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184 Responses to Miss USA Contestants On Evolution

  1. Profile photo of Pooptart19
    Pooptart19 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:01 am
    Link: Miss USA Contestants On Evolution - The question: Should evolution be taught?
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:06 am
    *facepalm*
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    thenedman Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:08 am
    Does Kentucky want to be any more hypocritical
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    ieatbunnies Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:09 am
    Ignorance makes women less sexy.
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    Isobel Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:10 am
    Thumbs up for the girl who said people need to make their own decisions.
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    alx-ndr Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:10 am
    I face-palmed so much I gave myself a nose bleed =[
    *facepalm*
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    micadjems Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:11 am
    *shudder*
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    PirateWillis Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:12 am
    ....why do they ask Miss USA contestants these things? All it should be is who is the hottest chick, not who is the hottest chick who can bullpoo answers she doesn`t know or care about.
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    patchouly Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:12 am
    Hmmm...The OP was right. My forehead hurts.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:12 am
    God help us all...
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    micadjems Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:12 am
    You can tell in all these videos why California won... not just trying to be a smiley politically correct pageant girl. She actually has personality and smarts! wow!
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    SPARTAKITTY Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:15 am

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    Brassbull Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:17 am
    Better question: "Should beauty pageant contestants have any say in what is taught in our schools?" Spoiler: the answer is no.

    Also, I`m not watching this because it will only make me rage.
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    Subushie Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:18 am
    Go Louisiana for not saying anything overly stupid.
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    zyran Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:19 am
    Alyssa and the girl after her sound leagues smarter than everyone else. Just an observation.
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    penguinazul Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:20 am
    It`s interesting that most of the southern contestants don`t believe that Evolution is even a possibility -- it`s ALL GOD AND JESUS! That`s the Bible belt talking right there and it makes me ashamed to say that that`s where I come from.

    Even if you do believe in creationism, it`s plain as day that evolution happens whether you believe we were created by a higher power or not. No one is the same as they were 500+ years ago. We`ve grown physically and intellectually. It`s not a theory, it`s plain, straight up fact. Saying evolution shouldn`t be taught in schools is like saying science period shouldn`t be taught in schools because some people don`t believe it`s true. Facepalm, indeed.
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    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:21 am
    *editing a video so that it sounds like the bible belt is batpoo insane

    I like how the videos cut out randomly mid sentence
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    bordo Male 50-59
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:21 am
    I am a 100% believer in evolution and completely reject the idea of intelligent design. I still agree with Miss Georgia, teach it all and let people decide for themselves. This jihad against any alternative theories and against religion is doing nobody a favor. Closed minds don`t learn. The clause against the government establishing a religion should apply to atheism too.
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:22 am
    Wow, that wasn`t as bad as I thought. It was utter stupidity, but I was still expecting worse considering the sources. There is clearly no evolution in the intelligence of these women.
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    mervviscious Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:23 am
    idiots... it is a fact...
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    bordo Male 50-59
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:23 am
    Quote: "You can tell in all these videos why California won..."

    I didn`t watch the pageant, but her giving the most politically correct answer probably helped.
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    Pheeshy5 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:23 am
    I didn`t facepalm. I put on brass knuckles and punched myself in the face. A facepalm wouldn`t have nearly been enough.
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    Plague555 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:24 am
    ok no. I felt like committing suicide half way through the video by all these uninformed idiots. Evolution is a SCIENTIFIC theory not just a theory. Huge difference between both.
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    TopperHey Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:25 am
    Blimey, thank god it all got reasonable in the end. That was like some strange corner of iran for a moment there.

    Except the women were talking and I could see them. Still, dumb.
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:25 am
    The concept of evolution is truly frightening -- for stupid people.
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    darkhawk Male 70 & Over
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:26 am
    Pleas tell me that one of thee sis miss America: California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Vermont. At least those seemed to have brains
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    Oystah Female 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:31 am
    They`re all so pretty! Who cares what they say - no one`s really listening, just looking.
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    Winter_ICE_0 Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:31 am

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    I-IS-BORED Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:31 am
    @Isobel
    while that`s a nice idea, it`s supporting using the bible as a science textbook
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    bobclean Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:31 am
    Should people THIS dumb be allowed to breed??!!
  31. Profile photo of Brassbull
    Brassbull Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:33 am
    This jihad against any alternative theories

    There is no such thing as a religious theory.
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    Skambankt Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:35 am
    Both evolution and creation theories should be taught in school.Let the kids belive what they find the most logic, But those who say it shouldn`t just proves that they are dumb. "Let`s protect our faith with not teaching our kids about other theories!!"
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    Hightech90 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:37 am
    "Oh no, these girls are stupid because I disagree with them"... >.>. The day you prove there is no God is the day you can call them stupid
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    scoomanchoo Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:37 am
    Mrs Georgia: "We`re smarter than ever"
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    ChrisMunich Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:42 am
    It`s fine to introduce people to beliefs some faiths have about evolution and all (not just christianity), as long as they keep it the hell out of a science classroom.
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    funnehkitteh Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:43 am
    OMFG, THIS IS THE PINNICLE OF ANNOYING
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    Tubby12370 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:44 am
    Leave it up to the Gov`t, WTF!
    1:45 - Only a theory, Gravity is only a theory also.

