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90. Two separate things. Evolution, itself, is a FACT. The Theory involves HOW
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  -How many people here actually believe in the theory of evolution? genius  Oct-12-05 11:15 PM   #0 
  - well, I do tend to believe, but then the rethuglicans, like bush, tend to  niyad   Oct-12-05 11:16 PM   #1 
  - Most reasonable explanation ...  Trajan   Oct-12-05 11:16 PM   #2 
  - Absolutely  frogmarch   Oct-12-05 11:20 PM   #8 
     - Way cool graphics dealy.  daninthemoon   Oct-12-05 11:31 PM   #23 
     - Lovely! I believe!  McCamy Taylor   Oct-13-05 09:19 AM   #55 
  - People that believe in evolution do not call it a theory n/t  firefox   Oct-12-05 11:16 PM   #3 
  - Right on  Carla in Ca   Oct-12-05 11:21 PM   #11 
  - the catholics don't have a problem with dinosaurs  tocqueville   Oct-12-05 11:28 PM   #20 
  - Thank you for explaining that  Carla in Ca   Oct-12-05 11:48 PM   #31 
  - Same as mainstream Protestants who read  JDPriestly   Oct-14-05 12:59 AM   #110 
  - The Catholic Church came to terms with evolution many years ago.  bklyncowgirl   Oct-13-05 06:06 AM   #48 
  - However, scientists who believe in evolution do call it a theory  Psephos   Oct-12-05 11:23 PM   #13 
  - In this case, "theory" is used to mean a coherent system  Demoiselle   Oct-13-05 03:07 PM   #76 
     - I rather like your soapbox :-) nt  Psephos   Oct-13-05 03:09 PM   #78 
  - People who know evolution to be a fact  China_cat   Oct-12-05 11:27 PM   #17 
  - Gravity is a reality ...  Trajan   Oct-12-05 11:32 PM   #24 
  - Perhaps you are being ironic,  Admiral Loinpresser   Oct-13-05 12:13 AM   #38 
  - There is the fact and the theory.  bowens43   Oct-13-05 06:43 AM   #51 
  - Two separate things. Evolution, itself, is a FACT. The Theory involves HOW  Roland99   Oct-13-05 07:36 PM   #90 
  - "Believe in" evolution?  Birthmark   Oct-12-05 11:17 PM   #4 
  - Is that the theory of gravity? n/t  firefox   Oct-12-05 11:56 PM   #34 
     - Yup.  Birthmark   Oct-13-05 12:34 AM   #41 
  - it's not a matter for belief or disbelief  tk2kewl   Oct-12-05 11:17 PM   #5 
  - ^^what he said  WindRavenX   Oct-12-05 11:18 PM   #6 
  - Actually, it has never been proven and is usually fails the tests.  genius   Oct-12-05 11:21 PM   #9 
  - no, it's that's not why it "fails"  WindRavenX   Oct-12-05 11:24 PM   #14 
  - Small changes accumulating over time is a very small part of evolution  HereSince1628   Oct-13-05 07:09 PM   #88 
  - And I suppose ID would be a static theory with no new ideas, ever?  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 01:58 PM   #64 
  - I'm sorry buddy, but this is a lie  DinoBoy   Oct-13-05 02:39 PM   #70 
  - hmm yes. as opposed to religion. Now I see your point.  bee   Oct-13-05 03:38 PM   #83 
  - That sounds a bit like the fundies' views on God  ChoralScholar   Oct-13-05 09:40 AM   #58 
     - 'cept one has evidence the other does not  tk2kewl   Oct-13-05 03:25 PM   #79 
  - Actually, evolution isn't a theory  gratuitous   Oct-12-05 11:19 PM   #7 
  - I have a response to that.  genius   Oct-12-05 11:28 PM   #21 
  - Species don't evolve from one to another  WindRavenX   Oct-12-05 11:34 PM   #26 
  - You are entitled to your theory.  genius   Oct-12-05 11:37 PM   #27 
  - No, it's not just a theory  WindRavenX   Oct-12-05 11:41 PM   #28 
  - But your can't have your own facts. You have to share facts.  buddysmellgood   Oct-14-05 12:24 AM   #108 
