...

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #54)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:08 PM

93. In the Catholic School I went to they just told me to quit asking questions like that.

They said I just had to learn to accept things like that on faith.

That doesn't work for me so much. I'm kind of like the science channel slogan, "Question Everything"

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Response to Liberalynn (Reply #93)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 10:07 AM

103. Me too. Then they kicked me out of catechism class. I was seven.

and already had intellectually outpaced the church.

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Response to CanonRay (Reply #103)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 11:53 AM

105. Why should a student have questions?

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Response to Liberalynn (Reply #93)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 11:39 AM

104. I went to Catholic School and was always taught the Evolution was how we got to who we are

I was told there was no definition of how long each of the 7 days was.

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Response to wellstone dem (Reply #104)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 11:54 AM

106. I think my particular Catholic School was behind the times on a lot of things

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Response to Kolesar (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:05 AM

72. I don't think...

the OP is agreeing with the dumbass comments in the article.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #72)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:40 AM

77. I didn't say that...eom

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:55 PM

2. I like the ad and I will continue

to drink Dr. Pepper. People just need to learn to lighten up.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:55 PM

3. Much as I would love to show support...

I quit drinking HFCS. Sorry, Dr. Pepper.

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Response to LadyHawkAZ (Reply #3)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:15 PM

10. They have a sugar-only product, a la Pepsi Throwback

The name escapes me at the moment, but it's out there.

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Response to Robb (Reply #10)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:41 PM

16. That, I can do n/t

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Response to Robb (Reply #10)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:18 PM

47. It's called "Heritage Dr Pepper"

I had to look it up...I haven't bought a DP in many years because I just don't like the stuff, which is one of the reasons they won't let me move to Texas--where Dr Pepper is the third secular religion after money and high school football.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #47)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:48 AM

68. Guess I'd better steer clear of Texas too...

Doctor Pepper - to me it's basically carbonated cough syrup.

Haven't seen the advert but sounds okay to me.

Would anyone who does not believe evolution have a problem with this : ?



As they say, money talks. I can understand why people abhor President Jackson - but Darwin?

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:58 PM

4. Can I reject creationism and still not give a soda credit for evolution? nt

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Response to Deep13 (Reply #4)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:09 PM

21. NO!

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Response to mindwalker_i (Reply #21)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:51 PM

37. Suppose I think it was diet ginger ale that caused evolution? nt

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Response to Deep13 (Reply #37)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:45 AM

57. Schweppes Bitter Lemon. Everyone knows that n/t

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Response to MrModerate (Reply #57)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 07:13 PM

85. Mountain Dew of course.

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Response to anneboleyn (Reply #85)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 07:37 AM

98. Well, I have heard that it's mutagenic. n/t

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Response to Deep13 (Reply #37)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:36 PM

81. Maybe ginger ale, but not diet!

If anything diet soda, in general, causes de-evolution.

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Response to mindwalker_i (Reply #81)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:12 PM

94. UH OH

I am in trouble.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:59 PM

5. OMG

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 08:59 PM

6. up to dr pepper to figure that out

dumb dumbs. when was the last time I could afford real dr pepper. tend to do diet dr thunder or something..

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:01 PM

7. I love Dr. Pepper! Always my first choice and will continue even more now as

my first choice! Really, people really do need to lighten up, a lot!
I'm too smart not to drink Dr. Pepper!

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:08 PM

8. lol

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:13 PM

9. what the fuck is wrong with people? It's an AD.

they are the reason I stay out of church.

I'm a Pepper, he's an imbecile. New ad.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:27 PM

11. Little known fact: Eve tempted Adam with a can of Dr. Pepper.

It's the drink of the tree of knowledge.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:28 PM

12. So... the average IQ of Dr. Pepper drinkers is soaring, then? [nt]

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Response to Jester Messiah (Reply #12)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:38 PM

14. Hopefully

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:34 PM

13. Buncha yahoos.

Has America ever been stupider?

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:39 PM

15. religion

Last edited Fri Sep 14, 2012, 04:26 AM - Edit history (2)

is the worst tool ever given to our reptilianrethug, so-called leaders and tea drinkers(wish it was kool-aid sometimes) but I digress. There was a guy/gal in a thread ranting about how religion, a personal thing, faith that is, is intruding in all of our lives. Jones and the meth-cooker have caused international grief in the name of religion. Whether these attacks are a coordinated effort by enemies of our country or not, our right wing religious nuts allowed our enemies a distraction, religious riots, to be able to KILL an ambassador and three others. They are just as responsible for these deaths as the ones who perpetrated the murders. The guy/gal who was so angry about religion intruding into every aspect of our lives, whether we believe or not, I agree with your assessment. Religion really, really sucks. Dr. Pepper is allowed to use a widely recognized symbol of evolution, a chimp, because the chimp, to me, seems smarter than Jones and the meth-cooker, film maker could ever be. So you don't believe in evolution. SO WHAT!!!!!If I don't believe in your christian god, not saying whether personally I do or not, do not force me to, by putting dr.pepper up to ridicule because two people screwing up in the garden of eden ended up making us all be born in sin. I didn't do it so adam and eves problem is not mine if I don't want to own it. Not my problem complainers against evolution. Grow up and think for yourselves and not be lock stepped into religious conformity because some religious nut job says you have to.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #15)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:43 PM

