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Ezra the Prankster Donating Member (67 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-26-06 01:01 AM
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45. And you're not supposed to believe I know what I'm talking about...
...Just because I say I do. Because if you did, that wouldn't be science anymore.

The problem is, our current government doesn't want you to know this stuff, neither does the media, and neither does our wealthy corporate aristocracy. If I know what I'm talking about, you'll have to figure it out for yourself. But don't worry, America is full of teachers and professors who are trying to win support for evolution, so help is not far away.
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  -Evolution vs. Intelligent Design-- Turning the Tide Ezra the Prankster  Jun-24-06 08:43 AM   #0 
  - fact-based vs faith-based  BlueEyedSon   Jun-24-06 08:49 AM   #1 
  - A lot of people have figured that out the hard way, but...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 09:25 PM   #28 
  - Great write-up.  Maestro   Jun-24-06 08:49 AM   #2 
  - Thanks!  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 09:27 PM   #29 
  - This is all under the assumption that they  YOY   Jun-24-06 08:52 AM   #3 
  - .....and they WILL  Warpy   Jun-24-06 09:45 AM   #7 
     - Well that's the whole point...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 09:36 PM   #30 
  - Thanks,  countingbluecars   Jun-24-06 09:10 AM   #4 
  - Oh, wow, thanks!  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 09:55 PM   #31 
  - I am...one of a very small number of people in the world who fully fathoms  aikoaiko   Jun-24-06 09:19 AM   #5 
  - Worth reading IMO  countingbluecars   Jun-24-06 09:29 AM   #6 
  - Once again, thanks!  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 10:51 PM   #34 
  - I thought about stopping there  neebob   Jun-24-06 09:52 AM   #8 
  - Buddy, you might as well try convincing...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 11:13 PM   #35 
     - Shoot, where's that DUer with the picture  neebob   Jun-26-06 12:15 AM   #43 
        - PM'd you  WoodrowFan   Jun-26-06 09:23 AM   #72 
  - Some people really do know more about certain things,  rman   Jun-24-06 10:09 AM   #9 
  - true, but most people who know a lot show it and don't herald it.  aikoaiko   Jun-24-06 10:18 AM   #11 
  - When you're a pioneer in the most controversial field in history...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 10:39 PM   #33 
     - I'm not saying that I disagree with you.  Blue-Jay   Jun-26-06 12:06 AM   #42 
     - I'll read it eventually, but your arrogance is real turn off.  aikoaiko   Jun-26-06 07:10 AM   #67 
  - Read it  charlie   Jun-24-06 10:22 AM   #12 
  - I'm listening to it, there are 42 chapters online.  rman   Jun-24-06 10:39 AM   #14 
  - ok, so it's 26 chapters...  rman   Jun-24-06 12:39 PM   #19 
  - Chapters 26 through 41...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 11:27 PM   #38 
  - Thanks!  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 11:25 PM   #37 
  - Well like I've told other people here...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 11:23 PM   #36 
  - Uh-huh, and some people write 400,000-word books claiming  neebob   Jun-24-06 10:33 AM   #13 
     - you need to brush up on your sense of humor  rman   Jun-24-06 10:41 AM   #15 
     - Maybe so  neebob   Jun-24-06 11:10 AM   #17 
     - Hey, I've got a...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 12:03 AM   #41 
     - Thanks again!  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 11:59 PM   #40 
     - The thing about evolutionary science is...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 11:53 PM   #39 
  - Good enough, but a bit of a puffpiece, however that could not  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 01:41 AM   #49 
  - take responsibility for your own understanding  SemperEadem   Jun-26-06 08:22 AM   #68 
  - The opener does smack of hubris, but it is a good read  slackmaster   Jun-26-06 09:11 AM   #71 
  - The complexity of evolutionary theory should not be underestimated....  LeftHander   Jun-26-06 11:29 AM   #74 
  - I tend not to trust people who claim to have "the answers" and you seem to  Kali   Jun-24-06 10:12 AM   #10 
  - And what would this fundamental misunderstanding be?  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 12:50 AM   #44 
  - And you're not supposed to believe I know what I'm talking about...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 01:01 AM   #45 
