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It's finally here! Watch Christopher Wiley at the University of Idaho in April 2019 talk #ToxicMatriarchy. Douglas Wilson Christ Church CRF – Collegiate Reformed Fellowship

Canon Press 发布于 2019年7月24日周三

Hot Pink Slug


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kyriosity
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The pilot in the drawing has been identified. See the first couple of comments on the YouTube page. Sometimes the internet is simply the best.

kyriosity
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I feel like a hot pink slug should be a metaphor for something, but I’m not sure what. Please post your ideas below. Ten points to the best entry.

Jane
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I don’t know about metaphors, but I’m really happy that slug exists — in one place on a volcano in Australia.

Jonathan
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Jonathan

Quite a bit of interesting history in the slug quip that Pastor Wilson linked: Tens of millions of years ago, Australia was part of a larger southern continent known as Gondwana, which included Australia, Papua New Guinea, India, and parts of Africa and South America. It was covered in rain forests similar to those of modern-day Papua New Guinea. A volcanic eruption 17 million years ago on Mount Kaputar kept a small, four-square-mile (ten-square-kilometer) area lush and wet even as much of the rest of Australia turned to desert. This changing environment marooned the plants and animals living on Mount… Read more »

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But, Jonathan, wouldn’t that be us interfering with natural selection? How is this thing supposed to work if someone imposes their intelligence into the equation?

Jonathan
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Jonathan

I don’t think natural selection (or any scientific theory, really) dictates moral behavior. Natural selection just “is”, it isn’t necessarily good or bad, and there’s no reason to oppose someone putting their finger on the scale unless it leads to negative cascading effects.

Personally, I think preservation of species is a nice idea but too overemphasized in conservation biology.

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Andrew

“I don’t think natural selection (or any scientific theory, really) dictates moral behavior”…

Spoken by a product of natural selection who is implying that some kind of standard for moral behavior exists. I wonder how a product of a process that doesn’t produce a moral code ends up with a moral code. Odd…

demosthenes1d
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The fact that natural selection exists (which is universally recognized, even by the my sand-headed YEC scientists) says nothing about the presence of the transcendent.

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Jonathan

I roll with the most charitable take of your comment possible and simply say, “Yes, natural selection is not the end-all, God is creator of all and leads us into life.”