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A group for science enthusiasts of all types -- professionals, amateurs, students, anybody who loves science.

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Discussion Forum

Science Journals suffer large scale peer review fraud

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Clarence Dember yesterday. 1 Reply

Common sense talk about climate change

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Michael Penn on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Time goes both ways in the quantum world

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by tom sarbeck on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Ebola Vaccine Very Promising

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Apr 10. 6 Replies

Wound Healing

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 14. 2 Replies

The Web is not the Net.

Started by Visvakarman Svetasvatara-Upanish. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 14. 1 Reply

Science, information, and politics in the Anthropocene

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 12. 3 Replies

Marburg and Ebola Viruses

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Patricia Mar 4. 2 Replies

Dog-human alliance edged out Neanderthals

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 4. 1 Reply

Climate Change Deniers.

Started by Visvakarman Svetasvatara-Upanish. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 4. 8 Replies

FDA hides fraud

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 14. 4 Replies

3-D Vaccine

Started by Patricia Feb 11. 0 Replies

Vulnerable to science denial

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 8. 1 Reply

Brain and Spinal Cord

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 18. 3 Replies

Google Makes First Fully Self-Driving Car

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by Clarence Dember Dec 23, 2014. 1 Reply

Intelligent life 90% less likely

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by tom sarbeck Dec 9, 2014. 3 Replies

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Comment by Richard Healy on January 5, 2011 at 5:22pm

 

You might like this Y|T channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/DailyHitchens22


Comment by Jason L Fish on January 5, 2011 at 5:09pm
And have you seen the debate on nov 18th between him and dembski. at the end of the debate, they basicaly slapped him in the face by saying a long prayer and then the schools priest or whoever did damage control after he watched the crowd sway towards... hmmm well maby just maby....? ?? ? ?? and then offered questions to a religious group if they had any.. hahaha whow thats all i have to say. even in the midst of cancer he is still a genious with his words and shines light on the stupidity of religion... amen ;) lol
Comment by Jason L Fish on January 5, 2011 at 4:36pm
i have recently gotten into watching christopher hitchens.. and i have to say ive never seen such a great speaker! its absolutly amazing what he does. so to that i say i hope him well and everything works out and he will live on in his books and in the hearts of many :)
Comment by Jason L Fish on January 2, 2011 at 2:50pm
i want to see EVERYONE with one haha heck im guna wear them on both wrists, i have to amke up for all the crosses everyons wearing haha, accept this one shows EVERYONE exactly what im proud of :) my awesome atheists lol, i wish more of you would move to michigan haha were kinda lacking in my area
Comment by Jason L Fish on January 2, 2011 at 2:47pm
HEY EVERYONE!! im a member to many many atheist groups and have been geting wind of people wanting bracelets but there to expensive to buy just 1 or 2.. SO i bought a lot and they are silicon, red, and are debossed with "ATHEIST & PROUD OF IT" i cant ship to out of country locations but anywhere in the u.s., the way it... works is easy i send you a bracelet in the mail and when you get it send back 2 dollars, and then send it back to the return address. get back to me on my page so we can get these things out!. no risk ,no cards, no pay untill you get it :)
Comment by Boo on December 21, 2010 at 2:20am
Comment by Joan Denoo on December 13, 2010 at 12:18pm

In my humble opinion, temper tantrums, violent behavior, being out of control are learned behavior and can be unlearned.  I could be wrong, but I have lived with a lot of violent men and as a child I had to learn how to survive; as an older woman I had to learn how to leave and survive on my own.  The strange thing is, the violent men of my younger days seem to be able to control themselves now and have turned out to be great friends. "Trustworthy?" No.  Once trust is lost it does not seem to come back.  

Comment by Bryon on December 10, 2010 at 2:05pm

The Second law of Thermodynamics is the Ultimate God killer and anyone that tries to argue for God's existence based upon it does not understand Entropy. 

God, in the universe, has an entropy of high order; S=1 or lower order; S=1+. Non existence is as low an entropy there is; S=0. The BB has an entropy of S=1/0 which approaches infinity; S=.000000000000...1 but never S=0. Since God with entropy S=1  has a higher entropy then S=1/0 it can not effect the BB without the use of mechanical device which implies material existence before material existence which is a violation of the second law. God with a lower entropy then the BB would have to have an entropy of S=0 which is impossible since that implies non-existence and thus God does not exist.

But what if God is not within the universe. How can the second law account for his entropy?

It does not mater whether god exists within the universe or not. This does not affect the necessity of his having entropy. If god is in a  state of high order, then he has low entropy; S=1 minimum for existence. If god is not in an ordered state, and thus in a disordered state, he has high entropy and can not effect a lower entropy state. If he is neither in an ordered state nor a disordered state, then god has no properties and thus, HE DOES NOT EXIST!

 

Comment by Vulpes on December 10, 2010 at 11:32am
I came across an argument by a creationist in which I couldn't find any one answer to him. The question had to do with the second law of Thermodynamics and the big expansion. Now there are multiple answers that I've found but I've been unable to determine if any of them are the official explanation by the scientific community. So far, I have gathered that either the expansion itself prevents the violation, gravity prevents the violation, the rule doesn't apply, or Work prevents the violation. Does anyone know which,if any of these are the official explanation and do you know any articles, websites, books, or other source material that I can look into. Thanks.
Comment by B10M3KH4N1X on December 10, 2010 at 8:07am

Hi everybody! New to the group & here learn.I probably won't be commenting much here except to ask questions if I have any.

I remember being good at science in High School,but things have advance and gotten even more complicated since then!

But it still strikes me as funny (and a little sad) that all you need to mop up the floor with creationists is a basic first year Junior High School understanding of Biology.

 

 

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