Home Archives Random Quotes Latest Comments Top 100 Submit Quote Search Log In

Quote# 2363

I think evolution is scientifically impossible. The simple fact is, DNA can not change itself.

JKD practitioner, Tung-Fu Martial Arts Forum 12 Comments [3/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
Fundie Index: 7
WTF?! || meh
Username:
Comment:



1
dave whipple

ever here of mutation?

1/28/2007 3:04:37 AM

Cynthia

Actually, DNA can change itself. It has been shown in many, many lab tests that DNA can spontaneously mutate. Now, to keep our cells from developing these spontaneous mutations at important loci in our genetic code, enzyme complexes come along behind DNA polymerase (the enzyme that essentially xeroxes DNA) and 'proofreads' the reading frame, correcting any incorrect substitutions of purines and/or pyrimidines.

2/2/2008 5:39:51 AM



But it does. So you lose.

6/18/2008 12:36:33 AM

Omar Honksalot

Well... technically, this dude (or dudette, or dud, as you like it) is RIGHT! DNA cannot change itself. It requires an external stimulus (say chemical or radiological effects, for example, or the enzymes mentioned by Cynthia) in order to change. Am I nit-picking here? Or maybe just plain wrong?

6/18/2008 7:19:36 AM

Jack Bauer

Yes, my irony meter just put out so much energy that it opened a portal in the space-time continuum and vanished into the dimension of the Time Fish.

I'm assuming here that JKD means Jeet Kune Do - which is all about 'evolution' of form.

Idiot. Jun Fan would be ashamed.

6/18/2008 7:26:44 AM

Rawley

Ummm, yea, what they said.

6/18/2008 7:30:56 AM

krisvanhalen

Then what the fuck is cancer?!?

10/19/2009 6:42:07 AM



Except that DNA copying is nothing but a chemical process, and can go wrong for a thousand reasons.

7/1/2011 5:45:40 PM

Agahnim

dave whipple summed it up perfectly.

11/19/2011 6:09:41 AM

atheist

You lie.
You said "I think".


11/19/2011 6:52:20 AM

Quantum Mechanic

Happens all the time.

Next lying idiot.

9/21/2012 8:55:15 AM

The_Devil

Hey, JKD? Yeah, there's this lady with six fingers on one hand who'd like to speak to you. And there's a line of cancer patients behind her. And a line of redheads. And blondes. And brunettes. And white people. And black people. And asians. And short people. And tall people. And blue-eyed people. And brown-eyed people. And green-eyed people. And violet-eyed people. And people with individually coloured eyes. And pretty much the entire population of the planet.

8/2/2013 11:43:48 AM
1