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Dino Fossils Generate Overblown Claims (Temple of Darwin caught making stuff up again)
CEH ^ | June 18, 2009

Posted on 06/18/2009 11:15:32 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts

June 18, 2009 — A picture of colorfully-plumed dinosaurs graces an article on National Geographic, but were feathers found with the fossil? No; the article said, “Primitive feathers may have covered the dinosaur’s body, but there is no direct evidence for that, noted [James] Clark, whose work was funded in part by the National Geographic Society” (which also owns National Geographic News). The feathers are apparently completely imaginary. National Geographic has been caught doing this before...

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1 posted on 06/18/2009 11:15:32 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: editor-surveyor; metmom; Alamo-Girl; betty boop; GourmetDan; MrB; valkyry1; DaveLoneRanger; ...

Ping!


2 posted on 06/18/2009 11:17:34 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

Before the mid-90’s, I didn’t have a problem with Nat’l Geographic. By the late 90’s, they had growing problems...no accountability over bogus stories...and a lack of truthfulness. I finally gave up five years ago and canceled my subscription. I won’t even read it at the dental office.

I have problems with 14-year old kids reading it...and thinking it is actually factual.


3 posted on 06/18/2009 11:26:34 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: GodGunsGuts
feathers are apparently completely imaginary.

And the statues of a human female next to a dinosaur in the Creation Museum isn't? BWAHAHAHA!

4 posted on 06/18/2009 11:30:00 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy; All

To them the Flintstones was a reality show..


5 posted on 06/18/2009 11:30:32 AM PDT by KevinDavis (Can't Stop the Signal!)
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To: GodGunsGuts
The feathers are apparently completely imaginary. National Geographic has been caught doing this before...

This isn't completely fair. There is generally no evidence at all except bones for ancient animals. Whether they showed hide, scales or feathers, the outer covering displayed would be equally "imaginary." There is no less (or more" evidence for feathers than for anything else.

It's always bugged me that cavemen are always shown with massive hair and beards. For all we know, they shaved their entire bodies.

6 posted on 06/18/2009 11:31:52 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles, reality wins all the wars)
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To: GodGunsGuts
Read the article you posted-

Primitive feathers may have covered the dinosaur’s body, but there is no direct evidence for that

It's conjecture. What may have been.

7 posted on 06/18/2009 11:32:38 AM PDT by Sarajevo (You jealous because the voices only talk to me.)
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To: pepsionice

I couldn’t agree more. I bought a subsription from my friends daughter for a school fundraiser. I couldn’t believe how tranparently left wing the articles are. Did you see the recent Nat’l Geog. article on Israel! Here’s a good summary of the article, right here:

http://www.frontpagemag.com/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=34949

Unbelievable!!!


8 posted on 06/18/2009 11:32:41 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
Dino fossils?

Wish they'd start finding some RINO fossils (besides the LIVING RINO fossils, like McInsane).

9 posted on 06/18/2009 11:49:02 AM PDT by DocH (Official Right-Wing Extremist Veteran Seal Of Approval)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Actually, by the logic of the author of this piece, Christianity is even more false because since no one knows what Christ looked like, all images of him are “completely imaginary” (Especially those Blonde/Blue eyed ones)


10 posted on 06/18/2009 11:53:26 AM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Ahem:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/04/010427072701.htm


11 posted on 06/18/2009 11:54:34 AM PDT by Grow Fins
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To: KevinDavis
The Flintstones and this guy before them!

Oop-oop, oop, oop-oop)
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)

There's a man in the funny papers we all know
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
He lived 'way back a long time ago
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
He don't eat nothin' but a bear cat stew
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Well, this cat's name is-a Alley Oop
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)

(Alley Oop) He's the toughest man there is alive
(Alley Oop) Wearin' clothes from a wildcat's hide
(Alley Oop) He's the king of the jungle jive
(Look at that cave man go!!) (SCREAM)

(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
He got a chauffeur that's a genuwine dinosawruh
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
And he can knuckle your head before you count to fawruh
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
He got a big ugly club and a head fulla hairuh
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Like great big lions and grizzly bearuhs
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)

(Alley Oop) He's the toughest man there is alive
(Alley Oop) Wearin' clothes from a wildcat's hide
(Alley Oop) He's the king of the jungle jive
(Look at that cave man go!!) (SCREAM) (Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
He rides thru the jungle tearin' limbs offa trees
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Knockin' great big monstahs dead on their knees
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
The cats don't bug him cuz they know bettah
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Cuz he's a mean motah scootah and a bad go-gettah
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)

(Alley Oop) He's the toughest man there is alive
(Alley Oop) Wearin' clothes from a wildcat's hide
(Alley Oop) He's the hullie-gullie king of jive
(Look at that cave man go!!) (SCREAM)

Thair he goes
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Look at that cave man go
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Ride, Daddy, ride
(Alley Oop, oop, oop, oop-oop)
Hi-yo dinosawruh

12 posted on 06/18/2009 11:56:32 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: KevinDavis
"To them the Flintstones was a reality show..

Wait a second, you mean you can't play a phonograph record with a pterodactyl?

13 posted on 06/18/2009 12:04:10 PM PDT by Jaxter (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Except that similar fossils have been found with feather impressions, so in this case, it is at least reasonable to assume a likelihood that this animal also had feathers.

There are a great many fossil finds that don’t make the news, simply because they aren’t as “sexy” as finds like “Sue” or “Big Al”. But there have been fossil finds of hide, feathers, digestive contents, and occasionally other soft tissues. The dinosaur-era picture is a lot more complete than most people are aware of.


