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Author Topic:   Scientific vs Creationist Frauds and Hoaxes
NosyNed
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Message 15 of 220 (494693)
01-17-2009 8:51 PM
Reply to: Message 14 by Nighttrain
01-17-2009 8:46 PM


Ossuary Hoax
Let`s not forget the discovery of the ossuary of Jesus. Or was it James? I can never keep my hoaxes apart.

That was not a creationist hoax. At least I don't think it was.

It was just some dealer out for money.


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NosyNed
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Message 18 of 220 (494701)
01-17-2009 10:03 PM


Time for the Creationists now?
We seen to be very short on input from the other side of the debate.

Who was the most recent creationist making fraud accusations?


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NosyNed
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Message 32 of 220 (494831)
01-19-2009 2:11 AM
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Re: Ossuary Hoax
True, Ned, but seeing that creationists with media access made a fuss about the discovery of the ossuary (ossuaries?)along the lines of it validating Jesus and the Bible, I think it qualifies for a fraud. Wasn`t it archaeologists who exposed the dodgy inscription, leading to the arrest of the forger?

All that is true, but being fooled (even when you want to be) doesn't make you a liar.

Continuing to be "fooled" after the hoax is exposed is starting to be dishonest though.


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