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Rapid Rifting Presages Future Events
ICR News ^ | November 19, 2009 | Brian Thomas, M.S.

Posted on 11/19/2009 8:22:01 AM PST by GodGunsGuts

The Great Rift Valley extends some 4,000 miles southward from Syria north of Israel, through the Gulf of Aqaba, through Ethiopia, and all the way to Mozambique in southeast Africa. It harbors a giant fault, which has been under investigation as a model for sea floor spreading. A recent geologic event rent a gaping crack through the desert of Ethiopia, causing safety concerns for locals. These crustal plate motions may foreshadow rifting events further north in the Great Rift Valley...

(Excerpt) Read more at icr.org ...


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1 posted on 11/19/2009 8:22:03 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
Not to be confused with Rapid Rafting:


2 posted on 11/19/2009 8:26:50 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring
Rafts (and buses) are socialistic!

Kayaks (and cars) are not!!!

3 posted on 11/19/2009 8:35:19 AM PST by SierraWasp (AARP is guilty of Elder Abuse by endorsing a law that eliminates Medicare Advantaqe plans!!!)
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To: GodGunsGuts

So? What else is new since yesterday?


4 posted on 11/19/2009 8:36:07 AM PST by OldNavyVet (Don't drink the Koolaid.)
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To: GodGunsGuts; admin
Duplicate Thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2389101/posts

5 posted on 11/19/2009 8:40:16 AM PST by Natural Law
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To: Natural Law; admin

==Duplicate Thread:

Wrong. Totally different article.


6 posted on 11/19/2009 8:43:03 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
The Rochester paper only addresses the linearity, not the parametric nature of the process.

1) It states nothing of the sigma, x-bar, R, and lambda of the process.

2) Define "suddenly" in geologic terms and opine on whether this is a continuous process or if there exists a significant time interval between "sudden" events.

3) Explain why we should all accept is evidence of or proof that all historic tectonic activity occurred in the last 6,000 to 10,000 years (+ 4 days).

note: Brian Thomas and the IRC is hardly a reliable, objective source of anything o be posted even once.

7 posted on 11/19/2009 8:45:10 AM PST by Natural Law
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To: GodGunsGuts; admin
Yesterday's thread: http://www.icr.org/article/5106/

Today;s thread: http://www.icr.org/article/5107/

Its the same turd with a different preamble by that moron Brian Thomas.

8 posted on 11/19/2009 8:51:06 AM PST by Natural Law
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To: Natural Law

Might we be witnessing another creation event?


9 posted on 11/19/2009 8:57:16 AM PST by OldNavyVet (Don't drink the Koolaid.)
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To: OldNavyVet; admin
"Might we be witnessing another creation event?"

If anything it ought to be in the Religion Forum and not in News/Activism. Today's spin is linking the exact same Rochester University study as referenced yesterday to biblical prophecy.

10 posted on 11/19/2009 9:02:19 AM PST by Natural Law
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To: DuncanWaring

*snort*


11 posted on 11/19/2009 9:04:03 AM PST by SuziQ
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To: GodGunsGuts
Is Lyin' Brian Thomas MS* (aka BTMS*) so stupid that he can't come up with something new to write about the next day?

Earth to BTMS*....why would evidence of rapid rifting predict that the Kidron Valley would lrift in 2....when there is no rifting going on at the Kidron Valley and it was not created BY rifting?

...and I do love how BTMS* takes a 4 word phrase from a researcher.....and then fills in a paragraph with BTMS* nonsense like that is what the researcher was saying.

12 posted on 11/19/2009 9:41:06 AM PST by ElectricStrawberry (Didja know that Man walked with 100+ species of large meat eating dinos within the last 4,351 years?)
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To: metmom; DaveLoneRanger; editor-surveyor; betty boop; Alamo-Girl; MrB; GourmetDan; Fichori; ...

Ping!


13 posted on 11/19/2009 9:49:34 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts; All

There’s a book review you should not miss at http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/j/jones-ghost.html


14 posted on 11/19/2009 9:57:27 AM PST by OldNavyVet (Don't drink the Koolaid.)
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To: OldNavyVet

Oops ... I got there by clickling on the third item down at http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4ACAW_enUS351US351&q=%22Darwin%27s++Ghost%22


15 posted on 11/19/2009 10:05:07 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: ElectricStrawberry
"...and I do love how BTMS* takes a 4 word phrase from a researcher.....and then fills in a paragraph with BTMS* nonsense"

But you are forgetting that of the 26 letters in the English alphabet 24 appear multiple times in both Genesis and the Rochester article so therefore the coefficient of correlation between the two is greater than 0.92. Therefore, Brian Thomas is only completing the work that God started......LOL

16 posted on 11/19/2009 10:17:02 AM PST by Natural Law
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To: DuncanWaring

Which is lots of fun!!


