ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on September 25, 2012 at 8:09am

Ron Paul n' co. are evolution denying throwback to the KKK just got money from corporate healthcare welfare now. is all.. pffft

Comment by The Flying Atheist on September 20, 2012 at 12:01am

Tajorde, thanks for joining up and being a part of this awesome community.  Welcome!  It's great having you here.  Enjoy!  --Carl  :)

Comment by Steph S. on September 19, 2012 at 10:04pm

Welcome new members! So glad you are here with us.

Comment by booklover on September 19, 2012 at 9:26pm

welcome
Tajorde!

Comment by Tajorde on September 19, 2012 at 8:32pm

Hello everyone!!! I've been an atheist for about 4 years now and have been open about it for the last 2 years. I am eager to learn more and hear what other people have to say.

Comment by foulmouthgandhi on September 15, 2012 at 11:20am

Thank you for the invite Dr. Terence Meaden, I appreciate it. =)

Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 15, 2012 at 6:23am

Yes quite so, Joan, Idaho and Ken.

By the way, are you on Facebook?

If so, you are welcome to join me at

http://www.facebook.com/terence.meaden

Comment by Ken Allen on September 15, 2012 at 6:13am

That Hubble ultra deep field photo is one of my favourites.  Really puts perspective on how insignificant we are in the universe.

Comment by sk8eycat on August 5, 2012 at 11:32pm

ATTENTION!

 Curiosity will be landing on Mars Aug 5th, 10:31 PDT (1:31 EDT Aug 6th)!  Watch it from JPL Live here:

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/nasatv/

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 5, 2012 at 12:15pm

Thanks for the astounding Hubble Ultra Deep Field image Joan.

It's hard to comprehend what that image shows:  There are 10,000 lights in that image, most of which are galaxies.  Light from some of them has been traveling about 13 billion years.  Thats how they looked just about one-half of a billion years after the Big Bang.  

That image was the result of 260 hours of exposure.  The dark spot that Hubble looked at to get that image is so small, that it would take a million years to image the entire sky at that resolution.

The universe is an amazing place, and scientists are discovering amazing things, despite all that religion can do to put the brakes on those discoveries.

 

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