From: Walter Hicks (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 25 2003 - 23:18:10 EDT
I said his 3 categories, not category 3. Do you stay up nights learning to
misquote or misinterpret?
And the ICR do not "lead" those in my church. That is what I am trying to avoid.
I too shall learn to be careful and only refer to as liars, specific individuals
not organizations. How do suggest that I express my disdain for ICR as an
organization now that you have become a diplomat?
How would characterize Morris (who tells lies about physical laws?); a well
Glenn Morton wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Walter Hicks [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 9:38 PM
> 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.
> 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!
> Walter wrote:
> >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 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
> ideas about
> creation & evolution. Perhaps some of their views are unsophisticated
> (e.g., day-age
> 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
> a better
> >"world view".
> Calling their leaders 'liars' will not endear you to them.
-- =================================== Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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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