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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]So His prophecy wouldn't be fulfilled.[/quote]You can walk around any city in the world and find a dozen crazy guys making all sorts of prophecies. He was a guy with a few followers, and most everyone else who knew of him thought he was crazy, right? Do you think the Pharisees and the Romans ...
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re: Favorite home automation thing - Korkstand
[quote]i wake up and my wife automatically makes me bacon and eggs. doesn't always work[/quote]Have you tried turning Wife off and then on... and on and on and on again? Sometimes it's a hardware issue, and that can help. Also, sometimes the Wife software has trouble with memory corruption. All ...
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re: Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes (mobile game) - Korkstand
[quote]God dammit. I just got him today, finally, and I don't even get to see what all the fuss was about.[/quote]He is still nearly as useful as he always was, the nerf isn't too bad. They didn't even touch the parts that make him (possibly) OP: his speed, and his taunt ability that reduces enemy t...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Between the Jewish Temple Guards and the Romans, they needed that body to be in the grave.[/quote]Why is that? You just said yourself that he had very few followers at the time....
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]I believe the Jews and the Romans would have made sure that this didn't happen. Now what?[/quote]I believe... otherwise. Now what? See the problem with beliefs without evidence? [quote]And the empty tomb is evidence that Jesus did exactly what He said He would do. [/quote]Or, it's evidence t...
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re: Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes (mobile game) - Korkstand
[quote]Did you read the patch notes? Poe is getting nerfed a bit but not where it matters. Mace is getting a buff.[/quote] I just read them. Maybe I'll be able to beat dark 5A(hard) since Talia and Oppress are both getting slight buffs (I don't have Daka, and I'm putting off farming her whi...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]I mean just refuting the Resurrection would have done away with Christianity a long long time ago. And yet 2000 years later there is still an empty tomb.[/quote]If a body ever did turn up there, then we would have a few questions. But think about what you're saying here. This empty tomb, t...
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re: Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes (mobile game) - Korkstand
[quote]Got into the top 10 now in my pool. [/quote]:wha: [quote]4 star Sid 4 star Poe 4 star Cade Bane (He will have to go, as I was lucky to get him. No way to farm him) 4 star Geo Soldier 4 star Jedi Counselor[/quote] Might want to consider farming Lumi to replace JC. She's stronger all-...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Another atheist worshiping at the altar of logic and reason.[/quote]Why do religious people insist that everyone is religious in some way? "Worshiping at the altar of logic and reason"? Wtf does that even mean? And beejon thinks accepting facts as truth requires faith. The funny thing is, you...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]How do multicellular organisms evolve from single celled creatures when cellular selection and organism-level selection are totally contradictory to each other? The multicellular organism seeks to control the reproduction to what is needed at a higher level of organisation; a single cell seek...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Big bang is settled science and please dont make me explain theory verse fact. The big bang theory is scientific fact[/quote]:lol: My god, I would LOVE to hear you try to explain "theory verse fact". ...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Francis Collins does not accept the view that ONLY naturalistic mechanisms 'created' all life we observe today (one of the views of evolution). His view is natural processes + God (another view of evolution). [/quote] So? That's not science. The scientific method cannot be applied to that "v...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Billions? Interesting, considering the world population didn't hit a billion until about 1800 years after there was anything to supposedly see. [/quote]I'm sure there have been billions of christians who have lived and died. Now, whether billions have "seen" stuff is another question.....
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]List any impetus other than naturalistic mechanism. I'm going to guess you aren't, thus the view of ONLY naturalistic mechanisms. [/quote]Per the scientific method, that's all we can list. That's all we can study, test, verify. But it's also impossible to rule out the supernatural, as has...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]You're still trying to weasel common ancestry into the discussion. [/quote] :rotflmao:...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Your claim that the process which created all life we observe today is result of ONLY naturalistic mechanisms[/quote]Nope, that is what YOU claim as my claim. [quote]The fossil record nor common ancestry describes the process[/quote]Mutation and natural selection describe the process, the fo...
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re: Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes (mobile game) - Korkstand
Yeah, this is a good tip. If you load up the same exact team in the same exact order, the battle is going to play out the exact same way (assuming you make the same moves). So if the other team starts with a fury of big crits and stuns and shit, shuffle your team around and it might be better. A...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]You do realize the very same people you put so much trust in do the very same thing. Global warming sound familiar.[/quote]I don't trust people, I trust facts and logic. And global warming / climate change / whatever is nowhere near as well-understood as evolution. That said, we DO know t...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]Common ancestry doesn't address the PROCESS. [/quote]The fossil record and DNA confirm common ancestry, and common ancestry is the result of the PROCESS. A child can understand this, why can't you? [quote]I'm sorry, but not surprised, that there are folks today who embrace the fairy tales of...
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re: Evolution/Creationism/Intelligent Design in schools - Korkstand
[quote]You, and others, immediately attempt to change the issue to such things common ancestry or natural selection but that doesn't do anything about addressing the issue. The process.[/quote]As has been stated over and over, the process is very simple: random mutation and natural selection. You as...
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