From: Jim Eisele (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 06 2003 - 14:05:30 EST
>>Every writer or thinker is a child of their time
>> and thus expresses things
>>in the science and thought of their day. If this
>>makes the Bible invalid,
>>then every other writing is invalid too.
>> Oh boy, logic flaw. I'll leave it to others to
>> point out if they
>> so choose (I'm the atheist/agnostic outsider here
>Jim, please enlighten us to the flaw. If a writer of
>a biblical text thought the earth did not move and the
>sun moved around the earth, how does that invalidate
>their writing about God's concern for the poor or the
>social outcast? You rarely answer my questions, but I
>would appreciate if you would please answer this
First, I'll say that I'd be absolutely delighted to drop
this thread. But I know how irritating it is when relevant
questions get ignored. So I'll at least answer this one.
I think the others have been discussed very thoroughly in
Again, I harbor no resentment towards non-YEC Christianity.
YEC is a cult, and I abhor it.
Blake, there was no Adam and Eve, no original sin, and thus
no need for a savior. Christianity seems to have largely
evolved into a social network, where it is still functioning
(talking first world, here).
The fact is that the Bible reads like mythology. I refuse
to base my life on mythology. I wouldn't base my life on
In all likelihood, any further replies in this thread will be
off-list. I do hope that the ASA continues to point out the
hideous deceit of YEC.
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