14 posted on 06/18/2009 12:04:10 PM PDT by Little Pig (Is it time for "Cowboys and Islamofanatics" yet?)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Queen Umpa of Moo: observe how heavily cankled she is.
I think there may be some Hillary connection here, as well
as evidence for the Temple of Darwinists. (stroking beard)

http://www.pluslicens.se/index.php/site/syndication_rights_details/alley_oop_syndication/


15 posted on 06/18/2009 12:32:32 PM PDT by tumblindice
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To: GodGunsGuts

I recently spent a month on Shanghai and a review of non-native sources of news and documentaries on cable there were interesting to note- CNN, BBC, NHK (a Japanese broadcaster), and National Geographic.


16 posted on 06/18/2009 12:55:49 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: Little Pig
Proof!
17 posted on 06/18/2009 1:05:57 PM PDT by baclava
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To: GodGunsGuts

Thanks for the ping!


18 posted on 06/18/2009 1:44:23 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: GodGunsGuts

But they are such pretty feathers.....


19 posted on 06/18/2009 1:46:59 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: qam1

Our church opposes any images of Christ, including any films depicting him.


20 posted on 06/18/2009 1:48:16 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: GodGunsGuts
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21 posted on 06/18/2009 2:04:10 PM PDT by Rebel_Ace (Tags?!? Tags?!? We don' neeeed no stinkin' Tags!)
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To: Rebel_Ace

Genius!


22 posted on 06/18/2009 2:20:00 PM PDT by Natufian (The mesolithic wasn't so bad, was it?)
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To: Rebel_Ace

I take my hat off to you sir. Well done.


23 posted on 06/18/2009 2:32:02 PM PDT by mgstarr ("Some of us drink because we're not poets." Arthur (1981))
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To: GodGunsGuts
If rabbits can be pulled from hats why not feathers from the imaginations at NatGeo.?
24 posted on 06/18/2009 6:05:10 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Rebel_Ace

Bravo!


25 posted on 06/18/2009 8:21:47 PM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: Little Pig; GodGunsGuts
Except that similar fossils have been found with feather impressions, so in this case, it is at least reasonable to assume a likelihood that this animal also had feathers

The term used is "protofeathers". The only fossils which have true feathers are those that are distinctly birds, the oldest such fossil is the archaeopteryx. One can assume anything one wants, but lacking proof makes such an assumption a fairy tale.

26 posted on 06/18/2009 9:02:13 PM PDT by AndrewC (Metanoia)
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To: GodGunsGuts

O....M.....G.....How on Earth did they know the feathers were blue?????

......and why was there not ONE Pterodactyl on Noah’s Ark?


27 posted on 06/19/2009 9:40:34 AM PDT by ElectricStrawberry (27th Infantry Regiment....cut in half during the Clinton years...)
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“......and why was there not ONE Pterodactyl on Noah’s Ark?”

Ah, but there was! You see, Noah took two pterodactyl eggs, one boy and one girl, onto the ark with him. When they hatched on board, they went into immediate miraculous hibernation, just like the rest of the dinosaur passengers.

You didn’t know that?


28 posted on 06/19/2009 10:56:33 AM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: Buck W.
Come on now....I've been reading Genesis a bunch lately and Noah could not have "gathered eggs." 6:20 says "Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive."

Unless these eggs flew or walked unto him, they cannot "come unto" him....so they have to be hatched pairs.

Unless.....some Pterodactyls built a nest in the Ark when he was building it.

29 posted on 06/19/2009 12:39:46 PM PDT by ElectricStrawberry (27th Infantry Regiment....cut in half during the Clinton years...)
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To: ElectricStrawberry

...unless the two eggs rolled out their nest at the top of a mountain, with a miraculous strengthening of their reptilian shells to prevent breakage, of course, and ended their journey at the ark. I bet that’s it!


30 posted on 06/19/2009 12:52:13 PM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: dirtboy
Amazing. The bible never mentions triceratops but the CM is loaded with the unmentioned! Just imagine what could have been if Adam had not eaten the apple!

May 31, 2007 | PETERSBURG, Ky -- The Creation Museum swung open its stegosaurus-guarded gates to the public Monday, and I have to say it's out of this world. For those of us raised in natural history Meccas like the American Museum in New York, the Smithsonian in Washington, or the Field in Chicago, the beautifully designed museum induces an eerie vertigo. All the familiar characters are here: T. rex, giant skeletons of triceratops and apatosaurus, a pterosaur spreading its wings above the crowd, live exhibits of birds, amphibians and reptiles, and the dripping, hooting and chirping soundtrack of the primeval forest. There are also a couple of unfamiliar faces, for a natural history museum, in the tan and finely muscled bodies of Adam and Eve.

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2007/05/31/creation_museum/story.jpg

31 posted on 06/19/2009 12:53:37 PM PDT by ColdWater
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To: Buck W.
The CM even resurrects, what else, but the infamous


32 posted on 06/19/2009 1:11:15 PM PDT by ColdWater
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To: Rebel_Ace

Hahaha. Awesome.


33 posted on 06/19/2009 2:00:02 PM PDT by Eddeche
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To: GodGunsGuts
'Creation-Evolution Headlines'?


34 posted on 06/20/2009 5:42:35 AM PDT by DoctorMichael (Creationists on the internet: The Ignorant, amplifying the Stupid.)
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