What does Evolution Mean to you?

Postby ism » Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:13 pm

Wow, I was wasted... "Animals in Translation". Good book, cowritten by an autistic woman, actually, mainly written by, and edited.

Brain as an onion, once again, theory, fun to think about, though. Makes sense, in a way. Reptilian, mammalian, and "us". Could be true.
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Postby oscillator » Sun Mar 22, 2009 8:53 pm

The universe is like a 2-stroke engine.

We are in the ignition stroke.

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Postby ism » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:02 pm

That is the most profound thing I've read all week. Universe expanding, one stroke...maybe we'll get the down stroke...
Glass half empty-glass half full...I look at the radius of the rim and try to figure it's index of refraction. Wassat make me?
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Postby AlCHEMY interupted » Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:10 pm

evil lotion? it means playa in my vaciline
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Postby SFbrothermichael » Wed Apr 01, 2009 8:12 am

For me, the theme this year is less about the concept of Darwinian evolution than:
THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS.

There is something deeper and more "YOU" than your intellect, your emotions, your name and your history.

"YOU" can't be explained with words or thoughts.
"YOU" are the consciousness that words and thoughts appear in.

The genetic code for every person on this planet is 99% the same...
yet we spend our lives focusing on that 1% difference between us. We fight wars over our thoughts. We build altars to our differences so we can worhip them. We get caught up in the "tangled bank".

It's time to open our eyes.
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Postby ygmir » Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:49 am

I'll be looking forward to finally crawling from this primordial ooze and having a cheeseburger........
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:50 am

Evolution is the result of the magical workings of Lord Yng, peace be upon him, who is all love, light and life.
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
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Postby mdmf007 » Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:07 pm

Evolution means you now have to sit to poo. Before you could just crap anywhere.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Apr 05, 2009 9:03 pm

mdmf007 wrote:Evolution means you now have to sit to poo. Before you could just crap anywhere.
Yeah, we never should have come down from the trees.
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Postby Meme » Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:07 pm

thumbs and pez dispensers
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Postby rodiponer » Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:34 pm

Until I saw "The Evolution Tree", I did not understand why some Christian sects have chosen evolution as the tiny part of modern science to battle.

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The big version: http://rodiponer.com/168-Easter_2006/big/2006-04-15_234634.jpg

I think this could inspire a great art installation for the Evolution theme.

And what it says:
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Evolution is not just a "harmless biological theory" - it produces evil fruit. Evolution is the supposedly "scientific" rationale for all kinds of unbiblical ideas which permeate society today. Evolution "holds up" these ideas, and if evolution is destroyed, these ideas will fail.

The "kingdom" of evolution starts with a small no-god biological idea sown in the fertile ground of unbelief. Nourished by sin, it grows up into a "tree", sending out "great branches" into education, government, medicine, religion, and so forth, and eventually covering the "whole world". Then all sorts of evil ideas come and "lodge in the branches thereof" (Matthew 13/31-32, Mark 4/31-32):

Humanism
Hard Rock
Alcohol
Cults
Abortion
Homosex
Communism
Sex Education
Drugs
Suicide
Genetic Engineering
Inflation
Womens & Childrens Liberation
Dirty Books
Racism
Socialism
Secularism
Crime
Terrorism
Moral Education
Relativism

What is the best way to counteract the evil fruit of evolution? Opposing these things one-by-one is good, but it does not deal with the underlying cause. The tree will produce fruit faster than it can be spotted and removed. A more effective approach is to chop the tree off at its base by scientifically discrediting evolution. When the tree falls, the fruit will go down with it, and unbelieving man will be left "without excuse" (Romans 1/21). That is the real reason why scientific creationism represents such a serious threat to the evolutionary establishment!

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Postby klondike_bar » Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:19 pm

heh heh,

Hard rock, sex education, and communism!?
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Escape

Postby Goddess_Lisa » Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:36 pm

For me, it means evolving to escape the bondage of tyrants... of those who have "lorded" over our minds/souls for centuries, causing us nothing but fear and guilt in their manipulative deceptions.
Awaken from “tyranny over the minds of man,â€
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Re: Escape

Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:49 pm

Goddess_Lisa wrote:For me, it means evolving to escape the bondage of tyrants... of those who have "lorded" over our minds/souls for centuries, causing us nothing but fear and guilt in their manipulative deceptions.


can/will you expand on that?
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Postby Goddess_Lisa » Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:52 pm

Come by my camp, I'd be happy to discuss and gift you a blueberry/vanilla vodka...
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Postby ygmir » Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:01 pm

I was hoping to reach enlightenment before then.
your sig and statement are thought provoking, hence, my query.

thanks anyway......
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Postby Barbie » Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:12 pm

It means to remember to HOLD your Light line- Remember we ARE ALL ONE
Not to let the Tyrants totally put us in the Dark- 'cause we lived to long fear based in the shadows. Time Is coming to a scrrrrrreeeeeaaaaacccchiiiinnnggggg halt sooooo Its time to prove that we can play with the Others Correctly and that we have learned OUR Lessons...


Funny thats what I love about Burning Man -
Reminds me every YEAR that Humanity Has HOPE ~ all these wonderful Burners are OUt In the WOrld spreading the LiGhT~
So oooooooo Be the Good PEople YOU Are Teach the World Love tHat ISSsssss what I believe Evolution to be~ learning to Get along with Everyone and Everything Accepting People and things as THEY ARE.


Judge Not Or Ye shall BE Judged

'cause THEY are not going to that US PLAY until WE can PROVE that WE as a race can get along.

WHy Whould THEY???

I believe there is a reason why THEY make US live in time, flesh bodies & keep US out here in the country on the far end of the Milky Way...
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Postby Dave_techie » Tue May 05, 2009 7:41 pm

Evolution means survival of the fittest, a winnowing of the herd based on changing conditions.

Evolution means that whoever is there at the end of the week who got there at the beginning has embraced the theme.
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Postby Goddess_Lisa » Mon May 18, 2009 1:48 pm

ygmir wrote:I was hoping to reach enlightenment before then.
your sig and statement are thought provoking, hence, my query.

thanks anyway......


Trust me - one sip of my vodka, and you will reach enlightenment.
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Postby ygmir » Mon May 18, 2009 10:21 pm

Goddess_Lisa wrote:
ygmir wrote:I was hoping to reach enlightenment before then.
your sig and statement are thought provoking, hence, my query.

thanks anyway......


Trust me - one sip of my vodka, and you will reach enlightenment.


I'm sure.........
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Postby Finnegan » Sun May 24, 2009 7:46 pm

Just remember that everyone alive today is a complete evolutionary badass. We have beaten the odds for millions of years, and killed or domesticated everything in our path. We kick ass, as a species.

Sharks and ants are better, though..
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