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Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby psi29a » Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:14 pm

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/st ... 77,00.html

The Scottish couple and York, neighbours at the caravan park, were becoming friends and spent the night of January 27 drinking at the Star Hotel in Tumut.

However, towards the end of the night, an argument between York and the pair about creationism versus evolution escalated into a shouting match at the pub.

The couple, both biomedical scientists, had been arguing the case of evolution, while York had taken a more biblical view of history.

"Although this became perhaps a little sharp edged, it did not really amount to anything," Justice Michael Adams said during York's sentencing in the New South Wales Supreme Court today.

"For some reason, however ... the offender's mood changed suddenly and he began to abuse Mr Boa and Ms Brown.

"There was no hint of a physical confrontation and what a happened amounted to little more than a brief verbal contretemps."

Although the altercation had been defused by the time the Scottish tourists left the hotel, it became inflamed again at the caravan park when all three were quite drunk.

According to Ms Brown, York was making dinner when he attacked the couple outside his tent, stabbing Mr Boa with a kitchen knife as the argument escalated.


And the 'debate' rages on across the world...

Is this the consequence of blind faith?
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby guywildman » Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:43 pm

I think it's more the consequence of to much alcohol. Crazy shit happens when you're drunk
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby Gaiseric » Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:43 pm

I hate when people blame alcohol for their stupidity.
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby Israfel74 » Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:42 am

Is this a consequence of blind faith? I think that faith was necessary but not sufficient for this particular incident to have happened. This guy was obviously an unstable human being (beyond his ignorance of evolution). As for alcohol, around half of the stupidity is CNS impairment and the other half is our cultural belief that unleashing the stupidity we normally suppress is the appropriate and acceptable thing to do when drunk.
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby Starnum » Sun Dec 16, 2007 9:02 pm

See, this is what I'm talking about.

BELIEVE IN MY GOD OR I'LL FUCKING STAB YOU!!!

Yeah, that's going to work. Real way to win over the masses. What a dumb-shit.
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby Buzkashi » Sun Dec 16, 2007 9:57 pm

What the hell. If anything this should be a thread be named " Drinking Ends in Stabing"
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby Starnum » Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:37 am

Yes, when crazy stupid people drink, it can lead to very bad things. Though, it's not necessary for said bad things to occur. Anyway, as for the title of the thread, Psi is just an instigator. :P
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby War Machine » Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:56 am

Remember, kids, don't drink and argue.
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Re: Evolution vs creation row ends in stabbing

Postby MetalChef » Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:26 pm

2 things that can ruin any party: Politics and Religion
Don't be a party pooper, keep the discussions where they belong.
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