by RobbyD » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:35 am
by ricke002 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:04 am
RobbyD wrote:In the end skin tone does not really define a man or woman...No matter what one believes, one's choices and actions really define who one is, right? The minute any of us are black first, white first, hispanic first and not a human first created by God with inalienable rights (as the Declaration of Independce says) our civil society is diminshed...
by RobbyD » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:17 am
by RobbyD » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:25 am
by ricke002 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:27 am
RobbyD wrote:^Your question makes no sense.Evolution would be defined as a process ocurring through time subject to the impersonal forces of nature...God would be defined as an intelligent entity which exists outside of time and in most traditions is knowable...To say the sun came up because the sun came up...or even because the earth rotates only says what has happened, not who or what may have put the sun in the sky...I suppose you could say that the universe just showed up on day out of thin air...Just like the Christians say...
by RobbyD » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:38 am
by ricke002 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:56 am
RobbyD wrote:^My last comment on this =DThe Bible is not a scientific text book or scientific expose on the creation of the Universe...It does not propose itself to be such...Credible authorities do not propose it to be such...It is ultimately a collection of moral writings meant to give guidance in an often cold and difficult world...Science does not propose itself to be a moral guide or an authority on realities that might exist outside of its expertise...Credible authorities do not propose it to be such...Science is ultimately a collection of observations and assumptions meant to understand teh created world and how things work...Not how things should be, but how they are and likely were...The whole Big Bang thing suggests the created world exploded on the scene out of nowhere...Christians seem to ultimately suggest the same thing, with the addition of ascribing a creator and designer to something that clear seems created and designed...
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