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(Phys Org2)   Tracing the evolution of the synapse is interesting, has some creationists feeling nervous   (phys.org) divider line
    More: Followup, Action potential, Neuron, Cell, Neurotransmitter, Nervous system, Synapse, hydrophilic proteins, evolutionary expansion of the synaptotagmins  
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2020-06-26 2:12:38 PM  
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HighZoolander: If I were him I'd be a myth invented thousands of years ago by people who were trying to be less afraid of life, the universe, and everything.


All you need to know is that God, Lord of Creation, the guy who knows the position and momentum of every subatomic particle, is going to send you to hell for all eternity because you touch yourself.

Sorry. I don't make the rules.

/I break them.
 
2020-06-26 1:53:26 PM  
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Juc: The universe is so ridiculously complex and awesome I don't know why folks need to feel that god specifically made them by hand.
If I were him I'd set up the system and then watch it all go down.
Like dwarf fortress with sponges and stars


If I were him I'd be a myth invented thousands of years ago by people who were trying to be less afraid of life, the universe, and everything.
 
2020-06-26 3:17:15 PM  
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Juc: The universe is so ridiculously complex and awesome I don't know why folks need to feel that god specifically made them by hand.


What confuses me is modern religion vs ancient religions.  They both try to explain creation as hand-made by god(s), but the deities are vastly different.  They used to be dumb, horny, capricious assholes (like us) so it made sense the world they made was idiosyncratic.
 
2020-06-26 1:26:31 PM  
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snowjack: I think the creationists can rest easy. There's no evidence that they have any synapses.


Synapses are for winners.
 
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