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Re. brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Bob LeChevalier lojbab at lojban.org
Mon Oct 21 18:25:53 EST 2002


JDay123 at BellSouth.net (Jd) wrote:
>Bob LeChevalier <lojbab at lojban.org> wrote: 

>>>The logical conclusion to that argument is that evolution is static
>>>when it comes to humans,
>>
>>Humans are probably MORE static than other species because we have
>>spread worldwide, adapt our environment to fit us (therefore reducing
>>the long term evolutionary events of a changing environment), and
>>interbreed with little regard to geography (thereby preventing
>>geographical isolation, which is a significant factor in more rapid
>>evolutionary changes).
>
>Sure Bob.  They also felt nice and comfy in the days of Noah.

What does this have to do with the above discussion?  Noah has nothing
to do with evolution, or with static or changing environments (a
sudden, one-time, flood might wipe out species, but hardly constitutes
the sort of changing environment that would cause new ones to emerge.
Nor does he have anything to do with race.

Of course, if the flood had truly been worldwide, Noah could not have
gotten two of every species on the ark.

>And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of
>the Son of man.  They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they
>were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
>and the flood came, and destroyed them all. - Jesus

Did Jesus misspell his name too?

>>>If the ToE is in fact true, a new human species will eventually
>>>evolve,
>
>>Yes.  But not likely in less than a few hundred thousand years or so,
>>by which time all of modern politics will be both obsolete and
>>forgotten.
>
>How do you know whether or not there is already an advanced race
>somewhere out there in the universe, since by your way of thinking
>evolution could have possible put men there long ago?

Perhaps.  Or maybe there is an independently evolved race of
nothing-like-human intelligent beings, something that would likely
drive the Biblical literalists crazy trying to explain.

>>89% of the white population would wonder where the letter came from,
>>since most of us aren't racists like you and the nincompoop.
>
>I think your racism is against white christian conservatives who
>adhere to the Word of God and reject evolution.

I don't consider them to be a race, just deluded fools.  But they have
the right to their delusions, so long as they don't inflict them on
everyone else using government authority or funding.

lojbab



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