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Geeky Passions, New Worlds, Controversial YouTubers and Superhero Films

Steve Megatron is joined by TFG1 Mike as we discuss Nasa’s new Earth-like worlds, Logan, Geeky Passions, The Batman, Matt Reeves directing The Batman, Nascar’s Monster Girls attire, Transformers, YouTuber’s poor taste in comedy, films and more!

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8 COMMENTS
  • JediDisaster / February 25, 2017

    “It’s Science it is not fact”- Please don’t say this. This is idiotic and plainly makes you look both ignorant and naive.

    Science is fact. Part of science using developing hypothesis based on the knowledge you know at the time but all of it is based in fact. Yes we can estimate the age of our planet and galaxy through carbon dating and other methods. No one said the planets they discovered have water they said there is potential for them to have water and life. These are the same type of scientists that were able to launch a rocket from earth and land it on an asteroid traveling millions upon millions miles per hour. They know what they are doing. They have spent decades study this field, are masters of their craft, and to think that you can deny scientist just because you don’t fully understand what they do is ridiculous. Not that is matters. Science is true whether you believe in it or not, unlike religion it actually has to make up its claims with proof beyond hearsay.

  • JediDisaster / February 25, 2017

    “It’s Science it is not fact”- Please don’t say this. This is idiotic and plainly makes you look both ignorant and naive.

    Science is fact. Part of science using developing hypothesis based on the knowledge you know at the time but all of it is based in fact. Yes we can estimate the age of our planet and galaxy through carbon dating and other methods. No one said the planets they discovered have water they said there is potential for them to have water and life. These are the same type of scientists that were able to launch a rocket from earth and land it on an asteroid traveling millions upon millions miles per hour. They know what they are doing. They have spent decades study this field, are masters of their craft, and to think that you can deny scientist just because you don’t fully understand what they do is ridiculous. Not that is matters. Science is true whether you believe in it or not, unlike religion it actually has to make up its claims with proof beyond hearsay.

    • Steven C. Phillips / February 25, 2017

      Religion actually placed side by side with written history actually coincide. A few years ago majority of scientists abandoned the 60 billion years of the Earth and have moved to the 6,000 year method.

      As far as scientists, not saying Nasa isn’t capable. I love space and astronomy. But to say that they can understand something we can’t visit or to have the data is still theoretical even if elements are based in fact. I understand more than perhaps Mike in the space and science of it and never claimed to know it all but to make assumptions or a hypothesis isn’t fact.

      Even our food and diets according to scientists change every few years if you look at that data or ‘fact.’ Just depends on what pool of scientists you want to believe or not and what their testing grounds were. I give Nasa more credit than these others but still to explain other worlds and we still can’t get humans to Mars seems a bit far fetched to me.

      The goal of science is to come as close to understanding the reality of the natural world as we can. It’s never “truth” or “facts”. “Truth” and “facts” can mean different things to different people. Science can be done poorly, just like any other human endeavor. We are all fallible, some of us make fewer mistakes than others, some observe better than others, but we are still subjective in the end.

      A fact is something that has occurred or is correct. The usual test for a statement of fact is verifiability—that is, whether it can be demonstrated to correspond to experience. Standard reference works are often used to check facts. Scientific facts are verified by repeatable careful observation or measurement (by experiments or other means).

      • JediDisaster / February 28, 2017

        “Religion actually placed side by side with written history actually coincide. A few years ago majority of scientists abandoned the 60 billion years of the Earth and have moved to the 6,000 year method.:

        -um. No. There are less than a percentage of scientist that follow the Earth is 6,000 years old method. I’d like to see evidence to backup your claim on that. Most religious scholars don’t follow it either. The bible does not specify when the Earth was created. It states In the beginning the earth god created the heavens and the earth. What beginning means no one knows. Also history does not back up all religion. First many religion steal from one another. The Jesus story was just a carbon copy of the Egyptian God Horus who:

        -Was conceived by a virgin mother named Meri, and had a stepfather named Seb (Joseph)

