From: Walter Hicks (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 22:37:55 EDT
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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