Category Archives: Creation science

Expelled Excels

“Expelled”, the new documentary starring Ben Stein, is the single most important movie of the decade.

This film exposes the academic elitists for who they really are – bankrupted humanists who apply double-standards to their so-called science while hoping that no one catches their sleight of hand.

The intolerance of the tolerance camp has been exposed. The closing of the ‘open mind; is put on display as those leading the charge against Intelligent Design (ID) are allowed to speak for themselves about their presuppositions, biases, and refusal to allow anything that resembles a Creator to enter into the discussion. Stein’s work sheds light on a fearful secularism that bans any challenge rather than seeking the logic of the facts.

This movie is more than just a film about the need for open discussion though, it shows what is at stake when we allow truth and fact to fall into insignificance.  It has been alarming to see the amount of prejudice and apathy regarding this movie particularly among those who have the most to lose from the entrenchment of the information-controlling juggernauts.  This is exactly the ground that makes evil fertile – ignorance and apathy mixed with a firm dose of pessimism.

Everyone should take the opportunity to see “Expelled” — if nothing else, as a bracing antidote to the atheism-friendly culture of PC liberalism. But it’s far more than that. It’s a spotlight on the arrogance of this movement and its leaders, a spotlight on the choking intolerance of academia, and a spotlight on the ignorance of so many who say so much, yet know so very little. – Brent Bozell

This documentary is required viewing for any one serious about academic freedom, their faith and the future of our schools. And, no, that’s not an exaggeration. See it and you’ll see.

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Young Earth Part II

Here are more evidences to consider.

Comets – They Disintegrate too Quickly
Comets are supposed to be the same age as the solar system which is alleged to be about five billion years old. However, each time a comet orbits close to the sun, it loses some of its material, so much so in fact that it could not survive much longer than about 100,000 years.

Many comets have typical ages of less than 10,000 years. [4] Scientists attempt to explain this discrepancy by assuming that (a) comets come from an observed spherical “Oort cloud” well beyond the orbit of Pluto, (b) improbable gravitational interactions with infrequently passing stars often know comets into the solar system, and (c) other improbable interactions with planets slow down the incoming comets often enough to account for the hundreds of comets observed. [5] So far, none of these assumptions has been substantiated either by observations or realistic calculations.

Lately, there has been much talk of the “Kuiper Belt,” a disc of supposed comet sources lying in the plane of the solar system just outside the orbit of Pluto. Some asteroid-sized bodies of ice exist in that location, but they do not solve the evolutionists’ problem, since according to evolutionary theory, the Kuiper Belt would quickly become exhausted if there were no Oort cloud to supply it.

 

Ocean Floor Mud – Not Enough of It
Each year, water and winds erode about 20 billion tons of dirt and rock from the continents and deposit it in the ocean. [6] This material accumulates as loose sediment on the hard basaltic (lava-formed) rock of the ocean floor. The average depth of all the sediment in the whole ocean is less than 400 meters. [7] The main way known to remove the sediment from the ocean floor is by plate tectonic subduction. That is, sea floor slides slowly (a few cm/year) beneath the continents, taking some sediment with it. According to secular scientific literature, that process presently removes only 1 billion tons per year. [7]

As far as anyone knows, the other 19 billion tons per year simply accumulate. At that rate, erosion would deposit the present mass of sediment in less than 12 million years. Yet according to evolutionary theory, erosion and plate subduction have been going on as long as the oceans have existed, an alleged three billion years. If that were so, the rates above imply that the oceans would be massively choked with sediment dozens of kilometers deep.

An alternative (creationist) explanation is that erosion from the waters of the Genesis flood running off the continents deposited the present amount of sediment within a short time about 5,000 years ago. Selah.

[4] Steidl, P. F., Planets, comets, and asteroids, Design and Origins in Astronomy, pp. 73-106, G. Mulfinger, ed., Creation Research Society Books (1983), order from http://www.creationresearch.org/.

[5] Whipple, F. L., Background of modern comet theory, Nature 263:15–19 (2 September 1976). Levison, H. F. et al. See also: The mass disruption of Oort Cloud comets, Science 296:2212–2215 (21 June 2002).

[6] Milliman, John D. and James P. M. Syvitski, Geomorphic/tectonic control of sediment discharge to the ocean: the importance of small mountainous rivers, The Journal of Geology, vol. 100, pp. 525–544 (1992).

[7] Hay, W. W., et al., Mass/age distribution and composition of sediments on the ocean floor and the global rate of sediment subduction, Journal of Geophysical Research, 93(B12):14,933–14,940 (10 December 1988).

Young Earth Part I

One need not travel too far to find a legion who will exclaim that the earth is old. Very old. Ancient. In fact as a Saganite might be fond of saying, “billions and billions” of years old. Well, in a series of postings I will give the reader some science to ponder. I will be presenting some fodder to fill up the creation cannon. Mock if one must… but hold on to your beanie George. *

Galaxies – They wind themselves up too fast
The stars of our own galaxy, the Milky Way, rotate about the galactic center with different speeds, the inner ones rotating faster than the outer ones. The observed rotation speeds are so fast that if our galaxy were more than a few hundred million years old, it would be a featureless disc of stars instead of its present spiral shape. [1]

Yet our galaxy is supposed to be at least 1o billion years old. Evolutionists call this “the winding-up dilemma,” which they have know about for fifty years. They have devised many theories to try to explain it, each one failing after a brief period of popularity. The same dilemma also applies to other galaxies. For the last few decades the favored attempt to resolve the puzzle has been a complex theory called “density waves.”

The theory has conceptual problems, has to be arbitrarily and very finely tuned, and has been called into serious question by the Hubble Space Telescope’s discovery of very detailed spiral structure in the central hub of the “Whirlpool” galaxy, M51. [2]

Supernovas – Too few remnants
Galaxies like our own, according to astronomical observations, experience about one supernova every 25 years. The gas and dust remnants from such explosions, like the Crab Nebula, expand outward rapidly and should remain visible for over a million years.

Yet the nearby parts of our galaxy in which we could observe such gas and dust shells contain only about 200 supernova remnants. That number is consistent with only about 7,000 years worth of supernovas. [3] Selah.

[1] Scheffler, H. and Elsasser, H., Physics of the Galaxy and Interstellar Matter, Springer-Verlag (1987) Berlin, pp. 352–353, 401–413.

[2] D. Zaritsky, H-W. Rix, and M. Rieke, Inner spiral structure of the galaxy M51, Nature 364:313–315 (July 22, 1993).

[3] Davies, K., Distribution of supernova remnants in the galaxy, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Creationism, vol. II, Creation Science Fellowship (1994), Pittsburgh, PA, pp. 175–184, order from http://www.icc03.org/proceedings.htm

*The following was taken from “Evidence for a Young Earth” by Dr. Russell Humphreys, PhD Physics