"But beyond the biofuel implications, Strobel said that because the fungus can manufacture what we would normally think of as components of crude oil, it casts some doubt on the idea that crude oil is a fossil fuel.
"It may be the case that organisms like this produced some — maybe not all — but some of the world's crude," Strobel said."
But if you suggested that exact thing and were perhaps a creation scientist, or a Christian, or even just a conservative/libertarian, you were supposed to be an anti-scientific moron.
Gee, I *thought* that most scientific theory wasn't set in stone and that there are, in fact, competing theories with regard to things like allegedly "non-renewable" resources (based on, you know, actual evidence) but being shouted down so long by the enlightened elite just made me want to stop talking about it. Go figure.