17. Well said!!!

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #15)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:50 PM

19. Evolution is not a debate. It is a fact. Creationism is not science.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:48 PM

18. Corncobs, no concept of how we got here, none.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:55 PM

20. Funny how it's almost exclusively white people who believe they came from Adam and Eve,...

....and, of course,...Adam and Eve were white like them,...



....AND, they ruled the world...

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #20)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:54 PM

39. Yup. And they had razors and scissors and hair gel.

...and penguins.

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Response to Deep13 (Reply #39)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:12 PM

44. Then there's this...

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #44)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:01 PM

92. QED


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Response to Deep13 (Reply #39)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:42 AM

66. And, apparently, a Bowflex.

mikey_the_rat

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #20)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 01:35 PM

82. Looks like Mittens & Ann, if Ann got extensions!

Did that scene take place on earth or Kolob?

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #82)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 02:49 PM

83. Bingo, it reminded me of the whole Mormon - "rule your own planet" myth too.

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #20)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 07:16 PM

86. ...and they had amazing hairdressers, apparently

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:12 PM

22. I don't think they really believe it

Come on, they didn't storm a grocery store of anything.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:13 PM

23. Ha Ha Ha

 

wait... I thought this was a joke. Now I have to cry. Reminds me of the lady that got upset with Bill Nye because he pointed out to her that the moon reflects light but is not actually a light source. I guess somewhere in the Bible it says the moon is a light source

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Response to Rabid_Rabbit (Reply #23)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 04:23 AM

59. Yes, it's in the Book of Genesis

I may be paraphrasing a little here, but in the Creation story, God made one light (the Sun) to rule the day, and another light (the Moon) to rule the night.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:15 PM

25. FFS. The great apes did NOT evolve into humans.

But apes and humans shared (what might be considered monkey-like and ape-like) common ancestors. This is basic biology.

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Response to Arugula Latte (Reply #25)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:31 AM

75. Someone at work...

thought they were smart when they made the brilliant statement "if we evolved from monkeys, why do we still have monkeys?". I asked him if he believed that dogs and wolves had a common ancestor. He said yes. I just shook my head and walked away- he just couldn't put two and two together.

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Response to Arugula Latte (Reply #25)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 07:20 PM

87. That doesn't really address their concerns

They don't think they evolved at all. They think humans were created by god just as you see them today.

Furthermore, I'll bet the common ancestor looked a lot more like an ape than it looked like us.

Finally, some would argue that we are just a new type of great ape.

So that distinction really misses the point of the argument.

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Response to FiveGoodMen (Reply #87)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 07:50 PM

88. What gets me is how INSULTING their argument is,...

....think about it for a minute.

All of the real life stories. The epic journeys as humans migrated and settled all over the globe, the adventures and the tragedies and the triumphs, the loves found and lost. The LIVES of millions of people ERASED,...

...by piety.

And they have the NERVE to tell me to respect that and to imply they are better than me.

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #88)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:12 PM

89. Agreed.

But they tell their children that god is perfectly justified in sending them to eternal torture -- because they fully deserver it(!) -- if they don't subscribe to the right version of the right fairytale, so they've kind of "pegged the needle" on insults even before they start in on evolution.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:17 PM

26. Maybe the won't drink the regular Dr. Pepper, but they will drink the diet. It tastes just as good

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:17 PM

27. <facepalm>

 

&t=3m55s
Goto 3:55

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Response to Great Caesars Ghost (Reply #27)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:26 PM

79. That was great!

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:26 PM

28. .

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:36 PM

29. their new slogan...

I'm a pepper you're a dumb ass

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Response to lame54 (Reply #29)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:26 PM

51. Wish they'd bring back rhe DUzys....

This would be one if the best.!

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Response to lame54 (Reply #29)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 04:52 AM

60. +1

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:38 PM

30. Pope Pepper VII

The Vatican accepted evolution as fact in 1950. The people who claim to be of th faith here in the U.S. are usually about 100 years behind the curve, heck some of them just got around to finding a copy of the Constitution, still haven't read it, but these things must be taken in steps.

