>From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
>Behalf Of John W Burgeson
>Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 12:18 PM
>Subject: Re: Glenn makes front page of AiG today
>George wrote to Allen: "It amounts to saying that our
>only choices are hard-core atheism and YEC."
>I think that is probably too harsh. Allen may be thinking that these are
>the only two RATIONAL positions, but I think he is not "reading out of
>the faith" those of us with what he sees as irrational positions.
Burgy, from Allen's point of view that is exactly the choice. That is what
YEC leaders teach. If evolution is true, then there is no God. And so, they
set their followers up to become atheists when they learn about science. The
YECs would be absolutely amazed at how many former YECs become atheists.
Indeed, I think it is the quickest path to atheism. As George knows all to
well, I have some sympathies with that position, but I don't want to get
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