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Ask a Young Earth Creationist.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by classical_hero, Apr 6, 2007.

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  1. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    I have seen through the times that I have been here that many people seem to have absolutely no idea what a Young Earth Creationist truly believes and as a result many people make fun of our position, based on what they believe our position to be on a certain issue, when they are just making things up. So I have decided to give the Creation/evolution debate through the eyes of YEC.

    What are the hallmarks of a YEC?
    The most important one is that we defend the Bible's veracity right from the first word to the last. We believe that the first few chapters in the Bible are talking about history and as such we also believe that there is scientific evidence that backs up this view.

    I will try and update this post with the really important questions and answers to those question, so that people can have a good reference point on our views. I will try and do my best to answer as many questions as possible, but that will not always be the case. Remember that if you want an answer, then ask kindly.

    So ask away.

    Evidences fo a Young Earth found here.
     
  2. GinandTonic

    GinandTonic Saphire w/ Schweps + Lime

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    You would describe yourself as unevolved?
     
  3. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    How much do you attempt to educate yourself on the claims, evidence, arguments, whatever you call them, made by evolutionary biologists? Because (and I know we don't need just another evolution/creation debate, but this is relevant) it strikes me that very few creationists actually understand the claims made by evolutionary biologists.
     
  4. nc-1701

    nc-1701 bombombedum

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    Please explain why God found it necessary to create such a massive universe, if only one little planet 'Earth' mattered? Secondly how do you explain the fact that due to the speed of light, we can clearly see things which happened millions or even billions of years ago. Setting an obvious limit on how young the Universe, or Earth could be.
     
  5. GinandTonic

    GinandTonic Saphire w/ Schweps + Lime

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    'Tis the prankster god, messing with your head!
     
  6. Abaddon

    Abaddon Chieftain

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    This isnt a troll. How are you so stupid?
     
  7. Turner

    Turner Chieftain Retired Moderator

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    Moderator Action: Knowing the history of Creationist vs Evolution threads on this board....

    Flaming and trolling will not be tolerated here. Feel free to debate the issue, but leave the ad hominem attacks and keep it civil, m'kay?

    Please read the forum rules: http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=422889
     
  8. Raisin Bran

    Raisin Bran Cereal Killer

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    Where did you first learn to be a creationist?

    I mean did you learn that in school or its extra-curricular activities?

    Do you have science courses at school?
    if yes .... what do you do with what they teach you in school?
     
  9. ybbor

    ybbor Will not change his avata

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    1)did you get a moderator's permission to open this thread?

    2)Is it just the earth you believe to be young, or the whole universe
    b)if it's the whole universe, why isn't it YUC?

    3)I already know this one, but for the benefit of all reading the thread: why 6000 years? why not 5000? or 7000?

    corollary: if he created the light already in transit, wouldn't that create images of events that never happened? A false history of sorts?
     
  10. Xanikk999

    Xanikk999 History junkie

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    Why do you think god made animals so similar to other animals ex: fish to amphibians, apes to humans, if evolution was not part of his plan.

    Why dont you think evolution was part of gods plan?
     
  11. Turner

    Turner Chieftain Retired Moderator

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    You wanna rephrase that?
    Now would I have left the thread open if he didn't?
     
  12. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    How did kangaroos get back onto Austrailia?
     
  13. GenMarshall

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    What makes a Young Earth Creationist different from an Old Earth Creationist?

    Do you feel that your views on Young Earth Creationism clash against other ideologies including: Theistic Evolutionist, Old Earth Creationist, and Evolutionist?
     
  14. Murky

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    I suppose the most logical question to ask is why? Why would you believe in something you can never prove to be fact?
     
  15. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    Who did Caine sleep with in order to produce a family?
     
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    Does it bother you that YECs are considered a laughingstock, even by other Christians?
     
  18. Azale

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    Have you ever wavered in your beliefs?
     
  19. GenMarshall

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    How do you reconcile the belief of an Young Earth Creationist (Which states that the Earth was formed 6000-5000 years ago) when we have radiological dating that dates rocks and fossils beyond the 6000 years BP (Before Present) line?
     
  20. Mirc

    Mirc Not mIRC!!!

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    Do you consider the theistic evolution wrong? (pretty obvious but I'll ask anyway)
    Do you consider the theistic evolution as wrong as evolution?
    Do you consider evolutionists partly atheists?
    Do you consider the theistic evolution some kind of "heresy"?

    Just the questions about your opinion about other theories about the origin of life that I could think of right about now. :)

    Oh, I used "about" to many times. :D
     
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