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Response to ndrdog (Reply #30)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:30 PM

95. I did have a younger priest tell me a few years back

that the Bible is important but does not necessarily have to be taken literally. He said for instance the flood: "Did it rain exactly forty days and forty nights, we don't know. Suffice it to say it rained a lot." He also said that the bible was written by men who had their own prejudices of the time, which were reflected in the work. He said God may have inspired the bible but he didn't write it himself.

So that was interesting to get his take on it.

I used to be a Catholic, I am now more of an agnostic bordering on atheism. I, however, fully believe in Evolution. Far too much evidence to deny.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:39 PM

31. Yeah, that evolution stuff is a bunch of nonsense

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Response to tomm2thumbs (Reply #33)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:24 PM

48. ell ohh ell

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Response to DJ13 (Reply #31)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:54 PM

40. looks like romney

I think so.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:44 PM

32. F R E A K Y.... P E O P L E.....


don't need any more sodey pop anyway!

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:47 PM

34. Why this is even up for debate

is a mystery to me. How much proof do these clowns need?

And no, we did not evolve from apes. We shared a common ancestor. How hard is that to understand?

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:48 PM

35. Inherit the Wind

As a teacher I can verify that this anti-science movement is affecting young students. GIGO: garbage in garbage out takes them to a place where they aren't using good facts, thus their conclusions are fallacious. There needs to be an educational effort to educate these kids before a complete generation is lost.

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Response to Beowulf42 (Reply #35)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 03:28 AM

58. Back in 7th grade

we had a question in our social studies workbook. There was a picture of a museum diorama of a group of Neanderthals and the question was "Could this be a photograph of real cave men?"

I was about to answer yes and list all the things in picture that identified the people in the diorama as Neanderthals, then I reconsidered and wrote what was logical--

"No, because they didn't have cameras back then."

It wasn't the answer in the answer book, but the teacher liked my answer better and gave me 100%.

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Response to Beowulf42 (Reply #35)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:39 AM

76. I think it is too late...

between the upsurge in religion, defunding of education, and blatant attacks against teachers and intellectuals in general, I have no hope for the future. Idiocracy is approaching fast.

On edit: welcome to DU

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:49 PM

36. What these people prove

is that evolution not only works but it sometimes works in reverse..

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 10:52 PM

38. Dr Pepper Facebook Ad Ignites Evolution Debate

 

interesting news

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:04 PM

41. I can't help but wonder---just how many of "them" are living in this country?

Reading those ignorant comments makes me shudder----please don't apologize, Dr. Pepper!

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Response to young_at_heart (Reply #41)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:41 AM

55. Almost 50% believe in young earth creationism. Most of the rest believe in "guided" evolution. nt

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:06 PM

42. Amazing there are still so many ignorant people

The people who believe in a creator god and accept evolution are too tiny a number to even count because none exist. The vast majority of people that claim to accept evolution really do not accept evolution at all. They accept their own version of evolution - or junk evolution.
Evolution is random mutation and natural selection - not god guided mutation and god guided selection.
Humans are decidedly not a predicted result of evolution.
We are the result but not an intended result.
Ask the question of any christian and they will tell you humans were the intended result - which is NOT evolution but JUNK science.
What's even sadder is that people are making up pseudoscience to fit their faith which totally corrupts the actual science and completely disrespect the thousands of scientists and millions of hours devoted to the science itself.
Theistic evolution is a perfect example of junk science. That a god is somehow guiding the mutations and selections that make up evolutions is hysterical and so poorly conceived.
A god would have to be purposefully throwing asteroids the size of Mars at the earth to nearly destroy it and tilt it on its axis to affect specific changes in mutations along with all the other quintillions of interacting agents such as regulating volcanic output etc . . .
And what kind of god guides 99.9% of his creations to extinction?
Absurdity in the name of faith.
The sad fact is only about 10% of the population accept the actual science of evolution - random mutation and natural selection with no species an intended result.

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Response to Oddman (Reply #42)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:25 PM

50. While you're at it...

This is the perfect being which God created:

can't make its own Vitamin C, a trait shared only with rats
can't make half the amino acids it needs--a trait we share with the genetically engineered Jurassic Park dinos, who couldn't synthesize lysine either
has two major single points of failure: one heart and one brain--but has two of most of the other vital organs
has organs you don't really need (tonsils), organs you're almost better without (gall bladder) and organs whose only job is to kill you if they fail (appendix)

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Response to Oddman (Reply #42)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:43 AM

56. Self-esteem issues:

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Response to Oddman (Reply #42)

Wed Sep 19, 2012, 08:27 AM

109. And here I was, thinking I was such a person

The people who believe in a creator god and accept evolution are too tiny a number to even count because none exist.


But now comes Oddman, telling me that I do not exist. In fact, many, if not most, Christians believe in both a creator God and in evolution. One such was the late Pope John Paul II.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:07 PM

43. Such irony. eom

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:16 PM

46. Sigh. Why are so many Americans

so FREAKING STUPID???