    @bobclean, thank-you I was thinking the same thing.
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:44 am
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    Oblivia Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:45 am
    Not that bad at all, some people do not believe in evolution so what? Let them be!
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    funnehkitteh Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:46 am
    infact i do have a comment:

    the ones that believed science turn me on
    and the ones that were blaten.. ok, i`m not going any further, christians might attack me
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    lilbroder Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:47 am
    Are we really this insecure as a nation that we need to be holding beauty pageants? Honestly, I`m surprised these things are still around. They`re kind of degrading to everyone and prove nothing.
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    Justin9235 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 11:59 am
    I didn`t watch it, I just listened.. but I was facepalming every 6 seconds for the first minute, and then was shaking my head in approval for the last minute.
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    cyborg Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    Go Science!


    no, i didn`t watch it. maybe later. i have cyborg things to do right now
  44. Profile photo of megavidiot
    megavidiot Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:02 pm
    They are confusing religous studies with Science. They`re two different classes!!!
  45. Profile photo of LillianDulci
    LillianDulci Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:04 pm
    "Both evolution and creation theories should be taught in school."

    Evolution is a scientific theory and thus should be taught in schools. Creationism is a religious belief, not a theory and definitely not a scientific theory, so it should be taught only at home or at a church but definitely not at school. We don`t teach the religious belief of geocentricism in schools, nor do we call it a theory, and creationism should be held on the same level. :P
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    Turnshroud Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:13 pm
    What sort of beauty pageant question in this anyway?

    The ones that believed in evolution were indeed good looking
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    ohplease Male 50-59
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:14 pm
    Stupid bitches
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    Nebbie Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:14 pm
    First of all, Miss Delaware wins this part. Put it perfectly.

    Second, "It should be taught as just a theory..." is just like saying, "We should teach kids that the sun will come up tomorrow, but only as a theory." We have sufficient evidence to say that both are true, but we weren`t (aren`t) there to witness it first hand, so it must stay a "theory."
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    Whoabot Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:18 pm
    Every time I hear someone say `It`s just a theory` with regards to SCIENTIFIC theories make me want to punch a baby.

    A scientific theory is not a `hunch` or a guess.

    Sigh...likely preaching to the choir here.
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    RPossum Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:21 pm
    Depressing until miss California...and by the way, she wins.
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:21 pm
    "Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:45:54 AM
    Not that bad at all, some people do not believe in evolution so what? Let them be!"

    I`d have no problem with this aside from the fact that computers essentially are run on a THEORY. You couldn`t type your misinformed, ignorant statement without quantum mechanics. Is it a theory? Yes. Is evolution a theory on par with quantum mechanics? No. It`s better. It`s more robust. It explains more. It tells more. It predicts MORE. It says a lot more about your ignorance that you can believe you can type and transmit electronic email but you can`t comprehend evolution.

    Which is one of the simplest and most elegant theories to have ever graced mankind. The great unifier of biology. It explains nearly everything about biology and why it happens, and the how.

    It`s more than just a `theory`. It is nearly the sum of all knowledge of biology. Without evolution there, it would be a dark, dark place for biological sciences.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:23 pm
    This is why we`ve got to stop letting women get by on look THE STUPID IT HURTS SOOO MUCH WHY DO THEY HAVE TO BE SEXY!!! Do you think I could find one of these stepford wives set to mute and horny mode???? Oh ya that`s right I need to be rich first.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:24 pm
    some actually made sense
  54. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:25 pm
    If you ever get scientific theory and `theory` mixed up again. Just try to think of a scientific theory as a fact, and a `theory` as just a hunch or a hypothesis.
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    tomo511 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:26 pm
    I`m a Christian studying natural sciences at university and I believe in both God and scientific theories such as evolution and the Big Bang. I don`t see why either theory disproves the existance of God.
    The Bible was written at a time when it would be impossible for anyone to truely understand these theories, so I believe it uses fables to teach Gods nature in a way people would have understood at the time. Rather than trying to explain the Big Bang to someone who hasn`t heard the word science before.
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    The_Garuness Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm
    Some actually gave good answers. It`s their opinion, even though i completely disagree with some of them.
  57. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm
    This women are horrendously retarded. I`d drat them and kick them all out of bed. What intellectual losers they are. It depresses me that you can never get a trifecta anymore: beauty, brains, and brawn.

    A smart beautiful girl who isn`t afraid to get her hands dirty. They all died somewhere. These prissy little turds will do nothing for mankind beside help kleenex stocks.
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    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:28 pm
    These*
  59. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:30 pm
    "I`m a Christian studying natural sciences at university and I believe in both God and scientific theories such as evolution and the Big Bang. I don`t see why either theory disproves the existance of God.
    The Bible was written at a time when it would be impossible for anyone to truely understand these theories, so I believe it uses fables to teach Gods nature in a way people would have understood at the time. Rather than trying to explain the Big Bang to someone who hasn`t heard the word science before."

    Dude. You cannot accept the big bang and evolution and be a Christian. It`s literally an incompatible view. A lot of people like to say, "Hey! We can make these two views that are diametrically opposed to each other seem like they are compatible. Just give me a second to jump through some hoops, and cherry-pick my bible a bit and I got it!"

