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[Responding to "how do you know that [the earth is 6000 years old]?"]

<p>Its not rocket science, its called believing in the Bible.

stryperrocks, POD Warrior Forum 27 Comments [5/27/2005 12:00:00 AM]
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NonHomogenized

I'll say!

7/17/2005 4:47:36 AM

Sierra

It's not chemistry, either.

11/15/2005 3:54:50 AM

Crosis

Damn right it isn't rocket science. It's also not science at all.

11/15/2005 5:03:47 AM

Darth Wang

Right, it's called idiocy

11/15/2005 10:58:46 AM

Redhunter

You've really proven your point by the use of two extremes. Good for you!

6/27/2006 7:51:19 AM

The Jamo

The bible does not state the age of the earth.

1/24/2007 4:23:37 AM

Captain Janeway

Finally! A fundie tells it like it really is!

1/24/2007 4:27:40 AM

[url=http://tinyurl.com/ya3433]Sanity[/url]

Wow, finally a fundy who said something I can agree with.

1/24/2007 6:21:18 AM

BurntBush

It sure ain't brother.

1/24/2007 8:41:33 AM

Julian

Maybe you should listen to the rocket scientists - they might've studied geology at some stage in their distant past. They certainly would've studied physics, chemistry and cosmology.

1/24/2007 10:16:58 AM

TheUnholyMint

Definitely not rocket science. If it were, then it may have been a reasonable theory.

2/3/2007 9:11:57 PM

Patrick

So, he's saying that believing in the Bible isn't as difficult as rocket science?

Well I'd agree, lol. Considering that believing in the Bible doesn't take any science, just \"read what we tell you, it's true because we say so.\"

2/3/2007 9:26:56 PM

Robbie

Its not rocket science, its called believing in the Bible.


Well, I can agree with that. It's also not Earth science or cultural anthropology, either.

6/9/2007 10:01:44 AM

Dallen

Fundamentalism in a nutshell!

6/9/2007 10:06:30 AM

Jack Bauer

......and being too fucking thick to think for yourself.

There we have it - the difference between a fundie anb a rocket scientist.

6/9/2007 10:54:12 PM



Understatement of the year.

6/9/2007 10:56:35 PM

Bashal'authwe

Blind belief is the most hilarious thing of them all.

1/18/2008 4:33:40 PM

Caustic Gnostic

Um, Ussher didn't write the bible, or add anything to it. The supposed age of the earth is not even mentioned therein.

How do we know for sure that all the begats are correctly and completely listed, anyway?

1/18/2008 5:10:56 PM

Nirjuana

Actually, it's not science at all, it's called delusion.

1/18/2008 9:08:09 PM

TerriblyAmused

Amen, 'brother'!

1/18/2008 9:09:41 PM

Richard the Dick

No, it's called blindly following church tradition, and it's terribly ignorant. For all the glorification the Bible gets from these ignoramuses they so seldom are aware of it's actual contents and lessons.

1/18/2008 9:25:58 PM

anti-nonsense

Damn right it's not rocket science, rocket science requires one to have more then 3 brain cells to rub together.

It's not science period, it's just plain stupid bullshit!

1/18/2008 9:46:20 PM

ericm6

Good point, there's no science in there.

5/27/2009 7:41:52 PM

Patrick

---"Its not rocket science, its called believing in the Bible."---

You just said a mouthful there.

So close, yet so far.

1/21/2010 4:30:41 PM

Swede

Rocket science has diddly-squat to do with geology, geneaology or cultural history.

Does the Bible say how long Adam and Eve lived in the Garden of Eden? Maybe they lived there ten thousand years? Some people in the Bible lived to be hundreds of years, how then do you calculate generations. Sarah was over 50 when she had Isaac, wasn't she? (Beyond childbearing years, you know.) And then we have men marrying children of 12 who bear children just a few years later.

Nope, definitely not rocket science...

1/22/2010 7:08:24 AM
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