The best videos for or against evolution.

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The best videos for or against evolution.

I am asking you to bring forth the best videos you know of which best clarify either point of view.

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FROM SAPIENT:

Here is an RSS feed you can subscribe to for proof of evolution videos.

Here's another easier way to view the rest of the playlist which includes over 100 videos proving evolution.

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Here are two of mine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozbFerzjkz4&eurl=http://www.politicalcrossfire.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=93601&start=60


And heres the other one...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZFG5PKw504&eurl=http://www.politicalcrossfire.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=93880

 

Alright, the second one is more a joke...

 

Does anyone have one that summarizes the rest of the processes of evolution well?


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I'm just an old fart, I

I'm just an old fart, I guess, but when I was your age, television was called books!

(Ten bonus points if anyone knows the slightly paraphrased reference.)

 I don't pretend to call myself an expert on evolution, but it's a real puzzle to me how someone could get through even one book by Dawkins and not understand it enough to recognize its existence.  I know folks don't have time to actually learn things today.  They just want the summary in a nice video format.  Even so, I just don't know if the concept of evolution can be sufficiently explained in a youtube video.  It's kind of involved.

I'm not trying to rag on your question.  It's a reasonable thing to ask.  My answer to your question is that no matter how good a video is, I have my doubts as to the format's capability to truly explain evolution.

 

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Here's a two hour one by Ken

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Two hours?!  Crike. I

Two hours?!  Crike.

I revise my previous comment.  One good college lecture would be enough.  I thought we were talking about five minute shit.

Now, I'm just the old fart who doesn't watch youtube because I'd rather read.  I'll go get my BB gun and sit on the porch to wait for some damn kids to walk through my yard.  It's a good distraction when I get tired of reading.

 

 

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What books are you reading

What books are you reading now?


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 Volume 3, 1952-1999  
A History of the Twentieth Century: Volume 3, 1952-1999 by Martin Gilbert (Paperback - Nov 21, 2000)
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4 books at once? 

4 books at once?  Impressive, I could only ever commit myself to a maximum of 2 if I really wanted to take it all in, lol

 At the moment, I'm reading:

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
 
 
 
Carl Sagan was great Smiling

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Paperback) by Sagan (Author)


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I just noticed that when

I just noticed that when the above picture was taken, it was only a national bestseller.

My copy has INTERnational bestseller at the top. woohoo!


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I'm reading:

I'm reading:

 

 A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)
Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.) by Kenneth R. Miller (Paperback - April 3, 2007)
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Then on my list:

 

 

 The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism
Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism by Robert Pape (Paperback - Jul 25, 2006)
Buy new: $14.95 $10.17 href="http://www.amazon.com/review/product/0812973380/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1_cm_cr_acr_img?%5Fencoding=UTF8&showViewpoints=1">4.3 out of 5 stars (41)

 

 

 

 A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimens ion
Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimens ion by Michio Kaku (Paperback - Feb 1, 1995)
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It will take me a while to get through them all, I'm not a heavy reader.

 

I'm still up for suggestions.

 

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Hambydammit wrote: I'm

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I'm just an old fart, I guess, but when I was your age, television was called books!

(Cranky old man voice)"When I was your age, we didn't have shoes. We wrapped our feet in newspapers. That's the way it was, and we liked it."

 

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I haven't read a book in

I haven't read a book in about two years, aside from my Guitarist Grimoires... but those are about as much like a book as a keyboard is.

I'm more of a reader of articles online. Depending on the size (some are really long) I could take as much as 30 minutes to 3 days, most of them are insuficient in their information though.

Of course, I don't read just stuff on evolution. In fact, I read about one long articles worth of information on evolution a month. Most of the stuff I read is usually on the science of sound, COSM modelling, music (in general), and music theory. 


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Brian37 wrote: Hambydammit

Brian37 wrote:
Hambydammit wrote:

I'm just an old fart, I guess, but when I was your age, television was called books!

(Cranky old man voice)"When I was your age, we didn't have shoes. We wrapped our feet in newspapers. That's the way it was, and we liked it."

