Dreampow, I think you and Acrophile are having different arguments. I think he's more bothered by the idea that you might think, like many creationists seem to, that everything is just an opinion, i.e. if I say that DNA mutates and you say it doesn't, that's a wash because the vote is 1/1. What you're talking about is political reality, and I don't think anyone's going to argue that.
I could be way off base though.
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