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Old 4th December 2017, 02:10 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by Oystein View Post
......Eating carbohydrates is a choice, subject to free will. We eat it despite knowing it's bad for teeth........
Huh? Potatoes, rice, pasta, shredded wheat, bread.......all carbs, all no problem for our teeth at all.
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Old 4th December 2017, 03:01 PM   #122
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Originally Posted by aleCcowaN View Post
Sugar beet is a much modern mutation, and sugar cane only appeared in Asian Mesopotamia when the Arabs took it there from India.

All the tales of the "peoples of the Book" predate the cultivation and elaboration of sugar sources. Even in modern times sugar is considered to be kosher even when animal bones and other animal parts are used to refine it.

So, clearly "the creator" hasn't inspired any of them to correct any design mistake made in "its created creature".
But there's plenty of fossils that died of abscesses long before agriculture was invented. Don't blame modern food, blame the parasitic infection that evolved to suit a warm moist environment.
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Old 4th December 2017, 03:05 PM   #123
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Huh? Needed correction? I've... never heard that before. The removal of the foreskin was supposed to be done to demonstrate that you're one of the followers of god; to set you off from all the rest. Nothing to do with correcting anything.
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The omniscient God knew when he made that covenant with Abram that several thousands years later, the Nazis would come around to search for His followers and use, i.a., the method of "drop your pants" to identify them.

That's the best I can come up with.
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Old 4th December 2017, 04:38 PM   #124
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Originally Posted by ddt View Post
The omniscient God knew when he made that covenant with Abram that several thousands years later, the Nazis would come around to search for His followers and use, i.a., the method of "drop your pants" to identify them.

That's the best I can come up with.

Not a bad guess I suppose.

Although not a very clever initiative, it is on a par with the rest of the crapy ideas, Christianity would have us believe God is the owner of.
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Old 4th December 2017, 07:58 PM   #125
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But there's plenty of fossils that died of abscesses long before agriculture was invented. Don't blame modern food, blame the parasitic infection that evolved to suit a warm moist environment.
Caries began with the use of fire with food, but flourished when sugary products were available to the masses.

Also, appendicitis become very common with refined flours in the late 1800s. Before that it was just "an ailment of the rich ones". Another lack of foresight from the intelligent designer.
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