Re: Geometric evidence of an old galaxy

From: Michael Roberts <>
Date: Wed Dec 14 2005 - 10:45:05 EST

I value your comments Ted on how to keep lines of communication open. The
best way of persuading someone that they are right is to kick them in their

I have a question for Glenn. When you were questioning YEC what was the
reaction of nonYEC types? I know YECs were annoyed with you, but what about
TE evangelicals or secular scientists?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ted Davis" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2005 1:58 PM
Subject: RE: Geometric evidence of an old galaxy

>I agree with Dick Fischer that YEC is still wrong, but I agree with Merv
> that there are some YECs who do not do the same old, same old; there are
> some who are honest about the evidence and their reasons for believing the
> YEC position *in spite of* the evidence.
> In addition to Kurt Wise, examples would include Paul Nelson and John Mark
> Reynolds. There may be others I am not thinking of at the moment.
> They are not willfully ignorant of modern science, quite the contrary;
> they
> are willfully accepting the view that presently science does not support
> their position, but that at some point (they hope) it will. Granted, I
> doubt this will happen, but the attitude here is fundamentally different
> from the Gish/Morris/Sarfati/Mortenon etc view. And we need to praise
> them
> for this and be open to conversation with them.
> Ted
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