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theadvancedapes  ·  3221 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Underselling Science

Definitely not. I state that in the article:

I know that Dawkins or Jillette wouldn’t have been given enough time to tell that entire story, but some version of explaining what science has learned about our origins would be far better than saying that scientists are “working on it” or “I don’t know.”





theadvancedapes  ·  3221 days ago  ·  link  ·  

But even if I did manage to give that whole speech... O'Reilly would get me by saying that I have yet to explain the tides...

syncretic  ·  3221 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Relevant: http://www.reddit.com/r/canyouexplainthat

Coincidentally, the first subreddit I ever created. Horrible subreddit, excellent experience. It gave me the motivation to create /r/EarthPorn and the rest of the SFWPorn Network.

theadvancedapes  ·  3221 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Haha, you created /r/EarthPorn(?!), I used to love that subreddit!

syncretic  ·  3221 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I still enjoy it. I wanted to unsubscribe from /r/pics without missing the beautiful landscapes that occasionally popped up on my front page.

syncretic  ·  3221 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Apologies, I admit I left that comment before I had finished reading the entire thing.