...and those people' jobs are not telling people how to live their life and raise their families "correctly."
[-1] August 19, 2015 at 12:23am
building blocks of RNA naturally created with a man made propellant gun. Where shall we start? Only if we can get those pesky amino acids to naturally form themselves into a functional protein. It’s like herding cats…. a lot of them.
The components of RNA have already been shown to automatically assemble themselves in chains when they are brought together. Any such chain that contains a segment capable of self-replication, will quickly outnumber the random ones.
[-1] August 19, 2015 at 12:09am
What is the probability of amino acids naturally forming into a functional protein before it even needs to naturally form itself into a functional enzyme? A conservative estimate 1 x 10 to the 164th power. That is one in 10(164 zeros). That exceeds the number of hydrogen atoms in the known universe. The number is more than a Quinquagintillion, but not quite a Novemquinquagintillion. Statistically impossible.
I think that one has been used before:
'Firstly, the formation of biological polymers from monomers is a function of the laws of chemistry and biochemistry, and these are decidedly not random.
Secondly, the entire premise is incorrect to start off with, because in modern abiogenesis theories the first "living things" would be much simpler, not even a protobacteria, or a preprotobacteria (what Oparin called a protobiont  and Woese calls a progenote ), but one or more simple molecules probably not more than 30-40 subunits long. These simple molecules then slowly evolved into more cooperative self-replicating systems, then finally into simple organisms [2, 5, 10, 15, 28]. An illustration comparing a hypothetical protobiont and a modern bacteria is given below.'
Science is fun.
 August 5, 2015 at 3:43pm
Let us not over-react folks. They are most certainly just moderate muslims looking to make friends.
 July 17, 2015 at 1:45pm
your progressive activist biology professor did a number on you. First.. your call sign is “Libertarian Socialist” which is a dichotomy of the highest order. Second… you attach gender to the way you feel rather than the chemistry, DNA, and physical certainties of the physical body. If Bruce Jenner wants to change his name and live as a cross-dresser…. He is free to do it. If Bruce Jenner want all of us to embrace him as a woman… you are free to do it, but don’t ask the rest of us to share in your delusion.
Saying you've never heard of her doesn't make what she said any less true.
 July 15, 2015 at 12:13pm
Send them to Tennessee. Apparently they are digging up their cemetaries… maybe the can make some room
 June 26, 2015 at 4:11pm
Tom Hagen…. a bigot of an entirely different reason. I didn’t sense any fear of homosexuals in Matt’s blog.
 June 26, 2015 at 4:09pm
It didn’t take you that many words or time for me to realize how wrong you are.
 May 22, 2015 at 2:26pm
reading this makes me even MORE grateful for the Atonement. Christ atoned for Josh Duggar and He atoned for Lena Dunham. It appears Josh knows this and is trying to repent for his sins. I invite Lena to do the same. I am a sinner and I have to repent everyday. I don’t think I am the right person to throw the stones.
no, God does NOT forgive this family-he si punishing them in front of the whole world! May Josh and his evil parents all burn in hell. Pray for the victims=-only the victims
I think Josh's parents should have got him the help he needed, rather than pretend and lie.
 May 18, 2015 at 12:10pm
We recently learned that we all commit about 3 felonies a day on average. The justice code is bloated and askew. This ruling doesn’t go far enough… the government should have no right to confiscate any weapons unless you are convicted of an extremely violent crime with use of a weapon.
Here in Pennsylvania, if you are suspect to serious Game Law (poaching a deer), the PGC has the authority to confiscate your gun. I believe even the automobile. The Game Commission?
So, if you have been arrested for a domestic abuse without a weapon, you should be able to keep your guns "to protect" your family? And the next time there's an argument or your spouse tries to leave, the gun comes out and goes off and you have a dead spouse. You realize 90% of female murder victims are murdered under these circumstances by a domestic partner. Having a gun in the house increases the likelihood of her dying, too.
I do not commit 3 felonies per day, on average. Don't know where you got that stat, but I'll call BS real quick like.
I do agree that convicted felons should receive FULL rights of citizenship after a period of time. If they are not safe to own guns, they aren't safe to be in society, and should therefore, remain in jail.
May 18, 2015 at 2:24am
i know… what’s your point? Taboo humor turns into social realities over time. CK just cracked the ice here by challenging boundaries. Today… they are debating POST-birth abortions in academic circles. Do you not think this will become reality in the next few decades?
[-2] May 17, 2015 at 7:06pm
CK is just the same comedian from 10-20 years ago. Remember? Back then… we got all bent out of shape when someone made a joke about abortion or gay marriage. These things were taboo and we would never believe there was anything funny about killing children or two gay people getting married. We woke up 20 years later and abortion on demand and gay marriage is the fad of the day. If you had a gay friend who had an abortion… it is a great accessory to have. Soon… we will evolve to understand the molester as well I suppose. Progressivism is an illness.
Abortion has only been around for 20 years? It's been around forever. What hasn't been around is the federal government using a ruling from the bench to legislate it.
I got news for you, people still get very bent out of shape over abortion, and you trying to rationalize jokes about child molestation with that subject is ridiculous. What's more ridiculous, is you comparing joking about gay marriage, to child molestation - not the same thing!
 May 12, 2015 at 11:51am
how is that possible IF she is supposed to have the phone 24*7
 May 12, 2015 at 11:50am
it sounds as if the phone was “hers”. Even if she was reimbursed… that phone is still her property.
[-2] May 6, 2015 at 7:21pm
despite the deformities… gender is pretty clear chemically and via hormones. What are you advocating?
"despite the deformities… gender is pretty clear chemically and via hormones."
You just made that up, didn't you? In hermaphrodism, a person can have both functioning sex organs and therefore have abnormal hormonal patterns.
Regardless, it shows that "God" makes mistakes all the time.
 April 29, 2015 at 10:37pm
That was tried once…. in Germany. Didn’t really curb the crime and drug problem, but a lot of people ended up dead.
 April 29, 2015 at 10:34pm
you don’t need a reason. They don’t give you a reason to record and track you. Does that make “them” a-holes? According to you… it does… and I want to keep track of the a-holes to make sure they don’t get out of line.
 April 28, 2015 at 12:44pm
I would say the founders were agnostic to anything outside the Constitution. If you remember… Marriage was not something sanctioned by the State at the time of the founding. That happened during reconstruction. If they were here today… the debate wouldn’t be about whether gay people should be married or not… the debate would be WHY the heck is the State involved in marriage at all?