  - Where did evolution come from?  Gregorian   Jun-24-06 10:41 AM   #16 
  - It doesn't matter where evolution came from  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 08:37 PM   #27 
  - The laws of physics, if you are interested.  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 04:53 AM   #64 
  - Where did gravity "come" from?  impeachdubya   Jun-26-06 11:55 AM   #75 
  - problem  ananda   Jun-24-06 11:56 AM   #18 
  - Exactly...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 01:35 AM   #47 
  - Okay, I tried to give this a chance, but quickly hit the wall.  Wrinkle_In_Time   Jun-24-06 05:46 PM   #20 
  - "Crank" is the word typically used, not "dilettante"....  BlooInBloo   Jun-24-06 07:07 PM   #22 
  - Oooh, you've just given me some new reading material.  Wrinkle_In_Time   Jun-24-06 08:45 PM   #23 
     - Some Thoughts  Southpawkicker   Jun-25-06 07:53 PM   #26 
        - Well you just might be surprised...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 02:16 AM   #50 
  - Thanks for your advice...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 02:32 AM   #53 
  - The entire Biology department  tallahasseedem   Jun-24-06 07:01 PM   #21 
  - You're right, except for three things...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 01:21 AM   #46 
  - General Response to Everyone  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-25-06 07:44 PM   #24 
  - For Science to progress at this point it'll require discarding Materialism  cryingshame   Jun-25-06 07:52 PM   #25 
  - You know, I am going to have to disagree with you pretty broadly here.  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 01:38 AM   #48 
  - Don't even bother.  impeachdubya   Jun-26-06 02:26 AM   #52 
  - You seem to be overly optimistic  hfojvt   Jun-26-06 03:55 AM   #57 
  - Right, here is some stuff I know.  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 04:09 AM   #58 
  - industry does the first two  hfojvt   Jun-26-06 04:24 AM   #60 
  - Ok, about Oparin, yes he passes. Provided he backed his claims  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 04:44 AM   #61 
  - "scientific thought is going into undoing that crap"  Bill McBlueState   Jun-26-06 09:07 AM   #70 
  - ID is as "valid" as faith healing, crystals, or homeopathy.  impeachdubya   Jun-26-06 10:59 AM   #73 
  - Of course Science TODAY is Materialist. And it is pathetic those who adher  cryingshame   Jun-26-06 05:17 PM   #82 
  - Not as sad as continually posting this same "argument"  impeachdubya   Jun-26-06 02:23 AM   #51 
  - If you can't at least ADMIT you are a Materialist, what is the point?  cryingshame   Jun-26-06 05:15 PM   #81 
     - To quote the movie "Princess Bride": "You keep using that word...  impeachdubya   Jun-26-06 05:58 PM   #84 
  - You again?  GaYellowDawg   Jun-26-06 12:59 PM   #79 
     - Noble effort  charlie   Jun-26-06 01:05 PM   #80 
     - You know, at least the Reductionists on Huffington Post admit to it.  cryingshame   Jun-26-06 05:18 PM   #83 
        - Seeing as every time you post this nonsense  impeachdubya   Jun-26-06 06:01 PM   #85 
        - I did argue it.  GaYellowDawg   Jun-27-06 05:37 AM   #86 
  - great post and welcome to DU...and here is a joke on the argument  IChing   Jun-25-06 10:03 PM   #32 
  - .  me b zola   Jun-26-06 02:51 AM   #54 
  - that "joke" could easily be turned on its head  hfojvt   Jun-26-06 03:24 AM   #56 
     - I do not think you have thought out that post very well.  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 04:14 AM   #59 
        - the truth? It is an analogy  hfojvt   Jun-26-06 04:45 AM   #62 
           - I was saying that you need to be careful of your own preferences  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 04:51 AM   #63 
              - you cannot have a "someone" in a natural explanation  hfojvt   Jun-26-06 05:17 AM   #65 
                 - Why not? When I see a building, the natural explanation is a designer.  Random_Australian   Jun-26-06 05:22 AM   #66 
  - Thanks to everybody...  Ezra the Prankster   Jun-26-06 03:21 AM   #55 
  - Pranks are generally quick & amusing....  Bridget Burke   Jun-26-06 09:03 AM   #69 
  - This so-called "ego" that so many people here have accused me of having is  techhead   Jun-26-06 12:46 PM   #77 
     - I was going to say...  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-26-06 12:48 PM   #78 
  - interesting, and I mean no offense  northzax   Jun-26-06 12:13 PM   #76 
 

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