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1 in 4 Americans think Sun goes around Earth

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posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 08:09 PM
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1 in 4 CALIFORNIANS




posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 08:35 PM
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Real Life Idiocracy in America Lol its just pathetic to see people be so brain dead.
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posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 08:46 PM
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originally posted by: amazing
Some will call this post trolling, but I think if we did a poll you'd see I'm correct.

Most of those Americans, over 80% in my estimate, that think the Sun goes around the earth are Republicans. That's a big problem.


They do not think it goes around the Earth. They think it goes around the Republican Party which just happens to be on the Earth.



posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 08:49 PM
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originally posted by: groingrinder

originally posted by: amazing

Some will call this post trolling, but I think if we did a poll you'd see I'm correct.
Most of those Americans, over 80% in my estimate, that think the Sun goes around the earth are Republicans. That's a big problem.

They do not think it goes around the Earth. They think it goes around the Republican Party which just happens to be on the Earth.




Hey republicans need thier goblin protection helmets to save them from Obamas evil muslim socialist healthcare plan which will take thier minds away and turn them into socialists! ROFL
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posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 09:18 PM
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originally posted by: FormOfTheLord


Real Life Idiocracy in America Lol its just pathetic to see people be so brain dead.


LOL That was funny, but who is this Mark Dice guy? Does he really believe what he was saying that Obama is an antichrist or his just a comedian? LOL I couldn't tell.



posted on Feb, 6 2015 @ 09:37 PM
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originally posted by: amazing

originally posted by: FormOfTheLord





Real Life Idiocracy in America Lol its just pathetic to see people be so brain dead.




LOL That was funny, but who is this Mark Dice guy? Does he really believe what he was saying that Obama is an antichrist or his just a comedian? LOL I couldn't tell.


Cmon dude I would guess he doesnt believe that but I dunno he may.

The point is people are being dumb and getting dumber.




posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 01:38 AM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t
Does nobody realize that intelligence works on a bell curve? Statistically 50% of the population is below average intelligence. It isn't surprising that dumb ideas can be persuasive. Though I do blame a bit of this on dropping education standards.


The below average 50% are being celebrated. That's the problem.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 03:20 AM
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originally posted by: ttropia
"less than half said yes to evolution, and only 39% said the universe began with the Big Bang."

This looks promising at least.

But, seriously?

I understand evolution and big bang being iffy.

"If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down."
--Charles Darwin, Origin of Species

"irreducible complexity." In simple terms, this idea applies to any system of interacting parts in which the removal of any one part destroys the function of the entire system. An irreducibly complex system, then, requires each and every component to be in place before it will function.


The Big Bang and Evolution are just theories, granted they're theories we can't prove but they do have a lot of evidence. I don't think these are indicative of anything. The Earth orbiting the Sun however goes beyond theory.

Anyways on the idea of irreducible complexity, there has been a lot of evidence that DNA functions similarly to computer code and the entire software development process is a system of numerous, successive, slight modifications. Sometimes however when coding you run into limitations and completely change the structure in one gigantic change. This often times involves numerous blocks of code that have codependency with one another. Given the other similarities nature has with coding I don't think you can rule out that nature occasionally does this too in evolution. I guess the main question would then be a matter of observing it in action to which I would propose looking at viruses and their developed immunities.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 03:26 AM
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a reply to: Aazadan




The Big Bang and Evolution are just theories


They are not just theories it is actually pretty important to know that.

See signature



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 04:30 AM
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Not Fair!!
I wish they would ask real questions .....like.
Do you want fries with that? OR.

Upsize or regular?

Not to forget.

Where is the nearest Walmart?

Real questions, not ones that God doesnt allow!!!



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 06:26 AM
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originally posted by: gort51
Not Fair!!

I wish they would ask real questions .....like.

Do you want fries with that? OR.



Upsize or regular?



Not to forget.



Where is the nearest Walmart?



Real questions, not ones that God doesnt allow!!!







Ah cmon if people were smart the country wouldnt be the same!



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 06:55 AM
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To fix this...

You mix educational material in X-Box , Play Station and PC games. Just put some reality in the games. Like the moon is a moon. Earth orbits the sun etc... make the education part of the story/theme of the game.
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posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 07:10 AM
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originally posted by: Xeven
To fix this...
You mix educational material in X-Box , Play Station and PC games. Just put some reality in the games. Like the moon is a moon. Earth orbits the sun etc... make the education part of the story/theme of the game.


Now thats the kind of out of the box thinking we need to take on the mass ignorance our country is suffering from.


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posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 07:25 AM
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Actually the number is 47%. That is just the militant level ignorant. There's more.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 01:21 PM
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originally posted by: FormOfTheLord

originally posted by: amazing

originally posted by: FormOfTheLord





Real Life Idiocracy in America Lol its just pathetic to see people be so brain dead.




LOL That was funny, but who is this Mark Dice guy? Does he really believe what he was saying that Obama is an antichrist or his just a comedian? LOL I couldn't tell.


Cmon dude I would guess he doesnt believe that but I dunno he may.

The point is people are being dumb and getting dumber.



I agree. LOL We're so doomed. TV is getting dumber. We used to watch gameshows...now it's reality TV. It just seems that everything is getting dumber. I think TV is a good indicator of the intelligence of a society. But then again, was watching Benny Hill better than watching duck hunter? I can't decide.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 01:31 PM
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originally posted by: Grimpachi
a reply to: Aazadan




The Big Bang and Evolution are just theories


They are not just theories it is actually pretty important to know that.

See signature


I think he meant they're just hypotheses. As you know, a scientific theorum (ie. theory) is based on testable evidence. In other words, it's fact. I'm saying that for his benefit, not yours. It's frightening that people actually don't know that. Our educational system has failed. Part of the problem is that it's constantly being countered by ludicrous religious claims.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 01:43 PM
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There are currently no true theories about orbits or any theories that account for the truth of the matrix.

I can agree that what we percieve to be happening is best explained by science but that is just going by our current perception in 3d.

The solar system exist in different diminsions and is put together in pieces of different ones that form what we see.

The sun is not what we believe it is.

It may seem fun to put down one theory or another but on another level others that know the truth laugh at all of us together.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 03:00 PM
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originally posted by: Xeven
To fix this...

You mix educational material in X-Box , Play Station and PC games. Just put some reality in the games. Like the moon is a moon. Earth orbits the sun etc... make the education part of the story/theme of the game.


They did that to Saturday Morning cartoons and now there are no cartoons on Saturday Mornings. You could likely expect to see video games suffer a similar fate.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 03:04 PM
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originally posted by: groingrinder

originally posted by: amazing
Some will call this post trolling, but I think if we did a poll you'd see I'm correct.

Most of those Americans, over 80% in my estimate, that think the Sun goes around the earth are Republicans. That's a big problem.


They do not think it goes around the Earth. They think it goes around the Republican Party which just happens to be on the Earth.


Yes, let's just ignore the significant number of inner city dwellers in major metro areas who are functionally illiterate because I'm sure that the inability to read doesn't impact their understanding of basic concepts in natural science at all.



posted on Feb, 7 2015 @ 03:17 PM
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a reply to: FormOfTheLord

I, personally, don't think there is anything wrong with fellow human being not to know swimmingly simple things. It is not wrong and it is no way to make any sort of conclusion.

Yeah, it is a study, a survey, for our entertainment only. These same people might be the sweetest and compassionate beings on earth.

It will all also depend on male of female given question ratio. But again, to me, for instance, it tells jack.

What is the point?


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