ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Comment by Rayray on May 17, 2010 at 4:58pm
I would think that every strange creature was a monster at some point until we as humans named it otherwise.
Comment by Matthew McArthur on May 17, 2010 at 6:13am
Hello Orange
I'm discounting the drawing as it could have been made with any amount of imagination.
The way it moved when it was lifted suggested internal skeletal support. Large quantities of fat. Big as a whale. My money's on a rotting whale carcass.
I've seen pictures of rotting basking sharks that it reminded me of too.
Sea monsters are a non-event in my book. If they exist, they're clealy not keen to mess with orca, leopard seals and great white sharks. The sea can be scarey enough without having to make stuff up.
Matt
Comment by Steve Nelson on May 13, 2010 at 12:19pm
Hi Dr Meaden and everyone. Steve nelson here. I was handed the divorce papers from my former monster last week. So now I am available. Anybody have any good suggestions for me? I am here in Ogden, Utah. I would like a long lasting relationship this time with NO strings attached. I found that when the contract is signed, people change. I want no contracts now.
I rent a nice home in a safe neighborhood here in Ogden and would like a Lovely lady say between 25 & 40 to live with me and share utilities & rent. I need a Real Soul mate this time with No strings attached. Well maybe only one tinsy little one: Disease & Medical condition free would be it.
So any suggestions about free sites or places to post on or a Lovely lady you'all might know here in this area, please advise me. Thanks, Steve Nelson
Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on May 13, 2010 at 12:01pm
Don is a good writer. We need him back here soon, even if he is only lurking while he gets on with his book.
I must agree though that my book on atheism is being severely held up because of the (admittedly useful) time I spend on Atheist Nexus. However, I also have lectures to prepare, so I cannot spend as much time as I would really wish on A/N.
Comment by Little Name Atheist on May 13, 2010 at 9:55am
I contacted him after he left. He told me he needs to focus on finishing his book.

Welcome to the group, disbelief.
Comment by disbelief on May 12, 2010 at 8:51pm
I've just joined this wonderful group!
Comment by Jim DePaulo on May 4, 2010 at 2:29pm
From what I heard he got pissed over a thread on faith and quit - all his comments on that thread are gone.
Comment by Susan Stanko on May 3, 2010 at 8:33am
I heard from him a few days ago on one of the threads. Other then that, no.
Comment by Little Name Atheist on May 3, 2010 at 7:40am
Does anyone know what happened to Don?
Comment by Robert Tobin on April 19, 2010 at 6:47pm
Here is a question to throw at those Christians:

If God made man in his own image, then has God got a dick. Has God got a belly button? If the answer is "Yes" then if God has a belly button, who was his mother and who was his father?
 

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