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By jardinier ·
This is NOT an attempt to reopen the EL thread.

It is however a tragic comment on the mentality of ****** .... I can't complete this sentence for fear of being accused of America bashing.

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Gallup Poll released Wednesday suggests about 53 percent of Americans reject the theory of evolution as the explanation for the origin of humans.

Instead, they believe God created humans at one time "as is," the survey showed.

About 31 percent of respondents said they believe humans evolved, but God guided the process. Only 1.2 percent said they believe the scientific theory of evolution and "God had no part."

Researchers said people with lower levels of education, those who attend church regularly, those who are 65 or older and those who identify with the Republican Party are more likely to believe in the biblical story of the origin of humans.

The poll was conducted in September but no margin of error figures or other information was available.

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My son

by maecuff In reply to Tom, that ranks right up ...

LOVES this song..he knows all the words and sings it frequently. I told him to keep it to our home as some of the knuckle dragging rednecks in my town might beat him to death with their bibles if they hear him singing it..

They tell us that
We lost our tails
Evolving up
From little snails
I say it?s all
Just wind in sails
Are we not men?
We are devo!
We?re pinheads now
We are not whole
We?re pinheads all
Jocko ****
Are we not men?
Monkey men all
In business suit
Teachers and critics
All dance the poot
Are we not men?
We are devo!
Are we not men?
God made man
But he used the monkey to do it
Apes in the plan
We?re all here to prove it
I can walk like an ape
Talk like an ape
I can do what a monkey can do
God made man
But a monkey supplied the glue
We must repeat
O.k. let?s go!

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or better yet

by jdclyde In reply to Tom, that ranks right up ...

if the monkeys came from amibas, why are there still amibas? How is it some date back as old as they do?

Till then, the evolutionist are still offically "Monkey boy" in my book!

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Julian and his intolerance reduces the time we have to learn.

by X-MarCap In reply to Tom, that ranks right up ...

The intolerance will either bring Armageddon or global war... Pick your Death...

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Global war?

by neilb@uk In reply to Julian and his intoleranc ...

Why? How?

The only likely cause of global war in the near or middle future is if the Americans, that's you, start a war with China over resources because you wont do anything about your consumption. Nothing at all to do with any form of intolerance.

Did you have some other scenario in mind? I'd be interested to hear it.

Armageddon, The Tribulation, The Rapture and the rest of the twaddle we can ignore as wishful thinking by particularly introverted Protestant sects. Strange, I agree with the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury here.

Why pick on poor old Jules. There's a lot nastier people around - trust me. ]:)

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Isn't it ironic

by jardinier In reply to Global war?

that it takes an atheist with logic, common sense and an open mind to actually see through all this fundamentalist, evangelical crap and support my viewpoint. :^0

As for the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury, well according to the American evangelicals, they along with all their flock are destined for ****.

Boy, it sure is going to be crowded down there.

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Even a blind pig can find a peanut in the snow on occasion.

by X-MarCap In reply to Global war?

Actually, I wouldn't want to be lumped with them generally. The one thing I would agree with is the Pope's underlying argument on abortion.

The point is everybody has an opinion. I even have agreed with you, Neil, on occasion. The point is if the US had it's entire population in Texas, it could be France like in consumption. We have a big country, and it takes fuel to get get products to the interior.

Who wastes more fuel than the Conservationist who takes a G5 all over the world to talk about conservation and alternative fuels. Can you say Kennedy, how about Gore.

I have conserved and have used alternative reuseable fuels for years. I love a fire in the fireplace. Don't think that all Americans are like the Kennedy clan, or OZ's diatribe targets. I do think that we should eliminate all terrorists with a scortched earth policy. Attack the Marines, the Air Force Base, etc. Don't attack civilians, anywhere...

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TJ, about consumption

by mjwx In reply to Even a blind pig can find ...

Australia is geographically roughly the same size as the US but about 8-10% the population. Our population however, is far more isolated (from one another). The distance between Perth and the next nearest capital city is 1800 KM (Kanadian Miles) or about 1100 Miles (sorry if my conversion is a bit off its 1 km:1.6 M I think). My point is that per person the US consumes more than a country of equal geographic size.

I think Americans waste a lot and this attitude needs to change. The main factor is economics. Using petrol as an example, OZ imports a vast majority of its fuel (LPG is the only fuel we produce locally in sufficient quantities) so our petrol prices are very high (about AU$1.20 a litre which at today?s exch rate (1AU:0.76US) is about $1.05 US). High petrol prices influences our buying habits, instead of buying a V8 or a 4 wheel drive (you call them SUV?s) we would get a small car or sedan which is more fuel economical.

This is not an attack on America just a comparison with Australia.

