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Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Garrr!!!!! I had this initial-post all done and everything. Then I closed the fricken tab and lost it all. Damn you Firefox! Well, here I go again.
The Vatican has condemned the Golden Compass as hopeless and without God (I'm paraphrasing here.) Get off your high and pointy hat, it's a FANTASY MOVIE, it's not real. And in fact,they do have a religion similar to christianity in the movie/book, and they do have a God in that religion. I don't really know why they are pissing about this. I think it's because the author is a known Atheist (gasp! Burn him!) Here's another revelation to some of you, so am I. I'm proud of. I was raised catholic but I saw the 'light'. Which brings me to what really pissed me off. This whole 'You can't have hope without religion'. WTF? When did this happen. I'm quite happy without some 'god' looking over my shoulder judging me. I don't feel the need for something larger than myself. I'm not hopeless, I have lots of hope, I just don't have this need for an afterlife. I hope to live past 70 with no real health problems, I hope the dogs are healthy, I hope Jess won't kill me in my sleep;) I hope Frankenstein does insanely well. See, I have hope I just don't believe what your selling, that's what's got your panties in a bunch. I don't have a problem with your religion as long as you don't foist your beliefs on me, but I'm not going to stand in the shadows while you insult me. I have influence over a whole 4 people here! Hahahaha! The Power!
On a side note, I want to say this. The Theory of Evolution is a fact. Those of you who don't accept this seem to keep dwelling on the word THEORY. Well, in science, a theory is something bigger than a fact, It has been proven correct over and over again. It consists of multiple concepts, it's the pinnacle of thought in science. What your getting confused on is that a theory to the rest of the world is actually something more like an idea or a base concept. in Science this is called a hypothesis. You make a hypothesis. You then test that hypothesis and if proven true, it becomes a fact. See it's a system that has proven itself time and again like evolution. Intelligent Design is just religion in disguise. They look at something and say that it's complicated and assume it's too complicated to evolve, someone or something must have designed it (ie; the Christian God.) Meanwhile others have looked at the same thing and said it evolved from this other similar form which came from another similar form and so on. We can test this through genes, and guess what, it works! We have tons of evidence for evolution, lots more than the average person will ever see, because these IDists/Creationists get on school boards and force the book makers to remove these facts from text books. Nice, lets keep everyone ignorant of the facts so we can promote our religion. Lets burn and ban the books that disagree with our beliefs so we can take control and now we'll bitch and whine when someone says something different. Help, help we're being repressed! You fuckers are in control now!!!!! And you've done a great job with the country;)
On another side note. What makes these Christian theologians so right? They stole the whole first book of the Bible from the Jews. Maybe we should ask them what it really means.
Sorry about the rant, I was OK until I read Yahoo news. Here's a dinosaur for your viewing pleasure ( a new species of Carcharodontosaurus named Carcharodontosaurus iguidensis,) they ate coconuts in the garden of eden with Adam and his ho's;)
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Dude.. Duuuuudezzzzzzzzzzzzz.. WTF.. that anit kool....THATS WHAT PPL SAY. On the real I know and understand all what your talking about.. But like "the blind lead the blind" and "the stupid follows the stupid" religion as you know is too powerful and most of mankind is to lazy or scared to take in the truth..tell everyone one to watch this " http://zeitgeistmovie.com/ " or google " zeitgeist " and watch it on youtube and many other places.. great and easy way of telling the masses.. the truth that they keep wanting to hide from. Im really glad to find another person who thinks in a better way like you man. Keep spreading the word.. also.. look out for the "Amero" a new currency(money). ^^ Found you from DA (DeviantArt)Fan of your art ^^
now THIS is a post!
honesty, ya gotta love it!
i'll say this:
in my own humble opinion and respect to your right to free speech
EACH TO THEIR OWN
THINGS LIKE PEOPLE'S LIFESTYLES, RELIGION, SKIN COLOR/NATIONALITY, "THE COOTIES", SPORTS, CELEBRITY'S OWN LIVES, GOVERNMENT ETC. ARE JUST "WALLS/LABELS" THAT GET IN THE WAY OF REAL LIVING
CAN YOU IGNORE IT ALL?
