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Old 08-25-2009, 11:24 AM
 
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"Henry Gee knows there is no real science that can confirm the theory. Evolution has been so pushed as a fact, that people are shocked when they discover it is more a belief than real science."
Gee never said this, and you know it. You sir, are losing whatever small bit of integrity you may have had.
Wait, you mean the scientist who wrote

"Darwinian evolution by natural selection is taken as a given in IN SEARCH OF DEEP TIME, and this is made clear several times e.g. on p5 (paperback edition) I write that "if it is fair to assume that all life on Earth shares a common evolutionary origin..." and then go on to make clear that this is the assumption I am making throughout the book. For the Discovery Institute to quote from my book without reference to this is mischievous."

actually believes that evolution happened? Who could have known?

I guess his observation that "The Discovery Institute has used unauthorized, selective quotations from my book IN SEARCH OF DEEP TIME to support their outdated, mistaken views." should apply to creationists in general.

http://ncseweb.org/webfm_send/748 (PDF warning)


So, since C34 thinks that Gee is a reliable scientific source, we can expect him to be consistent and have the integrity to admit that creationism is an "outdated, mistaken view", right?
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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yeshuasavedme wrote:

In the two and a half years I've been posting on this forum the statement you just made is by far the most ridiculous post I have ever read.
And this person HOME SCHOOLED her kids!!!!! Talk about abuse!!! Scary there are more out there.
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:37 AM
 
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And this person HOME SCHOOLED her kids!!!!! Talk about abuse!!! Scary there are more out there.
And the kids *still* probably have a better education than the dreck public schools are shoveling nowadays.
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:42 AM
 
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And the kids *still* probably have a better education than the dreck public schools are shoveling nowadays.
Really? Well we'll see how far their "better education" gets them when they find out the real world doesn't run on memorized bible verses and "Goddidit"
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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And the kids *still* probably have a better education than the dreck public schools are shoveling nowadays.
No thanks, I would rather have my kids learning about science and history from a public school than someone that only teaches based on what the Bible says!!
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:49 AM
 
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Really? Well we'll see how far their "better education" gets them when they find out the real world doesn't run on memorized bible verses and "Goddidit"

In a country of 85% Christians, much of this society does indeed run on bible verses and "Goddidit". Very few occupations need scientific or logical minds. If they can read, write, do basic math, they are better off than many public schooled kids nowadays, many of which graduate unable to read a novel or compose an essay.

Despite their religious indoctrination, these kids can probably read long dry boring texts and retain some of it.
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:52 AM
 
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No thanks, I would rather have my kids learning about science and history from a public school than someone that only teaches based on what the Bible says!!
I'm not sure where you got the idea that I was saying religious homeschool is right for your kids.

The homeschooled kids consistently test higher, learn faster, and retain more, regardless what the religious environment is.

Now, that is either a testament to a buttload of religious Moms, or a condemnation of the quality of our public schools.
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Old 08-25-2009, 11:57 AM
 
Location: San Diego North County
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I'm not sure where you got the idea that I was saying religious homeschool is right for your kids.

The homeschooled kids consistently test higher, learn faster, and retain more, regardless what the religious environment is.

Now, that is either a testament to a buttload of religious Moms, or a condemnation of the quality of our public schools.
Even when "Mom" is teaching her kids that the Sun is a giant crystal revolving around the Earth--the same Earth that is NOT a planet?
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Old 08-25-2009, 12:03 PM
 
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Even when "Mom" is teaching her kids that the Sun is a giant crystal revolving around the Earth--the same Earth that is NOT a planet?

And how is that knowledge necessary to prepare a taco or flip a burger?
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Old 08-25-2009, 12:04 PM
 
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No thanks, I would rather have my kids learning about science and history from a public school than someone that only teaches based on what the Bible says!!
FYI. My "kids" are well grown, and are tax paying productive members of society -and some even have grandchildren of their own; one has a BS from University of Washington is a graduate of the School of Dentistry there, and all are equally successful in their chosen fields.
No on will go wrong who learns what God said, and believes Him.
His Word "is true from the beginning", and "He has magnified His word above all His name".
If Eve had believed His Word instead of the serpent's doubting that God meant what He said, and then not tempted Adam, then we would not be a fallen race.
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