John Elder
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Scientist protest walk on Washingtone

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom sarbeck Jan 30. 15 Replies

Urgent and important to all. Please see the link below. This is an event organized by the international scientific community to demonstrate against and resist the Trumph administration's blatantly…Continue

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John Elder replied to Jonathan Simeone's discussion Can People of Color be racist?
"I grew up on a tobacco farm in Virginia. It was worked jointly by my family and a African American family. Share cropping I suppose. But truly shared, no one "worked for" anyone. We children all grew up together, played together, were…"
yesterday
John Elder replied to Jonathan Simeone's discussion Can People of Color be racist?
"Biologically you are exactly right BenGee. There are no fixed significant genetic differences among so called "races". "
yesterday
John Elder replied to Jonathan Simeone's discussion Can People of Color be racist?
"As long as humans group think there will be group discrimination and racism. All groups do it, all groups claim ethical high ground and all groups are flat wrong to practice it in any form.  As long as one group holds discriminatory views, for…"
Monday
John Elder joined Daniel W's group
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Godless in the garden

Welcome to gardeners, growers of veggies, fruits, flowers, and trees, backyard hen enthusiasts, worm farmers, & composters!See More
Aug 15
John Elder replied to Sheri M Larsen's discussion Critical Thinking
"As a university professor of 25 years experience, I couldn't agree more Joan! Universities are no longer centers of enthusiastic thought and exchange of ideas as well as knowledge. They have largely devolved into for-profit, politically…"
Jul 21
John Elder replied to Sheri M Larsen's discussion Critical Thinking
"Please tell me this is an attempt at parody and humor? If not, it's the same type of mindless homily that christians always use that is totally devoid of any meaning. Odd how they think such tripe proves something isn't it?"
Jul 19
John Elder replied to Sheri M Larsen's discussion Critical Thinking
"Truly beautiful!!!"
Jul 19
John Elder replied to Joan Denoo's discussion Discovery Institute | Advancing a culture of purpose, creativity, and ...bla, bla, bla! in the group No Nonsense
"I have always found this "teach the controversy " notion to be utterly ridiculous on non-scientific grounds. We all pretty much agree the evolutionary "science" here is specious and politically motivated garbage. As a trained…"
Jun 4
John Elder joined sacha's group
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No Nonsense

Anti-pseudoscience, anti-woo, pro science, pro critical thinking, no conspiracy theories, no spin. Count the logical fallacies. No Nonsense!See More
Jun 4
John Elder commented on Loren Miller's blog post Grover's Corners and Dancing in Hurricanes
"I live in South Georgia Bertold. I am surrounded by tribalist nut jobs of just about every ilk. Ignorance breeds gullibility and unfortunately the ignorant masses are dangerous as well as delusional. There's a conspiracy/ theory advocacy group…"
May 14
John Elder commented on Loren Miller's blog post Grover's Corners and Dancing in Hurricanes
"Joan: I couldn't agree more with your comment: "facing destructive elements join together to confront and overcome the challenges we face." I have come to firmly believe that humanity will not progress in any significant way until we…"
May 11
John Elder commented on Loren Miller's blog post Grover's Corners and Dancing in Hurricanes
"To reply to your comment:"@John Thanks a lot.  This is sort of a different style for me, and I'm glad it had some resonance." I would say that you do have a talent for it. Your piece above is powerfully well written. "
May 11
John Elder commented on Loren Miller's blog post Grover's Corners and Dancing in Hurricanes
"Optimist or pessimist, it seems to me the goal is to live in passion, as Loren so beautifully puts it, with eyes wide open and dancing in a hurricane. Win or lose, the beauty is in putting up the good fight. To quote John Prine: "Throw my brain…"
May 9
John Elder replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Climate Models Significantly Underestimate Our Danger in the group Eco-Logical: A Group for Environmentalists
"An important new study just released in Nature- A must read for anyone interested in climate change: TY  - JOURAU  - Medhaug, IselinAU  - Stolpe, Martin B.AU  - Fischer, Erich M.AU  - Knutti, RetoTI  - Reconciling…"
May 4
John Elder replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Soil Carbon - Dangerous Lock In in the group Eco-Logical: A Group for Environmentalists
"An important new study just released in Nature- A must read for anyone interested in climate change: TY  - JOUR AU  - Medhaug, Iselin AU  - Stolpe, Martin B. AU  - Fischer, Erich M. AU  - Knutti, Reto TI  - Reconciling…"
May 4
John Elder commented on Sara's group Atheists who love Science!
"An important new study just released in Nature - A must read for anyone interested in climate change: TY  - JOUR AU  - Medhaug, Iselin AU  - Stolpe, Martin B. AU  - Fischer, Erich M. AU  - Knutti, Reto TI  - Reconciling…"
May 4
John Elder commented on Davey Lee's group Climate Concerns
"An important study just released in Nature- must read for anyone interested in climate change: TY  - JOUR AU  - Medhaug, Iselin AU  - Stolpe, Martin B. AU  - Fischer, Erich M. AU  - Knutti, Reto TI  - Reconciling…"
May 4
John Elder replied to Joan Denoo's discussion ERA again, still!
"Yeah. I have a brother in law who used to be an admirable free thinker until a judge and these AA jerks got a grip on him. What a blatant and daily violation of the separation clause."
May 1
John Elder replied to Compelledunbeliever's discussion Guns and Christianity
"I couldn't agree more! I'd like to see us enforce the laws we have and place the responsibility on the people especially the religious. I get a catalog from a weapons collector supplier. There are countless fake collectibles in it that…"
Apr 30

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Valdosta
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GA
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USA
About Me:
Evolutionary and molecular biologist
Professor / Valdosta State University
Interest in fishes/ marine biology/ ecology/conservation biology/science education.
My hobbies are motorcycles, mechanics, painting land and seascapes, reading and outdoor activities.
I grew up as a Virginia tobacco farmer and was a mechanic prior to returning to university complete my education and follow a career in biological science.

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