  - The way I learned it, there have been some evolutionary dead-ends  Humor_In_Cuneiform   Oct-13-05 03:22 AM   #47 
  - But if that common ancestor was an ape  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-13-05 09:49 AM   #60 
     - yes we are still "ape"  WindRavenX   Oct-13-05 01:52 PM   #62 
     - So by the same theory  Tom Bombadil   Oct-14-05 09:03 AM   #115 
     - Yep we're among the Great Apes with only a small  Humor_In_Cuneiform   Oct-13-05 03:25 PM   #80 
  - The reason you dont want to argue it is because you are wrong. n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 02:05 PM   #66 
  - Speciation HAS been observed  DinoBoy   Oct-13-05 02:45 PM   #71 
  - That's my answer, too.  progressive_realist   Oct-12-05 11:34 PM   #25 
  - Yes. I also believe in gay marriage and abortion rights.  CarbonDate   Oct-12-05 11:21 PM   #10 
  - "Then why are there still monkeys and apes on earth, huh?"  mestup   Oct-12-05 11:21 PM   #12 
  - Tell him, "Well GIVE 'em a few years, huh?"  Vickers   Oct-12-05 11:24 PM   #15 
  - Did you ask him how a Chimp got in the White House?  AntiCoup2K4   Oct-12-05 11:42 PM   #30 
  - Why are there still Englishmen?  Bernardo de La Paz   Oct-13-05 12:50 AM   #44 
  - You don't believe or not believe in evolution.  rfrrfrrfr   Oct-13-05 07:23 PM   #89 
  - OMFG! You are kidding right?  fiziwig   Oct-12-05 11:25 PM   #16 
  - It's pretty obvious  TheFarseer   Oct-12-05 11:27 PM   #18 
  - Evolution is a fact.  amBushed   Oct-12-05 11:27 PM   #19 
  - Exactly.  wiley   Oct-12-05 11:58 PM   #35 
  - you might want to  Lexingtonian   Oct-12-05 11:31 PM   #22 
  - How sad  ochazuke   Oct-12-05 11:41 PM   #29 
  - Primates is a better word, but then again some fundy may think we  mrdmk   Oct-13-05 11:35 PM   #104 
  - It's the reality and fact based party verses the party of make believe.  norml   Oct-12-05 11:51 PM   #32 
  - Letter on Intelligent Design I sent to Des Moines Register  Hardrada   Oct-12-05 11:53 PM   #33 
  - Fundies believe that Noah had dinosaurs in his Ark  IndianaGreen   Oct-13-05 12:02 AM   #36 
  - No, they were too big to fit!  Bridget Burke   Oct-13-05 02:48 PM   #73 
  - Yes, we are the party open-mindedness.  Clarkie1   Oct-13-05 12:04 AM   #37 
  - Defender's Guide  frogmarch   Oct-13-05 12:15 AM   #39 
     - Any explanation that includes two chapters like  ET Awful   Oct-13-05 07:01 AM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-13-05 12:18 AM   #40 
  - It's a law of nature not a theory.  The_Casual_Observer   Oct-13-05 12:40 AM   #42 
  - nah, don't believe in anything  dweller   Oct-13-05 12:41 AM   #43 
  - I'm A Democrat, A Christian, and I believe that Evolution is Fact...  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-13-05 12:56 AM   #45 
  - While I voted for believing the theory of evolution...  Solon   Oct-13-05 01:09 AM   #46 
  - What else is there, besides fairy tales?  0007   Oct-13-05 06:10 AM   #49 
  - There is FACT of evolution and there is the Theory of evolution.  bowens43   Oct-13-05 06:41 AM   #50 
  - And the Theory continues to evolve.  Bridget Burke   Oct-13-05 02:58 PM   #75 
  - Give me 3 days, some bacteria, and a petri dish  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-13-05 07:01 AM   #53 
  - Exactly- changes in gene frequencies is an observable fact.  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 01:59 PM   #65 
  - What causes the change of seasons on earth?  HopeLives   Oct-13-05 09:13 AM   #54 
  - I 'believe' in it, the same way I 'believe' in gravity  nickinSTL   Oct-13-05 09:35 AM   #56 
