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Off-mission.[edit]

Too big and in-depth to just say "redirect to plant" or "delete", plus the fact I've been nominated for moderator and don't want to rub off as a "DELETE IT ALL!" prick like I have in the past. I'll do some research myself in between other RW projects I've given myself (note to self: update your list of shit to do on your profile), but this article needs something like creationist claims in botany (e.g. the "yup, that's grass" joy of plant baraminology, and other nutty Answers in Genesis things like the whole "plants aren't alive" thing [see the life article]) or "cryptobotany" ('a la cryptozoology); otherwise, we should expand the mission statement so science outlines are on-mission. I'll do research into the former, although I am in support of the latter if anyone else believes it should come to pass. Planaria Icon.png Flatworms are fun! Talk to me 17:58, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

To be honest I would just delete it... The Invisible ManI spoke to Him 23:10, 29 June 2013 (UTC)

I'm bumping this discussion, because apparently people won't see it unless it's in the Recent changes.--ZooGuard (talk) 18:54, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

This page has merit, but only if it supports other more on-mission pages. I don' think it stands as on-mission on it's own.MarmotHead (talk) 01:01, 12 May 2014 (UTC)
Keep, if it can be linked into evolution/creationism debate somehow. ROPChain (talk) 22:22, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

I think that the article may be worth saving. Some nutty Creationist claims about botany are linked below: https://answersingenesis.org/biology/plants/do-leaves-die/ " Plants did not “die,” as in mût; they were clearly consumed as food. Scripture describes plants as withering (Hebrew yabesh), which means “to dry up.”2 This term is more descriptive of a plant or plant part ceasing to function biologically. " LOL. They later contradict themselves in the same article.

https://answersingenesis.org/biology/plants/did-plants-evolve/ https://answersingenesis.org/the-flood/how-did-plants-survive-the-flood/ https://answersingenesis.org/theory-of-evolution/molecular-clock/fast-flower-evolution/ https://answersingenesis.org/fossils/types-of-fossils/fossil-plants/ https://answersingenesis.org/biology/plants/kingdom-of-the-plants-defying-evolution/ Make haste slowly (talk) 09:13, 16 February 2015 (UTC)