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Nye/Ham Debate Pt2: Scientific Assumptions

February 21, 2014


In the debate, Bill Nye pointed out several indicators that suggest an old age of the earth: Ice cores Tree rings Radiometric dating Distant starlight Ken Ham’s consistent response to these challenges was that any effort to understand the past is “historical science” based upon assumptions and therefore unreliable. You can hear him saying it throughout […]

Did you watch Bill Nye debate Ken Ham?

February 9, 2014


Last week Bill Nye the Science Guy came to the Creation Museum to debate Answers In Genesis founder Ken Ham. The auditorium was packed, and millions of people watched it online. The next few posts here will be about the debate, so check it out and join the discussion. It’s available on YouTube, and embedded […]

Mammoths and Creation Science

February 6, 2011


You may have heard about another attempt to clone a woolly mammoth.  This project is being carried out by scientists from around the world, and it’s pretty cool. Meanwhile, at places like the Institute of Creation Research (ICR), Creation Scientists are doing something else.  Instead of participating or trying to resurrect a competing extinct animal, […]

Dueling Revelations

July 31, 2010


At a recent convention of theologians, Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert Mohler gave a speech explaining why he believes the universe must be young and how important this position is for all Christians.  It was a good speech explaining the mindset behind this idea, and his method can quickly be understood by this statement at […]

Deep Water or Deep Time?

June 19, 2010


Young-Earth Creationism is dependent upon the idea that a global flood explains away all of the data scientists use to determine an old age for the earth. My problem with Flood Geology is that it claims a flood did things floods never do, and didn't do things that floods always do.