Date registered: Apr 2004
Location: The BlueGrass State
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Not to worry, there are enough of us within an hours drive to insure that that guy goes completely crazy within a year and goes back down under.
With my recovering Baptist upbringing I have a solid foundation with which to ask all the right questions during the tours.
Questions like "If Noah took two dogs onboard the ark and then, after they left the ark on Mt Ararararararat they became the 387 breeds currently recognized doesn't that mean they EVOLVED?
Or, let's ask a question about population and let the Creationist answer with Creation based Math: If we create a simple formula using today's population of ~6 billion, and figure in the starting population (8 individuals), and the starting time (4360 YBP), we get an annual growth rate of about 0.0047. Since that IS what happened, according to creationists, and it IS the only possible explanation for today's human population then...
At Christ's death there were only about half a million people in the whole world!
At the time the Israelites entered Canaan, (about 1180 BCE) we get a world population of 2024! By the time you divide that up between Egypt, Canaan, the rest of the world, and Israel, that leaves maybe 6 or 7 people for the Israelite army!
If we go back to the time that the Jews were expelled from Egypt, in 1560 BCE, we get a world population of only 340 people!
In 2300 BCE there were only about 10 people on Earth! How did fewer than a dozen people build the pyramids?
See, and they say tourism in Kentucky can't be fun.
Being smart is knowing the difference, in a sticky situation between a well delivered anecdote and a well delivered antidote - bear.