Bob Sorensen? wrote: "Something I have long believed and I think is constantly reinforced: People believe things because they *want* to. You know, "thinking" with emotions and biases rather than looking at any evidence.
In this case, the leftist press horribly misrepresented Dr. Danny Faulkner, which prompted Ken Ham to set the record straight: http://blogs.answersingenesis.org/blogs ... n-abounds/ And we see the predictable result, where bigoted anti-creationists spread the untruths without checking facts, and then add their own uninformed prejudicial conjectures. To quote from the Evil One in "Time Bandits", they are "mercifully free of the ravages of intelligence": http://www.forums.bcseweb.org.uk/viewto ... 72&p=48929" [/quote="Bob Sorensen?"] (Sorensen presumably, and at around 3.30 pm GMT on 26 March ie long after my post in the BCSE thread concerned - where I posted the Faulkner blog that appears to correct the various bloggers, whose recent comments Roger simply HIGHLIGHTED when he started the thread, without making any accusations that Faulkner was being untruthful about the bloggers.)
Followed by:Alexander Gordons wrote: "The BCSE is giving approval to untruths and defamation by letting them stand. They also demonstrate that they are severely impaired regarding integrity." [/quote="Alexander Gordons"](Alexander Gordons.)Remo Wilson wrote: "One of those jerks at the BS forums lied about me, too. "Sorenson, Wilson, and indeed Sarfati want all, Christians to be YECs. That seems to take priority over what it means to be a Christian" Stupid idiot liars. And what in my profile gives that bozo the idea I claim to be a Christian? I hate liars and I hate bullies and these people are both." [/quote="Remo Wilson"] (Remo Wilson - I have previously had the misfortune to encounter this loudmouth Wilson guy either whinging about me by nickname on the QEP facebook page or - as below - attacking me personally: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php? ... omments=73)
None of these TQEP ideologues seemingly has the guts to defend their behaviour here (except possibly using false identities as may have happened in the past briefly)!
All they have the bottle for is whinging about the BCSE from the safety of a facebook science-denial page from which all of us either have been banned already or no doubt would be banned if we went there.
And having just reviewed today's posts (after mine) at the other thread, I CANNOT SEE THE COMMENT THAT REMO WILSON IS WHINING ABOUT (WHICH CERTAINLY WAS NOT MY WORDS EITHER HERE OR ELSEWHERE).
Young Earth Creationism does seem to attract SOME of the nastiest amongst God's Elect.
As I've mentioned here recently, I rather suspect that most of them were dishonest BEFORE becoming YEC Christians or Christians and then YECs. Though I do not underestimate kiddie indoctrination in the Bible Belt, I suspect that most nicer or perhaps brighter Christians would either shun YEC-ism or else briefly embrace it but then reject it when they gradually discovered that to be a plausible YEC you have to LIE your mouth off about science and also ATTACK the integrity and honesty (using selected scriptures) of all those - Christian or not - who refute YEC dogma as unscientific, anti-scientific, pseudo-scientific, and ad hoc/illogical.
WHICH I THOUGHT MIGHT HAVE BEEN BY PETER HENDERSON
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