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Old 10-06-2012, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Why am I not surprised this comes from Georgia? how pathetic.

Video shows 'scientist' in Congress saying evolution is from 'pit of Hell' - Cosmic Log
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Old 10-06-2012, 09:35 AM
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Location: Here.
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As a Christian, I can't understand why some Christians are so opposed to Evolution. To me Evolution doesn't disprove Creation, nor vice-versa. If God was awesome enough to create everything in 6 days, wouldn't He also be awesome (and maybe more so) if He created everything over the course of billions of years?

Evolution seems self evident. If you force a species to live under certain conditions, they eventually adapt to it even within a short timespan.
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Old 10-06-2012, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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Why am I not surprised this comes from Georgia? how pathetic.

Video shows 'scientist' in Congress saying evolution is from 'pit of Hell' - Cosmic Log
Maybe these guys went to the same school....http://reason.com/blog/2010/04/01/wi...k-guam....:):D
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Old 10-06-2012, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Maybe these guys went to the same school....http://reason.com/blog/2010/04/01/wi...k-guam....:):D
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:16 PM
 
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As a Christian, I can't understand why some Christians are so opposed to Evolution. To me Evolution doesn't disprove Creation, nor vice-versa. If God was awesome enough to create everything in 6 days, wouldn't He also be awesome (and maybe more so) if He created everything over the course of billions of years?

Evolution seems self evident. If you force a species to live under certain conditions, they eventually adapt to it even within a short timespan.
IYHO, why would an ostensibly-loving god create Ebola virus?
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Westwood, MA
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Default I don't think you understand Christians

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As a Christian, I can't understand why some Christians are so opposed to Evolution. To me Evolution doesn't disprove Creation, nor vice-versa. If God was awesome enough to create everything in 6 days, wouldn't He also be awesome (and maybe more so) if He created everything over the course of billions of years?

Evolution seems self evident. If you force a species to live under certain conditions, they eventually adapt to it even within a short timespan.
Bible believing Christians (as they like to call themselves) reject anything that contradicts what is written in the bible. If the bible says six days for creation, then it was six days for creation. That seems like a pretty consistent argument even if it's not a very compelling one.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:32 PM
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Location: The Haunted Mansion
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Bible believing Christians (as they like to call themselves) reject anything that contradicts what is written in the bible. If the bible says six days for creation, then it was six days for creation. That seems like a pretty consistent argument even if it's not a very compelling one.
Not all of us! A literal interpretation of the Bible does necessarily promote a young earth.

2 Peter 3:8
But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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OK, so this thread covers -
NBC News
A congressman
A religious belief

I have yet to see science in any of the above.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:41 PM
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OK, so this thread covers -
NBC News
A congressman
A religious belief

I have yet to see science in any of the above.
This thread is not about science.
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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This thread is not about science.
Then what is it doing here?
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