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Glenn Beck: Evolution Is Ridiculous—“I Haven’t Seen A Half-Monkey, Half-Person Yet”
Posted: 20 October 2010 02:00 PM   [ Ignore ]
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“I don’t think we came from monkeys. I think that’s ridiculous. I haven’t seen a half-monkey, half-person yet.”

Glenn Beck and Kirk Cameron should start a club.

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Posted: 20 October 2010 02:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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So he is a comedian.

Sad, I suppose though, that someone is probably going to take him seriously.

He is a bit of an artist in that he carefully constructs his comments so he makes no claims that he can be held accountable for.

I guess I have to admire a little bit how well he can BS a position.

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Posted: 20 October 2010 02:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Nah.  Creationists have been using that argument for a while now.  And it’s still just as stupid.

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Posted: 20 October 2010 03:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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He’s a know-nothing clown.

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Posted: 20 October 2010 03:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I’m surprised no one made the obvious comment…“look in the mirror”! LOL ...but that would insult the intelligence of monkeys!

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Posted: 20 October 2010 03:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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is it just me or do crocoducks look super badass? That should seriously be an animal

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Posted: 20 October 2010 03:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I bet you $1 Glenn Beck has a majority of people fooled. Probably not even a believing Christian.

Beck had been talking about a Muslim who refused to sell pork. A few weeks earlier, he had defended a Christian who refused to sell birth control. I, spotting the obvious hypocrasy, decided to call in, lie about what my topic was (I think I said “Muslim’s will ruin America” – it got me on the air), and be live on the radio. I then told him that he was a hypocrite, attacked him, and all of that fun stuff. Beck imediatly cut to commercials, and simply said ‘well played’ to me.

http://whalertly.com/wordpress/2009/08/19/glenn-beck-does-he-really-believe-what-he-says/

 

It gets him lots of attention and money, probably enjoys both.

That he get’s liberals to question his intelligence just makes him even more legitimate to fundamentalists.

I doubt he is a friend to fundamentalists, conservatives or the tea party. He just likes making money off of them. If they were smarter they would see that.

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Posted: 20 October 2010 04:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Gnostikosis - 20 October 2010 03:41 PM

I bet you $1 Glenn Beck has a majority of people fooled. Probably not even a believing Christian.

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I doubt he is a friend to fundamentalists, conservatives or the tea party. He just likes making money off of them. If they were smarter they would see that.

You could very well be right. I should probably have said that at least he plays a know-nothing clown on TV. The problem is that he’s doing a lot of wrong with his little game. But I suppose greed is the final motivator at the end.

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Posted: 20 October 2010 05:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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My issue with Political Comedians is that they use humor to justify their point of view. When people laugh, it’s assumed that people are agreeing with the point given rather than the antics behind the point. I hope that came out right. hmmm

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Posted: 20 October 2010 05:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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That might their way to persuade their viewers.

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Posted: 22 October 2010 03:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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is it just me or do crocoducks look super badass? That should seriously be an animal

You are not the only on, sir.  If we ever start making genetically engineered chimeric pets and I have the money, I am totally getting one.  Those things are awesome.

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Posted: 22 October 2010 04:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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ExMachina - 20 October 2010 05:49 PM

My issue with Political Comedians is that they use humor to justify their point of view. When people laugh, it’s assumed that people are agreeing with the point given rather than the antics behind the point. I hope that came out right. hmmm

I know what you mean…but I’m afraid they do agree with the point, and the antics fly right over their heads..

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Posted: 29 October 2010 04:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Just occurred to me that Glenn Beck has indeed seen a half monkey half human. It’s called a “great ape” with the appearance of a large monkey, but with a relatively sophisticated brain and capable of using tools, communication, and human-like emotion.

Wiki:
The Hominidae (anglicized hominids, also known as great apes) form a taxonomic family, including four extant genera: chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans, and humans.

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Posted: 29 October 2010 06:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Glenn Beck: Evolution Is Ridiculous—“I Haven’t Seen A Half-Monkey, Half-Person Yet”

reply “Have you looked in the mirror lately?” LOL

..............ok maybe it sounded funnier in my head.

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Posted: 29 October 2010 06:12 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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ExMachina - 29 October 2010 06:10 PM

Glenn Beck: Evolution Is Ridiculous—“I Haven’t Seen A Half-Monkey, Half-Person Yet”

reply “Have you looked in the mirror lately?” LOL

..............ok maybe it sounded funnier in my head.

Brilliant people thinking alike…and all that—-look at post #4! tongue wink

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asanta - 29 October 2010 06:12 PM
ExMachina - 29 October 2010 06:10 PM

Glenn Beck: Evolution Is Ridiculous—“I Haven’t Seen A Half-Monkey, Half-Person Yet”

reply “Have you looked in the mirror lately?” LOL

..............ok maybe it sounded funnier in my head.

Brilliant people thinking alike…and all that—-look at post #4! tongue wink

I think he has earned the title “monkey-man”.. tongue rolleye

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