RE: The Sun DID Stand Still...

Bill Hamilton (
Thu, 13 Mar 1997 08:29:40 -0500

Garry DeWeese wrote
>> I have found this most amusing. Sagan seems to grant that God *could*
>> have slowed down the earth gradually enough so things didn't fly off into
>> space, but darned if he could do anything about the increased temperature!
Bill Frix wrote:
>I find this most interesting (but not amusing) that some people seem
>to think God is limited in His abilities.

Wasn't Sagan an atheist? If so, he wasn't commenting on God's limitations,
but on his view that there was no omnipotent God there to do something
about the heat.

Bill Hamilton
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