Alan, At least you understand evolution, even if you don't agree with it. Except you wrote< .>>.some rocks that turned themselves into mud... The word "themeselves" imply that they were already alive and I know you don't believe that. Evolution is a natiural force (like erosion) which acts on things. The things don't just suddenly decide to start changing, Unless they're possessed by the devil or infused with a holy spirit, I guess. Religion has so many weird rules it's hard to keep up. Albert ----- Original Message ----- From: "Alan C" To: "Open discssion among iSeries Users" Subject: [CPF0000] Who needs storks? (was Science fights back in Kansas?) Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 18:34:13 -0500 > Alan, > > While we are talking about storks and quoting the Bible out of context: > > Zechariah 5:9 - Then I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, two women > coming forward! The wind was in their wings; they had wings like the > wings of a stork.. > > This sounds like genetic engineering to me. Say what you want but there > it is in the Bible. It must be true. > > Storks? Nah. It was... ..some rocks that turned themselves into mud... ...and some of the mud turned itself into a primeval chemical ooze, ...and some of the primeval chemical ooze turned itself into a primeval proto-organic ooze, ...and some of the proto-organic ooze turned itself into either proteinoids or amino acid complexes, ...then mRNA or rRNA or probably not DNA (depending on the spontaneous-abiogenesis theory du jour) somehow (nobody knows yet, they're working on it, maybe we'll never know, who needs a credible real-world recipe anyway to know it happened, since we believe it anyway).. ....and when there were enough of those, some of these complex biochemical compounds turned themselves into full-blown reproductive mRNA or rRNA or DNA with the organic wrappings that protected them from fatal UV rays and exposure to the fatal environment, (doesn't matter which one or how it could defy natural laws to do it, we believe it anyway) ...and then they organized themselves (somehow) into a minimum of about 250 genes in a bacteria, the absolute minimum for any independent self-sustaining organism today. With all that, who needs a stork kids! Now be a good little gullible pupil and don't question your superior intellectuals, it's not a fairy tale because *we the smart ones* believe it! --Alan -- This is the Open discssion among iSeries Users (CPF0000) mailing list To post a message email: CPF0000@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cpf0000 or email: CPF0000-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/cpf0000.
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