The global flood in the Old Testament would generate enough heat to boil them away cooking Noah

March 22, 2018, 5:24 pm

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The debate "The global flood in the Old Testament would generate enough heat to boil them away cooking Noah" was started by Gorgon on March 22, 2018, 5:24 pm. 2 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 7 people are on the disagree side. There needs to be more votes to see what the common perception is. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

Gorgon posted 2 arguments to the agreers part.

Gorgon and 1 visitor agree.
brontoraptor and 6 visitors disagree.

Credulous thinking, I.e. "faith, is not a virtue, and not to be confused with loyalty, love, or trust. Faith healers defraud people who think "faith" is not a liability. People throw away life saving medication for their *children* and then donate large sums to scam artists.

The physics of friction are not hard to demonstrate, nor difficult to describe. I think you're underestimating the thrift of ancient people.

As for the epistemology, are you familiar with the concept of parsimony? "He just did it that way" is a less parsimonious theory than the clear and concise evidence in favor of evolutionary theory. Its rationalization. The predictive capacity of creationism is demonstrably nil. It has no application. Oil companies that have tried to use it to predict oil field locations have been infamously unsuccessful. No biological fact that has ever resulted in novel medical techniques has ever been produced by it.

So please, demonstrate some intellectual rigor. Don't lie to yourself. Its at your own peril.

1 year, 10 months ago

explain to people who barely made the wheel the secrets of the universe? haha where's the fun in that? or what does it mean by world? for some teenagers if u take their phone away u just destroyed their world haha. or He simply just chose to do it that way. either way does it matter? either He's real and we followed Him loyally or He's not and we lead a great life. it is about faith and free will. choose what you want or find your own answer. I will continue to do likewise in faith.

1 year, 10 months ago

No, and indeed, one could rely on appeal to magic to fix the issue---it does raise various issues, though. For starters, why not clarify the matter, rather than make it look so suspicious?
The major issue would be how unparsimonious such a thesis is. Which is simpler and more likely---an all powerful, intangible, undetectable entity flooded the world and broke the laws of thermodynamics, or the document is mythology written by people who didn't understand that water generates small amounts heat when it moves?

1 year, 10 months ago

God is all powerful. do u think he would roast them?

1 year, 10 months ago
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