Joined: Jan. 2012
|Quote (midwifetoad @ Sep. 26 2012,15:45)|
|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.
+1. There are probably better ways of gaining an education, but my understanding of the role of sex, 'search space', entropy, protein motifs, the structure and mechanism of the genetic code, speciation, the selection/drift continuum, and many other things besides, have been enhanced greatly by watching Creationists bullshit their way through the material, and engaging the debate myself. Even Joe has provided insight, despite - rather because of - being so obviously, consistently and blisteringly wrong. Shit arguments can lead to better ones.
If hail is made out of ice and ice came from ice via water, then hail is made out of ice. Joe G
BTW, when you make little jabs like “I thought basic logic was one thing UDers could handle,” you come off looking especially silly when you turn out to be wrong. - Barry Arrington