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22 Feb 2006, 1:37 am

Intelligent Falling sounds pretty reasonable to me, at least more so than the standard theory of gravity:

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/39512


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22 Feb 2006, 2:46 am

"America's finest new source" is always packed with news you really want to hear
(and some you really don't). I take global warming very seriously,
so was delighted to hear about
the anger-powered car.

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/30431

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22 Feb 2006, 11:27 am

This is great, it really made me lol.

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22 Feb 2006, 12:31 pm

Family Guy fan?

"Christians don't believe in Gravity" :lol:


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22 Feb 2006, 7:56 pm

The Onion. The only real place to get news. *rolls eyes*


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22 Feb 2006, 8:10 pm

I've had some interesting experiences with the alleged laws of gravity not working.



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22 Feb 2006, 8:57 pm

*floats to the ceiling, but feels god push me back down...and accidentally squashes me*


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23 Feb 2006, 12:52 am

Mithrandir wrote:
Family Guy fan?

"Christians don't believe in Gravity" :lol:
I though believe in the laws of Gravity and it is not just a theory but is real.


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23 Feb 2006, 2:36 am

Get a load of the diagram projected on the screen! :lol: :lol: :lol:


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23 Feb 2006, 12:00 pm

Look, I am a christian, fundamental, (I think) and consider myself pretty "right-wing" compared to some. But, I am not a science major. Here is my uneducated (or should I say, limited public school educated) take on gravity.

Gravity is real.
Gravity can be tested and proven.
The laws of gravity are inconsistent only when another force is interfering or interacting with gravity.
It is quite possible that there are unknown physical forces that interrupt or change the way that objects behave in connection with gravity.
The sparks flying upwards is a ridiculous example because they fly upward due to the force of combustion.
This publication must have looked for the worst example of Christian science out there!
Evolutionists and others have also put out erroneous and extreme ideas.
It's a human problem; please don't blame God; He's probably laughing at them,too!
But, let's give them a fair hearing and answer to their claims. Who knows, maybe they're on to something? or not.
There are branches of Christianity that want to make God into metaphysical being who is directly involved in every atom and subatomic particle as opposed to a being who made the universe and built in laws to govern the processes.
While I would always leave room for exploring new ideas and rethinking old ones, I tend to lean toward the latter.
It is unfortuate that the term "Intelligent Falling" was coined (not sure by whom) because this may put the term "Intelligent Design" in a more negative light. (association and all)
We must remember that there is much room for disagreement in religion and science.


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23 Feb 2006, 12:33 pm

Gawd, I love The Onion... :lol: :lol: :lol:


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23 Feb 2006, 12:55 pm

I like the Onion too. Its a great satire publication.



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23 Feb 2006, 1:51 pm

I've intelligently fallen and I can't get up!


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23 Feb 2006, 2:44 pm

Guys your so out of date, you realise the worlds flat too!

Im building my Arc anyway...

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23 Feb 2006, 2:48 pm

BladeRoden wrote: I've intelligently fallen and I can't get up!

:o Here, I'll convert your giant leafblower into an anti-gravity device! Wait! I'd better attatch you to the earth with a giant umbilical cord. (wouldn't want you to float off into outer space) :idea: Anybody have an extension cord around here?!


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24 Feb 2006, 2:59 am

Yes, gravity is real. But remember it's called "Theory of Gravity" for a reason. Evolution is a "theory" in the same way that gravity is. Many seem to think that a theory is an unfounded speculation.


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