    Also, if you had studied the bible you`d know it makes glaring errors about almost all the natural world.
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    donthaveone Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:31 pm
    Don`t worry the bible is real and the world is flat too right.....
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    TurkeyInButt Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:32 pm
    About what I thought I`d see. The stupid sounding blonde bitches from the Central states and South are dumb as ever while primarily the coastal state girls seem to be a bit smarter at least.
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    terracottus Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    There go your - supposed - rolemodels, USA!
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    @Hightech90


    Want proof look at scientific facts that don`t agree with religon not just Cristian belives pretty much all of them. Religons are a book of lies written by man to keep other men in order and subservient.
  64. Profile photo of SPrinkZ
    SPrinkZ Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    You must take great pains to compartmentalize evolution and the bigbang which is the opposite of creationism. I don`t know how you do it. But you`re being dishonest to Christianity and to Science. You`re more of a danger than anyone. Because you bridge a gap of stupidity with even more stupidity. These ideas do not exist together. They can`t. Creationism or any of that is not a metaphor. It is a literal account. If you knew anything about the bible you`d know it was not primarily written as a metaphor. It was written as the word of God. If God said that wine sprang from a rock--it did. If God said he wanted the seas to boil--it did. Is there evidence of any of God`s miracles, or his epic genocide ? No.

    So where is your God now? Oh wait. He`s imaginary. Just like the belief that evolution can co-exist with an intellectually dishonest idea like creationism.

    Also, the big bang and evolution are two separate theories. Just letting ya kn
  65. Profile photo of DrProfessor
    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:35 pm
    I laughed. It was probably selective editing, but all of the bible bashing gals were southern, and all of the pro-evolution ones were northern.

    These girls are there to look pretty and garner people`s approval. Their responses are pretty much tailored to whatever is the most acceptable stance in their area.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:35 pm
    O_O
    how is this even a debateable question?
    is this a sanpshot of american intellegence? O_O
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    pantelisk Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:36 pm
    People need to remember that the term theory as in "Theory of Evolution" is not a theory in the normal scene, but a scientific theory.
    I cannot remember all the differences but a scientific theory requires elements of proof and fact before it can be called a theory.
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    tomo511 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm
    SPrinkZ
    You obviously didn`t read the rest of my comment, I don`t believe in Adam and Eve or the world being washed clean by a great flood, but there is nothing to stop me believing God caused the Big Bang.
    There are many scientists that belive in God, Einstein believed in a God, not one that had any influenece in the way humans live but in a creator.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:39 pm
    @SPrinkZ - If you knew anything about the Bible, you`d know that it most certainly was written as a metaphor. Genesis contains two accounts of the creation of earth, back to back, that conflict with one another. One says it happened a certain way, the second says it happened a different way. They can`t BOTH be true, so you have to look further and interpret why the accounts are different.

    Probably the best interpretation is that the first creation story shows God as an almighty ruler, all powerful...and the second one shows him as a personal, loving creator. So, the stories are used to emphasize different aspects of God`s supposed nature.
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    alibi19 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:40 pm
    As a Bio major, this made me shudder.
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    buckshot Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:40 pm
    Is it me, or did they start sounding smarter the further North they were?
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    Tademolas Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:41 pm

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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    "is this a sanpshot of american intellegence?"

    I hate you.
    Get off of my website.
    You and anyone like you, who take great pains to assume the worst of Americans in any situation, are bigoted assh*les.

    No, to answer your badly misspelled question, this is not a "sanpshot" of American "intellegence". These are airheaded girls competing in a beauty pageant.

    Seriously, how can you just take one example and make a blanket statement like that? When someone does it about a minority "gah, look at that hoodlum. All black people are thugs" then they`re despised for it, and rightly so. Why is it so acceptable when the target is Americans?
  74. Profile photo of ryannn24
    ryannn24 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    So what if jesus turned water into wine.
    I turned a whole student loan into vodka.
    Your move Jesus.
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    ryannn24 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:50 pm
    Oh and Gravity is a theory too, that must mean that it shouldn`t be taught as a fact. I believe it isn`t real so why would they teach it to kids?
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    evanbartlett Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 12:52 pm
    Alyssa Campanella FTW. (And I`m not just saying that bc I`m from CA.) Any person that beautiful who calls herself a "science geek" wins my vote.
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    Elegy Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:17 pm
    At least they have their looks.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm
    Their empty heads will come in handy for all the oral sex they`ll have to perform.
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    Serpentchick Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:39 pm
    This...hurt so much. So much. I majored in biology, and learned that without the THEORY of evolution, things like medicine and biology as a whole would make so little sense. Evolution unites all the pieces of biology, from genes to neurons to neurological diseases. From penicillin to antibiotic resistant bacteria to superbugs. Not to mention genetic engineering for everything from corn to dogs (you like corgis? Thank evolution with man made selection)
    It explains things like smallpox, and how we can vaccinate against it by using cowpox. it explains why the laryngeal nerve, which goes from the brain to the voice box, is several feet in giraffe (look it up but vaguely gross dissection).

    Evolution is a REALLY simple concept, with some amazing results. Those that survive and breed do, those that don`t...don`t. Pretty easy.
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    GParadox Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm
    Frightening but hilarious.
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    gobroncos Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:43 pm
    As a science teacher who teaches evolution Im shocked/appalled...just wow.

