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Author Topic: Why is the Earth's age in the Bible reported as just thousands of years old?  (Read 32853 times)

Offline CZARCAR

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Where would we be without Christianity???

Perhaps we would still be worshiping Zeus, Jupiter, Amun Ra, Odin.

The Abrahamic religions were not the first. 'God' is predated by Zeus and Amun Ra, and probably they were predated by others of whom we have no record.
god is always a man?= god's name is PIPI?
 

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"And God created Dinosaurs to rule the Earth.
  And seeing that they were not quite what he had intended as Masters of His creation, He sent an event to slay them all.

 

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"And God created Dinosaurs to rule the Earth.
  And seeing that they were not quite what he had intended as Masters of His creation, He sent an event to slay them all.




You don't get rid of us so easy matey, we survived the last big clear-out and we're gonna survive this one too!
 

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Because they didnt have archeologists or paleontologists, or carbon 14 dating, and just added up the begats.
 

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Because they didnt have archeologists or paleontologists, or carbon 14 dating, and just added up the begats.

Indeed, and let's face it, some of them certainly did have big 'ats......
 

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On topic: The bible does mention Dinosaurs. Just do a CTRL+F on "Behemoth" and "Leviathan"

 

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On topic: The bible does mention Dinosaurs. Just do a CTRL+F on "Behemoth" and "Leviathan"

Humans and the classic dinosaurs (T-Rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, the Sauropods, and etc) did not have overlapping periods in history.

It is quite possible that the ancients had uncovered some fossilized bones, perhaps even from enormous dinosaurs.  However, the bones would have looked as equally ancient as they do now, perhaps more so without modern preservatives.

Any description of man hunting dinosaurs, or eating dinosaur flesh is fictitious.
 

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... and the coelacanth was extinct for 65 millions of years as well, until they found specimens in the 20th century.
I'm not saying that there are still dinosaurs on the planet (unless you consider a crocodile to be a small dinosaur), I'm just saying that we scientists should always keep an open mind and stay skeptical ;)
 

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Furthermore, the Bible was dead right. The Sun does orbit the Earth.

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The Sun and Earth orbit a common center of mass, which happens to be very close to the center of the Sun.

For the Sun to orbit the Earth, the center of mass would at least have to be outside of the Sun.

Although, if you are considering the center of mass, you would have to consider the center of mass of the Solar System which would be skewed towards Jupiter and Saturn.

Actually, according to this website, while the Solar System Center of mass would generally be within the sun, it can be as much as 800,000 km outside of the sun (much less than the distance to Mercury, but close to 1 sun diameter).
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