17 posted on 11/19/2009 10:29:57 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Thanks for the ping!


18 posted on 11/19/2009 10:39:35 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Natural Law; GodGunsGuts
If anything it ought to be in the Religion Forum and not in News/Activism.

Sheesh. You guys want to control FR so bad you can taste it.

19 posted on 11/19/2009 10:43:01 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Natural Law; GodGunsGuts
If anything it ought to be in the Religion Forum and not in News/Activism.

Sheesh. You guys want to control FR so bad you can taste it.

That doesn't mean GGG. That means the evos who keep RAGGING on where they think anything that they perceive as anti-science or non-science belongs.

20 posted on 11/19/2009 10:44:18 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Beep!


21 posted on 11/19/2009 11:05:37 AM PST by YHAOS
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To: Natural Law
Duplicate Thread:

The self-appointed posting police strikes again!

I know you think that you are the center of the universe. However, I spend a lot of time on FR and I had never seen this thread, and I am the center of the universe.

Didn't you get the memo?

22 posted on 11/19/2009 11:18:52 AM PST by Publius6961 (…he's not America, he's an employee who hasn't risen to minimal expectations.)
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To: OldNavyVet

Darwin’s Goat is still a goat no matter how trimmed and shaded.


23 posted on 11/19/2009 11:19:13 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Publius6961; Natural Law; GodGunsGuts; WKB
The self-appointed posting police strikes again!

Here. Is this what you were looking for?


24 posted on 11/19/2009 11:22:51 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Natural Law

An OCD problem, have we?


25 posted on 11/19/2009 11:23:50 AM PST by Publius6961 (…he's not America, he's an employee who hasn't risen to minimal expectations.)
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To: Natural Law; GodGunsGuts

Why demand more from creationists and hold them to a higher level of accountability than evos hold to?


26 posted on 11/19/2009 11:26:21 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Natural Law
note: Brian Thomas and the IRC is hardly a reliable, objective source of anything o be posted even once.

Look, loser, in Jr. High you may act like a bully, but in an adult forum, don't you think the rest of us are entitled to form our own opinion?

I'm beginning to suspect that you're part of the pervert contingent. They are the only ones that "lose it" with a source they don't approve of.

27 posted on 11/19/2009 11:27:02 AM PST by Publius6961 (…he's not America, he's an employee who hasn't risen to minimal expectations.)
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To: GodGunsGuts; StarCMC; AZ .44 MAG; prairiebreeze; Beloved Levinite; TwelveOfTwenty; arderkrag; ...

Baptist ping


28 posted on 11/19/2009 11:31:14 AM PST by WKB (From "Handout" to "Bailout")
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To: Publius6961; Natural Law; GodGunsGuts
Look, loser, in Jr. High you may act like a bully, but in an adult forum, don't you think the rest of us are entitled to form our own opinion?

Well put.

And the obvious answer is *No*.

FWIW, your observation about OCD is probably right on the mark. GGG posts these threads and does not ping the evos. They find these threads themselves and swarm them to join the feeding frenzy some of them start.

There is a feature on FR and each computer that allows one to bypass threads they don't like. Nobody is forced to read these. Why evos join the thread and then go on to complain about where it's posted, or even its existence at all, is beyond me.

29 posted on 11/19/2009 11:34:16 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: GodGunsGuts
" These crustal plate motions may foreshadow rifting events further north in the Great Rift Valley..."

Like maybe the Mount of Olives getting torn from west to east?

30 posted on 11/19/2009 11:39:00 AM PST by editor-surveyor (The beginning of the O'Bomb-a administration looks a lot like the end of the Nixon administration)
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To: metmom
Exactly!

Saved for future use. Thank you.

31 posted on 11/19/2009 11:41:07 AM PST by Publius6961 (…he's not America, he's an employee who hasn't risen to minimal expectations.)
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To: Publius6961

Feel free. It was a gift to me and has been more than appropriate on occasion.


