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yenmor
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Message 1 of 5 (702508)
07-08-2013 12:38 PM


To my dear creationist brothers and sisters,
First of all, I need to throw this out there so there's no misunderstanding. I am an atheist. There are many branches of atheism. There's the militant atheism and there's those in more of a gray area. I exist somewhere between the agnostic and atheist. I don't rule out the possibility of an ultimate being responsible for everything.
Last night, I turned on the tv right before I slept. I stumbled onto an episode of The Universe. This episode was on galaxies.
Basically speaking, our solar system is part of a normal size galaxy called the Milky Way. The Milky Way is part of a cluster of galaxies, including Andromeda. And this cluster is part of a super-cluster of galaxies.
Everywhere the Hubble points at, there are billions of galaxies. They guess-timate that there are 100 billion stars in our galaxy, and there are about 100 billion galaxies in the visible universe.
In other words, the universe is humongous. Who knows what kinds of wonders that are out there. We've barely scratched the surface.
During the show, I thought to myself. If there was a God, and he created this really really really really big universe with all these wonders that are out there waiting for us to explore, why would you rather believe that His word only exist in a book? Why not embrace in a God that is bigger and more powerful than anything we can ever understand, you know, like the God that created this really really really really really big universe?
The more I think about it, the more logic tells me that creationists should be on the forefront of scientific discoveries. God created the entire universe with all the principles and everything else that keeps it in place. We, as His children, should be out there finding out more of His creation instead of stifling scientific discoveries wherever possible.
If there is a God, His true bible exists in nature, not an ancient book that was written by people thousands of years ago.
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Message 2 of 5 (702557)
07-09-2013 9:41 AM
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07-08-2013 12:38 PM


Hi Yenmor,
You've sort of gone in two different directions. One is a science question (God of the gaps, which would place this thread in Is It Science?), the other is a Bible question (why take the Bible's word over nature's, which would place this thread in The Bible: Accuracy and Inerrancy).
Could you edit you're opening post a bit so it's more clear where this belongs?

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07-10-2013 1:33 PM
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Done.

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07-10-2013 1:44 PM
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07-10-2013 1:33 PM


Hi Yenmor,
Sorry, I'm still not clear on which direction you want to go. I'm going to put this is The Bible: Accuracy and Inerrancy, hope that's okay.

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