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Science is a word humans ascribe to things they choose not to understand through God. It's created by satan and often mixed up with the Godly concept of technology.
[3/9/2008 8:37:18 PM]
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you, sir, are a retard
3/9/2008 8:42:52 PM
Red Dragon Disciple
you see your computer? Metalurgy is the science of metal...without that....you would have no computer...so get off the satanic computer and go die in a ditch :D
3/9/2008 8:44:15 PM
Throw a godly flintstone into your satanic computer screen...
3/9/2008 8:49:07 PM
Curing cancer = ebbil?
Bill Gates = Godly?
I feel a headdesk coming on.
3/9/2008 8:50:02 PM
How do you understand technology through god?
3/9/2008 8:53:46 PM
Technology == Applied Science
3/9/2008 8:54:39 PM
So wait... God could not deal with "iron chariots"...
Which is a piece of technology produced by the science of metallurgy.
This guy just assumes technology falls into our laps without scientific principles. Eureka moments are very rare (thankfully... I as a scientist do not possess the kind of body that is appreciated by public nudity)
3/9/2008 8:55:51 PM
Look who's talking!!, the word-redefiner!!. Would you mind doing some research, INSTEAD OF USING A COMPUTER TO SPROUT YOUR BULLSHIT?
3/9/2008 8:58:36 PM
The FUCK you say?
3/9/2008 9:00:50 PM
'Bible' is the word fundies ascribe to things they choose to refuse to admit that science has proven is true.
3/9/2008 9:32:51 PM
A great many years ago I tried to understand trigonometry through God. Took a real academic ass-whoopin' on that on.
3/9/2008 9:37:59 PM
What an ass. Technology is the technical application of science.
3/9/2008 9:38:07 PM
3/9/2008 9:40:18 PM
The "godly concept of technology" consists mostly of finding the right size of rock to hurl at the minority hate-figure of the week for some minor infraction of your ludicrous biblical laws, in order to vent your ill-defined sense of frustration at life.
I think I'll stick with actual technology.
3/9/2008 9:43:26 PM
I'm getting tired of saying this, but, FAIL.
3/9/2008 9:44:18 PM
To anyone doing a scientific degree: don't forget to cite Satan in your references, or they;ll fail you for plagurising.
Edit: What is NOT a human word?
3/9/2008 9:55:32 PM
3/9/2008 10:11:32 PM
I hope this is a poe, but on the other hand I've met fundies this stupid.
3/9/2008 10:20:38 PM
You're a moron.
Science is a method, by far the best method, for discovering the facts concerning our physical universe. Technologies are developed by those who understand the facts and how they relate to each other.
Neither is created by Satan, nor is either Godly or not Godly.
Did I mention, you're a moron?
3/9/2008 10:30:37 PM
Old Viking -- I too once tried to understand trig through God. The key seems to be to have God move to the side such that you can see the board.
3/9/2008 10:33:06 PM
Well, as it turned out, there were some things your bible left out that we had to discover for ourselves. The electronics in your computer was one of them. Nothing godly about that.
3/9/2008 10:34:45 PM
I was recently watching that old 1930s film
Things To Come
, based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
Towards the end, after civilisation has rebuilt itself from the ruins of a devastating world war to a new high of peace and prosperity, they introduce the character of the sculptor Theotocopulos, who rails against this neverending progress - exemplified by a planned Moon mission - and says that it is time to say "No more!" and call a halt to science.
So, surrounded by peace and plenty and using a world-wide televisual forum, Theotocopulos uses rhetoric to whip up the crowd up into a mob determined to smash the evil 'space gun'.
I laughed till I cried, not because of the dated effects or turgid monologues, but because in 1936, in the relative austerity (by today's standards) of the inter-war period, Wells and Alexander Korda (the director) had so accurately portrayed the small-minded hypocrisy of a man who takes every available opportunity and luxury afforded him by science and uses it to decry science as an affront to 'human dignity' or 'divine provenance'.
Dan Hile pretends that science and technology are different because he hates science for contradicting his beliefs but won't give up the benefits it has brought him, which he pretends are merely 'technology'. Most likely, he owes his life more to science than to God, since the basics of obstetrics, hygiene and modern medicine that have brought infant mortality rates down to around 1 in 200 live births owe everything to science and little to technology.
By comparison, a third-world country like Mali has an infant mortality rate of 1 in 8, with 1 in 10 mothers dying in childbirth. If the US had such rates, 24 more children would die in their first year for every 200 live births, which is about 510
more infant deaths each year.
Dan's mind may be stuck in the dark ages, but he should be thanking his god for the science that means his body isn't also.
3/9/2008 10:36:46 PM
Technology is a godly concept? Who knew?
3/9/2008 10:38:05 PM
@tmr - Sure, don't you remember the verse that goes something like "Blessed are the engineers, as long as they promise not to study science."
3/9/2008 10:44:01 PM
I always wondered what fundies would do when faced with the old "If you hate science, stop using it" stumper. This, it seems, is it- sneaky word redefinition.
So you get to rave against evolution, enviromentalism, stem cell research, and cloning, and label them "Satanic", but at the same time use your TV, refrigerator, car, microwave and PC, and claim that they are "godly"?
If technology is a Godly concept, go out into the wilderness with a Bible and come back carrying a DVD player.
EDIT- Shit, in the time it took me to write that, David B said it all and more. 'Ave an internet.
3/9/2008 10:47:09 PM