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Re: offtopic helmet polishing (was Re: rm fails to remove symboliclinks to directories)
On Wed, 20 Apr 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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...
If we were, they must've had a really *NASTY* sense of humor...
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