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alarimer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-28-05 09:47 AM
Response to Reply #48
50. Nonsense
Edited on Sat May-28-05 09:47 AM by alarimer
There is substantial evidence backing up the "theory." There are disagreement among scientists about the pace of evolutionary change but there is NO DOUBT that natural selection is the mechanism for speciation.
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  -NYT: Smithsonian to Screen a Movie That Makes a Case Against Evolution DeepModem Mom  May-28-05 12:00 AM   #0 
  - So it's not "Smithsonian to Screen a Movie..."  wtmusic   May-28-05 12:02 AM   #1 
  - "the museum will play host"  paineinthearse   May-28-05 12:41 AM   #7 
     - Not a member but  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:38 AM   #16 
     - It appears that the relationship is landlord-tenant, for a night n/t  MADem   May-28-05 05:03 AM   #28 
  - Boy, the Times is really going out on a limb with this one.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 12:17 AM   #2 
  - It is sick, isn't it?  PSPS   May-28-05 12:24 AM   #4 
  - Excellent analogy.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 12:42 AM   #8 
  - I gave up on the Paper Of Broken Record...  onager   May-28-05 12:56 AM   #11 
     - I'm glad I missed that.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:09 AM   #12 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 06:50 AM   #33 
           - Summed up nicely, pokercat  truth2power   May-28-05 08:49 AM   #41 
           - I don't believe in saints.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 12:47 PM   #66 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 01:44 PM   #82 
              - Wow, thanks for showing your true colors!  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:58 PM   #83 
              - He was a man who, like most of the greatest, was tormented by testosterone.  DuaneBidoux   May-28-05 06:39 PM   #115 
              - Thanks for the heads up on the movie.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 06:57 PM   #117 
              - Hi Scotty...  truth2power   May-29-05 09:37 AM   #137 
                 - Hey T2P,  beam me up scottie   May-30-05 06:03 PM   #139 
           - 22 year olds are now school children?  Bandit   May-28-05 09:36 AM   #47 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 01:21 PM   #72 
           - The best thing Clinton "did" for the country was be a Democrat in  DuaneBidoux   May-28-05 12:02 PM   #58 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 01:25 PM   #75 
           - BWAHAHAHAHA!  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 12:42 PM   #63 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 01:33 PM   #78 
           - Hero?  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 02:03 PM   #84 
           - Damn! Sometimes I regret deletions when I come back to read  DuaneBidoux   May-28-05 06:26 PM   #108 
              - I know the feeling!  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 07:01 PM   #119 
           - Actually, Clinton came in with a definite liberal agenda  digno dave   May-28-05 01:35 PM   #79 
              - Don't defend the man,  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 02:30 PM   #87 
  - Welcome to DU by the way!  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 12:42 AM   #10 
  - Having a degree in Biology, I have to say  podnoi   May-28-05 09:38 AM   #48 
     - Nonsense  alarimer   May-28-05 09:47 AM   #50 
     - What a stinky pantload  JNelson6563   May-28-05 10:54 AM   #55 
     - The theories of evolution and natural selection are different.  BullGooseLoony   May-28-05 03:47 PM   #96 
     - If you have any kind of degree at all, then you  RebelOne   May-28-05 12:44 PM   #64 
        - is that the best you can do?  digno dave   May-28-05 01:40 PM   #81 
  - I have a question about intelligent design-  LiberallyInclined   May-28-05 12:19 AM   #3 
  - This one has been easy for fundies, for you see...  lapfog_1   May-28-05 12:28 AM   #5 
  - This fellow came here as an alien,  SimpleTrend   May-28-05 12:32 AM   #6 
  - There is no way you will ever get to the beginning  revolve   May-28-05 01:12 AM   #13 
  - That's a good point  jobycom   May-28-05 08:06 AM   #37 
  - Exactly !!! Who were God`s parents ??  pissed_American   May-28-05 02:25 AM   #22 
  - "The Privileged Planet:....."  paineinthearse   May-28-05 12:42 AM   #9 
  - Yes,  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:33 AM   #15 
  - ID is total bullshit  Warren Stupidity   May-28-05 07:49 AM   #34 
     - This is called the Fermi Paradox.  megatherium   May-28-05 08:10 AM   #38 
        - Rare Earth = Intelligent Design  chascarrillo   May-28-05 01:19 PM   #70 
