What do you think of these ideas pertaining to dinosaurs?
The following issues raise red flags as to the integrity of the dinosaur industry and cast doubts as to whether dinosaurs ever existed. 1. Nature of dinosaur discoveries - only within the last 150 years and in huge unusual concentrated quantities going against the laws of nature and probability. 2. Nature of dinosaur discoverers and excavators - not by (initially) disinterested parties. When discovered by parties without a vested interest, they need to be told by dinosaur experts that they are dinosaur bones. 3. Nature of public display preparation - integrity and source of fossils - possible tampering and bone substitution and possible fraudulent activities on a massive scale. 4. Existing artistic drawings and public exhibits showing off-balance and awkward postures that basic physics would rule out as being possible. 5. Very low odds of all these dinosaur bones being fossilized but not the bones of other animals. 6. Implications of dinosaur discoveries to the theory of evolution and the belief that man was created in God's image, suggesting possible hidden and subtle political or religious agendas served on a naive and unsuspecting public. 7. A lack of organizations and people questioning or being skeptical of each and every discovery and public display. Dinosaurs are popular. hmmm...just fyi I actually do think dinosaurs existed. But that doesn't mean I don't have questions about it. What in these ideas is wrong? I read people mocking, but not discrediting the ideas in any way...if the ideas are wrong, it should be easy to show me why right??? Are #1-7 happening or not? emagidson - so is that the rule or the exception? What happens most of the time? Ryan - good answer...on #1 you said "before there weren't enough resources or public interest to support this effort." ...bu tnow there is that 'support'...and with that 'support' comes an 'agenda' ...no?? ...and if there is an agenda (with support)...to find dino fossils...then your answer to #3 becomes very interesting. Satan's clever talking snake - 1. not sure if I agree with you 2. The question is more geared toward "WHO" is finding the fossils...it is by people with an agenda to "find fossils" mostly (?) 3. Maybe - but in the museums are all those bones in the dinos "actual fossils"? I'm guessing no...Im thinking there is a lot of pure fabrication and making "fossils" to fit the dinos together into something they want it to be. 4. They're renderings, not exact sketches. You can't fully expect a perfect rendition =OK but why can't they make the models be more believable though...it would be easier to believe they were real that way... 5. There's tons of fossils of other animals. = I agree with you. 6. So? We find things that support and reject theories almost daily. = ok 7. So the Flat Earth Society proves the planet is flat? = good point, I'm just saying that there seems to be a lot of "buying into" the whole dino experience without examining the opposite side of if they really didn't exist. Fai
Asked By: Heart of the Matter - 3/9/2011
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You've never been at a dinosaur discovery have you? They are usually discovered by a gravel truck driver inspecting his load or a back hoe operator doing his job... More
Answered By: Brother Trucker - 3/9/2011
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Ha ha, you caught me, I just got back from a fake bone burying session. Now if you'll excuse, I have a virgin to sacrifice to my dark god.
Answered By: Acid Zebra - 3/9/2011
Complete and utter nonsense.
Answered By: marsel_duchamp - 3/9/2011
I think these prove that you're quite, quite dim and don't know a lot about dinosaurs or fossils.
Answered By: Vincent K, Atheati Mad Scientist - 3/9/2011
Ummm, you are wrong there pal
Answered By: Jim The Baptist - 3/9/2011
Amazing the lengths people will go to to suit their own religious agenda. In case you didn't get the sarcasm I'm talking about you not the fossil burying scientists. LMAO.
Answered By: misty - 3/9/2011
There are dinosaurs that walk among us today or did you not realize that...alligators, crocodiles, lizards, many of which can live up to 100 years old...even there are fish in the ocean that have been discovered to be about 100 or more years old.
Answered By: Ren - 3/9/2011
I think it's funny that people think they know anything. You never know. You wouldn't know if our whole lives are fake, like in the Matrix, and you don't know the accuracy of any book, whether God wrote it or Richard Dawkins. Studies can be faked as easily as prophecies. I only know it's cold at the North Pole... More
Answered By: Account IV - 3/9/2011
1. Religious authority kept scientific discoveries minimal, until recently... More
Answered By: ♣Satan's Clever Talking Snake♣ - 3/9/2011
I knew a guy who made the skeletons for museums and such. he had a stegosaurus in his garage he didn't have a head...He used a horse head and plastered it up a bit and there you go a stegosaurus... More
Answered By: Godsproblemchild - 3/9/2011
Just to refute one of your crazy statements... More
Answered By: emagidson - 3/9/2011
1. the reason that people have been finding dinosaur fossils primarily in the last 150 years is because the industrial revolution has allowed for a class of academics to pursue their interests where before there weren't enough resources or public interest to support this effort... More
Answered By: Ryan - 3/9/2011
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