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Did you hear about the city council-woman who believes the earth is only 6,000 years old? LOL!

Any middle-school student knows that the earth is 4,600,000,0000 (4.6 billion) years old!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:15 AM on Jul. 19, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • That is her religious belief. You show your lack of tolerance for her belief in your rude remarks. Typical.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:17 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • "That is her religious belief. You show your lack of tolerance for her belief in your rude remarks. Typical..



    No, that's a science-related belief. I believe that the city leaders who make decisions related to our schools should have have I.Q.'s above room-temperature.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:22 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • Only people who believe in evolution believe the Earth is that old. People who believe in other religions think differently.
    Remember, science cannot PROVE anything. It can only offer theorys and hypothesis.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:24 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • Exactly anon :17. According to the Bible, God created the world roughly 6 thousand years ago. There were 2 thousand years between Adam/Eve and Abraham, 2 thousand between Abraham and Jesus, and 2 thousand since the birth of Jesus (again, roughly). That makes for 6 thousand years. It is entirely possible that the 'days" in the Bible lasted more than 24 hours, so their days/years could have passed differently than ours. People in the OT lived hundreds of years for example. God certainly could have created the earth to have already been "In existence", as he created full grown animals, trees, etc. Just because you don't share her religious convictions is no reason to mock her.
    mnt_2_b_mommy

    Answer by mnt_2_b_mommy at 1:24 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • Anon:22, so people who believe in the Bible have low IQ's? Interesting. Again, just because someone has different religious beliefs than you is no reason to mock them. It is not a requirement to believe in evolution (which is a theory) to run for political office.
    mnt_2_b_mommy

    Answer by mnt_2_b_mommy at 1:26 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • And exactly what does religion prove? Science at least has a way to test theories. What exactly does religion test? I have yet to see anyone turn water into wine... unless you're talking about watering grapes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:28 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • I believe the earth is billions of years old, but I also believe the "days and nights" were alot longer than our 24 hrs long ago. If not, how would we have had the dinosaurs with no humans around?

    MommyLee08

    Answer by MommyLee08 at 1:28 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • I don't think one city council-woman who believes in creationism is much of a threat to public schools. I think that public high schools graduating thousands of students who can't read, write or spell every year is much more disturbing.

    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 1:29 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • Religion doesn't prove anything because it is stating an idea and basing it on faith. You are challenging it wih an idea an basing it on so called proof. What proof? It is a theory, not a scientific fact.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:37 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • Dinosaurs are mentioned in the bible. We did have dinosaurs when people were around.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:38 AM on Jul. 19, 2009

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