Re: Why?/Re: Answersingenesis

From: David F Siemens (
Date: Thu Apr 05 2001 - 14:10:12 EDT

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    Sorry, Burgy and Kerr, that I can't cite the exact postings. I found my
    Inbox getting to the point where before it would not accept any more
    messages, and tried to move them to a CD-R. I managed to goof and instead
    of getting copies, everything was sent to limbo.

    I have a question related to Kerr's defense of YEC. Some years back I was
    with a group when Jerry Albert told us that he had been present with
    other scientists before a public lecture by one of the creationists who
    admitted to the group that the second law of thermodynamics does not
    exclude evolutionary development. Yet when he made his presentation, he
    told them that evolution is impossible because of the second law.

    I don't recall exactly who noted it, though I think it may have been
    Burgy. One of the creationist speakers, again before the lecture,
    admitted that the extension of the observed secular decrease in the
    magnetic field of the earth to establish a maximum age for the planet was
    fallacious, yet presented the useless argument to the unsophisticated

    I am confident that others can add to the number of similar events. I can
    understand that the hoi polloi will spread error. Urban legends are at
    least hard to kill. But these are people who have admitted that something
    is not true yet present it as truth. What do you call them?

    I am persuaded that the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the Father of my
    Lord Jesus Christ, cannot be served and honored by lying. If Satan is the
    father of lies (John 8:44), whom are these men serving? On what grounds
    do you want to defend them? On what grounds do the YE organizations
    continue to back them?

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