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Postby Traisenau » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:31 am UTC

While this is still operational.

Tyrannosaurus rex was a strict vegetarian, and lived with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.
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Postby Belial » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:35 am UTC

Okay...lived with adam and eve...whatever. That's stupid, but who cares.

STRICT VEGETARIAN?

The fucker had FOOT LONG RAZOR SHARP TEETH. For what? Eating motherfucking carrots? What is this bullshit, kentucky? Have you never seen an animal EVER?
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Postby Traisenau » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:38 am UTC

Oh, thats just the tip of the iceberg, read the article.

The museum has a planetarium. But its programs, unlike those at other planetariums, will say that the light from the stars we see did not take millions of years to get here.


Ok, now Physics is wrong...

There also is a reproduction of a portion of the Grand Canyon. The message there is that it was created very quickly, from the waters from Noah's flood. The fossils in rock layers there and in many other places around the world are of animals that drowned in the flood, the museum says.


So is Geology

There also will be an exhibit suggesting that belief in evolution is the root of most of modern society's evils. It shows models of children leaving a church where the minister believes in evolution. Soon the girl is on the phone to Planned Parenthood, while the boy cruises the Internet for pornography sites.


And Common sense is now dead...
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Postby Belial » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:40 am UTC

All of that is stupid, but in ways that I can see someone accepting if properly indoctrinated.

But what part of *foot-long razor sharp teeth* even suggests the remote possibility of a vegetarian?
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Postby Gelsamel » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:42 am UTC

LMFAO

Evolution causes little boys to look at porn!!!!

Wait.. it does..
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Postby Anmorata » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:23 am UTC

What the holy hell..

That's about an hour from my hometown. Mind you, the next town over from where I'm from also has Touchdown Jesus!, so I'm not surprised.

When I travel back home, I take great joy in the gawking and staring at the Darwin fish on my car. ;)
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Postby Tractor » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:57 am UTC

First off, people are stupid.

Anmorata wrote: Touchdown Jesus!

LOL

Anmorata wrote:When I travel back home, I take great joy in the gawking and staring at the Darwin fish on my car. ;)

Also very nice.
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Postby Belial » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:59 am UTC

We have a flying spaghetti monster "fish", and I'm sad because nobody who would be properly offended actually knows what it means.
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Postby VannA » Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:04 am UTC

Ken Ham, an Australian who is Answers in Genesis' $120,000-a-year founder and president, says the museum opening will be a significant event in Christendom.


Shamed. :oops:


When the Gallup Poll asked people about their views on the subject last March, 47 percent of Americans polled said that God created humans pretty much in their present form some time in the last 10,000 years. That belief was strongest among those with less education, regular churchgoers, people 65 and older, and Republicans.


Double Shamed to the Americans. :P
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Postby Vaniver » Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:15 am UTC

Double Shamed to the Americans.
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Postby Gelsamel » Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:33 am UTC

VannA wrote:
Ken Ham, an Australian who is Answers in Genesis' $120,000-a-year founder and president, says the museum opening will be a significant event in Christendom.


Shamed. :oops:


When I was like 11-12 my mum took me to some of his presentations xD.


Edit: Actually maybe like 8 or something xD.
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Postby Nomic » Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:36 am UTC

Pathetic humans....Ok, people can believe what they want but spending millions in order to tell lies to support their beliefs and obscure the thruth is just...Wrong. Hope these people die. In fire. And quick.

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Postby Gelsamel » Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:59 am UTC

I wanna know where they got the money from.
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Postby Belial » Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:30 pm UTC

I wanna know where they got the money from.


Rich crazy people? Where do you think evangelists get the money for their *huge* churches and whatnot?
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Postby Rorgg » Thu Mar 29, 2007 4:38 pm UTC

That belief was strongest among those with less education, regular churchgoers, people 65 and older, and Republicans.


Well, I may be an American, but I'm a college-educated agnostic 35-year-old Independent.

Phew.

On the bright side, since those over 65 are more likely to have this gaping window of ignorance, they'll likely to be dying off soon, leaving the population more well-informed on average.

I just wish there was an analogy I could make from the sciences. Oh well. :D

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Postby gmalivuk » Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:58 pm UTC

article wrote:When the Gallup Poll asked people about their views on the subject last March, 47 percent of Americans polled said that God created humans pretty much in their present form some time in the last 10,000 years. That belief was strongest among those with less education, regular churchgoers, people 65 and older, and Republicans.


