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Author Topic:   Where Science And The Bible Meet
Damouse
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Message 67 of 208 (403913)
06-05-2007 9:03 PM
Reply to: Message 65 by Garrett
04-27-2007 5:45 PM


On the topic of falling asteroids...

If one is in the center of a three dimensional sphere, does one know that there is a sphere? Existance would seem flat whereever he looked; looking at a side of the sphere would look like a large flat expanse.

If stars are holes in this unmoving firmament, how can a hole of a plane detach itself and still be a hole? a hole is nothing without the area around it, the lack or area inside of it, that makes it a hole. therefore for stars to be falling, holes would have to move away from the firmament, dragging along the firmament around them to maintain their status as holes before hitting the ground.

Scientifically and logically, this train of thought makes is rediculous, and its hard to believe that god would not be a little more clear and tell the actual science behind "the sky is falling!"


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Damouse
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Message 69 of 208 (403948)
06-05-2007 11:42 PM
Reply to: Message 68 by ringo
06-05-2007 10:51 PM


Jar and coragyps decided that "holes in the firmament" were about right, and i dont claim to have any particular proficiency in mythology, so i took their uncontested agreement and ran with it.

lol "and so the sun will stop shining, the moon will stop its light, and the lamps will fall"


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Damouse
Member (Idle past 3533 days)
Posts: 215
From: Brookfield, Wisconsin
Joined: 12-18-2005


Message 71 of 208 (404285)
06-07-2007 7:51 PM
Reply to: Message 66 by jar
04-27-2007 6:06 PM


Re: almost
quote:

"Further, 'star' is just the English word chosed to represent the word originally used in the source language."

True. The original term likely meant either "little speck of light stuck on the inside of the firmament" or possibly "pinhole in the firmament." And you need not think for a moment that anyone in 90AD knew about asterois.


Where "star" is the direct object of the quote clause, Coragyps responds with the "pinhole in the firmament" clause. To which you responded with:

quote:
...that is probably correct.

So it was interpereted as a light stuck on the inside of the firmament, not a hole? It was a little confusing when you answered positively to two seperate options.

"Do you like orange or apple?"
"Yes."
:D

Edited by Damouse, : No reason given.


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