    Did anyone else notice the difference between what they thought based on what state they were from...just another reason why I hate the south.
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    GuiStuie Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:48 pm
    OH GOD INDIANA IS THE MOST RETARDED!!! I"M SO ASHAMED
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    kribbe Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:49 pm
    thankfully not all of them were morons
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    I-See-U Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:51 pm
    Dumb and pretty, only if they came with a mute button.
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    kameo360fan Female 13-17
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:55 pm
    Notice the difference between South and Upper States? Just wow, some of them were complete morons. Sorry to day, not everyone is Christian like you.
    Just teach both and let them decide on their own. LOL they`re afraid people will wake up if they were to teach evolution.
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    shappy Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:56 pm
    one or two seemed alright, every blonde on there though needed a good kick in the shin
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    Sock1122 Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 1:57 pm
    I find it hilarious that I was actually repulsed so much by the majorities lack of intelligence that I ceased to find them attractive :P

    maybe if I was a wombat I wouldn`t give so much of a poo about intelect

    P.S. Ms California was too fine!
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    apedrana Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 2:02 pm
    umm, can I ask of you, who wasn`t taught evolution in school?
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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
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    June 21, 2011 at 2:08 pm
    Um,there are places that perpetuate myths and superstitions-they`re called churches.Please keep your primitive beliefs there.
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    alliknow Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    I only half mashed my nose into my face watching this, that god, ironically, that some of the ladies were smart enough to realise the reality of evolution
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    Reganom Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 2:36 pm
    Ryann24:

    The hardest part is turning your overdraft into whiskey. Then i`ll be impressed :P
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    SomeShoes Male 13-17
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    June 21, 2011 at 2:36 pm
    @apedrana, like everyone in north america.
  93. Profile photo of Reganom
    Reganom Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    umm, can I ask of you, who wasn`t taught evolution in school?

    Based on so many misconceptions about evolution it feels to me that many people weren`t listening when it was taught.
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    Palegallow Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    I was taught both, and I`m Christian. Still though, I think both should be taught. Christianity and evolution are both right as far as I`m concerned.
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    Yap71 Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 3:21 pm
    I always pronounce Arkansas as Arkansas instead of Arkensaw.
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    TR-Wolf Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 3:23 pm
    Georgia, California, Delaware, Massachusetts and Vermont... you should be proud.
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    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 3:27 pm
    Um, Shappy - Miss Deleware, Miss Massachussettes and Miss New Mexico were all blonde AND in support of the proposal. I know that girl at the bar last night was a real bitch to you but there`s no reason to take it out on ALL of these fine ladies.
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    Serpentchick Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm
    Christianity can be taught - in churches or by parents, and if the parents so wish they can pay to send their children to private schools. HOWEVER, you may NOT take public funding and teach it in public schools. Teaching Intelligent Design aka Creationsim in Public schools is just as illegal as teaching Islam, Pagan beliefs, Buddhism, Satanism, and all other religions. Public schools are NOT a place of religion in the USA, and just as you would not like me pushing my pagan beliefs onto your children, you are not allowed to push christian beliefs onto my future children. Especially when the scientific proof of I.D. is non-existant. Get some ACTUAL biologists (not one chemistry dude) and REAL facts to back you guys up, and then we`ll talk about teaching it as a science.
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    Tekinette Male 30-39
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    June 21, 2011 at 4:00 pm
    Let`s stop teaching this "theory" of gravity aswell.
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    Caretta Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 4:02 pm
    Awwww. Miss Kentucky, it started so well. You beautiful idiot.
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    stephg08 Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 4:25 pm
    the ones that agreed that it should be taught in schools seemed most intelligent...coincidence? lol
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    KittenCereal Female 18-29
    956 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 5:09 pm
    wow. They are all SO DUMB. :(

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    vVvBrock Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 5:19 pm
    1:40 "I think evolution should be taught as what it is. It`s a theory, so I don`t think it should be taught as fact."

    God I hate stupid people. Seriously, why are there so many Christians that don`t understand what a scientific theory is?
  104. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 5:25 pm
    I am a 100% believer in evolution and completely reject the idea of intelligent design. I still agree with Miss Georgia, teach it all and let people decide for themselves. This jihad against any alternative theories and against religion is doing nobody a favor.

    Bollocks.

    Why aren`t you arguing that medical schools give the same weight to the idea of the four humours as they do to modern medicine?

    Why aren`t you arguing that schools give the same weight to the idea that the sun is carried around the earth by two goats pulling a chariot with the sun on it?

    Why aren`t you arguing that schools give the same weight to luminiferous aether as they do to photons?

    I have more respect for honest creationists than I do for those who attach their faith as a parasite to science and reason and pass that off as being fair. It`s a lie.
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    Kippran Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 5:29 pm
    Georgia actually makes a good point. A big part of our problem (one way or the other) nowadays is that people go through life just blindly believing whatever is told to them by the people that surround them. Let people know everything that`s out there and let them choose for themselves.
  106. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 5:33 pm
    I have a challenge for all of the "teach them both" scumbags.

    You think that science and reason and evidence are all worthless and that anything called a theory is just a vague guess that`s probably wrong.

    That`s because you are ignorant liars, but that`s not my point here.

    My point is that if you really believe yourself, you will have no objection to injecting yourself with a fatal disease-causing pathogen. After all, the idea that some bacteria and viruses cause disease is JUST A THEORY (it`s the germ theory of disease).

    You don`t believe yourself, do you?

    You`re liars and you know it.

