Pfffft - only you Brits would consider 30mph to 50mph winds extreme weather. Why, here in west Texas, that's just a light breeze, not even news worthy. Of course, we're not sitting atop a slippery rock.
7 posts • joined 23 Jun 2009
WTH - Who Are You Calling @Gramps?
I’m just rather bummed by the title of the article citing 50+ then going on to characterize us as “@gramps” and “silver foxes” and “oldies.” Those are my parents, not me. Although I am usually in bed by 2030, get up several times during the night, am on Twitter (@displacedtex) and Facebook, have a MS Surface Pro 2 and a Windows Phone (does having an iPad offset that?), so maybe….oh, hell. I am old.
Now, get off my lawn. I have to update my status.
"While I will agree that, to our shame, the percentage of Americans who subscribe to "Flintstones Paleontology" is way too high, still, blanket condemnation of the entire country is not called for."
I consider myself to be a fairly religious, or spiritual, person (especially when compared to our heathenistic European and British friends) but I don't see any incompatibility with Biblical teachings and science. The Bible isn't a book of science, it's a book of religion / philosophy / life lessons, whatever, and I see the Biblical story of the creation as more metaphor than literal truth. To try to make it a book of science does a disservice to both spiritual matters as well as to science.