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Brain Parasites in Warm Climates + Global Warming


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I wonder to what extent this might explain Florida voters.

 

Not only are parasites a public health concern, but also they take an untold toll on human intelligence.

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Great.  Something else to worry about.

 

It might help explain Texas and Oklahoma.


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Crikey, I had to check a few times to make sure I wasn't on The Onion website or a conspiracy website.

 

Well it certainly helps explain a lot of "things.


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Crikey, I had to check a few times to make sure I wasn't on The Onion website or a conspiracy website.

 

Well it certainly helps explain a lot of "things.

 

 

Let us not over look Louisiana.  All that hot, steamy, swamp water and mud.  Perfect for breeding all manner of nastiness.  That does explain a few things.


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Southern states being plagued with brain eating parasites 

 

The symptoms are overt racism, sexism, bigotry and lowering of an already sub standard IQ. Oh and voting Repugnentlcon. 


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Southern states being plagued with brain eating parasites

 

The symptoms are overt racism, sexism, bigotry and lowering of an already sub standard IQ. Oh and voting Repugnentlcon. 

 

 

You forgot about teaching Creationism in science class.  According to Aaron Ra, the Louisiana textbooks are even worse than the Texas textbooks.  Brain eating parasites.  Who knew?   It's like bad science fiction.


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You forgot about teaching Creationism in science class.  According to Aaron Ra, the Louisiana textbooks are even worse than the Texas textbooks.  Brain eating parasites.  Who knew?   It's like bad science fiction.

Oh yeah, trying to pass off fairy tales as facts.

 

As it should be, like bad science fiction, because there isn't a much better way to explain the Bizarro World we find ourselves living in now. 


“Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.” 
 
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Oh yeah, trying to pass off fairy tales as facts.

 

As it should be, like bad science fiction, because there isn't a much better way to explain the Bizarro World we find ourselves living in now. 

 

 

Have you considered why these nut jobs hate evolution so much?  It's not love of science.  Evolution strikes at the foundation of their theology.

 

Without a literal Adam and Eve, there is no "Fall".  No "Original Sin".  Nothing to be saved from.  No need for "Redemption".  No need for a "Redeemer".  No need for a blood sacrifice -- or any other sacrifice.  No need for the "blood of the lamb".  No need for any of it.

 

The entire body of Christian theology and belief crumbles to dust.  All so utterly pointless.  Unless there is a fall from grace.  Which does require a literal Adam and Eve.  Which is made absurd by evolution.

 

What do you know?  Science has destroyed Christianity.  This is what they are afraid of.  This is what they can't live with.

 

One more thing:  No Easter next year.  They found the body.


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One more thing:  No Easter next year.  They found the body.

 

Wouldn't work. At least one prominent apologist has said that if he were transported to Jesus' tomb and shown his rotting carcass, he would still try to find a way to believe. (I think it was genocide defender William Lane Craig, but I cannot find the quote.) This is entirely consistent with how fundamentalists view knowledge.


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Wouldn't work. At least one prominent apologist has said that if he were transported to Jesus' tomb and shown his rotting carcass, he would still try to find a way to believe. (I think it was genocide defender William Lane Craig, but I cannot find the quote.) This is entirely consistent with how fundamentalists view knowledge.

 

It takes a courageous disregard for external reality to believe.


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