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Arden Chatfield

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(Permalink) Posted: Jan. 27 2006,10:19   

Does swimming in intelligent design creationism theory and materials cause brain rot?  Once you become a "design theorist" does your IQ turn to mush?  Does "design detection" stunt ones intellect and reasoning functions?

I'm not sure the causation goes in that direction...

Someone can correct me, but I think in philosophy the ‘first’ cause is associated with the ‘final’ cause, which, if so means that the ‘mind’ does not begin to act until it sees the goal (’final’ cause) in sight. Purpose is a property of the mind, and when we see ‘purpose’ at work in biological systems, then we are encountering a ‘mind.’

Comment by PaV — January 26, 2006 @ 11:48 pm

Wow! PaV, what a thought!

Comment by Red Reader — January 27, 2006 @ 1:08 pm

And to think they used to make fun of people who took LSD...

"Rich is just mad because he thought all titties had fur on them until last week when a shorn transvestite ruined his childhood dreams by jumping out of a spider man cake and man boobing him in the face lips." - Erasmus

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