>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
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
>at real rocks over spring break (sorry, no coals).
Be safe and have a good trip, my friend.
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