           - The authors of the book are careful to hide their agenda.  megatherium   May-28-05 06:05 PM   #104 
           - You are dead wrong  Psephos   May-29-05 02:06 AM   #133 
  - I've been a long time subscriber to the Smithsonian  Erika   May-28-05 01:26 AM   #14 
  - if you give them $16K they'll have a party for you too  dwickham   May-28-05 01:45 AM   #18 
  - I just canceled my subscription to the Smithsonian  Erika   May-28-05 01:42 AM   #17 
  - They didn't endorse it.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:55 AM   #19 
     - They are showing the movie and that alone is an endorsement  Erika   May-28-05 02:00 AM   #20 
        - They are NOT endorsing anything.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 02:38 AM   #23 
        - Wow, a scathing remark  Erika   May-28-05 02:59 AM   #25 
        - HOW are they "endorsing" intelligent design?  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:02 PM   #67 
           - As Ralph would say...  Psephos   May-29-05 02:27 AM   #136 
              - Thanks for the great quote.  beam me up scottie   May-30-05 07:01 PM   #141 
        - Excuse me, Scotty...  truth2power   May-28-05 08:57 AM   #42 
           - agree...and the film would certainly qualify as an  wtmusic   May-28-05 09:28 AM   #46 
           - I don't think it falls under that sentence, but the one before it  MADem   May-28-05 12:06 PM   #59 
              - Huh?  wtmusic   May-28-05 01:25 PM   #74 
                 - I meant the sentence PRECEDING that one  MADem   May-28-05 05:35 PM   #102 
                    - Why is this so difficult  wtmusic   May-28-05 06:58 PM   #118 
                       - Please read my post #105.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 08:12 PM   #126 
                       - You are right that they paid for the room  MADem   May-28-05 09:56 PM   #128 
           - Honest question:  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 01:09 PM   #69 
              - The point is that it's inappropriate  wtmusic   May-28-05 01:30 PM   #76 
                 - Hmm, maybe that's why  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 02:11 PM   #85 
                    - BMUS, I have to disagree with you. This violates their own policy.  Zhade   May-28-05 03:25 PM   #91 
                    - Sorry, I reserve judgement until I hear both sides of the story.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 03:30 PM   #92 
                       - Two simple questions...  Zhade   May-28-05 03:36 PM   #93 
                          - Point me to where they explained why they decided  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 03:51 PM   #97 
                             - As far as I can tell, they haven't explained when given the opportunity.  Zhade   May-28-05 04:12 PM   #100 
                                - If you're done assuming facts that are not in evidence, I'll continue.  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 06:05 PM   #105 
                                   - Check your PM.  Zhade   May-28-05 06:28 PM   #110 
                    - It really is no different than if they showed a documentary  MADem   May-28-05 10:10 PM   #129 
                       - That's how I understand it as well but  beam me up scottie   May-29-05 12:27 AM   #132 
        - They aren't spending your money, they made money on the room rental nt  MADem   May-28-05 05:06 AM   #29 
           - And threw their rules out the window with it  wtmusic   May-28-05 10:01 AM   #51 
           - I dropped my Smithsonian subcription today  sellitman   May-28-05 01:08 PM   #68 
              - I hope you let them know why  wtmusic   May-28-05 01:31 PM   #77 
              - You betcha!  sellitman   May-28-05 09:33 PM   #127 
              - Yes, and I hope they shut down the whole place !  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 03:24 PM   #90 
                 - Well, that last sentence is certainly true!  Zhade   May-28-05 03:37 PM   #94 
  - My opinion  Selteri   May-28-05 02:08 AM   #21 
  - If it makes a convincing case for it using evidence, why not?  bling bling   May-28-05 02:44 AM   #24 
  - But it does not...  valis   May-28-05 05:55 AM   #31 
     - I think the ID people are completely sincere.  megatherium   May-28-05 08:02 AM   #36 
        - irreducible complexity is bullshit  Warren Stupidity   May-28-05 08:26 AM   #40 
        - The deception is not deliberate, but it is probably an example of  megatherium   May-28-05 09:47 AM   #49 
        - ID explains the ancient astronauts  SlavesandBulldozers   May-28-05 12:14 PM   #60 
        - Your posts are uniformly good here, megatherium  Psephos   May-29-05 02:09 AM   #134 
        - I will copy your clear concise post for my files  pie   May-28-05 10:54 AM   #54 
           - thank you, but credit goes to Scientific American  Warren Stupidity   May-28-05 11:08 AM   #56 