Why do people never seem to make anything of the very clear connection between never having learned much and being wrong?
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Postby cmacis » Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:04 am UTC

Because those are the more likely to be wrong and hence the more likely to be less educated. Given that schools are open to all then being undereducated means that for whatever reasons (choice, adhd, etc) they don't pay attention to facts given to them, or are less interested.
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Postby Gelsamel » Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:07 am UTC

Cum hoc ergo propter hoc, maybe?
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Postby Belial » Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:12 am UTC

Okay...I've got it...the only possible way anyone with two brain cells can believe that T-Rex was a vegetarian....

Is if biblical "carrots" weighed two tons, had long necks and tails, scaly skin, and roamed in herds eating leaves....

Then it *all* makes sense.
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Postby Sufimoru » Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:24 pm UTC

Belial, haven't you ever heard of bronchocarrots?

Also, if I ever have $28 million to spare, I'm opening up an evolution museum across the street just to show them what for.

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Postby Belial » Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:26 pm UTC

Belial, haven't you ever heard of bronchocarrots?


Of course, how could I forget.
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Postby Zach » Fri Mar 30, 2007 4:05 pm UTC

I'm sorry that my state sucks :(. I grew up in the Bible Belt (not Lexington).

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I drove past that last week on the way to Huber Heights. The first time I saw it, I laughed very hard.

If anyone ever takes I-75 North, get your cameras ready.

Edit: I should mention that the link is broken, so I don't really know what it was about, but if anything in the link involved "Kentucky" and "religion," I apologize again for living in a terrible state.

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Postby Pathway » Sat Mar 31, 2007 2:06 am UTC

Toeofdoom wrote:404 - cheese not found anyone?


The Google Cheese Cache has a copy of the most recent iteration of this foul cheese--I found it there.

gmalivuk wrote:
article wrote:When the Gallup Poll asked people about their views on the subject last March, 47 percent of Americans polled said that God created humans pretty much in their present form some time in the last 10,000 years. That belief was strongest among those with less education, regular churchgoers, people 65 and older, and Republicans.


Why do people never seem to make anything of the very clear connection between never having learned much and being wrong?


They mentioned the relevant information. The implication is there, but all they should do as journalists is put the facts out there and let you draw conclusions.

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Postby Aglet » Sat Mar 31, 2007 7:06 am UTC

http://www.kentucky.com/158/story/26286.html

There's a more recent link. Search "tyrannosaurus" on their webpage and you should come up with something.

Anyway, Belial, if you've ever eaten celery, when you eat it lengthwise, it's hard to get all those fibers out without foot-long teeth.
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Postby TiberiusM » Mon Apr 02, 2007 4:23 pm UTC

This is most awesome. First I've heard of it as I havent been back to Northern Kentucky for a while, but my parents live what sounds to be about 10 minutes from where that museum is supposed to be built.

When it is fully operational I'll visit it and post some pics of the ridiculousness.


...and I'll post in the introductions thread here in a few moments. There are no bots here.

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Postby Spectre » Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:06 pm UTC

Pathway wrote:...

gmalivuk wrote:
article wrote:When the Gallup Poll asked people about their views on the subject last March, 47 percent of Americans polled said that God created humans pretty much in their present form some time in the last 10,000 years. That belief was strongest among those with less education, regular churchgoers, people 65 and older, and Republicans.


Why do people never seem to make anything of the very clear connection between never having learned much and being wrong?


They mentioned the relevant information. The implication is there, but all they should do as journalists is put the facts out there and let you draw conclusions.


And further, what this suggests is that they merely stood outside a Church patronized by old Republicans and children (yes, I realize that's not the way Gallup polls are done) Polls are skewed by their very nature, and I loathe the way the media uses them to present opinions. Unless someone finds a way to poll every human on earth about a given topic, I refuse to listen to their 'wisdom'.

I recently polled my office staff about this, and 100% of them agreed with me. Of those, 100% were either University educated, male, asian, between 26-31 years of age, and heterosexual. 100%... ALL of them. So there you have it obviously. (*waits for the obvious question which is key to the sarcasm in this paragraph) :)
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Postby Belial » Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:07 pm UTC

The sample was just you, wasn't it?
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Postby Spectre » Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:35 pm UTC

The dude beside me. :)

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Postby Gadren » Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:41 pm UTC

Scary stuff, but sadly I'm not fazed by it anymore. I'm a moderator at FSTDT (Fundies Say The Darndest Things), a collection of quotes by fundies.

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Postby Vaniver » Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:23 pm UTC

I loathe the way the media uses them to present opinions.
I dislike that they drop off the margin of error, but that doesn't mean they're worthless.
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