From: Glenn Morton (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 22:56:24 EDT
From: Walter Hicks [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 9:38 PM
YEC= Young Earth Creation(ist)
ICR= Institute for Creation research
ASA= American Scientific Affiliation
GLENN MORTON is not an acronym. Just an oil man.
It is an accronym for a football play where the QB tells the RE what to do:
Go Left, East, Now North, Move Over Right, Turn Out Now!
>I directed my remarks against ICR. You direct yours against YECs. I know
>mean, but what you say and what you mean are two different things. This is
>I attempt to make.
I distinguish their ideas and beliefs not them. At least I haven't told any
of them that they are liars. Liars seems to be a word directed to an
individual, not an organization.
>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
Walter, George's category 3 are Day Age people. They believe in an old earth
and thus are not YECs. One can hardly be YEC and believe in an old earth.
Occasionally, one like Allen or my good friend, Art Chadwick comes along who
believe in an old universe and young-earth. But the young-earth belief
makes them YECs
" Category 3 corresponds to Christians who have relatively sensible
creation & evolution. Perhaps some of their views are unsophisticated
schemes to "reconcile" Genesis 1 & evolution) but there is no urgency about
them." From George's post.
> I respect the YEC oriented people in my Church. I want to help them to see
Calling their leaders 'liars' will not endear you to them.
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