Speciation is a fact, but not what's added.
If only that were true.
That is your problem, even the new direction is not new at all, but a return frustration right?
Are you still free to have the same belief in your god? Is anyone telling you that you can't worship?
valid point, however proof doesn't mean absence
Ok show his all caps rage?
It's not often I start to read something and feel my eyes clawing their way out through the back of my head.
For all of the people who do not live there, to stay out of the conflict itself.
Of course I can. Our intuition is to act in our own best interest first. That includes our children (caring for our children is in our own best interest), our relationships, our jobs, etc. And there is nothing wrong with it. People keep acting like 'selfishness' is some horrible attribute. When, in fact, it's the most consistent human trait there is. Being selfish is what makes us competitive, evolutionarily speaking.
"How would such knowledge affect your self-image?"
In plain English, are you saying you think empirical proof should be a prerequisite for belief in God?
You haven't. You've CLAIMED you've answered questions. In reality, you've made snide remarks. You've answered questions with other questions.
My kids lost more coats, scarves, gloves, and hats than I care to count
Especially things people call 'miracles' that are actually quite commonplace, like childbirth.
LOL don't take no for an answer, she's playing hard to get
You ain't kidding!
You speak as if these laws were imposed on an unwilling society. They were triggered by the emancipation of slaves and the backlash of the southern whites after losing the Civil War. Citizens were demanding these laws.
it's just too bad those are only meaningless words
Any alternate routes available?
Humming a Michael Bolton song...
The constituents of the atmosphere of earth can and have been seen, just not with the naked eye. That is wind. Do you have an electron microscope picture of God? I'm not trying to belittle your faith, I am trying to save you from making a foolish and childish argument, and this is a foolish and childish argument.