Canadian parliament member James Lunney is an idiot


I’ve often been accused of being anti-American. It’s true I love to criticize the crazy things that go on down there, but I’m well aware stupidity, ignorance and bigotry are not uniquely American. Here’s a classic example of Canadian idiocy care of James Lunney, Conservative member of Parliament:

Mr. Speaker, recently we saw an attempt to ridicule the presumed beliefs of a member of this House and the belief of millions of Canadians in a creator. Certain individuals in the media and the scientific community have exposed their own arrogance and intolerance of beliefs contrary to their own. Any scientist who declares that the theory of evolution is a fact has already abandoned the foundations of science. For science establishes fact through the study of things observable and reproducible. Since origins can neither be reproduced nor observed, they remain the realm of hypothesis.

In science, it is perfectly acceptable to make assumptions when we do not have all the facts, but it is never acceptable to forget our assumptions. Given the modern evidence unavailable to Darwin, advanced models of plate techtonics, polonium radiohalos, polystratic fossils, I am prepared to believe that Darwin would be willing to re-examine his assumptions.

The evolutionists may disagree, but neither can produce Darwin as a witness to prove his point. The evolutionists may genuinely see his ancestor in a monkey, but many modern scientists interpret the same evidence in favour of creation and a creator.

See? Canadians are just as stupid as Americans. We’re just less ‘in your face’ about it.

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    LB

    What’s really crazy, this is actually DR. James Lunny MP. Apparently they’ll give anyone a degree these days.

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    Falco

    Between this guy and Goodyear, this is just starting to get depressing.

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    Dave

    That’s “Dr.” Lunney in the same sense as it’s “Dr.” Gary Goodyear – they’re both chiropractors.

    Lunney is pretty deeply connected to the extreme religious right, the charismatic movement, as I explored on my blog.

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