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Two of the most misunderstood figures in human history are God, and Charles Darwin. God is misunderstood because he generally has a much better reputation than the bible would seem to warrant. According to the Bible, God was one of the most jealous, insecure and irritable people in all of history, but you’d never know it by talking to Christians. Most civilized persons would agree that all that smiting, flooding and pillar of salt stuff was just plain mean, and after all that fuss, didn’t achieve their intended goals of purging the world of sin. If God had made things so perfectly right from the start, why all the kerfuffle?

Darwin is misunderstood because most people who don’t believe in evolution know virtually nothing about what Darwin actually wrote. Pick up a copy of Origin of Species and give it a whirl, it is quite a good read. What is perhaps most fascinating, however, is that these two historical figures have been locked in a titanic struggle for well over a century now, despite the fact that the two never actually met as far as we know. Their struggle has been engaged by proxy.

The latest chapter in this struggle pits God against Darwin in the newly opened and lavishly adorned “Creation Museum” in Petersburg Kentucky. The museum shows how people and dinosaurs frolicked together when the earth was young and everyone was a vegetarian, about 6000 years ago.

http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2007/05/31/creation_museum/

The museum goes through the whole shebang from creation to Noah’s ark, and even has time left over to depict the enduring sins of the world. The 6000 year history of the world is covered in detail, and the museum backs up all of it’s conclusions with a mountain of facts. Not those dubious claims from self-important scientists, but rather from an unimpeachable source – God himself. You see, God dictated the bible to transcribers, and they wrote the Bible, and therefore the Bible is absolutely correct. How do we know? Because the Bible says so.

If there is one thing we don’t need in this country, it’s a bunch of scientists and teachers telling school kids that the earth is billions of years old, and that dinosaurs went extinct 65 million years ago, which was about 64.9 million years before human beings evolved. That's pure nonsense based on volumes of scientific evidence, all of which pale in comparison to the infallibility of the Bible.


So in this latest round between God and Darwin, Darwin emerged bruised and bloodied, and God does a victory dance. God one, Darwin zero. The good news for Bible thumpers is that your reading list isn’t getting any longer, whereas those poor, stupid scientists have a ton more reading to get through.

 

