Why Creationism Is So Strong In The U.S.

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Why Creationism Is So Strong In The U.S.

Genie Scott gives an excellent explanation of why creationism is so strong in the U.S. and how it has spread around the world.

 

 

 

 

Religion Kills !!!

Numbers 31:17-18 - Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.

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Thanks for posting

 Thanks for posting that ex-minister. 


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Why is Crapinism so

Why is Crapinism so widespread? For the same reason humans once believed that the sun was a god.

If the primary focus of evolution were about fact finding, we would have gotten to the moon long ago. But unfortunately reality is not about utopias and as long as our species exists, it will manufacture stupid sugar pills. Fucking doesn't require facts, just a dick and a pussy.

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Brian37 wrote:Why is

Brian37 wrote:

Why is Crapinism so widespread? For the same reason humans once believed that the sun was a god.

If the primary focus of evolution were about fact finding, we would have gotten to the moon long ago. But unfortunately reality is not about utopias and as long as our species exists, it will manufacture stupid sugar pills. Fucking doesn't require facts, just a dick and a pussy.

Yeah...We would have gotten to the moon long ago....Wait...Wait?

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Brian37 wrote:Why is

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Why is Crapinism so widespread? For the same reason humans once believed that the sun was a god.

If the primary focus of evolution were about fact finding, we would have gotten to the moon long ago. But unfortunately reality is not about utopias and as long as our species exists, it will manufacture stupid sugar pills. Fucking doesn't require facts, just a dick and a pussy.

The god meme is very strong, I do agree. 

For a long time it was comforting to think that something was guiding my life, until I thought about the fact that I really did not like the idea of something "guiding" my life. I didn't like the idea of something that policed my thoughts, worried about me having sex outside of marriage, was going to burn me forever because I had questions, but loves me. 

But, leaving comforting memes aside. A fact is a fact. 

It's comforting to think that I am the center of the universe and if some lucky coincidence happens that it must be by some sort of divine hand. But at some point in my life I just had to GET REAL. 

There are 7 billion people on Earth and something is singling me out to watch over me all of the time ? There is a whole universe out there, but something is watching me and keeping a scorecard ? 

Illusions may provide temporary comfort, but when they become DELUSIONS, they are dangerous. 

“It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.”
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Quote:Numbers 31:17-18 - Now

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Numbers 31:17-18 - Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.

 

Love that sig bud, you just inspired another poem in me. Look at my poetry thread in anywhere from 20 mins to an hour. It will be quoting your sig.

 

 

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Brian37 wrote:Quote:Numbers

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Numbers 31:17-18 - Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.

 

Love that sig bud, you just inspired another poem in me. Look at my poetry thread in anywhere from 20 mins to an hour. It will be quoting your sig.

 

 

Will do. You can tell it was a "dick" that wrote that.

Religion Kills !!!

Numbers 31:17-18 - Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.

http://jesus-needs-money.blogspot.com/


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If I were to speculate on the creationist issue in the US I would look into the fact that Darwin was English and a John Bull a still disliked species in the US dating back to 1776.

In this respect one can imagine had Darwin been from Virginia Americans would have created an entire theology of natural selection.

 

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 The most simple reason is

 The most simple reason is widespread teaching of the opposite of critical thinking, combined with lack of fundamental science education.

 

Why does this sound just like nearly every creationist claim ever made?

"They always say the same thing; 'But evolution is only a theory!!' Which is true, I guess, and it's good they say that I think, it gives you hope that they feel the same about the theory of Gravity and they might just float the f**k away."


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TonyZXT wrote: The most

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 The most simple reason is widespread teaching of the opposite of critical thinking, combined with lack of fundamental science education.

 

Why does this sound just like nearly every creationist claim ever made?

um...is that satire?  please?

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iwbiek wrote:um...is that

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um...is that satire?  please?

Lol.  Not that I know of.  

I believe it though, because I've had discussions with people I used to work with, where they had almost the same exact type of reasoning.  See something unexplained - make a (false) connection - seek supporting "evidence" (confirmation bias) - find anything regardless of facts - conclude connection correct.  

It's like I told a creationist the other day:  Fundamentalists of all religions have 1 thing in common:  The bar they set for evidence or proof for any of their beliefs couldn't possibly be any lower.  Anything that sounds right to them clears that bar.  If they know anything at all about the scientific method, they have to admit that science's bar is much, much higher.

"They always say the same thing; 'But evolution is only a theory!!' Which is true, I guess, and it's good they say that I think, it gives you hope that they feel the same about the theory of Gravity and they might just float the f**k away."


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Brian37 wrote:Why is

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Why is Crapinism so widespread? For the same reason humans once believed that the sun was a god.

If the primary focus of evolution were about fact finding, we would have gotten to the moon long ago. But unfortunately reality is not about utopias and as long as our species exists, it will manufacture stupid sugar pills. Fucking doesn't require facts, just a dick and a pussy.

I missed reading your posts while I was away. Smiling

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digitalbeachbum wrote:

Brian37 wrote:

Why is Crapinism so widespread? For the same reason humans once believed that the sun was a god.

If the primary focus of evolution were about fact finding, we would have gotten to the moon long ago. But unfortunately reality is not about utopias and as long as our species exists, it will manufacture stupid sugar pills. Fucking doesn't require facts, just a dick and a pussy.

I missed reading your posts while I was away. Smiling

Thanks, that does mean alot to me right now. I am surrounded by theists in real life, have a boss that rewards hard work by reducing my hours. So it is always nice to know that someone does appreciate what I have to say.

Always happy to be a thorn in the side of absurd claims.

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Brian37 wrote:

digitalbeachbum wrote:

Brian37 wrote:

Why is Crapinism so widespread? For the same reason humans once believed that the sun was a god.

If the primary focus of evolution were about fact finding, we would have gotten to the moon long ago. But unfortunately reality is not about utopias and as long as our species exists, it will manufacture stupid sugar pills. Fucking doesn't require facts, just a dick and a pussy.

I missed reading your posts while I was away. Smiling

Thanks, that does mean alot to me right now. I am surrounded by theists in real life, have a boss that rewards hard work by reducing my hours. So it is always nice to know that someone does appreciate what I have to say.

Always happy to be a thorn in the side of absurd claims.

I had to take a break away from every thing. I took off four almost five months (or just over) and enjoyed every minute of it.

I have found when I am getting burned out or frustrated with stuff, it is best to step back and take a review of your stock.

What I saw was what you might already remember from my previous posts. It is pointless to attempt debating subjects based on faith.

 

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We all appreciate you Brian.

We all appreciate you Brian. Even Beyond has to. He wouldn't get to say half as much as he does if you weren't around. Sticking out tongue

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