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LuckyTheDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 10:45 PM
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Bush: Bible, evolution not at odds
OK, now we KNOW he's been hitting the sauce again.

:evilgrin:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081209/ts_alt_afp/uspolit... ;_ylt=Apr_.9ZqgdJO.nzu4ofow2XYa7gF

US President George W. Bush said in an interview Monday that the Bible is "probably not" literally true and that a belief that God created the world is compatible with the theory of evolution.

"I think you can have both," Bush, who leaves office January 20, told ABC television, adding "You're getting me way out of my lane here. I'm just a simple president."

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RB TexLa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 10:47 PM
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1. So he got a "blatantly obvious" category correct?

wow.
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 10:48 PM
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2. Science and Theology bush should do well in both
:rofl:

It was all an act.

US President George W. Bush said in an interview Monday that the Bible is "probably not" literally true ...

Hey fundies & freepers he lied to you and now he doesn't give a shit if you know.
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zehnkatzen Donating Member (769 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 10:54 PM
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3. It must be liberating not to have to campaign for re-election ...
Now he can quit pretending he's a tee-total pious Christian.

What's going to happen? He's going to lose someone's vote somewhere?

No, it's off to Dallas to rest on his laurels for the rest of his life in a bubble where history has judged him favorably. In history, after all, we'll all eventually be dead, right?
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Wapsie B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:04 PM
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4. Probably not literally true?
Dear god, I just heard heads exploding in the Bible Belt. But really, why does he give a shit anymore? Just go away to Paraguay W.
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:11 PM
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5. Unfortunately, scientific know-nothings on both sides of the aisle maintain that idiocy...
All of this stupidity simply because "man would rather will nothingness, than not will", as one bright fellow once put it.

Sigh.
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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-09-08 02:58 AM
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13. Yeah, scientific no-nothings like Gore, Kucinich, and Kennedy.
Who all happen to be non-fundamentalist Christians who don't find the theory of evolution to be incompatible with their beliefs.
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hendo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:11 PM
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6. I feel dirty
I actually agree with this.

"I think that God created the Earth, created the world; I think the creation of the world is so mysterious it requires something as large as an almighty and I don't think it's incompatible with the scientific proof that there is evolution," he told ABC television.
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ismnotwasm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:11 PM
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7. What an asshole
You know, the whole God thing, whatever pulls one's chain. But the bible? I just finished reading it again (I do this every few years)and it's a looooong stretch to say it's "compatible" with evolution. It's more like they have nothing to do with one another. Big disconnect. Completely Different Topics.

I know many religious people who are NOT disgusting hypocrites like bush are able to accept both God and evolution, but using the Bible doesn't seem to be an efficient way to do it.

I remember taking a biology course, we were assigned different critters to do a paper on. *I* got the Bombardier beetle and found out just what lengths creationists go to.
Click at your own risk
http://www.aboundingjoy.com/beetle.htm

And a fairly cool answer from an older website to that bullshit.

http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/bombardier.html
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hendo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:12 PM
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8. duplicate.
Edited on Mon Dec-08-08 11:12 PM by hendo
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givemebackmycountry Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:12 PM
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9. I'm just a simple president."
The truest single statement to spew from the monkeys mouth.

Your simple alright, you stupid m'effer.
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:16 PM
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11. dang, you beat me by three minutes! n/t
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 11:15 PM
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10. He certainly *is* simple. n/t
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NickB79 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-09-08 12:12 AM
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12. Keep trying to polish that turd, Mr. Pres.
In the end it's still a piece of shit though.
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