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Offline Steven Novella

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SGU 5x5 #23
« on: June 11, 2008, 08:19:48 AM »
 Podcast #23    Lame car design analogy to intelligent design from the Discovery Institute.
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Re: SGU 5x5 #23
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Re: SGU 5x5 #23
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008, 04:10:03 PM »
And the moral of the story is that the universe is some sort of Rube Goldberg device. 

That explains why I've been feeling a bit like a ball bearing lately.
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Re: SGU 5x5 #23
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008, 04:17:13 PM »
hasn't someone already made that analogy before?  something about a mazda engine proving god's existence?

edit: that's what i get for posting before listening 8/
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Re: SGU 5x5 #23
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2008, 01:11:33 AM »
We need a "rofl" smiley.  Too funny.

More on topic, in a recently graduating class of mechanical engineers, 2 of the hundred or so were creationists, and that's in the middle of Missouri.  The intelligence and critical thinking required to be successfull in engineering classes is anathema to sipping the ID coolaid (to steal a word from one of my favorite quotes from Steven).
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Re: SGU 5x5 #23
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2008, 06:27:34 PM »
Casey was really stretching for a topic that day.
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Re: SGU 5x5 #23
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2008, 04:45:24 PM »
Does Evolution News really count as a blog? It doesn't have a comment section. Aren't comment a vital part of any blog? Same with their laughable ID the Future podcast. I did wonder whether it would be worth setting up a mirror of the DI blogs with comments enabled just so people could give them some feedback.

 

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