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Old Nov 16, 2013, 08:46 AM   #1
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Humans do not come from Earth (aparently)

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A U.S. ecologist has claimed that humans are not from Earth but were put on the planet by aliens tens of thousands of years ago.

Dr Ellis Silver points to a number of physiological features to make his case for why humans did not evolve alongside other life on Earth, in his new book.

They range from humans suffering from bad backs - which he suggests is because we evolved in a world with lower gravity – to getting too easily sunburned and having difficulty giving birth.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 08:54 AM   #2
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Tell me you don't believe this absurd theory.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 10:38 AM   #3
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Absolutely ridiculous. All science clearly points to humans being created by our heavenly father.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 11:26 AM   #4
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Wow... just wow.

How does he reconcile the fact that we share almost all our DNA with chimpanzees? And how are birthing problems evidence of this?
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 11:28 AM   #5
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the $2.99 price and the cover art is hilarious.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 11:29 AM   #6
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Wow... just wow.

How does he reconcile the fact that we share almost all our DNA with chimpanzees? And how are birthing problems evidence of this?
Aliens put human embryos inside female chimps.

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Old Nov 16, 2013, 11:31 AM   #7
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the $2.99 price and the cover art is hilarious.
Wow. Thats just…wow…
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 11:37 AM   #8
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Money grab.
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The true way is along a rope that is not spanned high in the air, but only just above the ground. It seems intended more to cause stumbling than to be walked along.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 11:52 AM   #9
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Ridiculous. Everyone knows that it was a single omnipresent being who created humans out of clay.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 12:07 PM   #10
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I, for one, believe every word.

Every word.

And I can prove that many people on earth came from other planets...simply jump over to any gun thread on PRSI and read almost any post...obviously from somewhere else.

Clearly, the being in the video is from the Planet Bardus...
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 12:13 PM   #11
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I, for one, believe every word.

Every word.

And I can prove that many people on earth came from other planets...simply jump over to any gun thread on PRSI and read almost any post...obviously from somewhere else.

Clearly, the being in the video is from the Planet Bardus...
Given recent - ah, unwelcome - events on the world known as MR, perhaps even the acronym 'lol' is now largely met with richly merited opprobrium. So be it.

Thus, it seems that it may well be incumbent on us to craft, invent, create, or merely devise another acronym to describe the simple biological fact known as a burst or gust of laughter in response to an especially elegantly worded post.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 12:33 PM   #12
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To be fair, we most likely came from organisms from an astroid that smashed into the earth 4 billion years ago. So yes we did come from outer space but so did everything else in the universe.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 12:35 PM   #13
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To be fair, we most likely came from organisms from an astroid that smashed into the earth 4 billion years ago. So yes we did come from outer space but so did everything else in the universe.
Yeah, but his argument is that human evolution occurred separately from other lifeforms on earth.
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 12:37 PM   #14
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Yeah, but his argument is that human evolution occurred separately from other lifeforms on earth.
haa, so he believes in Sarah Palin theory.
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Given recent - ah, unwelcome - events on the world known as MR, perhaps even the acronym 'lol' is now largely met with richly merited opprobrium. So be it.

Thus, it seems that it may well be incumbent on us to craft, invent, create, or merely devise another acronym to describe the simple biological fact known as a burst or gust of laughter in response to an especially elegantly worded post.
ROFLMAOASTC?

Rolling On the Floor Laughing My Ass Off And Scaring The Cat.

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Old Nov 16, 2013, 01:34 PM   #16
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The Japanese are surely too advanced for this planet.

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Given recent - ah, unwelcome - events on the world known as MR, perhaps even the acronym 'lol' is now largely met with richly merited opprobrium. So be it.

Thus, it seems that it may well be incumbent on us to craft, invent, create, or merely devise another acronym to describe the simple biological fact known as a burst or gust of laughter in response to an especially elegantly worded post.
How about this: , or this: .

Or really more "emoticons" in general, as the forums are pretty much limited to eye rolling.

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Old Nov 16, 2013, 09:47 PM   #17
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We are all stardust, so yeah... realistically, nothing on Earth came from Earth!
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Old Nov 16, 2013, 10:03 PM   #18
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I find it hard to believe this guy has any scientific credentials whatsoever. I'd be very curious indeed to know more about his educational background, because he doesn't seem to understand the first thing about how science works.

His evidence that humans came from some other planet: Sunburn and bad backs.

Has he taken a look at indigenous Australian people? They seem to have skin that handles very intense sunlight without being overly troubled by sunburn.

And what we think of as "bad backs" usually has more to do with obesity and lack of exercise (leading to core muscle atrophy) than anything else.

There is ample fossil and DNA evidence to support the theory that human beings evolved here millions of years ago, just like every other living organism on the planet.
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Old Nov 17, 2013, 03:13 AM   #19
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Tell me you don't believe this absurd theory.
Nope. It's stupid.
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Old Nov 17, 2013, 05:22 AM   #20
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Least he isn't denying evolution!

Was golf invented by aliens in a lower gravity world too then? Damn I'd love to whack a ball 1000 yards
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Michael Jackson was definitely alien
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Old Nov 17, 2013, 09:27 PM   #22
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I have seen this guy a lot on the history channel.
Seems plausible. Nothing really surprises me anymore in relation to the real truth!
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Humans might come from Earth, but where does the Earth come from?

I'll tell you now: space.

...think about it.
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Tell me you don't believe this absurd theory.
Hard to prove or disprove, either way; none of us were around between 60,000 and 200,000 yrs ago. The author is not claiming this as a scientific fact, but rather postulating this theory for discussion.
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Old Nov 18, 2013, 03:38 AM   #25
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Humans might come from Earth, but where does the Earth come from?

I'll tell you now: space.

...think about it.
And that's exactly what the trans-dimensional alien computer that lurks behind the 3D holographic curtain (that's being projected from the future) wants you to think!

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