 

 

When I was your age, we didn't even have a year for it.  We just called it "hard times".  In hard times, it was dark ALL the time.  The sun came up on a Wednesday I think.  And if yo' ass wasn't up early, you missed it!


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Luxury! When I were a lad

Luxury!
When I were a lad we used to have to get out of the lake at six o'clock in morning, clean the lake, eat a handful of gravel, work twenty hour day at mill for tuppence a month, come home, and Dad would thrash us to sleep with a broken bottle,........ if we were lucky!

 

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Hambydammit wrote: Luxury!

Hambydammit wrote:

Luxury!
When I were a lad we used to have to get out of the lake at six o'clock in morning, clean the lake, eat a handful of gravel, work twenty hour day at mill for tuppence a month, come home, and Dad would thrash us to sleep with a broken bottle,........ if we were lucky!

 

 

A mere flesh wound!

When I was a little younger than that, every morning we would have to wake up at 10pm the night before, a full HOUR before we went to bed.  For breakfast we would have poison before walking to the mill in bare feet uphill on broken glass in the snow to work a 12 hour shift of back breaking manual labour for a wage of 8 cents a lifetime.  The weather was usually worse on the way home and also more steeply uphill.  We then had to dig holes in the back yard for 3 hours, after which time our father would beat us to a bloody pulp with the severed head of our mother.

Kids these days don't know the meaning of a fair day's wage for a fair day's work!


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And you try to tell that to

And you try to tell that to kids these days, they won't believe you!

 

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Yep, pretty funny how the

Yep, pretty funny how the world has turned out.

Thanks to Cpt Pineapple for the link, I've seen bits and pieces of that Ken Miller lecture before, but never all of it all in one.

Now to contribute, and as I'm on a Carl Sagan kick at the moment, I present to you, Evolution: Carl Sagan Style

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZtRn1fst-g


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Hambydammit wrote: I'll go

Hambydammit wrote:
I'll go get my BB gun and sit on the porch to wait for some damn kids to walk through my yard.

[mode=stealth][action] move away from lawn [/action][/mode]

Good night, funny man, and thanks for the laughter.


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Cpt_pineapple wrote: I'm

Cpt_pineapple wrote:

I'm reading:

 

 A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.)  
Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution (P.S.) by Kenneth R. Miller (Paperback - April 3, 2007)
Buy new: $14.95 $10.17 54 Used & new from $6.12
Get it by Friday, Nov 23 if you order in the next 27 minutes and choose one-day shipping.
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Then on my list:

 

 

 The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism  
Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism by Robert Pape (Paperback - Jul 25, 2006)
Buy new: $14.95 $10.17 href="http://www.amazon.com/review/product/0812973380/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1_cm_cr_acr_img?%5Fencoding=UTF8&showViewpoints=1">4.3 out of 5 stars (41)

 

 

 

 A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimens ion  
Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimens ion by Michio Kaku (Paperback - Feb 1, 1995)
Buy new: $15.95 $10.85 127 Used & new from $2.89
Get it by Friday, Nov 23 if you order in the next 26 minutes and choose one-day shipping.
Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping.
4.4 out of 5 stars (202)

 

 
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1.
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Critical Thinking: An Introduction to the Basic Skills by William Hughes and Jonathan Lavery (Paperback - Aug 31, 2004)
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In Stock
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It will take me a while to get through them all, I'm not a heavy reader.

 

I'm still up for suggestions.

 

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Cpt_pineapple wrote:

That was a really good video. I enjoyed it.

 

But let me just point out that Ken Miller is a Roman Catholic! 


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That was a really good video. I enjoyed it.

 

But let me just point out that Ken Miller is a Roman Catholic!

 

Yes he is, you should read his book (I linked to it in another post).  


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Yes indeed, it was a great

Yes indeed, it was a great link.

I've just finished Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors now.  I think more books on evolution need the phrases "Let's fuck" and "Fuck you" in them, it really brings the subject to life lol


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cdk makes some pretty good

cdk makes some pretty good videos 

 

http://www.youtube.com/user/cdk007