  - I believe wholeheartedly the idea  ChoralScholar   Oct-13-05 09:38 AM   #57 
  - If people can breed dogs and other animals to get the best qualities  Mountainman   Oct-13-05 09:40 AM   #59 
  - I think we should keep this going  Hardrada   Oct-13-05 01:22 PM   #61 
  - Supporting actual science is a stereotype I'll gladly accept. n/t  Dr Fate   Oct-13-05 01:56 PM   #63 
  - Oh geeeees  mrcheerful   Oct-13-05 02:31 PM   #69 
  - There's a basic flaw with the question itself  derby378   Oct-13-05 02:09 PM   #67 
  - It seems that there are three basic and irrefutable premises  GumboYaYa   Oct-13-05 02:11 PM   #68 
  - Interesting and it also makes one wonder what they  Humor_In_Cuneiform   Oct-13-05 03:36 PM   #82 
  - I believe what the Govt believes.  HR_Pufnstuf   Oct-13-05 02:47 PM   #72 
  - "Lucy in the Sky", my contribution here:  Catchawave   Oct-13-05 02:49 PM   #74 
  - It's a fact actually and not a theory.  shance   Oct-13-05 03:07 PM   #77 
  - who doesnt? thats what I want to know. n/t  bee   Oct-13-05 03:26 PM   #81 
  - I am a biologist  Zodiak Ironfist   Oct-13-05 06:26 PM   #84 
  - Why do you say believe?  judy from nj   Oct-13-05 06:33 PM   #85 
  - Long confirmed scientifically. Unquestionably so.  Metta   Oct-13-05 06:41 PM   #86 
  - A fact or a theory...  hiabrill   Oct-13-05 07:07 PM   #87 
     - Thats because they didn't really evolve from a different species.  mrcheerful   Oct-13-05 09:57 PM   #92 
     - The role of science is not to "prove".......  biggles1   Oct-13-05 09:59 PM   #93 
  - I believe that the empirical evidence for evolution is overwhelming.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-13-05 09:56 PM   #91 
  - How interesting  Humor_In_Cuneiform   Oct-14-05 12:23 AM   #107 
     - I'm not sure exactly how it works.  Crunchy Frog   Oct-14-05 08:18 PM   #117 
  - I'm a Taoist, and the Tao Te Ching says  johnaries   Oct-13-05 10:05 PM   #94 
  - Absolutely not! Everyone knows the Flying Spaghetti Monster  Ladyhawk   Oct-13-05 10:13 PM   #95 
  - Looks like we got 10 Freepers. I can't imagine any Demos could  Auntie Bush   Oct-13-05 10:18 PM   #96 
  - Actually, according to statistics that I've seen,  Crunchy Frog   Oct-13-05 11:30 PM   #103 
  - Voted yes, but it isn't a bellief  mandyky   Oct-13-05 10:19 PM   #97 
  - We Witness Evolution Every Day.  CrackpotAmerica   Oct-13-05 10:20 PM   #98 
  - How many people here actually believe in the theory of vaginal birth?  Czolgosz   Oct-13-05 10:34 PM   #99 
  - New evidence for the FSM theory. I may have spoken too soon  Crunchy Frog   Oct-13-05 10:36 PM   #100 
  - poem  frogmarch   Oct-13-05 10:40 PM   #101 
  - Ramen! In the name of the Pasta, the Sauce and the Holy Meatballs! n/t  Ladyhawk   Oct-13-05 10:49 PM   #102 
  - I believe in the fact of evolution  gristy   Oct-13-05 11:41 PM   #105 
  - Believe is a word for religion. Your question should be, How many can  buddysmellgood   Oct-14-05 12:09 AM   #106 
  - Evolution is only a fact of life..  flaminbats   Oct-14-05 12:36 AM   #109 
  - I was touched by His Noodley Appendage  DaveColorado   Oct-14-05 01:08 AM   #111 
  - I voted yes.  pookieblue   Oct-14-05 03:51 AM   #112 
  - "All About Dinosaurs" by Roy Chapman Andrews...  Bridget Burke   Oct-14-05 07:04 AM   #113 
  - Wow, at time of this post...  Northwind   Oct-14-05 08:42 AM   #114 
  - I'm glad to see that...  catabryna   Oct-14-05 09:31 AM   #116 
  - Evolution is a fact.  AX10   Oct-14-05 11:27 PM   #118 
 

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