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I actually think that most biologists have got themselves stuck in a “naturalistic” box. They’ve limited themselves, because they have not also studied PHYSICS enough to understand about multiple dimensions, and to understand that “nature” goes far beyond the four dimensions we can directly observe.

I figure that Intelligent Design theory is far more honest than theories of Evolution.

Amy Hess, atheism.about.com 50 Comments [12/25/2008 4:59:10 AM]
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Mayhem

What does quantum mechanics have to do with evolution?

12/25/2008 5:01:37 AM

Malkavian Jeff

He's right, only his Noodely Appendage is the correct answer.

12/25/2008 5:02:50 AM



What did you say?

Why did you say it?

12/25/2008 5:03:10 AM

The Outsider

"Intelligent Design" and "honest" should never ever be in the same sentence together. The people who were peddling ID now insist that ID never existed and they are now all about "academic freedom".

12/25/2008 5:03:22 AM

Atheist Amy

Yes, the four dimensions we can directly observe.

12/25/2008 5:23:12 AM

myheadhurts

ID isn't a theory. Its a crack pot hypothesis.

12/25/2008 5:26:26 AM

The Devil's Advocate

As a student in the physics department at a major university, I can tell you that, if anything, studying physics tends one away from religion and creationism.

Of the eight main professors in the department, we have a grand total of zero creationists. Oh well.

12/25/2008 5:31:46 AM

agentCDE

STRING THEORY DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY

12/25/2008 5:39:50 AM

Mike

I actually think that most biologists have got themselves stuck in a “naturalistic” box. They’ve limited themselves, because they have not also studied PHYSICS enough to understand about multiple dimensions, and to understand that “nature” goes far beyond the four dimensions we can directly observe.

Wut?

I figure that Intelligent Design theory is far more honest than theories of Evolution.

Like Ben Stein? Puh-leeze.

12/25/2008 6:10:01 AM

QT

No, spewing pseudo-physics isn't an effective counter to evolution. Please crack open a biology textbook once in a while, then you might actually learn something.

12/25/2008 6:10:07 AM

LabRat

The entire biophysics department of your local university wants a word with you, Amy

12/25/2008 6:11:13 AM

werewolf

What multiple dimensions are these? Do you also include the Dungeon Dimensions?

Archchancellor Ridcully may need to refer you to the Professor of Cruel and Unusual Geography.

12/25/2008 6:38:00 AM

Mortok

Biologists don't NEED to understand multiple dimensions, you fuckwit. Their existence (or lack of) is irrelevant.

12/25/2008 7:15:12 AM

SurfinSeaOtter

I routinely look in the 4th dimension... but it usually involves a controlled substance

12/25/2008 7:25:19 AM

Wandering Discordian

@Mortok: You can't say that with certainty. Other dimensions may have an influence on organic life. We don't know. We don't know much at all about other possible dimensions. So why it is logical, in the realm of biological science, to disregard them at the moment, it is folly to claim they will never matter to that branch of science.

12/25/2008 7:30:35 AM

Nowonmai

Ah, Intelligent Design; creationism under the guise of pseudo-science. Quantum Mechanics, and multi-dimensions have nothing to do with evolution.

12/25/2008 7:45:06 AM

Mudflappus

Yes, how easy it is just to guess at all of the answers and be satisfied with your ignorance. Mediocrity, thy name is Amy Hess.

12/25/2008 8:09:25 AM

Eden

3 spatial and one time dimension are usually enough to do biological research.
There is nothing in the model of the multiversum (which you probably mean) or in additional rolled-up spatial dimensions, which would make Creationism/ID more plausible than the ToE

12/25/2008 8:48:57 AM

atrasicarius

So would you like to explain in detail how multiple dimensions lead to your god's existence? I think you could probably get a noble prize for that.

12/25/2008 8:54:52 AM



Aww, it's a creationist who thinks she knows something about science, how adorable.

12/25/2008 9:37:51 AM

Ash

"I actually think that most biologists have got themselves stuck in a “naturalistic” box."

That's because life is part of nature. And life is an emergent property of chemistry, which is in itself a special case of physics. Can't have one without the other.

Now go away.

12/25/2008 11:22:24 AM

aaa

Face, meet palm.

12/25/2008 11:27:10 AM

a mind far far away

I really fail to see what physics, and especially quantum physics, has to do with biology and evolution.

12/25/2008 11:33:41 AM

Orion

ARGH! Another dumbwad who has seen too many movies and confuses alternate universes with dimensions!

Dimensions = Spatial measurements e.g. Time, Length, Probability etc NOT SOMETHING YOU CAN TRAVEL TO!

12/25/2008 12:27:53 PM

fundiesRtehlulz

And what's your professional background to assume such things? That's the problem with you fundies. You make completely uneducated guesses then they spread like a virus through out the fundie community as "fact".

12/25/2008 12:41:51 PM

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