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Percy
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Message 13 of 17 (198976)
04-13-2005 2:04 PM
Reply to: Message 10 by MangyTiger
04-05-2005 10:42 PM


MangyTiger writes:

I've got an Electrical and Electronic Engineering Degree (from the UK) but worked in the US for five years or so back in the '80s and 90s. I worked with lots of Americans with Degrees (mostly EE but not all) and many of them were Christians - but all of them would have laughed at both ID and YEC.

For the first half of my career I would have said the same thing. Then, while I was working for a computer company (the only kind of company I've ever worked for) I started an internal debate on the "bible_study" email alias (we were on the Arpanet, but this was pre-web and pre-browsers) about Creationism and evolution. I was surprised to discover that a fair percentage of my fellow engineers were devout Creationists. Many didn't have any awareness of concepts like tentativity and believed that science had proven things like relativity but not evolution, which therefore had no validity. For them Genesis was the correct account concerning origins.

--Percy


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Percy
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Message 15 of 17 (199018)
04-13-2005 5:41 PM
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04-13-2005 5:31 PM


Loudmouth writes:

I am participating on a board run by the aforementioned Fred Williams. He is incredulous that living dinosaurs would not falsify the theory of evolution.

Has he brought up the Coelecanth yet?

--Percy


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