- Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:50 pm #22226
I take back what I said in my previous post, don't think my brain is fully operational on Monday mornings. That article is complete bollocks now that I see it in a broken up format
This from the woman who brought you thisMillions of us are now eager to believe that the world is controlled by conspiracies of covert forces, for which there is not one shred of evidence because such theories are simply bonkers.
Whether or not they are right (and I don't know),
Melanie, what do you mean "on the totally perverse grounds that the argument does not conform to the rules of science which require evidence to support a theory"?!?!?!? How do you think our judicial system works? How do you think any argument works? What is totally perverse about having to provide evidence to back up a claim? Oh, of course, you're writing for an institution that doesn't do that, silly me. If I say you broke into my home and killed my family, but had no evidence, do you think the judge and jury would be satisfied with my statement and demand no evidence?their scientific argument about the absence of evidence to support the claim that life spontaneously created itself is being stifled - on the totally perverse grounds that this argument does not conform to the rules of science which require evidence to support a theory.
A bit like many Mail readers do!Adam wrote:I respect creationists. Because it takes balls to go up against the entirety of the scientific world armed with nothing more than "Well, that's what it says here..."
Isn't that just a tad extreme.Mr Miliband should have thrown the ambassador and every Sudanese diplomat out of the country, cancelled all visas and stopped British aid to Sudan.
And he should also have denounced the religious precepts which produced such a barbaric response to a preposterously imagined slight.
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