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Re: offtopic helmet polishing (was Re: rm fails to remove symbolic links to directories)

On Apr 20 15:54, Dave Korn wrote:
> ----Original Message----
> >From: Brian Dessent
> >Sent: 20 April 2005 15:31
> > Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > 
> >>> Any two species that ever existed on the planet have a common ancestral
> >>> species...  ok, for a T.  Rex and a greengage plum you might have to go
> >>> back a bit.
> >> 
> >> Yes, my education did progress beyond the second grade.  Do you REALLY
> >> think that anyone reading this list is so ill-informed as to not
> >> understand how evolution works and needs to be educated on something
> >> this basic? 
> >> 
> >> I suppose if I'd said "recent common ancestor" someone would have said
> >> "It's not so RECENT.  It was 2.5 million YEARS ago."
> > 
> > Note: This thread contains material on evolution.  Evolution is a
> > theory, not a fact, regarding the origin of living things.  This
> > material should be approached with an open mind, studied carefully, and
> > critically considered.
>   Note:  This thread contains material on creationism.  Creationism is a
> fantasy, not a theory, nor a fact, entirely uncontaminated by such base
> material considerations as 'evidence' or 'proof', and as such should be
> treated with *extreme* caution, as the tendency of the human mind to engage
> in wish-fulfillment by means of self-delusion is well documented.

So we haven't been created by aliens from outer space 20000 years ago?

*Now* I'm worried...


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