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    Never Knows Best gill_za's Avatar
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    ehhh... just last week I stupidly allowed myself to pulled into a religious discussion with a creationist at work... I still can't believe that people like that work in a science industry... beeeah fanaticism...

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    I don't mind discussing creationism. If interpreted with proper context, it doesn't need to conflict with known science at all. It's when people start opposing it to "Darwinism" (a total misnomer, BTW) that things get ridiculous. As someone who seems to support the scientific hypothesis, the best thing you can do is refrain from being critical of the faith of others. If you tell them they're flat-out wrong, you're just going to alienate and polarize them, and that's how we get absurd violations of reasoning like Louisiana teaching intelligent design.
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    WTB new terra-forum rule: no politics and no religion. NOTHING good comes from these types of discussions. They only divide people that otherwise share a common interest.

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    Let's positive thinking! seedjar's Avatar
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    Depends on who's participating. I've had some great discussions with swords and others. But I know what you're getting at.
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    @physalaemus: not necessarily...sometimes its good to talk about these things, and understand that there is something beneficial in understanding that the world is bigger than your own presuppositions...that being said, there is DEFINITELY a RIGHT and WRONG way to do it.... a 13/14 year old facilitating a discussion like this is, especially since, not to harp on 13-14 year olds, but they know so little about the world around them (take Osama for example)----eh, you know where im going with my train of thought.... it could be done better. much MUCH better.
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    Let's positive thinking! seedjar's Avatar
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    Actually... I don't quite know where you're going with your train of thought. Osama was pretty old.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Physalaemus View Post
    WTB new terra-forum rule: no politics and no religion. NOTHING good comes from these types of discussions. They only divide people that otherwise share a common interest.
    +1

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    @seedjar: being knowledgeable. knowing your stuff. maturity.
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