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by sandy_mcd
Wed Mar 16, 2005 6:00 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Can robots become self-aware?
Replies: 131
Views: 21052

vvart wrote:Programmers will tell you that its impossible to get a machine or robot of any sort to do anything other then what you tell it to do.
My programs (going back to card punch input) seldom do what I tell them to !

sandy :oops:
by sandy_mcd
Sat Mar 12, 2005 7:05 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: In my opinion, atheists would be in a worse position...
Replies: 20
Views: 3842

But, given the multiverse theory, there should be an INFINITE number of universes where that happened, and that's only one "odd" event. Anything that is scientifically possible, albeit ridiculously improbable (i.e., a tornado making a 747) should have happened an infinite number of times. Why have ...
by sandy_mcd
Sat Mar 12, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Catholics and evolution
Replies: 133
Views: 16324

Why doesn't the Catholic church adopt ID. Also if we could just push for ID to be taught along with Evolution then we can slowly diminish the exaggerated version of natural selection that scientists are promoting. ... Not trying to be presumptuous, my impression is that the Catholic church is not a...
by sandy_mcd
Sat Mar 12, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Moral and Ethical Affairs
Topic: Napoleon...
Replies: 16
Views: 4467

Re: Napoleon...

... What exactly did he do that was so bad? Trying to take over the world doesn't count since France would likely have done a lot of good for the countries under its power. I really don't see taking over the world as something bad automatically. I usually look at the actual reasons for doing so. .....
by sandy_mcd
Sat Mar 12, 2005 5:43 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Scientific Proof of the Existence of the Soul and God
Replies: 90
Views: 13189

Re: Scientific Proof of the Existence of the Soul and God

However we know that a mathematical equation cannot exist by itself, but it exists only as a thought in a conscious and intelligent mind. In fact, a mathematical equation is only an abstract concept, which existence presupposes the existence of a person who conceives such a concept. Marco Biagini P...
by sandy_mcd
Fri Feb 18, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: Christian Chit-chat
Topic: Does Life Exist On Other Planets?
Replies: 12
Views: 2224

i saw a special once that talked about there being sulfur-based lifeforms at the deeper pars of the ocean. so there could be life on other planets; all life doesn't have to be carbon-based. I think all known life is probably carbon-based, even in the ocean. There may be some life in the ocean which...
by sandy_mcd
Wed Feb 16, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Origins - Life and "Big Bang" cosmology
Replies: 81
Views: 14544

They change information BY deletion. Mutations change the sentence of the DNA by removing a letter or a word, so Mary has a dog becomes, when the h is removed Mary asa d og Got a secular reference for this? Because it's the first time I hear of it. Google gave this as one: http://www.genetichealth....
by sandy_mcd
Mon Feb 14, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: How old is everybody?
Replies: 100
Views: 15025

49 today, 50 in 2 months

sandy
by sandy_mcd
Mon Feb 14, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: What do you all do for a living?
Replies: 25
Views: 4832

I work as a lab technician, inputting samples to machines.

Sandy
by sandy_mcd
Mon Feb 14, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 2263
Views: 345940

Hi to all,


I'm Sandy, 49 years old, Roman Catholic background, work as a lab technician in California.