Re: [asa] Advice for conversing with YECs

From: Iain Strachan <>
Date: Sun Oct 26 2008 - 08:13:06 EDT


What Burgy wrote totally negates what you said. How can you possibly be so
dishonest?? Or do you only read the bits you want to hear and conveniently
ignore the rest?

You wrote:

Those who take Genesis literally ought to be the least of our worries. We
have a presidential candidate who professes to be a Christian, nonetheless,
he said in a TV interview, "My Muslim Faith." The anchor George
Stephanopoulos of ABC subsequently corrected him. I ask you, what Christian
would ever say that, even by mistake? Imagine the damage to the Christian
faith if such a person becomes president.

That is a disgraceful slander on Obama. A further Snopes web page

gives plenty of evidence of Obama's Christian faith - including pointing out
that sometime in the mid-80's he made a public profession of faith in a
church in response to an altar call.

The post Burgy sent also ended with Obama saying he finds it deeply
offensive the suggestions coming out of the republican camp that he is not a

I also find your post and rumour-mongering deeply offensive. Please either
retract them and admit that you were indulging in deeply un-christian
behaviour, or expect your name to be added to my trash filter so I don't
have to read any more of this offensive kind of stuff. You should be
ashamed of yourself - not least because your vicious and unfounded
speculations have nothing whatever to do with the dialogue between science
and Christianity, which is what this list is supposed to be about.


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