Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

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Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

Postby Gord » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:01 am

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Re: Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:42 pm

Well, the first three:

Bats fly and are mammals, not birds. No feathers, I don't know about their bone structure.

Evolution should be raised in lots of only related subjects because that is how strong the concept is.

We are apes.

Gee.......he basically got the first three wrong or greatly fudged them up. He's gone way to far to the pop side.
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Re: Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

Postby Lance Kennedy » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:36 pm

I agree we are apes. I think that Nye pussy footed his way round that question too much. He should have come right out and said we are apes.

Ditto about feathers. But the questions he responded to were brief and idiotic, and no rational answer would have worked. If a person has no brain, he or she cannot think.

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Re: Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:08 am

Well, if you have no brain and cannot think, you ain't gonna be helped by having dithering nonsense fed to you at the same time.
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Re: Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

Postby Gord » Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:18 am

Maybe he just figured "apes" was too generic a term, like "monkeys".

I would've just said "we're monkeys, we're apes, we're all the silly names, some of us are sheep, some of us are cows, some of us are hawks, some of us are foxes".
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Re: Bill Nye Responds to Anti-Science Tweets

Postby Poodle » Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:26 am

There are some things which should no longer even be attempted. First human on the Sun springs to mind. As does arguing evolution with educationally-deprived Darwin Award dodgers.


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