Wednesday, September 19, 2007

You have to be kidding, right?

Before I post anything nerdy, I just have to post this. I'm not going to discuss the believes of evolution, creationism, etc. because they are what they are called, beliefs. BUT. The fact that the world is basically a ball, has nothing to do with believes. That's just a plain fact. To actually DISCUSS that fact, it's unbelievable...

Taken from BOINGBOING:

The View co-host Sherri Shephard told her other co-hosts that she does not believe in the theory of evolution. Whoopi Goldberg then asked her if she thought the world was flat. Here's the transcript of the conversation that followed.

WHOOPI GOLDBERG: Is the world flat?

SHERRI SHEPHERD: Is the world flat? (laughter)


SHEPHERD: …I Don’t know.

GOLDBERG: What do you think?

SHEPHERD: I… I never thought about it, Whoopi. Is the world flat? I never thought about it.

BARBARA WALTERS: You’ve never thought about whether the world was round or flat?

SHEPHERD: I tell you what I’ve thought about. How I’m going to feed my child–

WALTERS: Well you can do both.

SHEPERD: …how I’m going to take care of my family. The world, is the world flat has never entered into, like that has not been an important thing to me.

ELIZABETH HASSELBECK: You’ll teach your son, Jeffery, right?

SHEPHERD: If my son, Jeffery, asks me ‘is the world flat,’ I guess I would go…

JOY BEHAR: You know, didn’t some person already work this question out? I mean, why are we doing this again? (laughter, applause)



Anonymous said...

That's actually a great book you have pictured there. A must-read for everyone. I don't know that it relates to your post, other than the title, of course.