    Am I ranting enough to be getting through? You`re bottom-feeding lowlives who want to destroy science and reason and plunge us into tyranny and misery and you`re not even honest enough to stand up for your own beliefs.

    Is my anger and contempt for you coming through? I can make it clearer if necessary. You are ignorant and
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 5:50 pm
    ms. california was looking super hot in her swimsuit and dress
  108. Profile photo of Kippran
    Kippran Male 18-29
    47 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 5:59 pm
    @Angillion
    That comparison really didn`t make much sense at all. And anyway, isn`t it the people who want to remove education from schools entirely that you should be ranting at? The people you`re yelling at right now are just those of us that think humans should have a chance to live the life they think is best for them. Choosing just one or the other limits people too much and you know it isn`t impossible to believe in both. The Bible can easily go hand-in-hand with evolution.
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    Sachi001 Male 30-39
    599 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:05 pm
    Uh-Oh! Apparently someone has been sleeping through High School Biology classes.
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    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:13 pm
    Angilion,

    Bravo. Your Bollocks segment was the single most effective obliteration of special pleading by comparison that I`ve ever seen - and your "teach them both" challenge made perfect sense as a way to expose the pitfalls of deliberate terminology substitution ("theory"). You just gave me a new approach to experiment with.
  111. Profile photo of FeelTheRide
    FeelTheRide Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 6:13 pm
    Miss Indiana...let`s leave it up to the government?!? LOLZ. If people want their children to learn only Creationism and not science they need to be putting their children in a private school that is religion based...plain and simple.
  112. Profile photo of Revolutioniz
    Revolutioniz Male 18-29
    911 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:14 pm
    vVvBrock i know exactly what you mean, but evolution is a fact now. it`s an observable fact
  113. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm
    The people you`re yelling at right now are just those of us that think humans should have a chance to live the life they think is best for them.

    No, you aren`t. You are exactly as I described. You are trying to force your religion onto everyone by parasiting it onto science and education, which will also destroy both of them (useful for those who want a theocracy of the ignorant).

    isn`t it the people who want to remove education from schools entirely that you should be ranting at?

    I have a little more respect for people who honestly oppose education and call for a theocracy, because at least they have the integrity to stand behind their beliefs. I hold them in contempt and I don`t want them to exist, but I have more respect for them than I do for people like you because they are at least honest. They oppose directly rather than through deceit and corruption.
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    FeelTheRide Female 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm
    LOLZ @ Tekinette
  115. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:21 pm
    The Bible can easily go hand-in-hand with evolution.

    It can, since anyone can interpret it to mean anything.

    But that`s irrelevant to this subject.

    You are trying to abuse science in order to give false *scientific* credibility to your creation story and only your creation story.

    You are trying to destroy science by doing so, since it would destroy the very basis of science - a rational explanation of observed reality in accordance with the available evidence.

    You are using this parasitical deceit to try to enforce your religion on everyone by forcing it into schools to be taught as objective reality.

    All that has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that a Christian can if they wish interpret their bible to fit with reality.
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    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 6:36 pm
    *Watching on edge of seat*
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    keith2 Male 30-39
    2591 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:38 pm
    Miss California. You are so cute, trying to be smart. Marry me?
  118. Profile photo of Serpentchick
    Serpentchick Female 18-29
    379 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 6:57 pm
    To all those "teach the controversy" people: there IS no controversy in the biological field that evolution is correct. None. The only thing they`re still figuring out is what evolved from what exactly, direct relationships etc. And the reason it will always be theory is we don`t have a time machine and a camera that can take video of millions of years. yet. EVERY shred of evidence points to evolution, not intelligent design. This, scientifically, is not a "choice of belief" so much as a "choice of ignorance". Every year we puzzle out more and more to how life on earth started and eventually made us and all life around us. Even things like basic morality FIT IN with evolution, there doesn`t need to be a designer to put it there, nor our "complex" (badly designed) eyes, or our teeth that SUCK for long lifespans and just aren`t so great in general.
  119. Profile photo of liebemin
    liebemin Female 18-29
    26 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm
    Wait...is evolution not taught in every school in America?
  120. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 21, 2011 at 7:23 pm
    Serpentchick - I`ll do you one better. The reason it will always remain a THEORY is because as a THEORY, it acts as a MODEL for how the process works! No time machine nor amount of time-lapse photography is needed to validate anything.

    Correct me if I`m wrong I-A-B, but do not the Facts of evolution stand right alongside the general Theory of Evolution?
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    Serpentchick Female 18-29
    379 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 7:28 pm
    Ah, for the theory thing, I was talking about the fact that the theory of evolution involves the actual relationships, not just the process. the process is already observed on a micro scale about a billion times over. The part that creationists have a problem with is the historical part, which will be a theory till the time machine cameras
  122. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 7:32 pm
    Ok, I wasn`t sure in which way you were using the term theory. You are clearly as educated as you let on. So, to be fair, we must somehow force creation advocates to specify in which way they mean "theory," as it is this very ambiguity you and I just experienced which allows them to get away with confusing the term so ruthlessly.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 7:46 pm
    I just don`t >choke!< I >sputter< fudgeing idiots make me wanna >aagh!< >slap< bitchslap damn religist morons >gasp< >choke<
    POP!
  124. Profile photo of Newtsquirrel
    Newtsquirrel Male 13-17
    19 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 7:49 pm
    Most of these women should die in a horrible fire.
  125. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
    3431 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 7:55 pm
    Evolution? Creation? I believe I`d tap any of them.
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    MichiPenny Female 18-29
    51 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 8:54 pm
    Lol... as an elective
  127. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    33142 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 9:25 pm
    Oh dear me, @carmiun`s head exploded, again!