        -Was born in a cave, his birth announced by an angel, heralded by a star and attended by shepherds

        -Attended a special rite of passage at the age of twelve and there is no data on the child from the age of 12 to 30

        -Was baptized in a river at the age of 30, and his baptizer was later beheaded
        Had 12 disciples

        -Performed miracles, exorcized demons, raised someone from the dead, walked on water

        -Was called “Iusa”, the “ever-becoming son” and the “Holy Child”

        -Delivered a “Sermon on the Mount”, and his followers recounted his sayings

        -Called “Way”, “the Truth the Light”, “Messiah”, “God’s Anointed Son”, “Son of Man”, “Good Shepherd”, “Lamb of God”, “Word made flesh”, “Word of Truth”, “the KRST” or “Anointed One”

        -Was “the Fisher” and was associated with the Fish, Lamb and Lion.

        All these thousands of years before Jesus was born.

        History does not back up the notion a man was swallowed by a whale, lived inside of it for months, and then was spit out.

        History does not back up that a man was able to live 900 years.

        -History does not back up the world was destroyed by a great flood

        I am not against religion but a literal interpretation of a document that had to be translated into multiple langues, based on stories not written until hundreds of years later, changed,altered, and changed again by leaders of the time is ruining religion. It was not until the Pentecostal movement of the late 19th century when people began to think this way.

        It wasn’t until the early 1900’s until things like the rapture began to be thought. That idea has spread and spread leading to a downfall of the practice. There was a reason why many versions of early Christianity only allowed certain people to read from the Bible directly. It was due to fear people would misinterpret words and aspects for the bible to fit their own personal needs and biases. That is exactly what has happened.

      • JediDisaster / February 28, 2017

        “Religion actually placed side by side with written history actually coincide. A few years ago majority of scientists abandoned the 60 billion years of the Earth and have moved to the 6,000 year method.:

        -um. No. There are less than a percentage of scientist that follow the Earth is 6,000 years old method. I’d like to see evidence to backup your claim on that. Most religious scholars don’t follow it either. The bible does not specify when the Earth was created. It states In the beginning the earth god created the heavens and the earth. What beginning means no one knows. Also history does not back up all religion. First many religion steal from one another. The Jesus story was just a carbon copy of the Egyptian God Horus who:

        -Was conceived by a virgin mother named Meri, and had a stepfather named Seb (Joseph)

        -Was born in a cave, his birth announced by an angel, heralded by a star and attended by shepherds

        -Attended a special rite of passage at the age of twelve and there is no data on the child from the age of 12 to 30

        -Was baptized in a river at the age of 30, and his baptizer was later beheaded
        Had 12 disciples

        -Performed miracles, exorcized demons, raised someone from the dead, walked on water

        -Was called “Iusa”, the “ever-becoming son” and the “Holy Child”

        -Delivered a “Sermon on the Mount”, and his followers recounted his sayings

        -Called “Way”, “the Truth the Light”, “Messiah”, “God’s Anointed Son”, “Son of Man”, “Good Shepherd”, “Lamb of God”, “Word made flesh”, “Word of Truth”, “the KRST” or “Anointed One”

        -Was “the Fisher” and was associated with the Fish, Lamb and Lion.

        All these thousands of years before Jesus was born.

        History does not back up the notion a man was swallowed by a whale, lived inside of it for months, and then was spit out.

        History does not back up that a man was able to live 900 years.

        -History does not back up the world was destroyed by a great flood

        I am not against religion but a literal interpretation of a document that had to be translated into multiple langues, based on stories not written until hundreds of years later, changed,altered, and changed again by leaders of the time is ruining religion. It was not until the Pentecostal movement of the late 19th century when people began to think this way.

        It wasn’t until the early 1900’s until things like the rapture began to be thought. That idea has spread and spread leading to a downfall of the practice. There was a reason why many versions of early Christianity only allowed certain people to read from the Bible directly. It was due to fear people would misinterpret words and aspects for the bible to fit their own personal needs and biases. That is exactly what has happened.

