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zbdent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 07:43 AM
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Regarding Evolution, Time, and Money
Thinking about how Religious types talk about the age of the Earth and evolution (especially when they talk about how there really hasn't been any evolution lately ... a process that takes place radically only over extremely long periods of time, not just a couple of hundred years ...)

I'm reminded of an old joke (maybe a song?) ...

A man asks God, "What is a million years to you?"

God answers, "A second."

The man then asks, "What is a million dollars to you?"

God answers, "A penny."

The man pauses for a minute, and then asks, "God, may I have a penny?"

God answers, "Sure ... in a second ..."



So, if a million years, to God, is a second, then what was God doing all those millions and billions of years before the 15 or so thousands of years before "creating the Heavens and the Earth"?
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Evoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 02:51 PM
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1. Doing what most guys do with their free time.
Masterbating.
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Goblinmonger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 03:20 PM
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2. Who was he thinking about?
Aphrodite?
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Evoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 08:50 PM
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6. Yeah...she was hot.
I'd totally do her.
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moggie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 03:26 PM
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3. Why would God have a dick?
It's not like he has any use for it.
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PreacherCasey Donating Member (717 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 03:29 PM
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4. Sure he does,
that's how he spreads "dark matter" throughout the universe.
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zbdent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 03:59 PM
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5. Maybe you're thinking of another
orifice ...
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thingfisher Donating Member (445 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-24-06 04:54 PM
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7. So, if a million years,
to God, is a second, then what was God doing all those millions and billions of years before the 15 or so thousands of years before "creating the Heavens and the Earth"?

This is a question that none other than Stephen Hawking is trying to answer, only he posits it a litle diffrently. What existed before the big bang? Now that's a tough one to answer since all the laws of physics as we know them cease to operate the closer to the big bang in time you get since space-time- matter are undifferentiated. So if the tools we use to think about physics cease to operate how do we even manage to think about it in a scientific way?
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