Comment by Meghan McWilliams on August 10, 2011 at 12:57am

What is with people thinking evolution means one day a magic monkey turned into a person? This video is so funny. He also states over and over how non-believers don't want to do what god says and that's why we lie about evolution.

Comment by Sophie on August 10, 2011 at 8:42am
This makes my head hurt :( It really does. So sad really.
Comment by Great Dane on August 10, 2011 at 9:20am

Fuck you kindly Pastor Carl Gallups for making this ignorant video!

It is really frustrating to see this kind of imbecile material targeted at children!

It makes me mad!

Comment by A. Dave on August 10, 2011 at 9:52am

A) Darwin's book is called On the Origin of Species. Not "On the Origins of Species," as the narrator says (even the caption got it right)!

 

B) Evolution says nothing about the big bang theory or abiogenesis.

 

C) Evolution does not say there is no god.

 

D) Evolution has nothing to do with accidents. Note the "selection" part of "natural selection."

 

"As you will see, real science - true science - does not support the idea of evolution." This has got to be good. Tell me more, preacher man!

 

I have to stop here for a moment and express my frustration with the narrator's storytelling voice (because that's all it is, kiddos: storytelling). He reminds me of the dog (Doug) from the movie Up. He speaks as though his listeners are either extremely young or extremely slow to understand, which is probably his target audience. Anybody else would see right through this. Okay, we may continue now.

 

E) No, not everything got here by accident. Saying it got here by accident implies there was a choice in the matter. As though everything could have intentionally not gotten here. This is how children think and see the world. They think everything has a reason. Nothing got here by accident. Likewise, nothing got here for some ultimate purpose. Everything just happened to get here, so here it is.

 

F) Okay, I'm pretty certain that the intro to this video said something along the lines of "Destroying evolution with science." I'm at the 6:45 mark and the video is only 10:22, so I've got less than four minutes to go. I haven't seen anything - not one thing - that even attempts to use science as a means to "destroy" evolution. All I see are Bible quotes and "Who are you going to believe, kids? The vast majority of the world's most intelligent scientific minds? Or this one book that has no basis in science whatsoever?"

 

Which letter am I on again? Oh yes, G) Oh god, the old watch-in-the-woods/desert/beach argument. This one's been countered enough, so frankly I'm surprised theists still use it. Look, theists, things like watches and soda cans are man-made. You can not compare man-made things to non-man-made things, nor use one as an analogy for the other. Here, allow me to use your very same flawed argument against you:

 

Let's imagine you're visiting a friend and you notice they are using a rather large stone as a paperweight. You would probably assume the stone was found somewhere; most likely out in the woods, and that it was the result of sediments building up naturally over the years. You would not assume your friend made, or created the stone. For that very reason, you should not assume they created any of their belongings; especially that watch they wear around their wrist.

 

H) Seriously, a rock evolving into a mushroom, into a watch?

 

I) 8:30 - a tornado appears on the screen. Why do I have the feeling this tornado is going to make its way through a junkyard and whip up a 747, or a grandfather clock, out of the pieces laying about?

 

J) 8:40 - I did it! Creationists are so predictable. Yes, that's pretty damn unlikely that a 747 would emerge from a junkyard after a tornado. What's even more unlikely is that something even more complex than a 747 (a god, for example?) would emerge out of absolutely nothing. Anyway, that's not how evolution works. Evolution doesn't take a ton of pieces and through them together to make something. It takes what already exists, perhaps moves a piece around here or there, adds a piece through a random mutation (and if that piece works out, it'll stick around), then perhaps another, then another... Those are the layman's terms, and I wouldn't use them to explain evolution to a child, but you get wh

Comment by A. Dave on August 10, 2011 at 9:57am

Damn character limits.

 

...at I'm saying.

 

K) A rock? Exploded? Accidentally decided? This is absurd.  I don't know what the narrator is actually attempting to counter here, but it sure isn't evolution. And it sure isn't with any real science.

Comment by Meghan McWilliams on August 10, 2011 at 1:02pm

I'm glad you guys enjoyed it too. I found this on accident looking for a video for my 6 year old.  Pretty crazy how a even my 6 year old understands the basic idea that we are RELATED to apes and not that one turned into a human. I don't understand how you argue with DNA, but oh yeah as he said scientist are liars.

I can just see a human and a chimp on maury povich for DNA testing. Murry holding the envelope and he looks at the chimpanzee and says "Chimp you ARE the cousin" ....then the chimp runs off stage because it's embarrassed to be related to a bunch of morons.  

 

Comment by Nate on August 10, 2011 at 1:20pm

This...was really hard to sit through... but I do love how comments are disabled on yt, very firm in their beleifs to welcome debate... ugh, time to clean up my bleeding ears.

Comment by matt.clerke on August 10, 2011 at 8:32pm

Flagged as Abusive to vulnerable individuals...I suggest you all do the same, maybe we can get this filth removed from pootube.

Comment by matt.clerke on August 10, 2011 at 8:34pm

lol @ this from the comments:

Gather the Children around....innoculate them BEFORE they are brainwashed in public schools!

They misspelled indoctrinate!

Comment by Stephen Walski on August 10, 2011 at 8:35pm

ditto matt

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