        • Steven C. Phillips / February 28, 2017

          If you actually did you’re researched you’d also see that things have been impacted by sects of christianity and mixed with pagan attributes. Not saying every division is correct either as I’m sure all have something wrong with translation. The rapture was a indoctrination to scare people and isn’t actually a real thing if you read scripture properly in that area. I’ve been studying the Bible the past year and it has led me to see certain things that multiple divisions have wrong.

          Egyptian God Horus was a carbon copy of Jesus then because the egyptians came AFTER God created man. Jesus was always mentioned in the beginning and again that time period and the Roman empire still flow with the history of the Bible.

      • JediDisaster / February 28, 2017

        Looks you copied and pasted your response from the “use this were people try to disprove religion through science’ handbook.

        ‘As far as scientists, not saying Nasa isn’t capable. I love space and astronomy. But to say that they can understand something we can’t visit or to have the data is still theoretical even if elements are based in fact. I understand more than perhaps Mike in the space and science of it and never claimed to know it all but to make assumptions or a hypothesis isn’t fact.”

        Even our food and diets according to scientists change every few years if you look at that data or ‘fact.’ Just depends on what pool of scientists you want to believe or not and what their testing grounds were. I give Nasa more credit than these others but still to explain other worlds and we still can’t get humans to Mars seems a bit far fetched to me.”
        —-

        First you are wrong to assume when it comes to major issues there are giant pools of scientists that believe different things. When it comes to elements like evolution, climate change, and the age of the Earth 99% of Scientist believe one way. Those that don’t are often the same scientists that said smoking wasn’t bad for you, and for some reason tend to work for industries like Big Oil or Tabasco.

        So Science cannot understand some place they can’t visit but people can understand a document that was written in a dead language, thousands of years before they were born, and written thousands of years after those actual events took place.

        Also we can get people to Mars. The problem is finding a way to get them back.. And space travel and space exploration are two different things. You can learn about the galaxy a lot easier than traveling through it. Using a telescope or a satellite doesn’t require you to build a vessel that can sustain life.

        Science can be done poorly that’s why it is studied and done by such a large group of people, over and over again, under peer review, and constantly checked with improving technology. You act as if major science decisions are made based upon one person in a lab. Again it is this same processes that got people to the moon, split the atom, and created the very productions we are using right now to communicate.

        This I don’t understand it so I don’t believe it attitude is what is killing our society and leading people to think things like the Earth is flat. Sorry but there are people out there that are smarter than you and I and know what they are talking about. Unless you have legit evidence to disprove what they are saying beyond it doesn’t make sense to you stop saying it is not true and spend more time trying to understand it. Listen to actual scientists who are experts in their craft and not just paid for by lobbyist or in the back of some tracks pamphlet. Even if it scares you and challenges the beliefs you currently have.

        The food argument does work because you confuse diets with science. Diet fads are not created by scientists they are created by industries in order to push their own products. Also the way food effects us changes based on human environment. With people exercising less recommendations change. Not to mention impact of things like chemicals or pollution that can impact human biology.

        • Steven C. Phillips / February 28, 2017

          Not arguing with you as clearly we’re going to agree to disagree here but having been on both sides of things I am more educated than you’re leading me to believe on these topics. No I didn’t copy and paste, I actually did research and have personal experience. You’re clearly not a religious person and that’s fine. I can see you’re purely scientific based based on your arguments and that’s also fine. But you can’t prove science any more than religion because it is a belief on a certain set of standards.

          Not confusing diets for science. My wife weighed over 300 pounds years ago and by changing her lifestyle it impacted that which is a science in biology.

          Again I am more than willing to have a conversation but when I’ve watched the news exclaim one year eggs and milk are bad then toothpaste, etc. Then a few years later say you need more of it, I just can’t listen to that argument. I know each person is different but the science that goes into manipulating our foods don’t entirely help people either.