Monday, April 28, 2008

Former Young Earth Creationists?

I think there are few former Young Earth Creationists reading the blog, who have since become convinced as to the scientific validity of evolution and/or an old (i.e. billions of years) Earth. Stephen Law is interested in talking to you.

Also, are any former atheists or scientists, who have since become convinced of Young Earth Creationism?

6 comments:

  1. Well, I think you're already aware that I, at least, fall into the former category.

    As to the latter category, I'd think finding those wouldn't be too hard, if they exist: anyone in that category would doubtless be publicised to death by YECs. :)

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  2. I was pretty sure, Micah. Like I said in the post, Stephen Law is interested, and I wanted to give you the opportunity of contacting him.

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  3. "Also, are any former atheists or scientists, who have since become convinced of Young Earth Creationism?"

    I doubt it.

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  4. anyone in that category would doubtless be publicised to death by YECs.

    If they could find one. The biggest problem with YEC is that it's also a bad biblical interpretation.

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  5. You may want to qualify the latter category to exclude those people who have had full-frontal lobotomies.

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  6. As posted at Stephen Law's:

    Former born-again evangelical fundie (Southern Baptist) who was a firm Biblical literalist, now a free-thinking atheist here.

    The overwhelming evidence for evolution and the abhorrent dishonesty of the YEC crowd is what got me doubting in the first place. I blame the fundamentalism for killing my faith. I actually bought into the “it’s all right or it’s all wrong” line the fundies throw out, but I was honest enough to give the alternative a fair chance.

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