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Darwin Scores Against Dover

Suck it, Dover!

Sorry, after looking at my desktop today and hearing the news, I couldn’t resist adding this little adjustment to one of the Nonist’s more interesting downloads. Their original inspiration may be worth repeating.

a century and a half after darwin’s most important work was published people still seem to have a hard time wrapping their minds around it’s implications, or are made nervous and upset by them, we thought it was high time darwin’s image were updated and his ideas put into less technical terms which everyone can understand. with that in mind we modified bob peak’s poster for every which way but loose, an image we think better fit to reach the doubtful american public.

I added the suck it part.

But I’m long partial to such inflamatory provocations ever since a high school football game in which my small private school played Dover area high on a fluke. They were like three divisions ahead of us but we had a game to make up after somebody bailed out of the regular schedule. I swear those boys were like pure bred oxen designed (intelligently or not) for the sole purpose of pummeling underweight Catholics into the cold wet ground. Somehow I ended up playing that day, during my sophomore year no less, after our starting tight end was injured. We lost something like 54 to 0.

I remember thinking to myself, as the 250 pound brutes across from me at the line of scrimmage shouted obscenities about our mothers, “We will lose this game for sure, but somehow evolution will end up having the last laugh.”

Okay, maybe I didn’t think that exactly, but it does make for a damn good ending to my story.

Aaaah, sweet release.


4 Comments


Ross Karchner
20 December 2005 @ 6pm

You’re my new hero, Mike.

Replacing whatshisface, my previous hero.



mschindler
20 December 2005 @ 9pm

Then I feel honored to be in such company as, uh… whatshisface.

😉



Jason 'vanRijn' Kasper
31 December 2005 @ 2pm

Heh. LOL. I love the graphic, honestly, regardless of my feelings of the subject matter. Speaking of said subject matter… I really didn’t follow the case that much (real life and relocation got squarely in the way), but what little I did see was more tragically sad than anything else.

Well, here’s to hope for some semblance of sanity in the world that Cole will be growing up in . =:)



mschindler
31 December 2005 @ 3pm

Try as I might, I don’t think I can find the tragic part of the decision. No need to worry on my behalf.