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:24 PM

49. Were his ancestors one of the plants?


Who'da thought. A commercial being inaccurate!

I don't think Darwinists ever conceived of Dr. Pepper being involved in human evolution either. Somehow, we can take that damage.

I seem to remember Fed-Ex had a certain commercial years ago that had cave men interacting with dinosaurs. Neither fundamentalists nor Darwinists complained about that.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:44 PM

52. I've NEVER heard of a theory that postulated humans evolved from apes.

Has anyone else?

The only theory I've heard put forth, for which there is overwhelming evidence, is that humans and apes share a common ancestor.

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Response to NYC Liberal (Reply #52)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 11:58 PM

53. unfortunately that pisses them off just as much

Anything that isn't "Man was created from God's image on the 6th day of creation several thousand years ago" pisses them off. It wouldn't be so bad if they just kept their delusions about the earth being 6,000 years old and dinosaurs and humans coexisting to themselves. Problem is they are trying to get this type creationism taught in schools. Sure, they are entitled to their own opinion, but they are not entitled to their own reality.

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Response to NYC Liberal (Reply #52)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:16 AM

62. Sorry, that's much too nuanced

to shout at someone.

Yes, sarcasm.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 06:27 AM

61. Does Chit Fil A serve Dr. Pepper ??

FREEDUMB !! FREEDUMB !! FREEDUMB !!

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:27 AM

63. 21st century and we're still debating this?

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #63)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:38 AM

65. Sad thing is

 

we are debating it AGAIN. Meaning we are going backwards. I honestly don't know but I don't remember stories like that in the 80's or 90's.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:46 AM

67. Sometimes it needs a Doctor

to explain the obvious.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 09:13 AM

70. I don't often drink soda.......

....but when I do it's Dr. Pepper.

Stay stupid, my friends.

We beat Turkey.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:02 AM

71. I don't drink any soft drinks, but I love the ad!

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:08 AM

73. If stupidity were cash, we would have a surplus

we could stack to the moon. And back.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:30 AM

74. Just...wow

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 10:54 AM

78. As i sit here sipping my Dr. Pepper with breakfast

I have no intention of not having another one tomorrow.

And yes...I know it's bad for me.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 12:33 PM

80. The Creationist's version....

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 06:59 PM

84. Sounds like somebody's going to be switchin' to BRAWNDO.

"It's got ELECTROLYTES!"

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 08:18 PM

90. Morbo Comments


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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Fri Sep 14, 2012, 09:33 PM

91. ROFL!!

Some of these comments are freaking hilarious!!! My favorite so far:

Eileen Hoyt: Let's see...Muslim fundamentalists freak out about a really bad short film, and Christian fundamentalists freak out about a soda pop ad. You crazy kids have so much in common! Are you secret BFF's?

Then this exchange:

Matt Hjorth: Lol The best part is someone named "Kiandrea K'Genisis SwagHoe Jackson" is trying to make a legitimate argument, that name screams knowledge haha

Right after THAT:
Kiandrea K'Genisis SwagHoe Jackson: Evolution is not real. Plain and simple, is there footage of it? No!! Um... is there any, any evidence? Nah! Can we still see monkeys? Yeah! uHm... duhn bes' beh the bible is truth! And therefore evolution aint real. I have scientifically come to the belief that the only people related to monkeys are gays! Gays aren't even humans.. they're genetically less smart!! And gravity? Yeah, that aint real either. This whole dayum ting as taught me dat. Cuz it's just a theory! So is the globe shaped earth! I mean.. thats a theory! a stoopid, please.. please.. think about it. Flat ground, round earth? Makes sense.. nope. Evolution is wrong,l except it. No smart person believes it. No proof for it

You just can't make this stuff up...

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 12:49 AM

96. The things people get excited about

Just amazing.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 03:29 AM

97. When will the Dr. Pepper riots start?

If only the YouTube film clip had only ignited debates...

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 07:50 AM

99. Diet Dr Pepper is the best soda pop ever.

I wish it were easier to find.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 09:50 AM

100. HELLO! It's an advertisement.

Remember the old Coca Cola commercial? Polar bears don't really know how to ice skate.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 09:51 AM

101. The headline alone

makes me weep for America.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 09:55 AM

102. Wait, people drink Dr. Pepper?

That stuff is like carbonated molasses. Makes my stomach hurt just thinking about sucking one down.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 03:07 PM

107. I quit drinking soft drinks over a decade ago

 

But might take it up again.



Bully for Dr. Pepper, though am certain they will back down.

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Response to Old Union Guy (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 11:27 PM

108. And G-d created us in his image.

When people tell me we were created by G-d. I always say, "He must have a hell of sense of humor."

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