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I wasn't clear then. What I was trying to say was that you don't HAVE to believe in God to see the evidence for the flood. But to believe in the flood, you have to believe in God, it couldn't have happened without Him.

Rom831, Rapture Ready 3 Comments [11/1/2002 12:00:00 AM]
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HappyChappy

Oh, sure, the flood probably happened, but it was constricted to a much, much smaller area than the Bible claimed. People just thought the world was smaller than it was. It's not that shocking to think that a large area sustained serious flooding completely naturally, and that there were scant few survivors, in a time period where the extent of the world was not known and most were deeply religious and didn't know that floods of that scale could, in fact, happen. But again, just because a country that thought it was all there was got flooded doesn't mean God had stepped in to do it.

9/29/2010 6:27:26 AM

Justanotheratheist

No god, no flood.

Simple, really.

11/18/2010 3:34:12 AM

Anon-e-moose

"What I was trying to say was that you don't HAVE to believe in God to see the evidence for the flood"

In Biblical times, the ancient Chinese civilisation existed. They were sticklers for record-keeping (which is why we know so much about their history today). So riddle me this...:

If there were a worldwide 'flood', why is there no mention of such a cataclysmic event in not only the records of ancient China, but of other early civilisations?

"it couldn't have happened without Him."

Of course not. And if the proof exists that a 'flood' never happened, then...

...you do the maths, Ruptured Retards.

(emphasis added):

http://www.crystalinks.com/chinahistory.html

'The history of China is told in traditional historical records that refer as far back as the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors about 5,000 years ago, supplemented by archaeological records dating to the 16th century BC. China is one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations

11/18/2010 8:26:31 AM
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