32 posted on 11/19/2009 11:45:50 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: editor-surveyor; Elsie

You’re not implying that the Bible is right about something AGAIN, are you?

You know that it’s just a bunch of fairy tales. They must have guessed it. It’s all just a bunch of coincidence you know.

/evo dude


33 posted on 11/19/2009 11:47:45 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: count-your-change

Speaking of goats, they are vertebrate mammals.

Further, vertebrates are (according to Webster) ... “any of a large subphylum of chordate animals, including all mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, characterized by a segmented spinal column and a brain enclosed in a brainpan or cranium.”

And so it is that we are backbone-related to mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles and amphibians.

Further, according to Steve Jones, “About a thousand genes are shared by every organism, however simple or complicated.”


34 posted on 11/19/2009 11:56:51 AM PST by OldNavyVet (Evolution denial is self induced blindness.)
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To: OldNavyVet; count-your-change
Further, according to Steve Jones, “About a thousand genes are shared by every organism, however simple or complicated.”

Imagine that. The DNA code was so efficient that God used it in a wide variety of animals.

Isn't common design wonderful?

35 posted on 11/19/2009 12:07:10 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Publius6961; metmom; GodGunsGuts; ElectricStrawberry; OldNavyVet
"Look, loser,"

Ad hominem? Is that the best you have got? A little frustration at not being to refute the content of my posts certainly brings out the Christian in you doesn't it?

...don't you think the rest of us are entitled to form our own opinion?"

As am I.

36 posted on 11/19/2009 12:08:39 PM PST by Natural Law
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To: Natural Law; Publius6961

If the shoe fits.....


37 posted on 11/19/2009 12:19:34 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom
Imagine that. The DNA code was so efficient that God used it in a wide variety of animals.

It goes beyond animals. We share those thousand or so genes with plants, bacteria, viruses, etc.

Isn't common design wonderful?

Yes it is ... Both Darwin and Jones end their books with these words: "... whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved."

38 posted on 11/19/2009 12:26:25 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: OldNavyVet

Which is no recognition on their part of common design. They still attribute it to evolution instead of God designing the animals He created as kinds using the same patterns.

Try again.


39 posted on 11/19/2009 12:29:07 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

Indeed! All elements are made from a few particles, all molecules are made from a few different elements, all of the universe functions with a few forces, Truly elegant, the common design with a number of variations.


40 posted on 11/19/2009 12:41:39 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Brian Thomas (MS*) either doesn’t understand the concept of Uniformitarianism or chooses to deliberately misrepresent it. Either way, the error makes it easy to mock his work.


41 posted on 11/19/2009 12:54:01 PM PST by Natufian (t)
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To: count-your-change
"All elements are made from a few particles"

And the few particles are made from what?

42 posted on 11/19/2009 12:54:43 PM PST by Natural Law
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To: count-your-change

All fearfully and wonderfully made; too!


43 posted on 11/19/2009 12:58:34 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: metmom; All

Here is a memorable West Point speech that might help here ...

http://www.tracyfineart.com/usmc/philosophy_who_needs_it.htm


44 posted on 11/19/2009 12:59:41 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: Natural Law

A few particles. or so the latest theory is.


45 posted on 11/19/2009 1:05:12 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: count-your-change
"A few particles. or so the latest theory is."

Any considerations or thoughts on String Theory?

46 posted on 11/19/2009 1:16:23 PM PST by Natural Law
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To: Elsie

Kind of like cooking, it’s not so much the ingredients, it’s how they’re put together.

David was right!


47 posted on 11/19/2009 1:16:47 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Natural Law
From what I have heard and with no expertise on the subject, it sounds like “dark/energy”, an ad hoc notion that helps the numbers look right but is little more than that. Different dimensions, space curled into its self, vibrating strings?
It's like describing quarks, Up, down, charm, color, words that have no meaning when used in these theories.

How does a space ship go faster than light? It uses a hyper drive engine. What is a hyper drive engine? A device that bends space around it. Now do you understand?
I've explained it but just can't quite get the math to work out. So I introduce the Hyperbole Drive and that makes it all work. Or at least better than Enterprise's Warp Engines.

48 posted on 11/19/2009 1:41:28 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: OldNavyVet

A good design those backbones!


49 posted on 11/19/2009 2:03:54 PM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: metmom
The DNA code was so efficient that God used it in a wide variety of animals.

God recycles!

50 posted on 11/19/2009 2:42:21 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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