Re: the atheist question

Glenn Morton (
Thu, 16 Apr 1998 20:16:49 -0500

At 07:42 PM 4/16/98 -0500, Ron Chitwood wrote:
>>>>In short, if christians of all strips can't handle observational data
>correctly, how can one know that Christianity is correct?<<<
>Why in the world do you assume this is the exclusive property of

Once again we get the "Johnny's dad lets him go to the party" type of
argument. Are we justified in not handling observational data correctly if
the evolutionist doesn't? What kind of logic is that? As I mentioned
earlier, Christians are called to a higher standard than the non-christian
is, yet you seem quite content if we Christians act like the non-christian.

> Scientific history is a mass of incorrect observations.
>Geocentrism, flat earth,

Both supported by many Christians, and by the way, the flat earth and
geocentrism were concepts from before the scientific age.

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>recapitulates phylogeny (Haekel doctored his material to agree wiith his
>presuppositions), macroevolution, I could go on - an on - an on - an on
>almost to infinity on this. Its things like this that have prompted me to
>believe in YEC at least as much as so-called scientific observations.

At least as much? I don't believe that you really mean that you believe
science as much as YEC. What scientific fact do you believe as much as YEC?


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