Evolution vs. Creation

Evolution vs. Creation

There are 197312 comments on the Best of New Orleans story from Jan 6, 2011, titled Evolution vs. Creation. In it, Best of New Orleans reports that:

High school senior Zack Kopplin is leading the fight to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008.

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Elohim

Branford, CT

#61480 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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The earth is old atleast 12,000 maybe even 20,000 years old.
Closer to 4.5 Billion.
phaines

Big Bear Lake, CA

#61481 Nov 28, 2012

Since: Sep 12

Fort Worth, TX

#61482 Nov 28, 2012
Indy_Pendent wrote:
<quoted text>Evolution requires an old earth. Geology confirms the earth is very old. Understanding geology and past life (which is what oil is a product of) helps us discover oil.

On a more vague point though, the scientific method is the underlying principle that unites all science, whether it be studying earths stratigraphy, creating medicines to treat diseases, manufacturing plastics from oil, or studying life's history on our planet. The scientific method remains consistent. You cannot remove it based on personal whims and still expect to be remain logically coherent.
I'm a Christian and I will never argue the age of earth even the bible is unclear on the age of earth. The bible says the earth was without form an the spirit of God moved over the face of the deep. This implies earth was here before god started creating anything. Than how long where Adam an eve in the garden making like the bunnies before they were banished? What was going on outside the garden during that time? That idea that we Christians spout about the earth only being 8k years old is bunk the proof is every where

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#61484 Nov 28, 2012
Let me get this straight, I refer to an article that discusses the results of a five-year project that has been published on Wednesday across 30 papers in the journals Nature, Science, Genome Biology and Genome Research, you tell me I need to do research outside of an article that discusses a five-year project that has been published on Wednesday across 30 papers in the journals Nature, Science, Genome Biology and Genome Research, I ask you why you are making me do your work for you and why you don’t point me to this research, and you come back with nothing but BLOGS!!

Newsflash: Any moron with access to a computer and internet connection can have a blog. Just look at Ferrerman.:p

“America -God's Favorite Cuntry”

Since: Aug 12

Real America, USA

#61485 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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The earth is old atleast 12,000 maybe even 20,000 years old.
I agree. It as at least 12,000 years old. It may even be 4.5 billion years old.

“America -God's Favorite Cuntry”

Since: Aug 12

Real America, USA

#61486 Nov 28, 2012
Bat Foy wrote:
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So the men who wrote the bible can make mistakes because they're men and like you said even if inspired. Ill take the word of a man maybe being inspired by God. Than the word of some other man inspired by some other man being inspired by some other man writing a paper on evolution. Btw if evolution is correct you guys should use robin Williams as your missing link that dude has some massive hair.
Right, because the bible isn't an example of relying on the words of ther men....
Elohim

Branford, CT

#61488 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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LOL...Satans lies...20,000 at very very oldest. Facts dont change.
I see your education consisted exclusively of Chick Tracts.
Elohim

Branford, CT

#61489 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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That million billion stuff is satans lies. 20,000 years old is the very very oldest the earth is. FACT.
“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.”

&#8213; Daniel Patrick Moynihan

“America -God's Favorite Cuntry”

Since: Aug 12

Real America, USA

#61490 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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That million billion stuff is satans lies. 20,000 years old is the very very oldest the earth is. FACT.
Call me crazy for asking, but do you have evidence for this 20000 year idea? Certainly it doesn't come from science.

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#61491 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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When science goes againt God it is satanic. Evolution is a satan lie....
Nope – when science goes against got it is science – satan has bugger all to do with evidence and fact

Evolution is proven as factual, the evidence is overwhelming, the theory of evolution explains the fact. Because you don’t like that is no ones problem but your own. Denying such a proven fact is in itself lying and is it not christians who teach that satan is the father of lies.

And I see you still used you computer to communicate your belief

“I am Sisyphus”

Since: Nov 07

Location hidden

#61492 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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What is funny is the THEORY of evolution is being forced on us as fact. Yet when faced with the FACT of the Bible these same people say the facts lie and there THEORY should be law...SAD. Satan is smart....and people are dumb.

I am confused. I don't know anyone who thinks, has been taught or would teach that the Theory of Evolution is a fact. Nor does anyone say that the Theory of Gravitation should be taught as a fact.

However, both the theories are founded on fact. Observable fact. So in common terms we would consider both gravity and evolution to be facts.

On the other hand, the Bible is not, per se, a book of fact. The bible is a collection of stories culled from an oral tradition. It contains both facts and non facts. This does not detract, in my opinion, from the Bible as a religious document.
Elohim

Branford, CT

#61493 Nov 28, 2012
Indy_Pendent wrote:
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Call me crazy for asking, but do you have evidence for this 20000 year idea? Certainly it doesn't come from science.
Bishop Usher?

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#61494 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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LOL...Satans lies...20,000 at very very oldest. Facts dont change.
4.5 billion, proven fact

20,000 or 10,000 or 8,000 or 6,000 lies, satanic lies of satan worshippers.

“I am Sisyphus”

Since: Nov 07

Location hidden

#61495 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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Again how is the science behind finding oil come from the SATANIC EVOLUTION JUNK SCIENCE...

Geology, lithology, plate tectonics, paleontology, stratigraphy, etc are what is needed to find old.

These fields of science also support evolution (directly or indirectly).

If science is "satanic", then why do we have scientists who are Christians?

If science is "satanic", then why do many church denominations support evolution and maintain that it is not an obstacle to faith in god?

If science is "satanic", then why have many ministers signed the clergy letter project and why did one of them start this site:
www.thankgodforevolution.com/
?


“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#61496 Nov 28, 2012
Indy_Pendent wrote:
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Call me crazy for asking, but do you have evidence for this 20000 year idea? Certainly it doesn't come from science.
It does not come from the babble either –

Bishop James Usher calculated it from the bible genealogies to October 23rd 4004 BC
The Dude

Birkenhead, UK

#61497 Nov 28, 2012
Constitution-lover wrote:
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Only God is real. All those idol gods are fake...That is diffence.
Only Zeus is real. All those idol gods are fake. That is the diffence.

See how easy this is?
The Dude

Birkenhead, UK

#61498 Nov 28, 2012
Indy_Pendent wrote:
Dude,
In order to see God, you have to open your heart. Incidentally, while the heart is open the eyes must be shut, ears must be plugged, and the mind off. Basically you must have no use of your senses, especially common sense. Those who are capable of doing these acts are virtuous among the faithful.
Until you feel the mind numbing effects of christianity, you will never understand.
Thank God for that!

:-p
The Dude

Birkenhead, UK

#61501 Nov 28, 2012
Elohim wrote:
<quoted text>Bishop Usher?
Nah, Ussher was 6,000 years. Obviously C-L is from one of those obscure sects who have their facts straight.

(Dude hides sarcasm meter)

“America -God's Favorite Cuntry”

Since: Aug 12

Real America, USA

#61503 Nov 28, 2012
Elohim wrote:
<quoted text>Bishop Usher?
We'll see what he replise with, but that was my assumption as well.

How incredibly ignorant it would be to ignore all of science in the blind support of an idea presented by a superstitious bishop with poor logic and inherently flawed calculations despite the lack of any evidence in support of the claim, and mountains of evidence to the contrary.

“America -God's Favorite Cuntry”

Since: Aug 12

Real America, USA

#61504 Nov 28, 2012
ChristineM wrote:
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It does not come from the babble either –
Bishop James Usher calculated it from the bible genealogies to October 23rd 4004 BC
I assume he was using a Gregorian calendar?

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