RE: Re-enlightenment!

Pim van Meurs (
Tue, 17 Aug 1999 01:02:06 -0700

Sent: Monday, August 16, 1999 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: Re-enlightenment!

At 08:50 PM 08/16/1999 +0100, Vernon Jenkins wrote:
>To the Forum:
>Questions concerning the constancy of the speed of light have surfaced
>again just recently - but this time from a completely unexpected
>quarter. In a 'New Scientist' article entitled "Is nothing sacred?" its
>author, John Barrow (Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of
>Cambridge, UK) states "Call it heresy, but all the big cosmological
>problems will simply melt away, if you break one rule...the rule that
>says the speed of light never varies." For those interested, details may
>be found at
>If the claim be true, then a simple application of Occam's Razor
>suggests that current evolutionary claims represent little more than 'a
>house of cards'!

GM: Don't wet on yourself. This won't do any YEC any good. The data and the
theory upon which this is based depends upon an old universe. Without an
old universe, the entire idea fails.

But other than that, it was a nice attempt by Vernon. Of course he should have read more carefully.