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Ok, I want a formal map projection for this so I can render my GIS data in a chicken.
So, God is a chicken?
Which came first, the chicken God or the egg?
No, God is Big Bird.
Or perhaps Col. Sanders.
A bird in hand…
Nope, the hand goes with the banana (per Ray Comfort; I can’t bring myself to go look for the YT).
! (or as Ant would say: §)
No running afowl on that
So it IS all down to cocks.
Or is it all Cock and Bull?
Because the flood broke up the land plates and rearranged them. Duh.
But is it finger licking good?
Ha ha ha ha ha
I love this, you made my day (actually night, late night over here)
Hell of a wattle for a rooster…
I think that’s (was) Mercator Projection. If you look at the size of Greenland, down around the, umm, egg-laying area.
It’s got huge wattles, South America was obviously a problem.
But I love the concept!
Come on, when you post something get your spelling right. “How comes the world fits….” Why does the word come have an s on the end?
Because it was written to make it sound like it was said by an idiot.
Nevermind the “s”, the phrase “how come” is itself an immediate marker of imbecility…
It’s remarks like these that propel me to give up reading comments for good. At least before breakfast.
The next supercontinent, Hengea? So The gods designed the world for chickens after all, and not for us silly bipedal monkeys. It all makes sense now. Goodbye and thanks for all the corn?
This is related to this post in only the fact that there are maps involved.
Any doubters on climate change – Australian meteorologists just had to add extra colours to their temperature maps to display record 50 degrees C + (122 degrees F +) temperatures.
That’s not climate change, the extra heat is caused by all the bush fires.
Also notice that Australia sits on the head of God’s cock, which means…..
God loves us – carnally!
OK sorry predicted to be over 50 degrees C
Still records have been broken
And the 2012 US heat extreme topped the rest with ~ 0.5 degC, ten times as much as earlier heat extremes has managed to beat the rest.
Now it will be *extremely* interesting to see if El Ninà disappears next year and the global warming shows up unmasked.
Climate change is real, but a temporary period of record-setting heat is not proof of it, any more than a temporary period of record-setting cold is proof against it.
You may want to read up on that.
It used to be the case, but late -11 they started to talk about attributing regional events because the signal is now so strong. And -12 they started to do it.
One typical local AGW signal is the hot extremes, the envelope that basically trend as the signal does.
They can’t tell until afterwards, and still many extremes like regional flooding is biz as usual. But this wave may become evidence for AGW (or it already is but I missed it).
Since it is an extreme extreme, see above, I’m considering a slam dunk.
A single weather event, even a record-breaking one, is not even evidence of climate change, let alone proof of climate change. The only way we know the climate is changing is from the long-term record of temperature changes and other climate-related changes.
You are not up with it. As the previous posted stated, an extreme extreme is a direct indicator. In the example given the previous record was a run of 4 days with national average temperature >39c. This has occured only once? A run of 3 days has ocurred only twice. Presently we have run of 6 days and counting.
As the previous posted stated, an extreme extreme is a direct indicator.
No it isn’t. An extreme (or an “extreme extreme”) is just a data point. The only real evidence of climate change is the long-term trend. And the original comment didn’t suggest that the recent extreme temperatures were merely an “indicator,” but that they removed any doubt.
Any way you want to slice it, we’re toast.
The world is my rooster.
So many plate-itudes. But sorry, no egg run on the absence of gods.
I can see it forming the basis of a Discovery Institute publication, “Evilutionist Cock-Up: The Pullet Surprise”.
(Yes, I’m afraid this comment is just a barrow to push my puns.)
Thank you! 😉
This reminds me of the theory of Continental Drip.
I was so hoping for a hotlink in that…
There are two competing theories of Continental Drip. One contends that the continents are sagging towards the South Pole (illustrated here; the other posits that at one time the Earth was subjected to an external gravity source over the North Pole (or inverted and subjected to an external gravity source over the South Pole) causing the bulk of the landmasses to flow, in the manner of suspended water balloons, into their present configurations.
If only more things fitted into the shape of a chicken, the world would be a better place.
Reblogged this on Genesisfix's Blog and commented:
I absolutely love this graphic, and the tease that goes with it. A cock tease as it were. Unless it really is a chicken. But either way, God don’t make no junk. I can’ t figure out though if “Checkmate Atheists” is a threat or a claim of victory. What’s your opinion?
I’m destroyed. Why didn’t I think of that?
Eerily recalls a haiku I wrote a long time ago:
Gondwanaland of chicken
On my BBQ
That’s brilliant! 😀
This chicken’s incontinent.
This cannot be so, a pullet is female?
I can’t recall if a pullet is female, but it is most certainly a juvenile bird and wouldn’t have that cock’s comb.
Oh Boy, this is going to screw up Texas textbooks. One more alternate theory to include in the science section.
Earth was created:
A. developed over millions of years out of the dust and gas surrounding the sun when it was a young star.
B. Earth was created by an all-powerful being who also created the entire universe.
C. Chinese believe that in the beginning heaven and Earth were as one. The universe was a big black egg that carried a God, Pan-Gu, inside itself.
D.According to the Mayans, there were two people, Tepeu and Gucumatz. They would sit around and think about things and then those things would exist. They thought up the mountains, the earth, the oceans, the sky and the animals and once they did they appeared.
And the latest, E. The Earth was actually a chicken that went to pieces and formed the continents.
This is of course just a few of the alternative theories that Texas school board considers in science text books. I really think the Chinese were on to something.
Africa does have a nice capon it.
That is really awful.
That is all.
I bet the guy who owns Chik-fil-a thinks that this is a sign from heaven.
Love it. Ironic on several levels, with a pun thrown in.
Haha! This is good
It’s only a paltry argument!
If this image shows up on my toast tomorrow or in a cloud formation, tree knot or beer suds…I’m gonna have to seriously consider giving up eggs for breakfast.
I needed that smile! Will save and send. 😉
Adapting Ash and Lambert. [ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078748/quotes ]
I dunno if you have seen this yet… but wow.
That video is a fine piece of strawmanning, followed by some classic quotemining. Not even wrong!
Note that Australia appears to be connected to Chickengaea’s brain.
Those marsupials were onto something. Not implying anything, just saying. . .
Haha! That is excellent.
It is the frogfish deja vu thing all over again.
How else did the Flaming Galah evolve?
And what are those seismically active areas … yes …sub-duck-tion zones.
I bet if shown to the “right” people, they will try to make a fact out if it! Look at what I was just asked to share on Facebook! Just look at how many people have actually shared it!!! Sad! https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151312787989868&set=a.10150196255429868.328254.75142489867&type=1&theater&refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fphoto.php&_rdr
Does it for me! I’m convinced now obviously the Chicken came before the egg.