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Tim Peake comes over all philosophical?

Postby a_haworthroberts » Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:22 pm

"There are two kinds of science. Real, observational science like that carried out onboard the International Space Station. And historical science - where unseen events of the past, such as the Big Bang or divine creation, are hypothesised from the available evidence. Whether you hypothesise the Big Bang or divine creation will depend on whether you view the evidence through a wholly naturalistic worldview, or whether you begin with a Bible worldview when attempting historical science."

As far as I know, Peake did NOT say the above today when interviewed live on Sky News (that sounds appropriate) whilst working as a crewmember onboard the International Space Station:
http://news.sky.com/story/1668956/tim-p ... this-world

But there is currently a keen Bible and Noah's Flood believing Christian also onboard the ISS, a probable young earth creationist. Named Jeffrey N Williams.
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyat ... a-mission/
http://www.icr.org/article/above-all-earth/

Williams - who also sounds like a top bloke - also does twitter:
https://twitter.com/astro_jeff?lang=en-gb
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Re: Tim Peake comes over all philosophical?

Postby Brian Jordan » Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:01 pm

a_haworthroberts wrote:As far as I know, Peake did NOT say the above today when interviewed live on Sky News (that sounds appropriate) whilst working as a crewmember onboard the International Space Station:
http://news.sky.com/story/1668956/tim-p ... this-world
I'm puzzled Ashley: who claims that Peake DID say that?
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Re: Tim Peake comes over all philosophical?

Postby a_haworthroberts » Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:25 pm

Nobody (as far as I know)!

I did listen to the Sky News broadcast in full later on 29 March. He never mentioned 'historical science'. Not once.
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Re: Tim Peake comes over all philosophical?

Postby Brian Jordan » Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:01 pm

a_haworthroberts wrote:Nobody (as far as I know)!
Why, then, did you post what you have made appear to be someone quoting Peake? I'm assuming that you are telling us that some YEC it falsely attributing the quote to him. Who? Where?
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Re: Tim Peake comes over all philosophical?

Postby a_haworthroberts » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:36 pm

I started a thread because I thought it might interest somebody that one of Tim Peake's colleagues on the ISS is a young earth creationist. I imagined, attempting to be tongue in cheek for those who might have a sense of humour, what might happen if Peake became converted, whilst onboard the ISS, to YEC 'worldviews' about science.

I also thought it might be considered an item of 'news' for some people who view this forum that one of Peake's colleagues is a fan of the Institute for Creation Research who proclaims that he can see, from the vantage point of the ISS, evidence of Noah's Flood upon the surface of Earth.
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