Pat Robertson Declares Earth Older than 6000 years; wants pot legalized...

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  1. zhukov

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    [h=3]Pat Robertson Declares Earth Older Than 6000 Years And Calls For Evangelists To Stop “Covering Up†Science[/h]Published 1, November 30, 2012 Bizarre , Politics , Religion , Society 79 Comments

    [​IMG][​IMG]Pat Robertson remains something of an enigma. Just when you dismiss him as a religious wing nut who says that God gives him tips of who will win elections; atheists want people to be miserable; and causes earthquakes to punish Haitians as Devil worshippers. Then Robertson turns around and calls for the legalization of marijuana and now called for evangelists to stop suggesting that the Earth is only 6000 years old when every scientific fact points to the contrary. I wish he would just pick one side of the sanity/insanity line and stick with it because this is getting confusing.

    [​IMG]Robertson finally uttered the truth about a ludicrous calculation made in 1650 by the Archbishop of Ireland James Ussher when he estimated that the Earth was created on Oct. 23, 4004 B.C. Yet, forty six percent of pastors insist the Earth is 6000 years old. American politicians like Sarah Palin and others (here) also still proclaim faith in the young age of the Earth as biblically correct even if it is scientifically nonsensical.
    Robertson’s surprising comments came on the Christian Broadcasting Network’s “700 Club.†A viewer wrote into the show to express her “biggest fear is to not have my children and husband next to me in God’s Kingdom because they question why the Bible could not explain the existence of dinosaurs.†In response, Robertson said:
    Look, I know that people will probably try to lynch me when I say this, but Bishop [James] Ussher wasn’t inspired by the Lord when he said that it all took 6,000 years. It just didn’t. You go back in time, you’ve got radiocarbon dating. You got all these things and you’ve got the carcasses of dinosaurs frozen in time out in the Dakotas.
    They’re out there. So, there was a time when these giant reptiles were on the Earth and it was before the time of the Bible. So, don’t try and cover it up and make like everything was 6,000 years. That’s not the Bible. . . . If you fight science, you’re going to lose your children, and I believe in telling it the way it was.â€

    http://jonathanturley.org/2012/11/3...-for-evangelists-to-stop-covering-up-science/


     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    bad news for religious lunatic Matthew T
     
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    :hat: sup buddy
     
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    He's more enlightened than Obama when it comes to pot
     
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    sup warrior
     
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    I want pot legalized. Let's all pray.
     
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    He's the right guy for the job
     
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    What job
     
  9. MatthewT

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    prolly why i keep having faith in Jesus, and not in people not-Jesus :jj:


    although, LEGALIZE IT
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    what about that 6000 year old Earth nonsense?
     
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    you know :c
     
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    sounds about right, +/- about 200 years :fil:
     
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    Pot Czar? :scratch:
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    aren't you with Pat regarding Dinos and carbon dating?

    or are you still in the Palin camp of believing superstitious ancient tea baggers? :facepalm:
     
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    We need one of those!!!!
     
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    He's the man for that job :)
     
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    i'm with what i'm always with; the Truth, to the best of my understanding :hat:
     
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    so what is it about carbon dating that you don't understand?
     
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    without 308 electoral votes
     
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    the part where people think they know what the starting conditions were?

    the part where they get hilarious results, like 10,000 year old living mussells, and antlers on one deer that vary in age by millennia?

    the part where each and every time they carbon date organic materials they find C14?

    the part where the half life of C14, 5740 years, is suspiciously close to the year the joos say it is, 5772?