              - Two good book-length treatments of ID:  megatherium   May-28-05 12:40 PM   #62 
              - Gack err the New Yorker  Warren Stupidity   May-29-05 10:09 AM   #138 
        - Maybe they are, but they're also simple-minded.  Zhade   May-28-05 03:54 PM   #98 
        - Not simple minded, necessarily, but certainly wrong! nt  megatherium   May-28-05 06:28 PM   #111 
           - IMHO, it's simple-minded to assert that "if B follows A, A caused B".  Zhade   May-28-05 06:31 PM   #113 
        - Good point - stripped down, ID depends on human awe  Psephos   May-28-05 11:12 PM   #131 
           - No, It Really Doesn't. For The 1000th Time ID Does NOT Posit A Designer  cryingshame   May-30-05 09:29 PM   #143 
              - 1000th time for you, but first time for me  Psephos   May-31-05 12:06 AM   #146 
  - Evolution doesn't need to have it's case "made".  ladjf   May-28-05 03:37 AM   #26 
  - too bad someone doesn't  pacifictiger   May-28-05 04:10 AM   #27 
  - Intelligent Design Doesn't Necessarily Posit A Designer  cryingshame   May-30-05 09:32 PM   #144 
  - LOL, arent these the folks arguing for an `intelligent design` detector?  valis   May-28-05 05:53 AM   #30 
  - why is it that these dingbats are never real biologists?  blindpig   May-28-05 06:36 AM   #32 
  - As a big "d" Dingbat, I agree. n/t  Robb   May-28-05 09:10 AM   #45 
  - Michael Behe ("Darwin's Black Box") is a biochemist.  megatherium   May-28-05 12:28 PM   #61 
  - If it PAYS, it PLAYS  bpilgrim   May-28-05 07:53 AM   #35 
  - Good Grief -  lynne   May-28-05 08:24 AM   #39 
  - Thank you for noticing  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 02:15 PM   #86 
     - I always like to independently investigate -  lynne   May-28-05 03:41 PM   #95 
        - Crisis at the Smithsonian: Corporate Sponsorship dictate content or brand  bpilgrim   May-28-05 04:08 PM   #99 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 05:00 PM   #101 
           - yeah, DU's so low brow & reactionary  bpilgrim   May-28-05 05:37 PM   #103 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-28-05 06:24 PM   #107 
              - huh?  bpilgrim   May-28-05 07:06 PM   #121 
                 - When did I dismiss anyone's concerns?  beam me up scottie   May-28-05 07:50 PM   #125 
           - it's a good discussion, and it comes close to answering the question...  Zhade   May-28-05 06:14 PM   #106 
              - did the other challenge science  bpilgrim   May-28-05 07:02 PM   #120 
                 - It seems the screening is private?  Zhade   May-28-05 07:12 PM   #122 
                    - this time, maybe... but the record is sad  bpilgrim   May-28-05 07:16 PM   #123 
                       - Oh, these mental midgets will run with it, no question.  Zhade   May-28-05 07:24 PM   #124 
  - Personally I worship the Blue Doorknob  symbolman   May-28-05 09:06 AM   #43 
  - The Doorknob of course is Green  Jacobin   May-28-05 01:21 PM   #71 
     - I have flushed the Book of the Green Doorknob  symbolman   May-28-05 03:17 PM   #89 
  - Next week at the Smithsonian: Cydonia -- Proof of Ancient Martians?  htuttle   May-28-05 09:07 AM   #44 
  - There you go. Will Smithsonian co-sponsor that as well?  pie   May-28-05 10:50 AM   #52 
  - or worse: "Scientology - Misunderstood Cult or New Direction for Mankind?"  wtmusic   May-28-05 10:51 AM   #53 
  - So, if we raise $16,000 DUers can show any anti-Bush movie @ Smithsonian?  AngryWhiteLiberal   May-28-05 11:57 AM   #57 
  - So if the flat earth people gave them 16 grand...  Endangered Specie   May-28-05 12:46 PM   #65 
  - Tom Friedman says the earth is getting flatter  Jacobin   May-28-05 01:22 PM   #73 
  - That sorta hits the nail on the head  wtmusic   May-28-05 01:39 PM   #80 
  - On my birthday, even. Thanks, assholes.  Zhade   May-28-05 02:55 PM   #88 
  - These ID guys aren't biblical literalists.  megatherium   May-28-05 06:27 PM   #109 
     - A chance for me to also mention that biblical literalism is idiotic...  Zhade   May-28-05 06:33 PM   #114 
        - A seductive form of idiocy for someone with a superficial exposure  megatherium   May-28-05 06:57 PM   #116 
  - Its official we are in the DARK AGES!!!  lovuian   May-28-05 06:29 PM   #112 
  - No democrat in their right mind would let their children be taught ...  Singular73   May-28-05 10:12 PM   #130 
  - If they believe the Universe is god  Rex   May-29-05 02:27 AM   #135 
  - Yea, I believe fairy tales too. Can some get Dick Chaney to wave his wand.  nolabels   May-30-05 06:11 PM   #140 
  - Intelligent Design is nothing but a money making scam  The Flaming Red Head   May-30-05 09:13 PM   #142 
  - I say do away with Darwinism...  drhilarius   May-30-05 10:24 PM   #145 
 

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