RE: ICR's Acts and Facts for Dec 2005

From: gordon brown <>
Date: Thu Dec 01 2005 - 16:16:37 EST

On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Dick Fischer wrote:

> I hope you all had a chance to catch the zinger at the end of Vardiman's
> article:
> "None of the small temperature changes discussed above compare to those
> which likely occurred after the Genesis Flood. It has been shown that
> the ocean temperature at the end of the Genesis Flood was likely as warm
> as 100oF or more.5 Such a warm ocean would be an explanation for the Ice
> Age because of the excessive evaporation of water into the atmosphere
> and deposition of snow in the polar regions and on mountaintops that
> would have occurred. An ocean with a SST equal to or greater than 100oF
> would also likely have produced large frequencies and intensities of
> hurricanes beyond anything experienced today. It has been shown that
> giant hurricanes called hypercanes would likely have occurred over major
> portions of the earth.6 They would have grown to hundreds of miles in
> diameter, produced horizontal winds of over 300 miles per hour, had
> vertical winds of 100 miles per hour, and precipitated rain at rates
> greater than 10 inches per hour. Large amounts of erosion of the
> unconsolidated sediments would have occurred on the continents following
> the Flood. In this context, today's increasing hurricane activity
> represents a minor oscillation in the steady-state condition at the end
> of about 5,000 years of cooling."
> "Hypercanes" Larry, what is in the water in San Diego?
> ~Dick Fischer~ Genesis Proclaimed Association
> Finding Harmony in Bible, Science, and History

In Genesis 8:22 God promised Noah that there would not be any future major
changes in the seasons. This doesn't stop the YECs from suggesting that
such have occurred.

Gordon Brown
Department of Mathematics
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0395
Received on Thu Dec 1 16:20:19 2005

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