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So.... every living thing we see today came about ... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 12:52:11 PM
is people thumping bibles and calling it science o... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:38:05 PM
Thanks BluePilgrim. I’m glad someone brought... by John R Moffett on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 2:31:59 PM
Just having some fun gormley, I find the museum qu... by John R Moffett on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:15:56 PM
what's painful about evolution? More to the po... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:45:53 PM
Not offended at all....If I took offense at everyt... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 9:08:37 AM
that even in Vatican, the citadel of the  &qu... by Mark Sashine on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:39:09 PM
I don't expect much support of my views on thi... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:46:49 PM
out of 4 years here it seemed to me that I was the... by Mark Sashine on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 2:00:48 PM
You are far from the only atheist on this forum.I ... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 2:04:50 PM
"faith out" a problem in a circuit that ... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 3:28:24 PM
My point was that scientists can believe in God.I ... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:40:02 PM
God created the world to evolve.   Can w... by e m on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 1:57:57 PM
"God created the world to evolve."What i... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 3:44:06 PM
One of the most respected scientist of his day was... by Bill Ehleben on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 2:16:57 PM
I didn't believe Saddam had weapons of mass de... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 4:01:48 PM
Man has been recreating God since time started. He... by Reverend Anthony Wade on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 4:41:02 PM
Man has been recreating God since time started. He... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 5:18:14 PM
Anthony you say, "Today's scientific fact... by joed on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:45:59 PM
Not enough time/space for the 5-6 year under Grad/... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 4:54:41 PM
It would be nicer if we could find actual smaple t... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 5:33:08 PM
Hmm .. A Creation Museum right in the middle of Am... by TomK on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 5:50:19 PM
some genetic scientists are going to England. &nbs... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 5:58:13 PM
Ah, God I'm tell'n ya ... you know if ther... by Mr M on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 6:32:09 PM
   As an electrical engineer I know what... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:31:33 PM
Hey gormley, where did god come from? Who made god... by joed on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:53:24 PM
No one made God.... God always existed. God is a s... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:59:34 PM
Who told you god is spirit.    Chec... by joed on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 8:30:08 PM
The difference is the 440V could kill me if I touc... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 9:12:50 AM
how do you know "spirit" always exists? ... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 8:59:41 PM
Gas is needed to make a car run.What activates the... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 9:16:54 AM
"Wouldn't the human body which is much mo... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 8:55:28 PM
I'll give you this..... "Pascal's wag... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 9:19:06 AM
The crux of the matter is that there is no faith i... by Bob Gormley on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:56:53 PM
My first line ought to have tipped ypou off that i... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 8:32:00 PM
I read him -- long time ago, and he didn't get... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 9:26:57 PM
I wish I had the time to weigh in on all of this b... by WML on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 9:54:53 PM
have done all that research and know so much about... by Blue Pilgrim on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 11:31:37 PM
Hi BP, Hope you're kidding about the disease. ... by John R Moffett on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 12:30:47 PM
The creation museum could only exist here in the U... by Pappy on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 4:26:29 AM
We can imagine, we can even try to put it into wor... by Mark Angelo Cummings on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 7:35:35 AM
Just kidding again. This discussion will never end... by John R Moffett on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 7:53:19 AM
I find your lack of faith in the force disturbing.... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 9:26:07 AM
Some ones lack of faith is someone prerogative. No... by Mark Angelo Cummings on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 10:16:38 AM
Not forcing anyone.... just presenting my viewpoin... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 10:28:17 AM
may not be forcing anyone, but others are (or are ... by Blue Pilgrim on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 12:40:04 PM
http: //www.opednews.com/maxwrite/diarypage.php?di... by Mark Sashine on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 8:22:15 AM
Tip of the hat to Shakespeare - "There is mor... by Mr M on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 8:37:06 AM
We may not all believe the same things, but we all... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 11:53:16 AM
Prof Pete, you got that right. It was the most fri... by John R Moffett on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 12:15:22 PM
"but we all believe one thing; America is in ... by Blue Pilgrim on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 3:05:19 PM
Actually, people come to religion for many, many r... by Mars Caulton on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 12:13:03 PM
Sorry, couldn't resist.... by John R Moffett on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 12:19:01 PM
If God is all powerful and created everything whic... by Brian Mathes on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 1:48:46 PM
As an example, you say "God cloned Eve from A... by Blue Pilgrim on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 3:52:02 PM
You know you have a point. Why is it no one thinki... by naturegirl on Tuesday, Jun 5, 2007 at 9:32:23 AM
Here is where a good dose of Calvinism comes in: &... by pratliff94 on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 3:45:59 PM
???If it is a human image, then maybe God was made... by John R Moffett on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 4:23:58 PM
As John said, here is the final word (kidding)If y... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 7:53:29 PM
I'd take off my hat to you, but I'm not wearing on... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 9:26:07 PM
a 9/11 thread was one. OK -- start a thread: if th... by Blue Pilgrim on Friday, Jun 1, 2007 at 11:03:52 PM
I have to go with Pilgrim on this one too. The con... by John R Moffett on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 5:45:53 AM
...respectfully argue that there is one absolute t... by Pappy on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 3:11:55 AM
You nailed it Pappy. ... by John R Moffett on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 5:48:11 AM
humans did not evolve .1 Million years ago. There... by Henry Porter on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 7:41:45 AM
humans did not evolve .1 Million years ago. There... by Henry Porter on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 7:41:45 AM
The quantum, not entropy is identified with Chaos ... by Professor Emeritus Peter Bagnolo on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 9:58:11 AM
in THIS incarnation. I can tell what you though 30... by Blue Pilgrim on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 1:21:07 PM
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO SEE HOW THESE MEN WITHOUT ... by absolute on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 at 1:55:38 PM
...through the comments here without finding a rea... by Pappy on Sunday, Jun 3, 2007 at 4:02:54 AM
JESUS IS THE SON OF GOD ACCORDING to my Bible. Tha... by absolute on Sunday, Jun 3, 2007 at 6:30:01 AM
which explicitely says there is a trinity?Or even ... by Blue Pilgrim on Sunday, Jun 3, 2007 at 2:23:52 PM
You simply do not or have not studied the Bible as... by absolute on Sunday, Jun 3, 2007 at 6:34:24 AM
...we need the wood, and the time of the martyrs i... by Pappy on Monday, Jun 4, 2007 at 2:18:17 AM
I went away. For the sake of time, i will only res... by Reverend Anthony Wade on Wednesday, Jun 6, 2007 at 10:41:16 AM
God restored Job and gave him double what he had p... by Reverend Anthony Wade on Wednesday, Jun 6, 2007 at 11:20:24 AM
But since you do not believe the Bible, what do yo... by Pappy on Wednesday, Jun 6, 2007 at 1:15:29 PM