    WET CLEANUP ISLE 4!!!

    Srsly, these are actors, right? Not real answers from real contestants? Please tell me it`s pretend!
  128. Profile photo of techgeek07
    techgeek07 Male 30-39
    2593 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 9:37 pm
    So, this was more of a north vs south debate.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 9:44 pm
    Why you need to develop intellect when you have the looks to attract the opposite sex in order to mate? this video is a fine example of evolution at its best
  130. Profile photo of yellowsquare
    yellowsquare Female 18-29
    1545 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 10:17 pm
    If we let kids choose for themselves what they believed about the world, they would decide the earth is flat, the sun revolves around the Earth, and the moon is made of cheese. Because that`s what it looks like!

    Honestly, kids are not smart enough to make decisions like that. We have to tell them what`s correct, and what`s correct is the theory of evolution.

    "Choose for themselves". That`s garbage. Kids are too retarded to choose for themselves.
  131. Profile photo of Taichiky
    Taichiky Male 70 & Over
    39 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 11:12 pm
    Thank you to the last few contestants! I really thought all the girls were going to say evolution shouldn`t be taught in schools. Clawed it back at the end lol.
  132. Profile photo of ScubaFett
    ScubaFett Male 18-29
    176 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 11:39 pm
    Wow, i wanna slap the silly bitch that shares my last name and said no to evolution.
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    NotThatSmrt Male 18-29
    63 posts
    June 21, 2011 at 11:50 pm
    angelmassb

    nice!
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    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 12:49 am
    Angilion, I had to sit out this one, but hell, that was a hell of a rant! You go, sister!
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 1:19 am
    I hate the fact that these people make it seem as though everyone from the south is f*cking retarded. Im from Texas, born and raised, and I was taught evolution in school. The bible was never brought up in the classroom. We had all kinds of religions in the schools i grew up in. I graduated from High School with two Muslim girls from Pakistan. It`s not as bad here as it`s portrayed.
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    HumboldtPie Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 1:21 am
    jeeeesus christ, the difference between the coasts and south/midwest is drating SCARY...
  137. Profile photo of steven8124
    steven8124 Male 50-59
    116 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 1:55 am
    NEWSFLASH!! There is not and never has been a word in the dictionary that comes close to "drating". Which means there is no definition of it. Please give the next generation something to be proud of and use our language the way it was meant.
  138. Profile photo of apedrana
    apedrana Male 18-29
    144 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 1:56 am
    WOW, the comments here are a continuation of the clip. I can understand a few bad eggs, but this seems like a high percentage of dumb asses. anyone seen the movie Idiocracy???? ur pooz all retarded!
  139. Profile photo of Finker
    Finker Male 40-49
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    June 22, 2011 at 3:23 am
    steven8124, I doubt your comment would make much sense to somebody from 100 years ago. Language changes - deal with it.
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    thubanstar Female 50-59
    823 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 4:30 am
    Hey, some of the girls (near the end) DID sound intelligent... but those who did not were extremely clueless.
  141. Profile photo of slimofswiv
    slimofswiv Male 30-39
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    June 22, 2011 at 4:54 am
    dopey fcukin yanks, there is no god, darwin was right, end of ;-)
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    PierreJeanFR Male 40-49
    1360 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 5:49 am
    Ryan Dunn should have dated some of them and driven them around.
  143. Profile photo of mcmals
    mcmals Female 18-29
    146 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 6:20 am
    @slimofswiv, it`s not dopey fcukin yanks, it`s dopey fcukin southerners....if you notice the contestants from the northern states are very eloquent and knowledgeable on the subject, whereas the contestants from the southern states are the ones who have never even been taught evolution and don`t even know what it is.....they`ve been told by their parents that evolution is not true and science is evil. They`ve never learned to think for themselves, and they have no idea how to see things from someone else`s point of view.....
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    ZiggZagg Male 13-17
    243 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 6:29 am
    Quite surprised. Some of them can actually string a sentence together.
  145. Profile photo of EgalM
    EgalM Male 30-39
    1707 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 6:31 am
    I think evolution should be treated like a science and examined as such. They need to update the out-dated material that has been proven false.

    What it is treated like by most people is a religion. As in, they don`t question it, they argue to no end in defense of it without understanding it. They take it purly on faith that they are being told the truth.

