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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-27-05 12:22 PM
Response to Reply #23
26. There's nothing supernatural in ID Theory. Only when the fundies
get a hold of ID and start trying to push their agenda, does a "creator" get involved.

ID simply posits the theory that nature has an inherent capacity for developing Intelligence.

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  -Pennsylvania school district's intelligent-design statement Judi Lynn  Sep-27-05 08:43 AM   #0 
  - God damn it!  Orrex   Sep-27-05 08:45 AM   #1 
  - Ditto.  LiberalVoice   Sep-27-05 08:47 AM   #2 
  - God damn it!  Lerkfish   Sep-27-05 08:49 AM   #3 
  - Embarassed doesn't begin to describe my feelings on this..  NuckinFutz   Sep-27-05 09:27 AM   #10 
  - Any moderate who wonders whether DU or Freep is a better home....  eallen   Sep-27-05 08:50 AM   #4 
  - Actually, most freepers don't know what they are  Tempest   Sep-27-05 09:32 AM   #11 
     - Actually, while I detest their politics  lakercub   Sep-27-05 06:05 PM   #55 
  - Could someone PLEASE explain the correct definition  Kelvin Mace   Sep-27-05 08:50 AM   #5 
  - Yeah. Gravity is a theory too, you morans.  kath   Sep-27-05 03:20 PM   #40 
     - If they're going to give a plug for ID, then they need to mention Flying  kath   Sep-27-05 03:23 PM   #41 
     - The Onion ran a story a few weeks ago...  regnaD kciN   Sep-27-05 04:29 PM   #46 
     - Gravity is a fact  Xipe Totec   Sep-27-05 07:19 PM   #69 
        - As a spinal cord injury sufferer  AtTheEndOfTheDay   Sep-27-05 07:33 PM   #70 
        - I think the "intelligent designer" was brilliant. After all, he/she/it  kestrel91316   Sep-28-05 10:38 AM   #79 
        - Or as Kurt Vonnegut asked on TDSw/JS  Bush in Berkeley   Sep-28-05 12:49 PM   #83 
  - Once again, a pack of Religious Nuts embarrass America in the ...  BlueJazz   Sep-27-05 08:52 AM   #6 
  - Great...  TlalocW   Sep-27-05 08:54 AM   #7 
  - I am an outraged Christian as well  Beaver Tail   Sep-27-05 08:55 AM   #8 
  - what's worse, it's BAD theology  northzax   Sep-27-05 10:22 AM   #15 
     - Bingo!  blackhorse   Sep-27-05 12:35 PM   #28 
     - Well said :-)  papau   Sep-27-05 02:43 PM   #36 
     - Very well and beautifully said. Thank you.  The White Tree   Sep-27-05 03:08 PM   #38 
     - This is extremely  Beaver Tail   Sep-27-05 03:31 PM   #44 
     - I think I can boil your post down some:  kgfnally   Sep-27-05 06:11 PM   #59 
     - no, that's unfair  northzax   Sep-27-05 06:36 PM   #66 
     - My own personal religion (which I invented) says that there WAS an  kestrel91316   Sep-28-05 10:40 AM   #80 
  - While other societies advance because they studied  rurallib   Sep-27-05 09:12 AM   #9 
  - Scientific brain drain  Tempest   Sep-27-05 09:34 AM   #12 
  - No, America will be asking the Intelligent Designer to ...  damntexdem   Sep-27-05 03:02 PM   #37 
  - Sigh  drm604   Sep-27-05 09:34 AM   #13 
  - Christian agenda attacking science  slay   Sep-27-05 10:19 AM   #14 
  - lewis structures are just a theory...  renegade000   Sep-27-05 10:24 AM   #16 
  - It makes no sense to challenge theory with superstition!  Mountainman   Sep-27-05 10:25 AM   #17 
  - DU'ers Would Do Much Better To Crititque The Perverted Version Of ID  cryingshame   Sep-27-05 10:32 AM   #18 
  - T'was God, She did it!  Kailassa   Sep-27-05 10:59 AM   #19 
  - ID does NOT posit any being. The fundies abusing the theory do  cryingshame   Sep-27-05 12:24 PM   #27 
     - Huh? You lost me. "Design" doesn't REQUIRE a "Designer"?  reprobate   Sep-27-05 06:19 PM   #64 
        - not a supreme being of a designer-  MarsThe Cat   Sep-27-05 08:10 PM   #77 
  - What a ridiculous statement.  smoogatz   Sep-27-05 11:52 AM   #23 
