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How can you tell if the Creationists are having a church service? By the horses hitched outside. Why do Creationists have strong arm muscles? From daily exercise with the post hole digger. Why did the Creationist get in trouble with the ASPCA? From whacking so many moles. What is a best-selling item at a Creationist grain market? Ad hominem grits. What is a best-selling item at a Creationist fish market? Red herrings. What is a best-selling item at a Creationist hardware store? Circular saws.  (May 4, 2013 | post #88595)

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Why won't Mary Magdalena take a vacation in Long Island? Because she refuses to ride the ferry boat. Why won't Mary Magdalena buy milk in the supermarket? Because she misreads the word 'homogenized.' How many Creationists does it take to cook popcorn on the stove? None. They do the job by rubbing two sticks together.  (May 4, 2013 | post #88593)

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Mary Magdalena wrote: "How can you spot an atheist? He's the one that knuckles are dragging on the ground when he walks." Good idea. Let's have a jokefest. Why did the Creationist cross the road? He didn't. His mommy wasn't there to hold his hand. How many Creationists does it take to change a lightbulb? None. Creationists use candles. Why are Creationists afraid to travel? They might fall off the end of the world. What's round, has a circle around its nose, and looks like Richard Dawkins? A dartboard advertised on the Answers in Genesis site.  (May 3, 2013 | post #88531)

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It's the Darwin crowd that lacks the facts in evolution d...

Thanks, Macumazahn. I can't wait to see whether the canopy over Jerusalem prevents sunburn for the Christians, the Jews, or the Moslems.  (May 2, 2013 | post #114681)

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Next is the ecological zonation hypothesis (Saladin), victim habitat (Schadewald), or habitat (Kitcher). Whitcomb & Morris speak of "increasing elevation of habitat and therefore time required for the Flood to attain stages sufficient to overtake them." In other words, the lowest layers will be occupied by species with lowest habitats. Here again, the Evolutionists see theory contradicting fact. Saladin asks why microbes are found in the lowest strata and why marine fossils are often found in higher strata than land animals and plants.  (Apr 30, 2013 | post #88423)

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Mary Magdalena has invited us to a study of Flood Geology, and I am happy to accept. Ironically, most of the Flood Geology terminology has been coined not by its adherents but by its opponents. Saladin, Schadewald, and Kitcher have suggested names for three factors which would determine the order of the fossils deposited by the Flood. I shall use all three sets of terms. First, we shall look at the hydraulic selection hypothesis (Saladin), hydraulic sorting (Schadewald), or hydraulic characteristics (Kitcher). Creationist writers Whitcomb & Morris speak of "decreasing density and other hydrodynamic factors tending to promote earlier and deeper sedimentation. " According to this hypothesis, species which settled the quickest are found in the lower layers and those which settled the slowest are found in the higher layers. This hypothesis can be subdivided. Whitcomb & Morris cite two factors in sedimentation denoted by Krumblein & Sloss. One is particle density. Although a log is heavier than a coin, a coin is more dense. This explains why a log floats on the water whereas a coin immediately sinks to the bottom. This also explains why endomorphs float on the water more easily than ectomorphs. However, McGowan does not agree that this prediction comes true in the geological column. He would expect to find "a predominance of trees" in the highest layers and "the densest organisms, like corals and shells" in the lowest layers. Saladin asks why microbes appear lower than animals with hard shells. Another factor cited by Krumblein & Sloss is particle sphericity. The more spherical an object is, the more quickly it settles. This factor explains why kites, which are designed to float in the air, are flat. It also explains why paper airplanes sail through the air better than paper wads. Here again, Evolutionists see Creationist predictions as failing. Strahler speaks of small extinct marine creatures called graptolites. These little animals came in an assortment of designs, but all of them were almost flat. They most likely floated on the surface when they were alive, and Flood geology would predict that they would be found on the surface today. Instead, they are found in the Ordovician and Silurian strata of the Paleozoic Era. This indicates to Evolutionary geologists not that they were deposited by the Flood, but that they lived 500-400 million years ago. Moreover, Whitcomb & Morris quickly gloss over a third factor denoted by Krumbein & Sloss: particle diameter. This factor predicts that the largest animals should be found on the bottom. McGowan makes an analogy with sediments laid on the beach, with "the largest boulders . . . at the bottom, grading into pebbles, coarse gravel, sand, and then mud and clays at the top." Instead, Evolutionists find the exact opposite. Schadewald asks why smaller trilobites are not found in higher strata than larger trilobites. Strahler also asks why giant dinosaurs and giant mammals are not found in the lowest layer. Furthermore, why aren't adults of each species found in lower strata than juveniles of the same species?  (Apr 30, 2013 | post #88421)

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I wrote: "When did anyone on this thread ever say God doesn't exist?" Mary Magdalena wrote: "Really? You can read can't you? If this thread is so full of atheist testimonies, then it should be easy for you to find at least one. So will you kindly answer my question? Mary Magdalena wrote: "Wow talk about denial. Oh never mind you're an atheist that's kind of stupidity is to be expected." Another question: I guess I AM stupid if I said that I was an atheist and can't remember. When did I ever say that?  (Apr 30, 2013 | post #88417)

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Free Servant, what was God's plan in putting claws on ostrich wings? What was God's plan in endowing whales with tiny leg bones? What was God's in putting whale embryos through a stage in which they resemble land mammals?  (Apr 30, 2013 | post #88413)

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KJV wrote: "Doesn't matter if Darwin endorsed eugenics or not. He never practiced it true however the idea of does come from his belief in natural selection. If natural selection was true then speeding it up is also possible. You can't have eugenics with out Evolution of the species by natural selection." Two can play this game as easily as one. You can't have religious persecution without religion. So how is religion any less responsible for religious persecution?  (Apr 29, 2013 | post #88353)

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Know-It_all wrote: "BTW, didn't early Christian Eusebius push the idea that it was OK to lie like hell in the name of religion?" I don't know, but Martin Luther once made a statement to that effect.  (Apr 29, 2013 | post #88352)

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Even if the Lady Hope story is true, how does that prove Creationism? If a person converts from one camp to another, does that prove the superiority of the second camp? I've heard of people who converted from Creationism to Evolution, and I've heard of people who converted from Evolution to Creationism.  (Apr 29, 2013 | post #88351)

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ViaDolorosa wrote: "You appear to be, like most atheists," Mike F wrote: "I have never claimed to be an atheist." ViaDolorosa, do you see what I mean about your conflating Evolution with atheism?  (Apr 29, 2013 | post #88350)

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Sorry, Macumazahn, I forgot where I read about God spreading the Leviathan's skin over the city of Jerusalem.  (Apr 29, 2013 | post #114598)