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  • Originally posted by The Barbarian View Post
    But you've got enough data now, to understand the way sex began in living things.
    I already know were sex came from.

    Gen 1:27 KJV So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

    Mat 19:4 KJV And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
    All of my ancestors are human.
    Originally posted by Squeaky
    That explains why your an idiot.
    Originally posted by God's Truth
    Father figure, Son figure, and Holy Spirit figure.
    Col 2:9 (AKJV/PCE)
    (2:9) For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

    1Tim 4:10 (AKJV/PCE)
    (4:10) For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

    Something that was SPOKEN OF since the world began CANNOT be the SAME thing as something KEPT SECRET since the world began.

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    • Originally posted by Right Divider View Post
      I already know were sex came from.
      No, the stork doesn't have anything to do with it.
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      • Originally posted by Right Divider View Post
        CO2 is plant food and plants like it along with warmer climates. So why all the fuss? You don't like plants?
        Sorry, but I'm a botanist and you couldn't be more wrong.

        Fertilizer is also "plant food" but do you know what happens when you add too much of it to a plant? (It's not pretty)

        Secondly heat is not good after a certain point either. It increases the evaporation rate (drying plants out) and causing the photosynthetic rate to drop.

        Additionally many plants cannot produce fruit or seeds when nighttime temperatures rise above a certain level. Like green beans? You're not likely to get very many in the future due to climate change. If night time temperatures rise over around 65 degrees F, the flowers don't produce beans. And climate change is especially increasing night time temperatures because greenhouse gases keep heat from escaping the earth at night.

        The last two years in my area, I've hardly seen any green beans.


        Scientists are working on dealing with the problem by . . . inducing mutations and selecting for superior crops.
        “We do not believe in God because we need to explain this or that feature of the world. That is what science is for. We believe in God because we see something deeper in the world, something that transcends the scientific explanations.” - Karl Giberson Ph.D.



        - The science and faith of theistic evolution explained.

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        • Originally posted by Alate_One View Post
          The last two years in my area, I've hardly seen any green beans.
          Well that's all the proof that I need. Let's put the government in charge of everything! Right away!!
          All of my ancestors are human.
          Originally posted by Squeaky
          That explains why your an idiot.
          Originally posted by God's Truth
          Father figure, Son figure, and Holy Spirit figure.
          Col 2:9 (AKJV/PCE)
          (2:9) For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

          1Tim 4:10 (AKJV/PCE)
          (4:10) For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

          Something that was SPOKEN OF since the world began CANNOT be the SAME thing as something KEPT SECRET since the world began.

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          • (Warming of Earth's climate means trouble for many crops)

            Originally posted by Right Divider View Post
            Well that's all the proof that I need. Let's put the government in charge of everything! Right away!!
            I could never figure out why people assume that for every problem, government is the answer. But I do notice that those who are least cognizant of the nature of the problem, are most likely to assume that government is the only alternative.

            RD, I'm sure you're convinced that you're right, but as Alate_One says, there are technological fixes that might save the day. At least consider the possibility, um?
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            • Originally posted by The Barbarian View Post
              (Warming of Earth's climate means trouble for many crops)



              I could never figure out why people assume that for every problem, government is the answer. But I do notice that those who are least cognizant of the nature of the problem, are most likely to assume that government is the only alternative.

              RD, I'm sure you're convinced that you're right, but as Alate_One says, there are technological fixes that might save the day. At least consider the possibility, um?
              You apparently didn't catch the sarcasm in RD's comment...

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              • Originally posted by JudgeRightly View Post
                You apparently didn't catch the sarcasm in RD's comment...
                You ever heard of the "love and logic" approach?

                If someone tries to derail a conversation with sarcasm, you simply treat it as if that person was making a statement in good faith. The result will, at worst, compel him to admit the attempted derailment, and might actually get him to take a constructive part in the discussion again.
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                • Originally posted by The Barbarian View Post
                  You ever heard of the "love and logic" approach?

                  If someone tries to derail a conversation with sarcasm, you simply treat it as if that person was making a statement in good faith. The result will, at worst, compel him to admit the attempted derailment, and might actually get him to take a constructive part in the discussion again.
                  Or you just make yourself look like a fool for not understanding that what the other person said is on topic and just sarcasm....

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                  • Originally posted by JudgeRightly View Post
                    Or you just make yourself look like a fool for not understanding that what the other person said is on topic and just sarcasm....

                    I guess that some people cannot see that a story about the bean crops for the last two year in one local area is completely meaningless to the topic.
                    All of my ancestors are human.
                    Originally posted by Squeaky
                    That explains why your an idiot.
                    Originally posted by God's Truth
                    Father figure, Son figure, and Holy Spirit figure.
                    Col 2:9 (AKJV/PCE)
                    (2:9) For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

                    1Tim 4:10 (AKJV/PCE)
                    (4:10) For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

                    Something that was SPOKEN OF since the world began CANNOT be the SAME thing as something KEPT SECRET since the world began.

