Re: One more thing

From: Walter Hicks (
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 22:37:55 EDT

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    For SHEILA::

    YEC= Young Earth Creation(ist)
    ICR= Institute for Creation research
    ASA= American Scientific Affiliation
    GLENN MORTON is not an acronym. Just an oil man.

    GLENN MORTON wrote:

    > Walter wrote: > "Such actions are a large part
    > of why ICR is called the "Liars for Jesus"
    > >organization on my Compuserve forum." and I
    > just recalled it being posted by him and did not
    > realize that >it was not his own saying.
    > Nevertheless, I think that it is appropriate for
    > the reasons I gave.
    > I am now puzzled as to why you are so much
    > against me coming down on YEC illogic. Seems to
    > me that you are criticizing them more harshly
    > than I.

    I directed my remarks against ICR. You direct
    yours against YECs. I know what you mean, but what
    you say and what you mean are two different
    things. This is the point I attempt to make.

    I know many people who would be considered to be
    YECs and very few are members of ICR or in tune
    with their scientific theories (see George's 3
    categories of YEC). I respect the YEC oriented
    people in my Church. I want to help them to see a
    better "world view". That is why I worked so hard
    to get ASA listed as a link on the Church's web
    site. By leading my friends to that link, I hope
    that they will a different story that some of the
    trash put out by ICR, etc. This is just a small
    (one church) effort, but if others did so as well,
    perhaps the impact could spread.

    At the same time, I think that any members of ICR
    who really have degrees in science should have
    them revoked. Yes I am harsh on them and I include
    my former acquaintance Sebeny who obvious spent
    too much time in the Arizona sun without his
    famous cowboy hat on. (no grin)


    Walt Hicks <>

    In any consistent theory, there must
    exist true but not provable statements.
    (Godel's Theorem)

    You can only find the truth with logic
    If you have already found the truth
    without it. (G.K. Chesterton)

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