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To: Bobbyjoe
Anyone know what this means? What do creationists think about stars?

It means that the furthest star we see can be no more than 4000 to 6000 light years away. Otherwise the light would not have reached us yet.

15 posted on 03/26/2007 12:33:47 PM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Save Fredericksburg. Support CVBT.)
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To: Non-Sequitur
...and that instead of a star going through many colored stages as it exhausts its' hydrogen fuel over millions of years, God just created ten different types of stars, all of them less than 6000 years old? By logical extension, then, if I see a 1928 Model-T caked with rust go down the street, followed by 1958 Thunderbird covertable, and a 2006 Dodge Caravan, then I should conclude that all three cars were manufactured in the late 70's in various states of repair?
78 posted on 03/26/2007 2:11:29 PM PDT by 50sDad (Cultural Diversity means never having to say "I don't fit in.")
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To: Non-Sequitur
It means that the furthest star we see can be no more than 4000 to 6000 light years away. Otherwise the light would not have reached us yet.

Do you realize that since this means the Universe is infinetly smaller than we thought (and oddly contradicting the "world without end" arguement of a universe that goes on forever), it means either that light moves at a fraction of the speed we thought, or that we might actually be able to travel to the stars in a few months because things are infinetly closer together than we thought, or that that for reasons of His own, God is using science to lie to us about the basic nature of His creation.

Disclaimer: all of the above is shear exagerated nonsense designed to prove a point.

84 posted on 03/26/2007 2:18:05 PM PDT by 50sDad (Cultural Diversity means never having to say "I don't fit in.")
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To: Non-Sequitur
It means that the furthest star we see can be no more than 4000 to 6000 light years away. Otherwise the light would not have reached us yet.

Not necessarily. Maybe the photons reaching earth were all created at the same time the star was.

266 posted on 03/31/2007 7:18:43 PM PDT by Aarchaeus
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