THAT'S THE REAL TEST
WE ALL WITH OUR OWN BELIEFS AND PREFERENCES NEED TO GET OVER IT ALL
OR JUST TOLERATE IT
YOU CAN NOT FORCE OTHERS TO SEE YOUR POV OR CHANGE WHAT THEY WERE BORN WITH OR HAVE DECIDED FOR THEMSELVES TO DO
IT IS UP TO THEM, NOT YOU
IT'S BETTER TO JUST LIVE AND NOT BE APART OF IT
BECAUSE IT WILL NOT GO ANYWHERE ELSE BUT HERE, ON EARTH
I RESPECTFULLY CONCEED, YOUR RIGHT, I'M WRONG
btw brett, i still think your a good artist and sometimes you just have to separate the art from the artist and remove both to see that your you, a human being like everyone else
i'll still be here, but i'm not going to condemn or agree but let what is is
i think we all need to do that, there is more important things than that, PLEASE MOVE ON
Did you ever see the recent special Nova did on the Dover school board trial? Pretty good special, if not brimming with new information. It's online for free at their website: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/id/program.html
I used to be like you, but they keep forcing their opinions down my throat. And by sitting by an letting them or ignoring them they take that as a go ahead to continue to do so.
It is my OPINION that there is no god, there is no proof either way but the evolution does have facts behind it where as creation unscience/ID do not.
It's time to take a stand for what you believe in. This is NOT a christian nation, it is a secular one. The founding fathers were deists NOT christians. The sooner the christians get this the sooner we can all move on (this is why everyone was afraid to vote for a christian like JFK, he managed to keep religion and government separate but that has changed.)
I watched the first hour but then House was one so I had to switch it;) I knew how it turned out as I've been keeping an eye on this stuff. They are trying to pull similar crap here in Texas, in Florida and now in S. Carolina. It's funny since there is a federal law prohibiting the teaching of Creation Science in schools.
IN MY OPINION(AGAIN):
YOU GET WHAT YOU GIVE
if YOU keep offering your opinion on a subject
YOU throw the FIRST punch
if it started by others,then YOU WILLINGLY JOINED IN by offering YOUR opinion OR YOU were convinced of that opinion enough to make it YOUR opinion
so THEIR fight becomes YOUR fight too
expect the hits to never stop
just like YOU offered to me and everyone else here about YOUR beliefs
and in turn
they can keep on suppling THEIR opinions back to YOU
like i and others will
it goes on and on and on and on...
(your in control here and in public)
until YOU don't play in the game (in this case your next post after your wife's :) )
if YOU don't talk about that subject
(which you might btw please don't make this subject the subject of this blog, i already can't stand it not just being about art and comics)
eventually they will stop
they have to
they will then move on to someone ELSE who can supply THEM with an opposing point of view
and then and ONLY then will they leave YOU alone
YOU have to decide which one is more important:
try to prove them ALL wrong (which is impossible)
have them stop telling THEIR opinions to YOU eventually(which can be possible)
have YOU truely proved YOU are the 1 human to prove them ALL wrong?
has it truely worked out in EITHER of your favors?
or have YOU yet been convinced on SOME of THEIR points to convince YOU that they might be wrong or vise 'e versa?
then WHY HELP THEM continue to offer THEIR opinions to YOU,
why stoke the flames?
why get burned?
NEITHER one of you will EVER be proven right OR wrong in YOUR lifetime, EVER!
FIND A NEW SUBJECT/label TO DEBATE ON
HELP FIND A SOLUTION INSTEAD
study the subject UNTIL you find an answer, if you are not have an answer then you shouldn't offer your opinion on the subject since the subject is not supplied by proven solid facts
i know why YOU BOTH debate
it's because YOU truely LIKE the debate
the war of words
it's not even the subject that is important
it's not even if YOU are right or wrong
ANY subject will do
in my opinion again:
i wish for a third option
this is the 2nd time i've stoked YOUR fire
I will end the game, i'll take the hit and will conceed and say:
YOU ARE ALWAYS RIGHT AND WE WHO ARE NOT YOU ARE COMPLETELY WRONG
YOU WIN, YOUR POINT OF VIEW IS THE ONLY ONE THAT MATTERS
i'm doing this just so I can leave YOUR debate behind me
and live without the worry of trying to prove i'm right and YOU might be wrong
that's it from me
as i said before i'm not going anywhere
i'll be here FOR YOUR ART and if you have something again that might interest me i will willingly add to YOUR subject
and expect some hits from you...or not
btw i DO UNDERSTAND NOT letting them continue or ignoring you or change what originally was set up by the rulemakers and change it all to support THEIR OPINION and getting their way without the people's concerns/consent
BUT THEY WILL CONTINUE REGARDLESS ASLONG AS THE MAJORITY IS IN FAVOR OF ONE OPINION OVER ANOTHER
and does nothing to make it right for both or decide on which one it WILL PERMANENTLY BE
BUT YOU BOTH ARE RIGHT AND YOU BOTH ARE WRONG
AND THAT IS WHAT IS WRONG WITH IT ALL
KEEP ON REPEATING YOURSELF THAT YOUR PREFERENCE SHOULD BE EVERYONE'S TOO
MAYBE YOU'LL CONVINCE SOMEONE WHO LETS DOWN THEIR WALLS ENOUGH TO CONSIDER YOUR POV
maybe you'll gather enough support, an army to make those currently making the rules to consider your pov
maybe you will not
but in the meantime decide which one it will be for you to live with
btw i could care less what the original leaders were
atleast we're ALBE to debate
all that matters is what is now and what we can do with what is now to ensure that our upcoming leaders will make it better than now
thankx! there will not be a third post on this subject from me ok?