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                    • Barbarian observes:
                      You ever heard of the "love and logic" approach?

                      If someone tries to derail a conversation with sarcasm, you simply treat it as if that person was making a statement in good faith. The result will, at worst, compel him to admit the attempted derailment, and might actually get him to take a constructive part in the discussion again.

                      Originally posted by JudgeRightly View Post
                      Or you just make yourself look like a fool for not understanding that what the other person said is on topic and just sarcasm....
                      I can only point out that it worked just fine, this time. Given the sarcastic derailment attempt in saying that the only way to handle climate change is to "put the government in charge of everything! Right away!!", the technique gently debunks it, and suggests that he consider more realistic possibilities.
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                      • Originally posted by The Barbarian View Post
                        Barbarian observes:
                        You ever heard of the "love and logic" approach?

                        If someone tries to derail a conversation with sarcasm, you simply treat it as if that person was making a statement in good faith. The result will, at worst, compel him to admit the attempted derailment, and might actually get him to take a constructive part in the discussion again.



                        I can only point out that it worked just fine, this time. Given the sarcastic derailment attempt in saying that the only way to handle climate change is to "put the government in charge of everything! Right away!!", the technique gently debunks it, and suggests that he consider more realistic possibilities.
                        Except that RD was being sarcastic about doing such a thing, because he was mocking those who say the government is the answer to most problems. He doesn't actually support large government, and your failure to recognize such, even after it's been pointed out that he was being sarcastic, only makes you look like even more of an idiot.

                        When you're in a hole deeper than you can climb out of, STOP DIGGING.

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                        • Originally posted by Right Divider View Post
                          I guess that some people cannot see that a story about the bean crops for the last two year in one local area is completely meaningless to the topic.
                          I wish it was just beans. Tomatoes are now having trouble in my area; there's too much heat, which prevents pollen from working correctly. So flowers form on tomato plants, but don't produce fruit. And as you learned, the increase in carbon dioxide is directly and adversely affecting the nutritional value of crops.

                          As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients
                          https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt...sing-nutrients
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                          • Originally posted by JudgeRightly View Post
                            Except that RD was being sarcastic about doing such a thing, because he was mocking those who say the government is the answer to most problems.
                            Yes. Since no one here said that, his attempted derailment was easily countered by reminding him that people here were suggesting technological fixes, not government intervention.

                            He doesn't actually support large government
                            Yes, and when I explained to him that government wasn't always the answer, pointing instead to technology as a likely fix, it easily countered his ploy.

                            and your failure to recognize such
                            J.R., everyone recognized what he was doing. It's just that by answering him as if he was sincere, one can easily counter the attempt to derail the discussion.

                            even after it's been pointed out that he was being sarcastic, only makes you look like even more of an idiot.
                            Well, you know how dumb barbarians are...

                            When you're in a hole deeper than you can climb out of, STOP DIGGING.
                            Funny how people in the hole, never realize it, huh?

                            And now, how about getting back to the issue without more nonsense?

                            A good start would be by engaging with some facts:

                            Fertilizer is also "plant food" but do you know what happens when you add too much of it to a plant? (It's not pretty)

                            Secondly heat is not good after a certain point either. It increases the evaporation rate (drying plants out) and causing the photosynthetic rate to drop.

                            Additionally many plants cannot produce fruit or seeds when nighttime temperatures rise above a certain level. Like green beans? You're not likely to get very many in the future due to climate change. If night time temperatures rise over around 65 degrees F, the flowers don't produce beans. And climate change is especially increasing night time temperatures because greenhouse gases keep heat from escaping the earth at night.

                            The last two years in my area, I've hardly seen any green beans.

                            Scientists are working on dealing with the problem by . . . inducing mutations and selecting for superior crops.
                            https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news...ear-technology
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                            • Aren't you banned again yet?

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                              • Originally posted by The Barbarian View Post
                                I wish it was just beans. Tomatoes are now having trouble in my area; there's too much heat, which prevents pollen from working correctly. So flowers form on tomato plants, but don't produce fruit. And as you learned, the increase in carbon dioxide is directly and adversely affecting the nutritional value of crops.

                                As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients
                                https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt...sing-nutrients
                                And you are certain that this warming is man-made and that you know how to control it?
                                All of my ancestors are human.
                                Originally posted by Squeaky
                                That explains why your an idiot.
                                Originally posted by God's Truth
                                Father figure, Son figure, and Holy Spirit figure.
                                Col 2:9 (AKJV/PCE)
                                (2:9) For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

                                1Tim 4:10 (AKJV/PCE)
                                (4:10) For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

                                Something that was SPOKEN OF since the world began CANNOT be the SAME thing as something KEPT SECRET since the world began.

                                Comment

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