    This does not apply to rare few people who actually took time to study it and think about it on their own. Not just taking someone else`s word on it.
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    Massacre75 Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 7:09 am
    Hey, mcmals.. drat you.
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    bomb_tom Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 7:22 am
    old south order vs new northern horizon
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    kummi90 Male 18-29
    541 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 7:28 am
    Freaking dumbasses... People are so stupid
  149. Profile photo of Serpentchick
    Serpentchick Female 18-29
    379 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 9:57 am
    EgalM - Evolution, at least the amount of it that should be taught in highschool biology, doesn`t really require much study to understand and to be able to see it in the outside world. It`s really, REALLY simple. Darwin was amazed at how simple it was, and yet how beautifully it worked (just started reading Charles Darwin`s "On Natural Selection). If you live and can breed, you pass on your genes. If you can`t, you don`t. If one of those genes helps your future offspring survive, it`ll get passed on in greater numbers, changing the population over generations. Done. That`s evolution. And it`s easy to see in a day to day world. It doesn`t need to be taken on pure belief, unlike most of the math you learn at higher levels until you can understand the proofs. It can be understood immediately.
    To say they`re taking it without questioning it is wrong. It`s just so simple they don`t really need to do too much research into the little tidbits of genetic drift and such.
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    diylobotomy Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 10:02 am
    i think creationism should be taught as what it is. a fairy tale.
  151. Profile photo of zombunny
    zombunny Female 18-29
    2525 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 11:24 am
    Maybe they should go back to just being judged by their looks and stop saying words.
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    Zuki Female 18-29
    165 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 12:17 pm
    Damn Christians.
  153. Profile photo of Finker
    Finker Male 40-49
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    June 22, 2011 at 12:33 pm
    steven8124, I doubt your comment would make much sense to somebody from 100 years ago. Language changes - deal with it.
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    jteachey1 Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 12:34 pm
    The states that come up with each person and what that person says doesn`t surprise me in the one bit.
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    magerune Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 12:37 pm
    I am SO glad I watched this all the way to the end, it`s amazing how much more enlightened the last girls were.
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    jeanpaul91 Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm
    i would vote for kaylin reque, based on her idea of teaching everything and having the people make their minds up. kia hampton started off strong saying there`s no such thing as too much information, but she suffered from what is called talking too much and basically ended up contradicting herself concluding with a no
  157. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 1:38 pm
    Wow. What a waste of megabytes and precious, precious seconds. I regret to have wasted several billionths of my life on this. Damn you IAB.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 1:41 pm
    Angilion is a much more patient and kind person than I am.

    *takes off hat*
  159. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 2:25 pm
    Finker,

    1) you already said that.

    2) Steven is justified in his academic challenge of I-A-B`s censorship procedures, since f*cking IS an actual word that we are not allowed to say and, when entered, is replaced with something that does not even exist. "Language changes" does not serve as an argument to rebut his position nor discount his outrage - at least until "drating" ends up in the f*cking dictionary.

    Lesson learned here? Learn how to use a goddamned asterisk.
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    2L82Pray Female 30-39
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    June 22, 2011 at 3:30 pm
    I am officially ashamed to have been born in the South =(
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    Reverend121 Male 18-29
    24 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    I feel like I have jump been punched in my frontal lobe.
  162. Profile photo of Moosh
    Moosh Female 18-29
    196 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm
    Someone doesn`t know the definition of theoryyyyyy!! Maybe Mississippi should learn about the theory of gravity and see how well people do not learning about that.
  163. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 6:26 pm
    What it is treated like by most people is a religion. As in, they don`t question it, they argue to no end in defense of it without understanding it. They take it purly on faith that they are being told the truth.

    If someone said that gravity didn`t exist *and was trying to force schools to teach children that belief in the non-existence of gravity was science*, I`d be objecting the same way for the same reasons.

    I know a great deal more about how evolution works than I know about how gravity works.

    I very much doubt if you know how gravity works. Does that mean you doubt the existence of gravity and think people who accept the existence of gravity are acting purely on faith?

    Evolution is as real and as obvious as gravity. It is a thing that happens, simple as that.

    The theory of evolution is an explanation of how evolution works. The fact that some parts of it have been changed to make it more accurate overall says nothing
  164. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 6:26 pm
    I was expecting that to be cut off around 980 characters, so I`ll finish it off with another post:



    The theory of evolution is an explanation of how evolution works. The fact that some parts of it have been changed to make it more accurate overall says nothing about evolution itself.
  165. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    June 22, 2011 at 6:33 pm
    i would vote for kaylin reque, based on her idea of teaching everything and having the people make their minds up.

    And I`d vote for you to be exiled because of your dishonesty and your underhanded attempts to ruin your country.

    Go look for some bloody integrity and stand behind your beliefs. You want to destroy science and education and replace it with mandatory faith? That`s what you`re advocating, so either you want it or you`re an idiot. If you want it, have the integrity to say so. If you`re an idiot, have the wisdom to not talk about issues you`re so incapable of understanding.

    You don`t even believe your own statement.

    You`re not in favour of teaching doctors that the doctrine of the four humours is equally as valid as modern medicine, are you? Why not? If you believed your own statement, you would be. And you`d die if you got any serious medical problem.
  166. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    June 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm
    The last liar didn`t answer, so I`ll direct the question right at you, jeanpaul91.

    Do you advocate that all children be taught that it is a valid scientific explanation that the sun is pulled around the Earth in a chariot pulled by two goats? That this is equally as valid a piece of science as the explanation that the Earth orbits the sun due to the gravitational force of the sun?

    That`s another religious story, by the way.

