Subject: Re: "Carboniferous human bones" -- last call for Ed to make predictions
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Fredric L. Rice)
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 06:45:08 GMT
email@example.com (Ed Conrad) wrote:
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew MacRae) wrote:
>>Okay. This is my last attempt to get some predictions from Ed about the
>>results of the thin section prepared for his specimen. This is the
>>opportunity to make your case and impress people if the results turn out
>>the way you expect. Please respond promptly.
>I am quite perplexed by your questionnaire.
>First of all, this could never be your LAST attempt to "get some
>predictions" from me concerning the thin section simply because there
>really never was a first time, a second time, a third time, a fourth
>time, etc., etc.
>Have you been smoking anything lately?
Welp, so much for you pretending you're doing science, huh? We all
see once and for all that you don't have any intention of answering
any questions concerning your _religious_beliefs_ and instead have
elected to launch personal attacks against your intellectual
Let's face something here, Ed... You and Ted hold some really silly
religious beliefs and you doubtless honestly want to believe that you
have finally found something that will vindicate them. Now that
science has negated yet one more bit of wishful thinking, it becomes
another crushing disappointment to find that your religious beliefs
are as yet unwarranted and, sadly, your hopes of _ever_ getting them
vindicated become ever more so vanishingly slim.
Of course you can parade your rock in front of fellow Creationists and
exclaim with amazement how it's fossilized human bone and, granted,
everyone will continue to believe you without question. But you'll
know it's a rock and Ted will know it's a rock, and not even Uri
Geller's superhuman powers can make it anything but a rock.
As an aside, might I suggest that you ditch Ted? That certainly can't
be very helpful to your career or image.
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