aerojockey: I always liked the creationist logic.Me: "What's so bad about being descended from apes? How do you know that wasn't God's plan?"Creationist: "Because being descended from apes deprecates the value of human life; they are making us out to be animals. That's why I believe in the story of Genesis literally."Me: "But in Genesis, God said, 'Dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return'. Does it really deprecate human life more to be descended from apes than it does to be descended from dust?"Creationist: "...."But seriously, setting aside the religion chat, this is a pretty cool story. Mammal relationships has really been a sticky point for a long time and this isn't going to make it any better. More accurate, but also more sticky, since it refutes a lot of common knowledge.
namatad: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PikaiaPikaia is not impressed
Victoly: namatad: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PikaiaPikaia is not impressed[images4.wikia.nocookie.net image 360x240]Pika... nyaa?
UsikFark: The bible needs some serious retcon-reboot work. Why not remake it all with some edgy counter-terrorism plot lines?
tinyarena: Boy all the rats are gonna be real pissed when they hear this."They get to drive? And all we get is moldy cheese?! Thanks a BUNCH evolution!"
davidphogan: I'm sitting at a bar next to a creationist as I post this. A real living creationist in Portland. Obviously I'm getting a kick out of that headline, and half tempted to use it to start an argument.
ajgeek: What do you call 1000 lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?
thermo: davidphogan: I'm sitting at a bar next to a creationist as I post this. A real living creationist in Portland. Obviously I'm getting a kick out of that headline, and half tempted to use it to start an argument.How do you know he's a creationist, is he wearing a sign?
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