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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:20 am 
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I thought there would be a thread on this already, but I couldn't find one.

Anyway, read the following and weep.

http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/02/ ... esign/#p3n

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:59 pm 
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There are corners of my state where they think the Enlightenment is what happens when you flip that switch on the wall. Sorry about that.

The dingleb...legislator in question says he's a huge science buff, by the way.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:16 pm 
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not something I would recommend
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Changing what words actually mean is certainly a novel approach to the problem. Think of all the disagreements we could solve with that tactic...

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:17 pm 
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And now I have one more reason not to raise a kid in Missouri (as if chiggers weren't enough).

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The one redeeming feature of chiggers is that they can't digest what they bite out of humans, so even as you wish you would die, they do.

That's one more redeeming feature than the legislator in question has.

I'm not particularly concerned about it. There's always some yahoo proposing some version of an ID thing, and Monsanto always makes sure it doesn't make it out of committee, because it would be that much harder to attract scientists here. It's the one useful thing they do IMO, apart from fund my son's education via property taxes.

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How embarrassing.
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