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Reciprocating Bill

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(Permalink) Posted: April 11 2007,06:25   

Quote (Kristine @ April 11 2007,00:17)
*Gasp!* TroutMAC says Santa doesn't exist! ...(Does anybody think that TroutMAC could be a really clever troll?)

Trout is the real deal.

(Treading very carefully...) He writes with great fervor about randomness and genetics:
I've caught folks trying to tell me that DNA is a random assembly of nucleotide base pairs. Random. Think about it if DNA were "random", I should have no reasonable expectation that my offspring would be human. Or even viable as an organism. And oh yeah, I wouldn't even be here. You see, these folks are all over the map.

In 2000, his infant son was born with a genetic condition known as Trisomy 13, and died after just 18 days. I wouldn't wish pain like that on anyone. But it makes one wonder about the motivations for his position, vis my essay here.

Myth: Something that never was true, and always will be.

"The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you."
- David Foster Wallace

"Here’s a clue. Snarky banalities are not a substitute for saying something intelligent. Write that down."
- Barry Arrington

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