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in: Becks; Becks > 2011-06-21

Jun 22, 2011 6:41 PM # 
if this lot in any way represent the great American public I am scared.
Jun 22, 2011 8:57 PM # 
Think of a lot of them as "what can I say to win?" knowing evolution is a hot-button issue for part of America.

Unfortunately, a number of religious fundamentalists here are trying to gain more and more power, but the rational among us hope to prevail. Remember, beauty queens aren't always the brightest...

You won't see much ambivalence among orienteers.
Jun 22, 2011 10:03 PM # 
And that's why I love orienteers. There's definitely a good few of them who are saying what they think is the right thing so as not to offend...but this discussion of "equal views" and "theories" really annoys me. It's the same with autism and MMR, I watched a show with "balanced views" that featured Jim Carrey as the anti MMR camp, and the head of NIH child development on the other side. The fact that these two approaches (scaremongering and pseudoscience versus lots of real, hard evidence) are treated as equal, and the need for "balance" in the media makes me sick sometimes. I think this is maybe more a view of that, than of their actual views on evolution.

In fact, I like the girl that claims outright not to believe in evolution more than any of the "everything about everything balanced argument" girls.
Jun 22, 2011 10:44 PM # 
Idiots, all of them. I think this, more than anything, represents the kinds of morons that try to become beauty queens and the kinds of morons that let their kids become beauty queens.
Jun 23, 2011 12:13 AM # 
Except CT and poss VT?
Jun 23, 2011 1:53 AM # 
There were a few others too, ones that even surprised me (knowing 'blue' states and 'red' states), who defended the science.
Jun 23, 2011 4:02 AM # 
I thought VT was by far the best. Not only a yes, but a quick mention of science and evolution in action. Go VT!
Jun 23, 2011 9:31 AM # 
Miss Indiana... Classic.
Jun 23, 2011 2:30 PM # 
some of them weren't even attractive to look at
Jun 23, 2011 2:36 PM # 
Most of them were, though.
Jun 23, 2011 3:29 PM # 
I disagree, possibly because I could guess what would happen when they opened their mouths. But really, way too plastic...
Jun 23, 2011 3:38 PM # 
Yes, that was my thought. Certainly not big on their natural beauty!
Jun 23, 2011 3:52 PM # 
Who wants to get "knowledged" by Miss Idaho?

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