"The sun will get bigger - it will turn into a red giant and then shrink into a white dwarf. If the earth has stuff going on inside of it - it is a big magnet doing something in there - would it be possible that it was expanding?"
"I read some of his comments. It has something to do with the gradual creation of new matter at the core of the earth through a nuclear process. It's entirely different theory of physics.
Also, the entire universe is expanding, and…"
"So why do these people come up with this stuff? It gives no information about why or how the earth would grow. Does he just expect us to swallow this stuff because he's put together a movie showing it happen? Why would the…"
"That's correct, Pangea was a giant single continent surrounded by a huge ocean (to be the Pacific). What Mr. Adams is saying is that the outer edges also fit together on the opposite side (on a smaller planet), and there was no large ocean at…"
"It's one thing to present your pet scientific theory and give evidence for it. It's another thing entirely to accuse the entire scientific of a conspiracy of silence. Unfortunately he's discrediting himself by doing…"
I am not a Geologist but to me, this sounds bunk. "Growing Earth Theory" is what Neal Adams calls it, in the video at one point he says that the science comunity can't handle it and that it would throw 100's of years of research out the window. To me that sounds like the classic conpiracy nut wording but check it out for yourself:http://www.youtube.com/embed/oJfBSc6e7QQSee More
"Yeah. Not likely. We still have the sodomy laws, because Rick Perry loves them so much. Even though they have been ruled unconstitutional. I suppose it is more important to pass legislation about praying for rain, etc.:("
Sorry about the delay in responding Drake. It's pretty cool that you can be somewhat out in school. Are there any LGBT school groups in Arlington? (I'm away next week and can't respond back, if you do.)
"can you find me any evidence of a non-activist (or celebrity) being asked a similar question an saying "well, i'm an atheist'? i can't remember anything like it, but please let me know if there are other examples. "
"Mindy, I was speaking with a coworker of mine about 30 mins ago who lives in Rockford. She said no rain there last night but a couple of flights to O'Hare were diverted to the Rockford airport. It was fairly nasty here. "