P.S. A scorched earth policy is indiscriminate, it?s designed to destroy everything. So when you target an enemy you will hit everything around it. There is no surgical strikes with a scorched earth policy so if you adopt one be prepared for its consequences.

Also killing civilians is a staple of war, no matter how you fight it. It is an evil that even the most careful planning and execution cant avoid.

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I agree somewhat.

by X-MarCap In reply to TJ, about consumption

Here are a few points for you to consider.

I also expect people to understand that until the Muslims that are moderate stop enabling the ones that are the extremists, they deserve the same fate. They need to abandon the radicals to their fate.

1. The moderates that protect the radicals are as guilty as the radicals are.

2. The radicals are going to be killed one way or another now. It's simple: Don?t bite alligators on the tongue.

3. The question is this: Will they quit trying to kill us? They say no. Any action we now take is self defense. We'd rather have been left alone and have cheep gas, and beer.

4. The "innocent" Muslims hide and protect the guilty ones. They are therefore just as guilty of their acts and deserve the same fate.

5. The US is not mostly semi-tropical, Australia is, and is lovely. I've been all over Australia. I loved it, and if I left here I'd probably head there. (Abandon all cold winter spots.) Most of the U.S. is COLD in the winter.

6. If you fight a limited war you'll have limited success.

7. The reason for a scorched earth policy is that the moderates say they'll start fighting if we kill their radical brothers... Killing civilians is a sad by-product of combat. It is nearly impossible to kill a man without injuring the woman whose skirts he hides behind.

8. We need to explain that we'd be at peace, but they started it. Way, Way back. We are just starting to fight...

9. Much of the cost of your fuel is taxes. Get rid of the political idiots, and get a less socialistic government.

I actually use mostly ethanol --- Made of corn that I happen to grow... the corn stove is my reusable fuel heater.

America has political problems, but we have other issues that you may not. We had Bill and Hillary. Can we spell contempt of court, children?

As far as I can tell, the most wasteful people are the ones telling us to be kind to the Earth. Al Gore and the RF Kennedy flying in private jets to tell us to conserve... There are horribly wasteful people, but they seem to be the ones running around telling us how to live, and are on the left side of the political aisle.

I may drive a larger car, but I get better mileage than does an econo-box... I get 28 on the highway. And my daily drive is almost all highway... I have put 360 miles on about 14 gallons. My friend has a toileta and gets 22-24. I can hardly walk after riding with him...

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Consider them Considered

by mjwx In reply to TJ, about consumption

Since you?ve asked me to consider these points, I will do so one at a time.

1. True.

2. Extremists are easy to kill just like anyone else, extremism is hard to kill just like any other idea.

3. There are degrees of defence. Where a defensive offence turns into a campaign to conquer is a very thin and very blurred line making it easy to cross.? He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster? ? Friedreich Nietzsche and I have no illusions that they (terroists) are monsters (that?s why I post a warning). As for cheaper petrol prices, we?ve passed peak production they aren't getting any cheaper.

4. I agree that the house of Islam needs to do some cleaning. They refuse to do it themselves, so now they have the ?intellectually challenged? trying to do it from the outside. Innocent people should always be protected regardless of what their ilk has done. For example you are an American, does that make you in any way similar to Ed Gein? Of course not you and he are different people. Everyone deserves to be judged on their own merits.

5. Just a minor correction, OZ is mostly semi-arid so it is hot here most of the year. You can easily get summers of 35 degrees C average in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane. Hot/Cold we?re pretty much the opposite of you.

6. True.

7. I was merely trying to point out that scorched earth is indiscriminate and you should be prepared for its consequences.

8. It?s your fault, no it?s your fault. No I said it?s your fault. This is a trivial matter we are all to blame from my perspective, but no one will take responsibility.

9. True but is anarchy better than no government at all? Some states have cut the fuel excise and gained about 10c a litre (I think the exch rate is still 1:0.76) but the price is still high.

High beer prices? Be grateful you don?t live in Norway. In Norway it costs AU$10.24 (US$7.40) per bottle of beer. In OZ it will cost you AU$2.08 for a decent beer from the bottle-o (in a carton of 24) and AU$1.25 for a cheap one.

Do you drive a SUV or large sedan? Large sedans are economical (mileage vs consumption). SUV?s have some advantages over long distances as well.

Professor of beeronomics

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Not my intolerance, mate

by jardinier In reply to Julian and his intoleranc ...

The intolerance of the fundamentalist Christians.

The majority of Christians around the world, who belong to the major established denominations, do not buy this fanatical extremist fantasy.

If Armageddon or global war is the scenario, it is these evangelical Christians who foster and encourage hatred towards ALL Muslims who will help to make it happen.

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