Re: Physics of a Mesopotamian Flood

Juli Kuhl (
Mon, 13 May 1996 18:51:42 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 12 May 1996, Glenn Morton wrote:

> Juli wrote:
> > I thought someone cited "complete geologic columns" in several
> >areas in diverse parts of the world in a recent posting. Doesn't that
> >"qualify" as an adequate "effect"? Does this evidence have to be
> >"everywhere" to convince geologists of a global flood? Not challenging
> >you, just wondering out loud...
> >
> I was the one who posted that about the entire geologic column. The young
> earth creationists say that the geologic column does not exist anywhere on
> earth except in the minds of geologists. They are wrong. But the pile of
> rocks has worm burrows, footprints, roots, in layer after layer. This
> means that time was required for the deposition of each layer, much more
> time than would be allowed in a worldwide flood of one year duration. It
> takes time to dig a burrow. It takes time and very shallow water to leave
> your footprints in a mud. It takes time for layer after layer of roots to
> grow in place as we find often in the column. Buried river channels are
> found and would not be expected if a year-long, global flood deposited
> all the sediments.
> glenn
> Foundation,Fall and Flood

(sigh...) thanks, I think...