Joined: June 2007
|Quote (midwifetoad @ Sep. 26 2012,16:45)|
|I see only one really good reason for engaging in the argument regarding design, and that is self-education.|
Although there is a lot of repetition in the online debate, I find that the creationist quote mining occasionally brings up nuggets that I haven't encountered or don't fully understand. So I have to read about them. Sometimes this takes weeks or months. Sometimes there are layers of understanding.
The other aspect of self-education is learning to express the argument.
I see this as a win-win situation. Regardless of whether the onlookers learn anything, I do.
agreed. and learning how to insult your opponent graciously is an important skill! LOL
You're obviously illiterate as hell. Peach, bro.-FtK
Finding something hard to believe based on the evidence, is science.-JoeG
the odds of getting some loathsome taint are low-- Gordon E Mullings Manjack Heights Montserrat
I work on molecular systems with pathway charts and such.-Giggles