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[In response to a comment trying to explain that modern apes and humans are separate branches of the evolutionary tree}

So you believe that we were tree branches at one time.This took place millions of years after nothing exploded,and it made everything.

C, Y! answers 54 Comments [2/18/2010 11:24:00 PM]
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However wrong he is about the big bang and evolution, somehow everything being spoken into existence from nothing by a man in the sky that has been there forever makes perfec sense to him

2/18/2010 11:28:32 PM

DarkfireTaimatsu

So you believe that we were tree branches at one time.

Oh, metaphors. You're so tricky.

2/18/2010 11:31:20 PM

louislois

"So you believe that we were tree branches at one time."

If you go back far enough, all life evolved from simple one-celled organisms. No one has implied humans evolved from trees, except for you.

"This took place millions of years after nothing exploded,and it made everything."

First off, your understanding of the Big Bang Theory is wrong, and just laughable. Also it makes more sense than saying we were made from dust, clay, and magic from some imaginary sky daddy.

2/18/2010 11:33:03 PM

Dv

"So you believe that we were tree branches at one time."

ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

2/18/2010 11:37:19 PM

Night Jaguar

"So you believe that we were tree branches at one time."


2/18/2010 11:37:48 PM

Giveitaday

So you believe that we were tree branches at one time

First, no one "believes" evolutionary theory, the accept it as the most plausible explanation.

Second, Which is it? Are you so stupid that you think thats is what evolution entails; or, are you so ignorant that you just accept whatever bullshit you have been feed as unassailible truth with fault or failure; or third, you are simply jkust lying for jesus??


.This took place millions of years

Billions, not millions.

after nothing exploded,and it made everything

Here we go again... Big Bang cosmology and evolutionary theory have nothing what so ever to do with each other. No one, Not. One. Single.Person. Those who know even the basics of Big Bang cosmology do not think for a second that it had any thing to do with "nothing exploding". BB theory describes an expansion rather than an explosion, nor does it describe anything that can be called "nothing", but rather a singularity which contained all the matter/energy found in the universe.


2/18/2010 11:57:32 PM

Mike Sihl

When you finish pre-school you'll see how silly your statement was.

2/19/2010 12:07:44 AM

atheist crusader

only on yahoo answers would you get stuipid of THIS quality

2/19/2010 12:12:56 AM

SleepNeed

What the hell? Are you really so dense to not understand the concept of metaphors or are you just acting stupid? Oh wait this was on Yahoo Answers so it's likely the former.

2/19/2010 12:44:58 AM

Tolpuddle Martyr

Tiny, tiny, tiny, tiny...

...tiny, tiny brain!

2/19/2010 1:07:14 AM

Slater

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

- But seriously, the question is very poorly formulated. We do come from apes. Just not any modern type of ape.

2/19/2010 1:48:54 AM

Nowonmai

Why can't you dumbass fundies get it through your thick skulls!

Evolution and the The Big Bang theory are two separate things!

2/19/2010 1:53:50 AM



Word and science salad. FYI, we are not talking about the branches of a tree.

2/19/2010 2:14:05 AM

agentCDE

Don't do weed and try to understand actual science at the same time. You miss some really important bits.

2/19/2010 2:58:34 AM

aaa

You are fucking retarded.

2/19/2010 3:39:33 AM

anevilmeme

Great, now I have coffee all over my keyboard.

2/19/2010 4:43:57 AM

Professor M

Of course, this is even more wrong when you consider that humans and apes aren't even different "branches". The common ancestor of gorillas and chimpanzees is also the common ancestor of gorillas and humans; the split in the ancestry of humans and chimpanzees is more recent than the split between their shared ancestor and that of gorillas (which is more recent than the split between the above and the common ancestor of all of the above plus orangutans, and so on). We're pretty dramatically different from our closest relatives in some important ways, but in terms of evolutionary history we're a recent "bud" on a well-populated "branch".

2/19/2010 4:52:43 AM



Well seeing as you take the bible literally it only makes sense that you would take that literally as well.

2/19/2010 4:54:38 AM

Doctor Fishcake

I think I felt something really stupid just ricochet right off me before I had a chance to comprehend it.

2/19/2010 4:55:15 AM

TGRwulf

For the last damn time big bang =/= evolution!

2/19/2010 7:16:59 AM

John_in_Oz

Of course. That's why you're so wooden-headed.

2/19/2010 7:18:52 AM

observiNG

*headdesk*

2/19/2010 7:31:33 AM

Tyler

@Tolpuddle

Are you sure that's right? That seems a little big for C.

2/19/2010 7:42:43 AM



Congrats, you've punched right through stupid and reached "becoming a parody of oneself" in just one sentence.

2/19/2010 7:47:15 AM

John

Fundies think that all they have to do is "prove" the existence of God and evolution crumbles. That's why they keep bringing up the Big Bang and abiogenesis. Their "logic" goes

> The Big Bang is impossible,
> so the universe must have been created by God
> therefore, God exists,
> therefore we aren't descended from nonhuman ancestors".

Actually, it's only the creationists who insist that everything came from nothing (by magic).

2/19/2010 9:23:20 AM
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