"Not surprised. An anti-theist friend of mine lives in Tasmania, and every time I talk with him about what's going on his his neck of the woods he is always howling about the fundies down his way. We have good conversations."
"That's why is say "worth their salt." I don't consider evangelical/fundamentalist theologians, theists, etc. worth their salt because they refuse to see things beyond their own nose. You could spend a lifetime in the…"
"At least with this one there is also a corresponding disagreement over the spelling of "aluminum" (Yanks don't put that second I in there). But at least when you folks in the commonwealth do throw that I in there you actually…"
"You haven't met very many evangelicals and fundamentalists have you? Yes there are plenty of more "liberal" theists out there who would agree with what you say here, but there are many, many, many serious Xians who insist the…"
""Challenge people with another point of view concerning origins."
Why not teach the Scientology point of view? Why not teach that the Flying Spaghetti Monster created all of us? Why not teach that a Unicorn farted us all out.
"I think you would be right. I hadn't slept well the past few nights, but had an opportunity to get in a nap a couple of hours ago, so everything is good. :) The lack of sleep must have made me a bit edgy."
"I know, I was making a self correction. Surprised that I human can admit making a mistake? I can make a mistake and admit to it, you know - an ability a lot of people lack in this world. Oh, and to be fair, I was never debating…"