For most of the history of the United States, it has been universally agreed that the three basic sciences are:
Reading, Riting, and Rithmatic.
This has been taught in grade school, high school, and universities.
On the other hand, Evolution is the most speculative theory every devised.
Every new book on the subject increases the age of the earth by one, or more, million years. Very instable subject, indeed.
hoaryhead, EvC Forum 12 Comments
[8/26/2005 12:00:00 AM]
Fundie Index: 6
Does it strike anyone else as funny that a fundie can't even spell two of the three \"sciences\" correctly?
8/27/2005 11:24:43 AM
Not really, as they wouldn't be the \"three R's\" spelled properly.
8/27/2005 4:51:24 PM
I guess it's to poke fun of public school.
Yeah, the only edjacashion wurth havin is homeskuuling. Werkt fer me! ;)
8/30/2005 6:51:16 AM
If he doesn't even know that \"reading, riting, and rithmatic\" aren't sciences, it's no wonder he doesn't understand evolution.
9/2/2005 2:41:33 AM
Reading, writing, and arithmetic aren't sciences, you fucktard. Ever head of chemistry, biology, and physics?
11/25/2006 5:12:55 PM
Excellent. Your ignoranc amuses me. Have fun in your gasoline pumping career!
11/26/2006 5:25:23 AM
But those are English and Math...
11/26/2006 6:33:55 AM
First, reading, Writing, and ArithmEtic are technology, not science.
Second, reading and writing are parts of the same thing.
Third, evolution was not speculative. It had one non-trivial predicate, selective pressure (that variations could affect success), which had already been published in a journal of naval arboriculture when evolution was first presented. In fact, Darwin's successors until Julian Huxley largely considered selective pressure a mistaken idea, and believed in a supernatural drive to evolve (selective pressure is likely called 'natural selection' to distance it from this).
Fourth, the solar system is 4567000000 years old and the earth formed over hundreds of millions of years; on the other hand, God is said to have made the earth in six days between six and twelve millennia ago.
4/23/2011 5:32:56 PM
Du you know another instable subject?
4/23/2011 5:45:46 PM
Obvious Poe, people; it's not that hard to figure out.
4/24/2011 12:39:23 PM
Han Solo is Sam Witwicky's dad.
Because Indiana Jones.
There, an even more speculative theory.
Also, your last statement is both wrong and irrelevant.
8/9/2011 1:54:21 AM
"For most of the history of the United States, it has been universally agreed that the three basic sciences are:
Reading, Riting, and Rithmatic."
...and no, I don't want fries with that, Mr... (*looks at name badge*)
"Han Solo is Sam Witwicky's dad."
Whilst Megatron can turn into a Cybertronian Jet/Tank, but bugger me if Bumblebee can transform into the Millennium Falcon?! X3 [/nerd]
8/9/2011 8:12:47 AM