It's true, random motion either through physical space or the "space" (and mathematicians use the word "space" in exactly this way) of all possible organisms will result in all crevices (or ecological niches) being…"
"@SteveInCO I thought that Douglas Adams was brilliant and I think that's somewhere in the thinking behind this video but I also like the fact, often ignored, that randomness is a great way to explore an environment to map its constraints which…"
"First video--well that's what I get for never having gone--in alien anthropologist mode--to the little orthodox church near here, which is something I want to do someday if only because it's a very different branch of Xianity than the run…"
"Ok, I watched the second, not as numbing as the first, I might add.
If I were a member of that fellowship, I think I would build a spring loaded 'slaining' pad/board, that would catch the more, 'full of the spirit',…"
"by Gallup's Mirror
Wow, the first was very relaxing, in a numbing way, I did not pursue the second.
It did partly remind me of my catholic school days. Sadly there is no scratch and snife for the sandle wood incense.
Does it help if I…"
"Absolutely, Steve. Also some Christians prostrate independently of denomination. A search on YouTube produces examples of both.
My personal favorite-- which I inconceivably left off my previous list-- is being "slain in the spirit";…"
"** Why "God" had to retreat into the world of "feelings"
After tremendous resistance, god-proxies had to give up on the physical world and events within nature as being evidence for the existence of metaphysical entities, forces,…"
"Well, sure. It's clearly satire now that the OP has identified it as such. Christians routinely assert essentially the same absurd 'proof' of God in everything from intelligent design to altruism and they mean it. I've also seen…"
"Clearly a satire! (No Xian would prostrate like that.)
But it puts me in mind of Douglas Adams' puddle, which thought that the ground was ideally designed to hold it because the shape fit was perfect."
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