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From: Thomas Scharle <>
Subject: Re: The Bible and genealogy
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 1997 17:06:43 GMT
One finds "creationist" stuff all over the net. The appropriate
place to discuss this is talk.origins, to which followups are set.
In article <>, Al and Sue O'Neill
[...earlier posting deleted...]
|> First let me explain that this "story" was told to me by a fellow who
|> believes the 'possibility' of the story be true.......following is a
|> 'Readers Digest' version......
|> Prior to the 'flood' of biblical fame the ozone layer was accompanied by
|> a water vapour layer which filtered out more harmful rays from the sun.
|> This made long life possible (1000 years before death). It created a
|> green house type effect. The dinosaurs were simply very old lizards that
|> grew to enormous size. The 'flood' waters came from this water vapour
|> barrier. Supposedly scientists have calculated this and confirmed the
|> possiblity that a water vapour barrier of about 1 foot thickness would
|> be adequate to create the flood. The spinning of the earth and the
|> making of mountains due to the quick quenching effect of the warmer
|> earth caused the death and 'piling up' of the dinosaurs against one side
|> of many of these ridges.....like the tar sands on Alberta against the
|> rocky mountains. After the flood and loss of the protective barrier the
|> harmful rays shortened the life span of all beings...hence Noahs
|> children didn't live the 1000 years of their forefather's nor did their
|> children live the 100's of years that they did...to the point that we
|> live 60 - 100 years now.
|> They also suggest that the water vapour barrier created a different set
|> of conditions which screwup todays carbon dating theory. The carbon
|> dating of items is based on a theory that a certain senerio was always
|> the way we have it now. The filtering effect of a water vapour barrier
|> could alter this senerio considerably so that 500,000,000 year datings
|> may not really be that old.
|> Before everyone tags on here exclaiming that I'm crazy, remember I'm
|> just repeating a story told to me as a possible explaination. A group in
|> Australia are trying to mathematically and scientifically proove this
|> theory has as much justification as any other theory we are so easy to
|> accept today...for example: the big bang theory is one.
|> The biggy is we all have to accept that none of the people creating the
|> history of events was alive back then so it all is based on some theory
|> which becomes generally accepted until a better theory comes around.
|> The earth isn't flat anymore!
|> Being able to think has certainly gotten human beings into a lot of
Tom Scharle "standard disclaimer"
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