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Post by Dr. John Nay » Thu Nov 24, 2005 11:09 pm

:D The philosophy of Evolution is ever in evolution.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/science/11 ... index.html

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Post by Jukia » Mon Nov 28, 2005 11:18 am

And your problem with this is?

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Post by Dr. John Nay » Mon Nov 28, 2005 9:32 pm

:D

When a view (philosophy) is in a continual state of flux, how does one that is finite in knowledge determine which ebb or flow of the philosophy is or is not true?

I have a copy of a Time Magazine (April 26, 1998) in my library that has on its' cover: The Truth About Dinosaurs (Surprise: Just About Everything You Believe is Wrong). To begin with I doubt that the publisher of Time Magazine knows what I believe about dinosaurs. If he doesn't know what I believe about dinosaurs, then how does he know that it is wrong? How do we not know but what in April of 2006 another Time Magazine will come out with the cover: The Real Truth About Dinosaurs (Surprise, Surprise, Surprise: Just About Everything You Believe is Wrong).

Although the Bible was compiled over a period of approximately 1,500 years, in three different original languages, and written by some forty different earthly writers, it is not in a continual state of flux, e.g. in Isaiah 40:22 when God says that it is He who sits enthroned above the circle (sphere) of the Earth, it was true. It was true when it was written, sometime between 740 and 690 B.C., and it is true today. I choose as one finite in knowledge to place my faith in one that is infinite in knowledge. (Realizing that my statement of God being infinite in knowledge is a statement of faith in that I am not infinite in knowledge.)

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Re: Problem with this

Post by Jukia » Tue Nov 29, 2005 7:52 am

Dr. John Nay wrote::D

When a view (philosophy) is in a continual state of flux, how does one that is finite in knowledge determine which ebb or flow of the philosophy is or is not true?
That is simply the way science works, and the way most human knowledge works, well except for those who believe as you with respect to the total inerrancy of the Bible.

But just think, if man's knowledge of the natural world and the universe were not in a "continual state of flux" we would all still believe that the sun revolved around the earth. Hmmm, that would make sense, right? No reason to investigate, seems clear that the sun moves around the earth doesn't it?

But then again, we would also believe that the universe was created in a literal week about 6000 years ago.

Guess we have a problem Doc. And despite your claim, it is not a philosophical problem, it is an evidentiary problem. The evidence does not support your view of Biblical literalism with respect to Genesis.

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