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Old 08-29-2011, 01:45 PM
 
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I'm going to guess home schooled or 'church' schools, but clearly science was verboten

I said: "But this is impossible, ask any creationist. According to them nothing is older than approximately 7,000 to 13,000 years old. Yet the center of our galaxy is approximately 26,000 light years away. That means what we are seeing happened approximately 26,000 years ago, long before anything existed.

Thus either creationists are wrong, or the scientists are wrong. Which is it?"



To which I received the following response:
"wow, am I really about to respond to this? whew

ok, if your using a telescope doesnt this bring your vision closer. And when a light is turned on can't you see it instantly? Sure, the light may travel at a speed but my eye can see instantly, especially if I bring my eye closer to what I'm looking at. Think about it. Does it take light years for your eye to see millions of lightyears away? Of course not. It's pretty instantly, as soon as you put your eye up to it. Do you see the light now?

I didn't even have to pray about this one. wow.

I am glad I visited the forum though, as it would be a shame to have something like this defying the Living God.

And thank you Ashville. You've brought this thread right where it needs to be. I bless you in the name of Yahushua... So Be It.
"

Even watching NOVA or PBS or similar shows on Satan Channel........ errrr I mean Science Channel or just common sense would come into play.
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Old 08-29-2011, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Somewhere out there
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Default Look Out! Deyz Comin'!!!!

Well, Asheville, they haz'tah to come up with Sumthin' to deflect the obvious conclusion to this argument. Else, their brains would all.. WHOOMPH!... catch fire, their heads would explode in a cloud of watery steam, and the world would finally be rid of hubris and collective irrationality!

So, maybe it's really better this way. I mean, at least we can see 'em coming, like Zombies!

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Old 08-29-2011, 02:31 PM
 
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Thanks rifleman, now I'm going to have bad dreams tonight ....................... what a friend
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Old 08-29-2011, 02:44 PM
 
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Here is another example. Bachman made a comment that hurricane Irene was a sign from god. Later, her press secretary claimed it was in jest. Regardless, we have:

But a Public Religion Research institute/ Religion News Service poll from earlier this year found that nearly 40 percent of Americans “believe that earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters are a sign from God.”

(Source: Michele Bachmann jokes that God sent hurricane, earthquake - Under God - The Washington Post)

Welcome to America! I mean why teach anyone any geology or anything else. An educational course consisting of "god did it" would save us all a lot of money.
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Old 08-29-2011, 02:51 PM
 
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Makes me want to move to Demark or Sweden - except for the fact that it's so darn cold there!
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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Here is another example. Bachman made a comment that hurricane Irene was a sign from god. Later, her press secretary claimed it was in jest. Regardless, we have:

But a Public Religion Research institute/ Religion News Service poll from earlier this year found that nearly 40 percent of Americans “believe that earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters are a sign from God.”

(Source: Michele Bachmann jokes that God sent hurricane, earthquake - Under God - The Washington Post)

Welcome to America! I mean why teach anyone any geology or anything else. An educational course consisting of "god did it" would save us all a lot of money.
Recently I set up a Facebook account since I moved across the country and had several friends and coworkers tell me they wanted to keep in touch with me and be able to see pictures, etc. After joining, I started getting friend requests from people I went to high school with and others I haven't seen in years, and I thought, "Hey, that's kind of cool." But I've noticed that a surprising number of these people routinely post on their Facebook walls that current natural disasters and heat waves are "signs from God". In fact I've seen it far more than I would have expected just in the last three weeks since I joined, and among my very limited number of "friends". I would have thought Christians would prefer to not give others the impression that God's a jerk, but apparently I was wrong!
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:01 PM
 
Location: Sinking in the Great Salt Lake
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In defense of homeschooling... I doubt they would learn much in public school anyway.
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:07 PM
 
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Recently I set up a Facebook account since I moved across the country and had several friends and coworkers tell me they wanted to keep in touch with me and be able to see pictures, etc. After joining, I started getting friend requests from people I went to high school with and others I haven't seen in years, and I thought, "Hey, that's kind of cool." But I've noticed that a surprising number of these people routinely post on their Facebook walls that current natural disasters and heat waves are "signs from God". In fact I've seen it far more than I would have expected just in the last three weeks since I joined, and among my very limited number of "friends". I would have thought Christians would prefer to not give others the impression that God's a jerk, but apparently I was wrong!
Wilful ignorance is widespread and above all, not frowned upon in the US because of religion (in many cases). No wonder when Perry prays for rain, his popularity among the target audience increases.
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Missouri, USA
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I know a lady who believes genetically engineered foods are sterilizing people and are were created by the government to suppress population growth.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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I'm going to guess home schooled or 'church' schools, but clearly science was verboten

I said: "But this is impossible, ask any creationist. According to them nothing is older than approximately 7,000 to 13,000 years old. Yet the center of our galaxy is approximately 26,000 light years away. That means what we are seeing happened approximately 26,000 years ago, long before anything existed.

Thus either creationists are wrong, or the scientists are wrong. Which is it?"



To which I received the following response:
"wow, am I really about to respond to this? whew

ok, if your using a telescope doesnt this bring your vision closer. And when a light is turned on can't you see it instantly? Sure, the light may travel at a speed but my eye can see instantly, especially if I bring my eye closer to what I'm looking at. Think about it. Does it take light years for your eye to see millions of lightyears away? Of course not. It's pretty instantly, as soon as you put your eye up to it. Do you see the light now?

I didn't even have to pray about this one. wow.

I am glad I visited the forum though, as it would be a shame to have something like this defying the Living God.

And thank you Ashville. You've brought this thread right where it needs to be. I bless you in the name of Yahushua... So Be It.
"

Even watching NOVA or PBS or similar shows on Satan Channel........ errrr I mean Science Channel or just common sense would come into play.
That's just oducky....oops I meant ducky.
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