COMIKXGUY you seem to be missing the point. The point is these Creationists/Christians WON'T leave you alone, they will slowly keep taking and taking until this is a strictly christian country, No abortions, no free will, another tax to the christian god, no freedom to practice your own religion. If that's OK with you than fine, but it's not OK with me. I've head enough and am willing to draw a line in the sand. I'm happy to co-exists with them as long as they keep their beliefs to themselves and are not forcing them down my throat every 10 minuets. And I will not compromise on evolution which is not a belief but a scientific fact. It has been proven even before my lifetime. They will not compromise so they leave you with only one choice, to fight back. I am not simply one man, I'm one of a growing number who has decided to let my voice be hear.
Live and let Live is a nice policy but doesn't work well if your opponant doesn't agree.
If you don't want to debate, and seem to be debating on neither side so I don't really know why you chimed in, then stop debating and take your own advice. I didn't start this war of 'beliefs/nonbeliefs' I've just had enough. You don't have to read these posts, they are more for basic information or for me to get crap off my chest like this case.) You can just look at the picture which is why I posted it. No harm no foul.
Hi just wanted to say Im a longstanding fan of your paleo-art and admire your talents since Im an artist (self-proclaimed lol) myself.
beast-of-chaos.deviantart.com If you could give me some advice on how to improve i would greatly appreciate!
As for the Carcharadontosaurus, we both know its much more the bad-ass than Spinosaurus ;). Is that maybe why he's stepping on its sorry remains?
Interesting stuff, but I'll need to see more before I can really comment on it.
As for spino, I don't personally think it was as big as they are saying it was (55-65 feet.) Since the remains were so scattered and I read the initial reports on it I'm fairly sure it was a chimera (multiple species.) The jaw from a suchomimus like theropod the neck from a acrocanthosaurus like theropod and the spines from either a sauropod or large hadrosaur (rebbichisaurus type sauropodand ouranosaurus type hadrosaur.)So if the only real spinosaur material is the lower jaw which is much more robust than that of Suchomimus it's hard to rely on the large estimates since it puts it well out of the range of the other giant theropds (40-48 feet.)
This Cacharadontosaur species was larger than the original and lived with an un-described large spinosaurid (that's why I drew the bones.) It will be interesting to see what this one looks like:)
I'm a big fan of the Carcharodontosaurids myself. Although the spinosaurs have grown on me. T.rex is actually on of my least favorites, to over exposed;)
Wow thanks ever so much for a reply!
Very honoured. Yea I agree when they first showed the 'sail' Spinosaur I was very taken back. I'm not too sure but were the remains maybe found in a river bed? I mean, back then the Sahel was river delta; the bones could have been swept together...
Incidently, some dino news from that region has come up!
i find it funny how Todd Marshall is the artist of choice for Sereno's discoveries. I like his work, but he does go overthetop with frills and back spikes.
As for my lame excuse of a gallery, i admitt i haven't had much time to draw principally because i've been taken up with university degrees. Plus without owning a scanner or a tablet I feel very frustrated..I'll draw you a dino if you'd like?
Personally I like the smaller allosaurus type carnosaurs; T-rex and dromaeosaurids are totally over hyped. I still like my herbivores too, stegosaurids and ceratopids are crazy stuff :D
Thanks for the link! Getting up and seeing 2 new theropods is a great start to a new day:)
I like Todd Marshals stuff quite a bit but he does tnd to 'ugly' them up a bit. I don't like dew laps myself.
From what I've manage to learn you basically have to get in good with a fairly famous paleontologist to get any art work in the field. Since I don't know any I guess I'll be a fringe guy;) But maybe things will change in a few years.
If you have the time do up a full body dino, then I'll get a better idea what you got:)
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