The scientist approached God and said, "Listen, we've decided we no
need you. Nowadays, we can clone people, transplant hearts and do
all kinds of things that were once
God patiently heard him out, and then said, "All right. To see whether
or not you still need me, why don't we have a man-making contest?"
"Okay, great!" the scientist said.
"Now, we're going to do this just like I did back in the old days with
Adam," God said.
"That's fine," replied the scientist, and bent to scoop up a handful of
"Whoa!" God said, shaking his head in disapproval.
"Not so fast. You go get your own dirt."