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November 9th, 2005


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08:46 am
*headdesk*

Kansas board of ed. votes 6-4 for intelligent design in schools.
"As part of the decision, the Board of Education also went so far as to redefine science itself, saying that it is 'no longer limited to the search for natural explanations of phenomena.'"

I...
but...
wha-hunh???
mood: confusedconfused

(26 bits of drivel | babble incoherently)

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From:freak1c
Date:November 9th, 2005 02:34 pm (UTC)
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That's amazing. Did you see this one?

http://science.slashdot.org/science/05/11/07/1526216.shtml?tid=99&tid=14

But who needs the Vatican? We're 'Merica.
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From:inahandbasket
Date:November 9th, 2005 02:46 pm (UTC)
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yeah, I hooted with joy at reading that.
When the effing Pope says you're being a dumbass and taking religion too seriously, you know you're waaaaay off the deep end.
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From:freak1c
Date:November 9th, 2005 02:48 pm (UTC)
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Haha true true.

"Cool the $%#^* Out Folks, Says Pope"
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From:foleyartist1
Date:November 9th, 2005 02:37 pm (UTC)
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#(*&%_#!(*(&%(*#^&_(*!#&$%)!(%(@#*^%*&#&$^(!*&#^%)*!&#%^%^
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:19 pm (UTC)
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I second that motion.
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From:inahandbasket
Date:November 9th, 2005 02:46 pm (UTC)
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science = ?
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From:freak1c
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:29 pm (UTC)

SCIENCE!!!

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Yes, maybe they were blinded. By the SCIENCE!

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From:inahandbasket
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:48 pm (UTC)

Re: SCIENCE!!!

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Ah, but you two have oceanic in common, so you're linked!
suckers.
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:20 pm (UTC)

Re: SCIENCE!!!

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Yes, but is it SCIENCE? Or "science"?
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From:freak1c
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:49 pm (UTC)

Re: SCIENCE!!!

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But I am Stranger to none, Hero to all! Well - some.

Howdy. I'm Chris I live in Brooklyn. I work for the gov't preventing suicide across the country. I have a dog and a fiance named sun_set_bravely who blinded ME! with SCIENCE!
:)
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From:oceanic
Date:November 9th, 2005 04:39 pm (UTC)

Re: SCIENCE!!!

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Plus, you both look good in a suit. So clearly this was meant to be. ;)
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:21 pm (UTC)

Re: SCIENCE!!!

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Ah, but does Chris look good in a dress?`
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From:oceanic
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:28 pm (UTC)

Re: SCIENCE!!!

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You know, I'm sure he would, but I've never been privy to the sight. Hey sun_set_bravely, you got any contraband photos? :)
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From:margolia
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:28 pm (UTC)
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*sputter* Not limited to natural phenomena. Right.

Further proof that the once populist Kansas has gone to the dogs.

But, maybe there's hope here in Pennsylvania, School board that backed intelligent design ousted?
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From:margolia
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:34 pm (UTC)
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Oh, wait... coverage on the Dover County trial gets better. Darwin's great-great grandson covered the trial for Harper's Magazine! Ha!

*dies*
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From:inahandbasket
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:48 pm (UTC)
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hah!
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:22 pm (UTC)
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Don't die!! We need everyone anti-stupid-design to live!!!
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From:rainbow_spork
Date:November 9th, 2005 03:52 pm (UTC)
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"As part of the decision, the Board of Education also went so far as to redefine science itself, saying that it is 'no longer limited to the search for natural explanations of phenomena.'"

Well, at least they're allowing for Flying Spaghetti Monsterism then....
(and wow has that website expanded since the last time I looked at it).
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:22 pm (UTC)
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They certainly had better. Otherwise they'll be in for a flood of meatballs and tomato sauce.
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From:darius_lee
Date:November 9th, 2005 04:20 pm (UTC)
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Kansas.... it's always kansas...
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:23 pm (UTC)
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Is it just me, or does Kansas seem to be brainwashing other parts of the country?
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From:oceanic
Date:November 9th, 2005 04:40 pm (UTC)
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[cries]
That means that I'm going to get calls from every professor in Kansas asking if we publish any books that teach creationism, and I'm going to wear out my You Idiot Laugh.

The Kansas board is going to have to pay for my throat drops.
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From:mizpurplest
Date:November 9th, 2005 10:23 pm (UTC)
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I would just stop answering the phone. That's what I've done.
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From:eviltwinjen
Date:November 10th, 2005 12:04 am (UTC)
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I love the Chair Leg of Truth! Why don't I have a Chair Leg of Truth?
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From:inahandbasket
Date:November 10th, 2005 12:08 am (UTC)
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everyone can have one!
just sacrifice a chair.

Or bar stool if you're particularly ambitious.
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From:prosicated
Date:November 11th, 2005 03:52 am (UTC)
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or, you know, steal his icon. =)
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