Scientific questions

American Scientific Affiliation (asa@newl.com)
Wed, 16 Dec 1998 16:08:44 -0500 (EST)

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>Dear Listervers,
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>Here is a question on the second law of thermodynamics which some of you
may be able to answer beeter than I.
>Please send your response to Mark and copy it to me. He is in a crucial
spot where so many are confused about creation/evolution. Thanks so much
for your help.
>
> Don Munro
>
>>From: Jmmcdonnel@aol.com
>>Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 03:22:42 EST
>>To: asa@newl.com
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>>Dear Sirs,
>>
>>I am an American missionary in Kiev, Ukraine. I have been reading in the
>>creation evolution debate for some time and have some scientific questions I
>>wonder if you could help me with. If you do not answer questions by E-mail,
>>perhaps you can direct me to someone who can help me. Thanks for any
>>direction you can give.
>>
>>I am leaning toward an old earth perspective and feel like many young earth
>>creation scientific arguments are not strong.
>>
>>One of the arguments of the ICR has to do with the Second Law of
>>Thermodynamics. In his commentary on Genesis, Henry Morris says that this law
>>is the scientific expression of the curse that God placed on the universe as a
>>result of the fall. I was wondering if you could tell me, are there any
>>beneficial aspects to the Second Law. Would the Second Law have been
>>beneficial or even necessary in the perfect environment of the garden of Eden?
>>Or is the Law simply as the ICR describes it, a law of decay?
>>
>>If you could answer this question, I would appreciate it.
>>
>>Mark McDonnel
>>Phil 3:10
>>
>>
>
Donald W. Munro, Ph.D.
Executive Director, ASA
P. O. Box 668
Ipswich, MA 01938
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