I am no longer subscribed so this was sent to me by a friend. I will reply
openly as one should always shed the maximal amount of light on the
unchristian behavior of the YECs.
>--------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: Jonathan Clarke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: ASA <email@example.com>
>Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 17:08:33 +1100
>Subject: Russ Humphreys
>I started this discussion on acg-1 which I run from my work computer but
>as it is the weekend and I won't be at it until Monday I will continue
>I asked for some information about an attack (and a nasty one at that)
>by Russell Humphreys on Tim Thompson, Steve Schimmrich and Glenn Morton
>that is on the True.Origin Archive. In particular i was after the
>background information especially the criticism of Steve (who may still
>lurk here) of Humphreys and any response by Steve. The material I got
>was to another unpleasant discussion with John Woodmorappe, which was
>Sorry to have to drag this unplesantness up, but i need it for a
>discussion with someone at church, who has given me RH's attack.
>Any light anyone on the squalid piece of near vilification and slander?
>Feel free to respond privately.
As I recall the situation, circa Oct. 1998, Tim Thompson posted a critique
of Humphreys' magnetic reversal ideas, I believe on the Evolution reflector.
I added a few comments to it. That note was the reply by Humphreys. The
only thing different between the copy posted on the ASA and what was
originally posted was that originally Humphreys called me an apostate. I
ignored that for a long while. But when I found that claim then repeated on
AiG's website, I got fed up and took actions to get them to retract that
falsehood. That is why in October I posted the note denying that I was an
I will say that Russ was the easy one to get to change it. AiG took a bit
more effort--they like calling people names.
for lots of creation/evolution information
personal stories of struggle
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