Hi Glenn, you wrote:
>Dick, I liked your story, doesn't apply, though.
Or, "I won't apply that to myself" in Mortonspeak.
>If you understood the fossil record you would understand that a gap of 3
>million years is nothing when it comes to the time between fossilization
>events for rare species.
I understand it well enough to know that you think you understand it
well enough that you think you can make those kinds of statements,
and we won't understand it. For a creature that has only been on
earth 6 million years (hominids), it is pretty irrelevant that a gap
of 25 million years might exist between fossils of sharks which
predated dinosaurs. How many photographs would exist of the average
50 year-old man versus a six month-old child?
>H. erectus was not created 2 million years ago, he
>was on earth before then but left no or only rare fossils.
Do you notice how you grab hold of every new anthropological finding
that surfaces, and thus far nothing corroborates your position? No
biblical, scientific or historical evidence supports your hypothesis,
and yet you lob grenades at mine. When do you sit down and
reevaluate, and change your mind? When does that happen?
>As to when the oldest boat was, we absolutely know that the oldest boat was
>800,000 years ago, because mankind crossed the ocean at that point.
Okay, all you need is another 4.7 million years, or roughly 5 times
further back in time than what you have. Is that not seen as a
limiting factor? A boat able to float for a year with a family of
eight and a bunch of animals and stuff to feed them - the technology
for that over 5 million years ago? Who are you kidding?
>Questions for you Dick. Do you still think that the very first H. erectus
>fossil was the very first H. erectus?
It is highly unlikely that the first representative of any new
species born into the world was also the first to fossilize. (That
was a trick question, wasn't it?)
>Do you still think I hold that Australopithecus built the boat? (Hint: I
Can I have another hint?
>Do you still think I have the ark crawl to your landing site? (Hint: I
Let's say it like you meant it. You don't believe the ark made it to
the biblical landing site designated in Scripture. Then don't hassle
those of us who try to work it out within biblical constraints. You
refuse to consider the method of apology I advocate on the basis of a
flaw that you admit right here exists in your own method! Is this
>Do I think you will remember this next time we discuss it? (Hint: I doubt
>it You like your caricature too much)
Glenn, don't ask me what you think. It's tough enough just knowing
what I think.
Dick Fischer - The Origins Solution - www.orislol.com
ěThe Answer we should have known about 150 years agoî
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