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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-11-07 12:12 PM
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5. When I was a little girl in catholic grade school we discussed this
in religion class on several occassions. WE were taught that the theory of evolution and that of creationism are NOT mutually exclusive. Of course they taught that God created the world and everything in it, but there is NOTHING that proves what the first man & woman was like. Tey very well could have looked and acted exactly like we see an ape looks today, and the human species evolved into what we now call man & woman humans.

That was more than 50+ years ago, but I've never forgotten it. I always wonder why so many people still argue that you can only believe in one theory or the other?
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  -Majority of Republicans (and frequent church attenders) Doubt Theory of Evolution jefferson_dem  Jun-11-07 11:57 AM   #0 
  - That explains a lot.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-11-07 11:58 AM   #1 
  - People are fucking stupid.  SledDriver   Jun-11-07 11:59 AM   #2 
  - Even forty percent of Democrats are fucking stupid.  BurtWorm   Jun-11-07 12:00 PM   #3 
  - I heard global warming is all about politics.  wtmusic   Jun-11-07 12:17 PM   #6 
  - That was my first thought. - n/t  porphyrian   Jun-11-07 12:26 PM   #11 
  - especially when you see how many had conflicting answers  unpossibles   Jun-11-07 12:35 PM   #14 
  - That, in a nutshell, explains why civilization is regressing.  Tinman   Jun-11-07 12:03 PM   #4 
  - When I was a little girl in catholic grade school we discussed this  napi21   Jun-11-07 12:12 PM   #5 
  - I once heard a priest explain it very simply:  LibDemAlways   Jun-11-07 01:03 PM   #22 
  - hey, I don't believe in evolution  northzax   Jun-11-07 12:18 PM   #7 
  - So you don't believe in believing?  wtmusic   Jun-11-07 12:23 PM   #9 
  - well, there are certainly things I believe in  northzax   Jun-11-07 12:48 PM   #15 
  - Exactly. You 'believe' in God, you 'accept' Evolution.  EstimatedProphet   Jun-11-07 12:27 PM   #12 
  - Left Behind  november3rd   Jun-11-07 12:19 PM   #8 
  - Creationism is not a theory  EstimatedProphet   Jun-11-07 12:25 PM   #10 
  - If enough people say it's a theory does that make it one?  wtmusic   Jun-11-07 12:29 PM   #13 
     - I agree, the scientific method is the true target  EstimatedProphet   Jun-11-07 12:53 PM   #17 
  - This poll could have been conducted in a push poll sort of manner  ComerPerro   Jun-11-07 12:52 PM   #16 
  - I'm not so sure _H. sapiens_is actually really "advanced."  HereSince1628   Jun-11-07 12:55 PM   #18 
  - Actually, evolution doesn't really concern itself with advancement...  Solon   Jun-11-07 01:09 PM   #23 
     - True, although evolution really does concern itself with apomorphies  HereSince1628   Jun-11-07 01:16 PM   #27 
  - Teach the Controversy!  genie_weenie   Jun-11-07 01:00 PM   #19 
  - John McCain says people should learn "all the theories".  impeachdubya   Jun-11-07 01:14 PM   #26 
     - Those "debates" have been ludicrous  genie_weenie   Jun-11-07 01:23 PM   #28 
  - They also doubt boundaries with regard toward sex with children.  devilgrrl   Jun-11-07 01:01 PM   #20 
  - This is the result of 30 years of two conservative countercultures merging...  JHB   Jun-11-07 01:03 PM   #21 
  - I would revise your second group to include  Karenina   Jun-11-07 01:12 PM   #24 
  - Yeah, well, if they weren't fucking imbeciles, they wouldn't be Republicans, now, would they? nt  impeachdubya   Jun-11-07 01:13 PM   #25 
  - on the bright side, the sample is only 1007 people  unpossibles   Jun-11-07 03:36 PM   #29 
  - Anybody that says they don't believe in evolution should be asked if  Snotcicles   Jun-11-07 03:57 PM   #30 
  - Fossils are the devil's handiwork.  Swede   Jun-11-07 04:02 PM   #31 

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