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[Replying to 'Humans are primates by definition']That's the problem...humans thinking their definition... This goes beyond simple categorization to just about everything science does. Some scientist saying I am a primate 'by definition' does not automatically make it fact. It's still an opinion until that scientist can claim to know absolutely everything about every difference and nuance in both primates and humans.

Angyl, Rapture Ready 8 Comments [1/1/2004 12:00:00 AM]
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Do they not know what "definition" means?

8/16/2009 1:47:26 AM

Dr. Shrinker

Learn something about genetics, then we'll talk.

8/16/2009 5:47:02 AM


At least 98% of our DNA matching that of chimpanzees defines us as primates (we've just evolved along a different path to the chimps that exist today). And Darwinius masillae provides the link between humans & apes.

Science therefore defines you & your Creationist bullshit as LIES.

But you just keep moving those goalposts. You're gonna need to move the entire pitch when the LHC does what it was built to do. You & your way of thinking is the definition of denial. Which isn't just a river in Egypt.

8/16/2009 12:46:52 PM

Dr. Gus

Well if we're not primates then what are we and why aren't we primates, please provide CREDIBLE scientific sources to back up your claims.

8/16/2009 5:25:27 PM



You keep on using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

8/16/2009 8:03:10 PM

Kmiller fan

The funny thing about this is that the first person to put us in the primate family was a creationist.

10/26/2014 7:18:19 AM

rubber chicken

So how would you define humans ?

10/26/2014 8:42:00 AM


Meanwhile, back in the Pews, your pastor can talk shit all day and never offer one detail of proof for decades and you will buy every fable.

We're willing and often insistent on applying the same level of evidence for believing in something, too bad your side can't answer anything.

10/26/2014 8:54:26 AM

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