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Purhaps your aware of the Human Genome Project? Thier findings said that the human race can be no more than 10,000 years old.

LaMontre, Rapture Ready 18 Comments [10/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
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Alex

Some Christian fundies claim \"You can't understand the bible without the Holy Spirit inspiring you\" (translation: your interpretation is wrong)

Perhaps we need a similar claim for science

12/7/2006 8:11:52 PM

David D.G.

Then why haven't we seen any mention of this in the media, but only here in some obscure online forum? A discovery like that would sweepingly rewrite several scientific fields and would make its discoverer a household name on par with Watson and Crick -- IF it were true, that is.


~David D.G.

12/7/2006 8:49:59 PM

Distind

@Alex
We have that, it's \"You're making that up as you go along aren't you?\"

Or, for those who perfer to actually start with fact, \"No sparky, that is not what was concluded by the people unlike you who possess a clue.\" but it's rare you actually need to use that.

12/31/2006 6:10:04 PM

szenah

Then why haven't we seen any mention of this in the media, but only here in some obscure online forum?


Wait, wait, I know....

\"The liberal press is suppressing the truth because they don't want anyone to know that the Bible has been proven true.\"

12/31/2006 6:29:05 PM

Amos

The leader of the Human Genome Project, Francis Collins, has been an Evangelical Christian since the age of twenty-seven. Three years after the genome project was completed he published a book, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, on why he's a Christian and detailing the relation between his beliefs and science. Does he mention this 10,000 years thing in his book? No. Because you just made it up.

His opinion on evolution?
Originally posted by Francis Collins

As somebody who studies DNA, the fact that we are 98.4 percent identical at the DNA level to a chimpanzee, it's pretty hard to ignore the fact that when I am studying a particular gene, I can go to the mouse and find it's the similar gene, and it's 90 percent the same. It's certainly compatible with the theory of evolution, although it will always be a theory that we cannot actually prove. I'm a theistic evolutionist. I take the view that God, in His wisdom, used evolution as His creative scheme. I don't see why that's such a bad idea. That's pretty amazingly creative on His part. And what is wrong with that as a way of putting together in a synthetic way the view of God who is interested in creating a group of individuals that He can have fellowship with -- us? Why is evolution not an appropriate way to get to that goal? I don't see a problem with that.

12/31/2006 6:32:21 PM

cyborgtroy

Perhaps you're familiar with making up bullshit?

3/2/2008 3:26:55 AM

flashbazzzbo

You do seem like a good person.Now come on over here so i can crack you in the head with my George Foreman Grill.

3/2/2008 4:03:26 AM

Darwin

That post can be described in two words:

1) Horse

2) Shit

3/2/2008 4:14:18 AM

Philbert McAdamia

Purhaps your unaware how to spel thier - and severul other werdz ?

3/2/2008 5:41:32 AM

Brain_In_A_Jar

I take the view that God, in His wisdom, used evolution as His creative scheme. I don't see why that's such a bad idea. That's pretty amazingly creative on His part.

That's just ludicrous. Evolutionary theory does not require god; it works on its own. It may not be technically incompatible, but it certainly doesn't offer a shred of support. Anyway, how the hell is it amazing or creative to do something that would have happened without you anyway? Does that even count as doing anything? It'd be like trying to push downward on a rock falling under gravity to make it fall exactly as it would under gravitational acceleration - you couldn't do it; the best you could do is move your hand behind it as if you were pushing but exerting zero force, which equates to zero work, so you haven't actually done anything; the system is independent of you. You can't assert that god exists and makes everything act exactly as it would without him, as all evidence suggests, as that would make god completely inert.

3/2/2008 9:36:04 AM

Freboy

@Brain_In_A_Jar

Evolution leaves room for "theistic evolution" because it makes no mention of God either way.

If some Chrisitans have to believe that God put the laws of thermodynamics into place... let's just hope it spreads to the fundies.

3/2/2008 9:46:31 AM

szena

Odd how the fundies were dismissing the project before the results were announced, as if they knew perfectly well that it wouldn't show what they wanted it to.

3/2/2008 11:34:51 AM

Blaidd Drwg

"Theistic Evolution" is nothing more than creationists' desperate attempt to appear to be accepting of the clear findings of science, yet frantically wanting to keep thier fantasy.
In theistic evolution, evolution still occurs, but God is behind it, you just can't detect His actions.

It would be laughable, if it weren't so pathetic.

3/2/2008 12:50:19 PM

Anonyonyonymous

Purhaps you're aware of the correct spelling of perhaps? Perhaps?

3/2/2008 12:57:11 PM

Quantum Mechanic

You can't even spell "their."

3/2/2008 2:01:20 PM

Mike

I can only assume that the poster is referring to the idea the human diversification has actually sped up over the last 10,000 years or so. This is certainly is one possible interpretation of the data but it is far from settled. Anyway 'increased diversification' in no way implies 'magically came into existence' 10,000 years ago. Also, wouldn't humans being 10,000 years old violate the whole earth being 6,000 years old thing?

3/2/2009 11:52:26 AM

Quantum Mechanic

"Purhaps(sic) your(sic) aware"

That's where I stopped reading.

1/15/2012 5:25:49 PM

furbearingbrick

Pics or it didn't happen.

1/15/2012 5:35:10 PM
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