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stopbush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:54 PM
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Dawkins Sez: "Teach *Intelligent Falling* Along With The Theory of Gravity"
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 07:59 PM by stopbush
Also, the Stork Theory of Siring Children should be taught alongside the Theory of Sexual Reproduction.

http://www.richarddawkins.net/article,3642,Dawkins-lect...

Short vid here: http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:55 PM
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1. LOL
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Turbineguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 07:59 PM
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2. The ideal RW Fundie school:
Walk into the classroom knowing something and walk out an hour later not knowing it anymore.
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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:01 PM
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3. Fundies: There is no such thing as gravity..
The Earth sucks.

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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:08 PM
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5. They're way ahead of you.
Gravity: Doesn't exist. If items of mass had any impact of others, then mountains should have people orbiting them. Or the space shuttle in space should have the astronauts orbiting it. Of course, that's just the tip of the gravity myth. Think about it. Scientists want us to believe that the sun has a gravitation pull strong enough to keep a planet like neptune or pluto in orbit, but then it's not strong enough to keep the moon in orbit? Why is that? What I believe is going on here is this: These objects in space have yet to receive mans touch, and thus have no sin to weigh them down. This isn't the case for earth, where we see the impact of transfered sin to material objects. The more sin, the heavier something is.

Trinidad and Tobago, CARM
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stopbush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 09:33 PM
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10. Gravity doesn' pull, it pushes.
The sun doesn't pull the Earth toward it. Rather, the Earth is basically falling toward the sun as the sun's mass has warped the space around it. The Earth is orbiting along a warp in the space-time fabric.
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Occam Bandage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 08:04 PM
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4. Been there, done that.
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customerserviceguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:07 PM
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6. I love Richard Dawkins
He gave me the intellectual courage to call myself an atheist rather than an agnostic.
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Ladyhawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:48 PM
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8. Dan Barker did the same for me. The fallout was pretty awful, though. nt
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UTUSN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:10 PM
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7. K&R #3 for, excellent!1 n/t
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AnnieBW Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-08-09 12:11 AM
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9. THat's not flying
That's falling with style!
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