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The newest attack strategy against those who question 9/11 is to say that we are creationists. If you regularly read social networking sites, newsgroups, or bulletin boards, you will see this slur being used regularly.

Is it true?

Well, initially, everyone who believes in creationism started with a religious belief, and then tried to make arguments which fit that belief.

On the other hand, every single person I know who questions 9/11 initially believed the government's version of events.* However, once we looked at the evidence of what happened - the documentary, audiovisual, physical, chemical, and historical record - we began to realize that the government's story has more holes than swiss cheese.

There are numerous accounts of people who set out to defend the official version but, after meticulous study, were shocked to learn that that version is impossible.

In other words, they followed the scientific method, which is the opposite of creationism. Indeed, many scientists followed this exact route in reaching their conclusion that high-level people within the U.S. government aided and abetted the 9/11 attacks.
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Similarly, legal scholars are trained to weigh conflicting evidence, and determine which side's story is believable. Many legal scholars followed this route before concluding that elements within the U.S. government are guilty for 9/11.

Moreover, I don't know a single person who questions 9/11 who is a creationist (and I know a lot of people in the 9/11 truth movement).

Many 9/11 skeptics are atheists. For example, Michael Rivero regularly rails against religious dogma. These folks certainly don't believe in creationism.

Many 9/11 skeptics would label themselves "spiritual, but not religious". These folks aren't fundamentalists in any sense of the word, let alone creationists.

Quite a few 9/11 skeptics are people of traditional faiths, either Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist or Mulsim. But I don't think a single one of these people is a creationist.

The "creationist" label is just another in a long line of false attacks on those who question 9/11. It is another example of government apologists' never-ending attempt to move the goalposts.

*I have heard of perhaps 5 people who doubted the government's version from the start. However, their skepticism did not come from some pre-existing, rigid or dogmatic worldview. Rather, they had been given tips by intelligence officials or others about the impending attacks, and knew they should have been prevented, or they were physics professors who knew that the destruction of the Twin Towers defied the law of physics which would apply to normal "collapses".
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One would think that Creationists would be hard-co... by Mr M on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:28:08 PM
thx for the lawyers list, didn't know you'... by Better World Order on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 10:52:49 PM
Literally we interpret the lies, the hoaxes, the b... by Wolfie on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:57:49 PM
I am a creationist who believes the buildings of 9... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 8:11:24 AM
Holy Christ on a Crutch!  A thinking dimwit!&... by Roger on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 8:57:02 AM
Who is to say what one must believe. If I thought ... by Wolfie on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 8:18:02 PM
I spent a good portion of my life as a devout Cath... by David Griscom on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 10:21:43 PM
If someone is a creationist, that alone does no re... by PrMaine on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 7:54:40 AM
The theory of evolution is just that, a theory.Can... by Bob Gormley on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 8:41:02 AM
The word, theory, tends to confuse some people who... by PrMaine on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 10:40:05 AM
It was once thought that the world was flat... a n... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 3:14:50 PM
that their ancestors were apes I must agree with t... by john riggs on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 9:12:27 PM
It doesn't really matter if you started off be... by Alan Williams on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 4:03:36 AM
You can add me to the list of people who doubted t... by PrMaine on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 7:45:47 AM
I do and always have believed in Creation. However... by Patrick Roberts on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 8:49:08 AM
Very well stated, my friend. I could not have said... by Patrick Roberts on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 8:53:46 AM
What exactly is the point to all of this? After al... by arlen custer on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 9:20:13 AM
Injuns? I don't see no damn Injuns round here!... by Wolfie on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 10:07:53 PM
What? Who would have believed what? What are you t... by arlen custer on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 8:54:14 AM
The rabid neocons, I mean the ones with the seriou... by Michael McCoy on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 3:27:30 PM