Cass- Lunar Pitris?
Mar 25, 2006 11:02 AM
What is the lunar pitris?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Cass Silva <silva_cass@...> wrote:
> Vincent raises a good point. We know that the lunar pitris
endowed the human kingdom, but what about the animal kingdom. How
did they get started????
> Vincent <vblaz2004@...> wrote: Bart
> You wrote:
> "Except that those pseudo-students don't really exist;"
> Conjecture on your part. You cannot materially prove that
> doesn't exist, at least if you're using scientific methods. For
> something must first materially exist before scientific evidence
> be provided for it. You're simply theorizing at this point.
> "they are fictions created by the anti-Darwinists."
> Again, you're thinking in stictly black and white terms. My
> is not Anti-Darwinian. You have merely assumed such. There are
> more than two types of people in the world. Not just creationists
> and evolutionists. I suggest that you should attempt to see past
> these two categories of people in the world.
> For example, there are Christian creative evolutionists (which I
> not), and there are mystical evolutionists (for lack of a better
> term) such as myself, who hold that all species of man and beast
> descended and separated from higher spirit beings, so that they
> might first cyclically devolve and subsequently evolve, each in
> their own uniqueness on this earth.
> "But that's the point; you were bringing up straw man arguments
> commonly used to "disprove" Darwin."
> The 'strawman arguments' which you refer to did not originate from
> me, not was I supporting them. Nor do I believe that they
> Darwin. And 'commonly', as you have used the word, is
> not 'always'. And you have now multiply brought up
> arguments yourself, as you phrase them, in your mere reference of
> them, despite accusing me of doing the same. Seems like a double
> standard to me.
> You're missing the context in which the issue was raised, and are
> merely gravitating to isolated portions of text, while failing to
> see the whole. You're debating against an imaginary opponent that
> you've creatively constructed in your own psyche, through the
> of your own black and white interpretation.
> --- In email@example.com, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
> > Vincent wrote:
> > > Strawman arguments against who or what? I wasn't arguing
> > > Darwin. I was arguing against those psuedo-students of Darwin
> > > merely misrepresent him. I have never argued against Darwin
> > > anywhere in this thread or forum as you slanderously assert.
> > Except that those pseudo-students don't really exist; they
> are fictions
> > created by the anti-Darwinists.
> > > What I specifically said was that I don't believe that humans
> > > evolved from apes. From that point onward, you ignorantly
> > > that I was arguing against Darwin (when I actually am more in
> > > agreement with Darwin himself, namely that apes and humans
> > > evolved from a common ancestor). Nonetheless, you instantly
> > > projected your anti-sentiment against anything that doesn't
> > > strictly Darwinian to you.
> > But that's the point; you were bringing up straw man
> arguments commonly
> > used to "disprove" Darwin.
> > Bart
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