Comment by Walter Maki on April 13, 2011 at 10:00am
I've always liked that guy he rocks.
Comment by Lyttleton on April 14, 2011 at 11:44pm
True, true, true.  It's hard to imagine a show like his being popular on television anymore.  And I don't blame that on kids, it's not their fault they're only fed mental junk food.
Comment by Scarlette Blues on April 15, 2011 at 12:13pm
Man, I love it his show!
Comment by Sarah Emmaly Burgett on April 15, 2011 at 2:55pm

His show and the Magic School Bus were my two favorite shows for a long time when I was a kid!! They were both educational and awesome!!

Comment by Sassan K. on April 15, 2011 at 9:44pm
Bill Nye is still an idiot. He always defends religion on TV and I consider a detriment. He is not that scientifically literate and will never be considered at A-class scientist. He always opposes the possibility of life on other planets because of his religious beliefs.
Comment by IEatDinosaurMeat on April 16, 2011 at 9:29pm

So he's saying:

 

Evolution is the main idea of biology, and biology is a science.

If you don't believe in evolution, you don't believe in science.

If you don't believe in science, you're holding everybody back.

 

Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't that going from an extremely broad, general thing to a very specific thing? I mean, evolution is a part of biology, but to say disbelief in evolution means you don't believe in all science is a pretty bold statement isn't it? Wouldn't it be more accurate to say "If you don't believe in evolution, you don't believe in a science"? In which case, how are you actually holding anyone back? I see the ellipsis so I'm assuming there's more that is said, but as it stands this argument goes from specific to general very fast, without much behind it.

Granted my limited understanding of science doesn't make me an authority on it by any means, it just doesn't seem that not believing in evolution could really cause that significant an obstacle.

 

In order to keep from being made fun of, please read

 

http://www.thinkatheist.com/profiles/blogs/an-open-sharp-mind

Comment by Sassan K. on April 16, 2011 at 11:04pm

Stephanie, I make my judgements on him based on watching him on Larry King twice during debates on UFOs and other subjects. I will post youtube videos and post them.

And TSmith: Rejecting evolution is rejecting science. Evolution is a fact and is not only demonstrated through fossil finds but by the DNA markers of A-T-G-C related throughout the animal kingdom. It is amazing how closely the DNA markets for chimpanzees and bonobos are to modern humans. The DNA markers in itself has provided indisputable evidence of evolution.

Comment by Sassan K. on April 17, 2011 at 2:19am

I have found one of the Larry King shows I saw him on which made me think he is quite irrational....but I have to still find the video in which he was defending religion. Be patient with me!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1nxETURYSQ&feature=related
Comment by Sassan K. on April 17, 2011 at 10:48pm

His religious beliefs were from other videos I have seen from him. I haven't had time to find them yet. I just wanted to post those because I found them very quickly and I remembered I had watched him on that Larry King show. Even when it comes to the videos I did post, I posted them simply for the reason I found him to be a very naive character in that he was speaking for things he had no clue about. Not for his viewpoint as I myself can't say for certainty or even probability that UFO's have visited earth or not. My only point in posting those videos is that Bill Nye is not an A-class scientist. I don't consider him to be a top scientist. I will find the other videos I mentioned (his religious beliefs) and post them when I find them. Saying this, maybe Bill Nye has changed and matured from before since watching his new videos, he seems to have truly changed by his demeanor and tone of talk.

Comment by Sassan K. on April 18, 2011 at 12:17am
I used to like him as a little kid too! Every time I hear him, I feel that I am hearing from someone who is not to scientifically literate. I admire the likes of Michio Kaku and Richard Dawkins on such scientific topics; not Bill Nye. But yes, for kids he was unbelievable. But I swear I have heard him speak on religion and defend it in the past. I saw it myself with my own two eyes a couple of years back. I will do some hard searching later on tonight (as I am doing my studying right now) so I am going to try to stay away from here on f.b. for a while...I will find it and post it, k!!

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