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Extraterrestrial microbes pose no threat to the creation model. I maintain, after consulting with one whose opinions I respect, that a large amount of water, mud and rock escaped into space on the occasion of the Global Flood. Some of it splattered onto Mars. That the mud held microbes is not a stretch.

Terry Hurlbut, Conservative News and Views 65 Comments [7/15/2012 3:45:23 AM]
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OhJohnNo

That's not how floods work.

7/15/2012 4:07:56 AM

Reynardine

They really don't teach either general science or high school physics any more, do they?

7/15/2012 4:22:35 AM

Justanotheratheist

Actually, yes, that is a stretch. A stretch of an insane "mind". Even if the flood happened (which it did not), how the fuck would "water, mud, amd rock splatter onto Mars" as a consequence?


7/15/2012 4:26:28 AM



Yes, if you ignore all of biology, geology and astronomy and a big chunk of physics.

7/15/2012 4:29:21 AM

Filin De Blanc

SCIENCE, HOW DOES IT WORK?

7/15/2012 4:33:19 AM

Metallic Space Dragon

I suspect that by "one whose opinions I respect," Mr. Hurlbut means his drug dealer.

7/15/2012 4:34:10 AM

Raised by Horses

You do know that the average distance between the Earth and Mars is 225 million kilometers, right? Let's set aside for the moment the fact that the notion of a global flood as depicted in the bible has been utterly annihilated by the findings of modern science. Any water that would have "splashed" out of Earth's atmosphere during such an event wouldn't have had the velocity to make even a fraction of that journey.

Why am I trying to talk sense into an obstinately insane person?

7/15/2012 4:43:58 AM

anevilmeme

The creation model makes sense if you ignore all science and history.......and having an IQ of 65 helps too.

7/15/2012 4:46:39 AM

whatever

Yes. It all happened exactly like that.

7/15/2012 4:48:02 AM

Night Jaguar

"after consulting with one whose opinions I respect"

Sorry, but as you are a member of Andy Schlafly's goon squard this statement can only be laughed at.

7/15/2012 5:06:36 AM

Kinderklein

So Noah had a bit of a rough time at sea, in a large chunks of water and rock being flung out of earths orbit sort of way?

7/15/2012 5:18:56 AM

D Laurier

"Extraterrestrial microbes pose no threat to the creation model."
Sorry Terry. They refute it utterly

7/15/2012 5:46:45 AM

Kinnell

This "one whose opinions you respect" wouldn't be that perennial idiot and Conservapedia centrefold NephilimFree, by any chance? Because this little lot bears all the hallmarks of his Lunar Bukkake Theory. The law of conservation of energy wouldn't even get your water, mud and rock into space, let alone the Moon (as Nephy wants to believe) - certainly not Mars.

7/15/2012 6:50:52 AM

Nicole

And I thought NephilimFree was laughable when he said that the Flood launched whales to the moon...

7/15/2012 6:51:21 AM

Berny

The Biblical flood is a pile of horseshit. Since it never happened, your hypothesis is rubbish. By the way, do you know anything about physics (this is a rhetorical question). Let's just say it couldn't have happened the way you think it did.

7/15/2012 7:14:32 AM



Ah, the Inexhaustible Ass of Explanations erupts once again.

7/15/2012 7:23:17 AM

Veras_the_Brujah

So now the Lunar Bukkake hypothesis applies to Mars too?

7/15/2012 7:32:02 AM

Mayhem

I can buy that. After all, that's how Space Godzilla was created. Godzilla's G-Cells got into space after it's fight with Mothra, got caught in a black hole, and mutated into Space Godzilla. Perfectly scientific.

7/15/2012 7:52:06 AM

rubber chicken

And if they find extraterrestrial microbes somewhere other than Mars ?

7/15/2012 8:03:00 AM

shykid

Let me count the things you fail forever: microbiology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, physics, history, common fucking sense...

[size=10]Good grief, this guy is so willfully ignorant and dumb it hurts my head. He should have an award named after him, like a "Splattered onto Mars" award or something, for fundies who manage to utterly fail and make a mockery of multiple disciplines in one post. Could be justified as the poster's brain being what "splattered onto Mars" or something, or perhaps the brains of everyone who reads their drivel.[/size]

7/15/2012 8:07:04 AM



someone has heard of nephilimfrees theory of the ountains of the deep, sometimes referred to as the lunar bukkake theory.

This explains water on the moon and comets as well.

7/15/2012 8:18:35 AM

John_in_Oz

To Summarise your argument:

"Here's the creation model:
~ POOF! ~

Now show me how Martian Microbes invalidates that. Can't do it, can you, nyer, nyer, nyer."

7/15/2012 9:02:42 AM

J. James

Lunar Bukkake Theory has just been turned up to eleven.

7/15/2012 9:16:36 AM

Filin De Blanc

Thanks to the commenters here, now I want to start a band called Lunar Bukkake Theory.

7/15/2012 9:22:50 AM

Doubting Thomas

How the hell could a flood cause a chunk of earth not only to fly up far enough to escape Earth's gravitational pull, but to fly all the way to Mars? Or, how could a flood cause water, mud, and rock to fly up, say, as high as I can jump?

7/15/2012 9:59:48 AM
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