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Archer Opteryx
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Message 129 of 372 (416936)
08-18-2007 5:38 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Repzion
07-18-2007 2:59 PM


in a word...
Repzion:
Was there a worldwide flood?

No.

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Archer

All species are transitional.


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Archer Opteryx
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Message 134 of 372 (418292)
08-27-2007 10:54 AM
Reply to: Message 131 by Refpunk
08-27-2007 9:44 AM


'Out of Bedrock' theory
Refpunk:
Yet I wonder why there ar exactly ZERO accounts of ancient peoples describing their ancestors being cavemen. Why do you think that is?

Because Fred and Wilma killed all the witnesses when Pebbles became an unwed mitochondrial mother.


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Archer Opteryx
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Message 138 of 372 (418474)
08-28-2007 11:21 AM
Reply to: Message 135 by Refpunk
08-28-2007 8:45 AM


Re: 'Out of Bedrock' theory
To the question of why no world cultures tell stories about 'cave men' I wrote:

Because Fred and Wilma killed all the witnesses when Pebbles became an unwed mitochondrial mother.

Refpunk:
That's because there were no neanderthals or ape-men.

Yeah, I guess that's the problem. There was just that kid next door with the singularly appropriate name of Bamm Bamm.

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Archer Opteryx
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Message 161 of 372 (418577)
08-29-2007 2:46 AM
Reply to: Message 131 by Refpunk
08-27-2007 9:44 AM


Refpunk:

I wonder why there ar exactly ZERO accounts of ancient peoples describing their ancestors being cavemen. Why do you think that is?

Actually, a number of ancient stories trace the ancestry of human beings to other species of animals.

Since ancient legends are so important to you in assessing the worth of modern scientific ideas, I knew you would want this information so you can take it into account.

It may comfort you to know, though, that no ancient cultures had legends about microwave ovens.

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Archer Opteryx
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Message 178 of 372 (418757)
08-30-2007 7:03 AM
Reply to: Message 173 by jar
08-29-2007 11:13 PM


Re: 'Out of Bedrock' theory
jar:

Which of course has absolutely nothing to do with the Great Wetting that Never Happened.

Would you be interested in walking through some real life examples and explaining how the "Flood model" might explain them?

YECs seem to think every rock on earth is either mudstone or pillow lava.


Archer

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Archer Opteryx
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Message 187 of 372 (419040)
08-31-2007 2:46 PM
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08-29-2007 7:14 PM


Refpunk:
And which of these "theories" were all consistent with one another like the flood story is?

These aren't theories. These are ancient stories, just like the flood story is. In this case we are talking about stories in which human beings have animal ancestors.

These tales are as internally consistent as the flood story is, for the reason Dr Adequate just noted.

If you really believe ancient folk tales are important sources of scientific information, as you say, you will now begin seriously entertaining the possibility that human beings had animal ancestors.

And, of course, being the earnest truth-seeker that you are, you will do your best to learn more about the many folk tales that exist in the world before dismissing any of them unheard. You want to glean them for the information they have to offer.

It's a fascinating area of study. I wish you well in your research.

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