Joined: May 2006
|Quote (American Saddlebred @ Aug. 17 2009,13:06)|
|Cooler heads have seemed to prevail in that poll/discussion however if you are feeling a bit political head over to the "impeach obama" polls...or a bit atheist check out the "is jesus the son of god" polls...there are so many people to argue with there.|
Laugh if you will. But my farrier is one of those "Obama is a socialist (and perhaps the Anti-Christ) who is going to kill your granny" types. Alas, he is a great farrier, so I just nod and change the subject.
I have no clue what he believes about evolution, but given his knowledge of equine anatomy, it is hard to think of him as a denier. We have a pony that is just back in work after being off with a broken splint bone. I think that gives me the perfect way to figure it out* without being to obvious.
* The splint bone is generally considered a vestigial toe.
It's natural to be curious about our world, but the scientific method is just one theory about how to best understand it. †We live in a democracy, which means we should treat every theory equally. - Steven Colbert, I Am America (and So Can You!)