    And yes, I am calling you a liar. You don`t believe your own statement about teaching everybody everything in science classes, as if every idea has equal scientific merit. You`re just trying to destroy science by making it illegal to teach children the basic principles of science - that explanations must match the evidence and that the validity of explanations varies depending on how well they do or don`t match the evidence.
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    MissMacabre Female 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 8:04 pm
    Personally, I had both Science and Religious Studies as compulsory subjects in school, and I think this should be upheld worldwide. This gives children both sides of the story, allowing them to pick one or merge both :)
  168. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 8:47 pm
    Oooh MissMacabre, now you`ve done it..
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2011 at 10:39 pm
    JUST A REMINDER stupid ass pageant sluts dont speak for everyone in the South, please keep that in mind when your bashing everyone down here.
  170. Profile photo of Serpentchick
    Serpentchick Female 18-29
    379 posts
    June 22, 2011 at 10:51 pm
    Science and religion are not comparable. Science is the study of fact and observable data to understand the world around us.
    Religion is what invisible men you think tell people to do things.

    How `bout you also teach *my* belief? That humanity came to exist because the All Mighty Flying Spaghetti Monster created a beer volcano, and when He woke up with a hangover he realized he had created a midget in His drunken stupor. He also loves to test our faith, and in the Gospel you learn that He put the dinosaur bones in the earth. At least *our* book of faith explains the reason why the bones exist. Therefor there is even MORE scientific proof for the Flying Spaghetti Monster "Theory" than for creationism.

    Or, how about aliens? There is just as much proof that the driving force of evolution (like intelligent design) was aliens from the planet Xercion 12 in the Omega nebula. By the way, those guys are pricks.
  171. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    June 22, 2011 at 11:58 pm
    Personally, I had both Science and Religious Studies as compulsory subjects in school, and I think this should be upheld worldwide. This gives children both sides of the story, allowing them to pick one or merge both :)

    Why only those two? If you`re going to teach children that every viewpoint is equally valid regardless of evidence, why not make Jedi studies compulsory too? Or Harry Potter`s magic studies? How about the creation stories that Tolkien created for his books? At least they`re internally consistent, unlike the Christian ones.

    And which religions? There are so many that you can`t possibly fit them all into school years.

    Why doesn`t it work both ways? So, for example, why shouldn`t churches be forced to give equal time to promoting the idea that Christianity is utterly wrong on a completely fundamental level?
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    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2011 at 12:18 am
    I told you it was coming...
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    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2011 at 12:22 am
    Looks like she`s long gone, Angillion - maybe the rapture took her. (#1 reason for abandoned threads and drive-by platitudes on I-A-B)
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    jeanpaul91 Male 18-29
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    June 23, 2011 at 2:59 pm
    Angilion.

    I hope you don`t think that I support creationism being taught in the science class, because I don`t. But I do think creationism should be made aware of. There`a making aware of and there`s enforcing. I support the former.

    oh, by the way, I don`t know why my posts keep on repeating, I am only clicking reply once.
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    jeanpaul91 Male 18-29
    128 posts
    June 23, 2011 at 3:14 pm
    Angilion.

    I hope you don`t think that I support creationism being taught in the science class, because I don`t. But I do think creationism should be made aware of. There`a making aware of and there`s enforcing. I support the former.

    oh, by the way, I don`t know why my posts keep on repeating, I am only clicking reply once.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    June 23, 2011 at 5:53 pm
    Given your initial statement, I`m not convinced by your new version. You support teaching one specific religion`s creation story in schools as being as valid as science. Maybe you wouldn`t put it in science classes, but that`s not going to make much difference.

    As for your posts repeating - IAB`s commenting software is full of bugs.
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    bongsmoka420 Male 18-29
    290 posts
    June 24, 2011 at 5:32 pm
    They weren`t as dumb-sounding as I expected.
    If they had been, my comment would have read, "This is why women don`t need rights or degrees in life, they CAN get by on good looks and no smarts. The men who aren`t gay will take care of them (to the extent they deserve) and the ugly ones will die out. We all win."
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    Ruffiana Male 30-39
    506 posts
    June 24, 2011 at 6:30 pm
    Creationism as much merit in public school as the study of any other mythology.
    Evolution is scienctific theory. That`s not the same as hypothesis, which is what most ill-informed people assume is meant by the "theory" of evolution. Science is a methodology for finding answers and expanding knowledge. It is not a refuttal of creationism or religion because those things cannot be scientifically refutted one way or the other.
    Faith and science can exist in the same world at the same time...but teaching faith in school violates the principle of a wall between church and state.
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    GhettoNinja Male 30-39
    886 posts
    June 25, 2011 at 12:08 pm
    YEAH!!! MISS DELAWARE ROCKS!!


    New idea for a state mottow: Delaware, our broads know a thing or two.
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    MrLill Male 18-29
    371 posts
    June 26, 2011 at 3:06 am
    Yup, half of them probably know absolutely nothing about evolution.
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    Andicicle Male 18-29
    503 posts
    June 26, 2011 at 8:00 am
    boy, this really shows the difference between the north and the south.
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    Andicicle Male 18-29
    503 posts
    June 26, 2011 at 8:02 am
    sadly, America is usually viewed by the rest of the world as a bunch of southern clowns.
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    Kalon Male 13-17
    369 posts
    June 27, 2011 at 8:54 pm
    Personality and intelegence>super sexy hot
    Yet again I am not atractive to the stupid hot chicks.
    Notice how even the ones who were pro evolution in schools where cut short before they said somthing dumb.
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    ImaComputer Male 18-29
    286 posts
    June 30, 2011 at 3:49 pm
    I <3 u miss California, way to represent us!

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