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Postby Poohcarrots » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:56 pm

Dotsie wrote:The egg came first - the first chicken was inside it. Before that, it was the chicken's ancestor that produced the mutant egg :P

Here's something spooky Dotsie. :shock:

All this recent evolution talk, followed by pip's "chicken and egg" question, got me thinking. An hour ago I came up with the same conclusion that you have just posted. :shock:

I could be wrong, but Life evolved in the sea, where the vast majority of creatures lay eggs. Creatures then moved from the sea to the land, where they continued to lay eggs. Eventually the creatures evolved into a chicken. But the chicken would have had to come from an egg of a non-chicken. :D
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Postby pip » Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:13 pm

Unless god placed a ready formed chicken upon the earth :wink:
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Postby unseenu » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:25 pm

Sjoerd3000 wrote:Does a bear cr*ap in the woods?


(btw concerning chickens the modern chicken evolved from a bird which hung around nomadic tribes scavenging food scraps,humans after a while started feeding and breeding them.Thus the egg came first)

It will if it lives in the woods.


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Postby captainmeme » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:54 pm

No.

What is the meaning of life?

(I think I have a premonition about this answer...)
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Postby unseenu » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:58 pm

Not very much but if you want the meaning of life expressed in a numerical form count the number of words in this post.I doubt that you had a premonition about someone writing a paragraph such as this.

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Postby captainmeme » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:02 pm

Nice one! In a shorter way (for those who can't count) 42.

Anyway, humanity will end in some way or another.

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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:02 pm

Probably by someone pushing a big red button with a sign on it saying "Do Not Touch!"

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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:05 pm

You've beaten me to it, Capt :P

At least 1

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Postby captainmeme » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:07 pm

Your's was a better answer.

Anyway...

Beauty is a characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure, meaning, or satisfaction.[citation needed] Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, sociology, social psychology, and culture. An "ideal beauty" is an entity which is admired, or possesses features widely attributed to beauty in a particular culture, for perfection.

The experience of "beauty" often involves the interpretation of some entity as being in balance and harmony with nature, which may lead to feelings of attraction and emotional well-being.[citation needed] Because this is a subjective experience, it is often said that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder." In its most profound sense, beauty may engender a salient experience of positive reflection about the meaning of one's own existence. A subject of beauty is anything that resonates with personal meaning.

The classical Greek noun for "beauty" was κάλλος, kallos, and the adjective for "beautiful" was καλός, kalos. The Koine Greek word for beautiful was ὡραῖος, hōraios, an adjective etymologically coming from the word ὥρα, hōra, meaning "hour." In Koine Greek, beauty was thus associated with "being of one's hour."

A ripe fruit (of its time) was considered beautiful, whereas a young woman trying to appear older or an older woman trying to appear younger would not be considered beautiful. In Attic Greek, hōraios had many meanings, including "youthful" and "ripe old age."



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Postby unseenu » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:10 pm

What actually exists as opposed to what you read in the newspapers

have aliens ever visited earth?
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Postby captainmeme » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:11 pm

Yes. They're called Americans.

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Postby unseenu » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:15 pm

Other authors? I thought they were just a myth :lol:

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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:30 pm

Yes, give it all to me. I'll deal with it :P

Is there life on mars? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v--IqqusnNQ
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Postby Dotsie » Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:00 pm

Poohcarrots wrote:I could be wrong, but Life evolved in the sea, where the vast majority of creatures lay eggs. Creatures then moved from the sea to the land, where they continued to lay eggs. Eventually the creatures evolved into a chicken. But the chicken would have had to come from an egg of a non-chicken. :D


Spot on!

Life on Mars... hmmm. If there is, I want to be on the team that studies it. If it's bugs of course. Not if it's giant mutant killer slime beasts that suck your brains out :shock:

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Postby captainmeme » Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:15 pm

God's out to get you ;)

Why?
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