  - There's nothing supernatural in ID Theory. Only when the fundies  cryingshame   Sep-27-05 12:22 PM   #26 
     - "Design" requires a designer.  smoogatz   Sep-27-05 01:08 PM   #29 
     - Not God, Gaia?  Kailassa   Sep-27-05 01:23 PM   #30 
     - You've got it backwards, and you're also wrong.  Zhade   Sep-27-05 06:05 PM   #54 
     - But it DOES still equate to  kgfnally   Sep-27-05 06:14 PM   #60 
     - no  lakercub   Sep-27-05 06:17 PM   #62 
        - Welcome to DU, lakercub.  Zhade   Sep-27-05 07:35 PM   #71 
  - "It's as perfectly valid a theory as Darwinism" Really?  NickB79   Sep-27-05 01:34 PM   #31 
  - Then teach Intelligent Design as philosophy.  Bridget Burke   Sep-27-05 01:39 PM   #32 
  - Nonsense! ID is pure Creationism without a spine.  damntexdem   Sep-27-05 03:16 PM   #39 
  - Your version of ID likewise has zero proof and is not science.  Zhade   Sep-27-05 05:55 PM   #52 
  - no it isn't perfectly valid a theory as Darwinism  WindRavenX   Sep-27-05 06:05 PM   #56 
  - How is ID as valid as evolution?  lakercub   Sep-27-05 06:25 PM   #65 
  - Seeing a Pro-Stupidity agenda vigorously promoted is just insufferable  Sandpiper   Sep-27-05 10:59 AM   #20 
  - Pro-Stupidity Agenda?  astroBspacedog   Sep-27-05 04:17 PM   #45 
  - Here is what I don't get  Dr Batsen D Belfry   Sep-27-05 11:10 AM   #21 
  - Sunday schools are free.  superconnected   Sep-27-05 02:32 PM   #34 
  - But that isn't their goal...  regnaD kciN   Sep-27-05 04:32 PM   #47 
  - would you be referring to Santorum's Protection of Accuweather Bill?  northzax   Sep-28-05 10:59 AM   #81 
  - How do these two statements make sense together????  obreaslan   Sep-27-05 11:45 AM   #22 
  - Evolutionists fail again under the ploy of the Republicans  superconnected   Sep-27-05 11:53 AM   #24 
  - Actually, many have begun using the term "IDC" ---  damntexdem   Sep-27-05 03:27 PM   #42 
  - Actually, "Darwinism" is not just the theory of evolution...  regnaD kciN   Sep-27-05 04:38 PM   #48 
  - If I was teaching biology in the Dover, PA school district  smoogatz   Sep-27-05 12:13 PM   #25 
  - What? You heretic! How dare you propose telling the students that ...  damntexdem   Sep-27-05 03:30 PM   #43 
  - Religionists  iam   Sep-27-05 02:22 PM   #33 
  - and this is a fucking BLUE STATE?  Endangered Specie   Sep-27-05 02:38 PM   #35 
  - See post #18 and tell me you're surprised.  Zhade   Sep-27-05 06:08 PM   #58 
     - true, but what the poster said may have some truth  Phx_Dem   Sep-27-05 07:35 PM   #72 
        - The poster's point might have some truth, if it made any sense.  Zhade   Sep-27-05 08:00 PM   #75 
  - Why don't they just cut to the chase and recommend Genesis? It would  yellowcanine   Sep-27-05 05:13 PM   #49 
  - yeah... put a christian book called  bee   Sep-27-05 05:33 PM   #50 
  - Why do some of these asshats call ID a theory?  pinniped   Sep-27-05 05:46 PM   #51 
  - No  lakercub   Sep-28-05 10:29 AM   #78 
  - And next week, girls, be sure to wear your burkas, or it's  Miss Chybil   Sep-27-05 05:57 PM   #53 
  - Ha! The laughing stock of a nation.  usregimechange   Sep-27-05 06:06 PM   #57 
  - Please, god. Save me from all those trying to save me.  reprobate   Sep-27-05 06:16 PM   #61 
  - Shit  sakabatou   Sep-27-05 06:19 PM   #63 
  - A little critique  lakercub   Sep-27-05 06:38 PM   #67 
  - Hey, Lakercub...  smoogatz   Sep-27-05 07:04 PM   #68 
  - Wow thats my home town paper. cool  obxhead   Sep-27-05 07:39 PM   #73 
  - This is sad!  Jim__   Sep-27-05 07:41 PM   #74 
  - Dover's mascot can now be the Dunce  Solly Mack   Sep-27-05 08:06 PM   #76 
  - IDers need to look up in the dictionary the word "teleological" eom.  baby_mouse   Sep-28-05 12:06 PM   #82 
 

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