Re: asteroids and energy

Bill Payne (
Thu, 18 Mar 1999 19:43:18 -0600

On Thu, 18 Mar 1999 08:07:13 -0500 Steven Schimmrich
<> writes:

>I don't get any brownie points for wasting my time arguing with
>people on mailing lists who've already made up their own minds about how
>the sedimentary rocks were formed 4,000 years ago in Noah's flood.

Me either. :-)

>I'll be happy to discuss coals again in a couple of weeks. Let's talk
>the Joggins, Nova Scotia coals since they're a classic geologic

I look forward to that.

>You always want to discuss southern coals (which is understandable since
>where you are) but I've never been there to look at them so I then have
>take your observations at your word and I'm quite frankly uncomfortable
>that since I know you have an agenda before you go out in the field

Steve, Steve, Steve.....we're professionals. If you doubt my
descriptions of the evidence, I can send you some slides, or, better yet,
come on down to Alabama some weekend and I'll take you around and show
you what I'm talking about.

>(and don't say I do too, a favorite tactic of young-earth creationists,
>there's nothing in my religious beliefs demanding autochthonous vs
>allochthonous coals.

Mine either. :-)

>Publish your observations about those coals in a peer-reviewed journal
and we'll talk.

I'd like to do that, but really don't know where to start. Would you be
willing to advise me on the process?

>Why in a couple of weeks? Because I've already signed up to the digest
>of these lists and am about to leave (tomorrow) on a wonderful road trip
to look
>at real rocks over spring break (sorry, no coals).

Be safe and have a good trip, my friend.

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