Skip to comments.History Channel - "How The Earth Was Made" dosumentary raises many questions in my mind
Posted on 12/31/2007 5:40:23 PM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD
So last night (Sunday, 12/30/07) I get ready in front of the T.V. at 8 p.m. with my son to watch the very much hyped documentary on the History Channel titled "How The Earth Was Made". Since my son is a first-grader and very much into science, his main interests include Earth and the entire Solar System.
The two-hour documentary was fantastic, but it raised a key question in my mind and it made me, shall I say, more of a believer in God as Our Creator (not that I ever stopped 'believing', but I'm an open-minded person who believes both in evolution and creationism). However, this show changed my views. Let me explain:
Many of the scientists interviewed (and they had on the best scientists in the world) couldn't explain how water got to Earth. Or how Earth created water. So, they proposed that perhaps the water source came from outer space in asteroids. Because asteroids contain moisture, they stated that these massive rocks from outer space (many of them the length and width of Mt. Everest) created water after the hit the Earth.
Baloney. It is so obvious that none of these scientists want to admit that God was the creator of water and of everything that flourishes in this planet. They should would not or could not state it on the program.
Even my grandmother -- who is 96 years of age and saw the program in Puerto Rico -- said to me this morning that she thought the program lacked "any mention of God".
Anyone else see this show last night?
Yeah I’ve watched it twice and liked it.
I don’t have any conflicts over religious belief or scientific belief. Sure God created it all, by what process is a whole different question.
Lets not forget that the genesis of the whole big bang theory was a Catholic priest and scientist.
That is a joke. I hope.
Water did not “get” here, it was formed here.
So, with a solar system filled to the brim with comets made up mostly of water ice, if someone tells you meteorites brought in the water, I'd suggest he or she hadn't thought about it too much.
No doubt God created this part of the Multiverse.
Well, yes, I know, but the way that these scientists were explaining it — it appears that water got here through an alien source - asteroids.
I don’t buy it.
I dont buy it.
I never did either. Some scientists are not smart.
Happy New Year, BTW. - Bill
[I dont have any conflicts over religious belief or scientific belief. Sure God created it all, by what process is a whole different question.]
I am a degreed physicist and I, too, have no trouble with anyone’s God belief and science. Afterall, no one was here to winess and I can accept what I see. Any rational (read RATIONAL) discussion within scientific boundaries is fine with me.
You are aware, of course, that the fuzzy wuzzies and the mullahs don’t want you asking “how” either.
One thing I liked about the show was the fact that they didn’t seem to state that it was all fact. A very large portion of science is theoretical and a good scientist can admit that.
Stating theory as fact is one of the things that concern me about manmade global warming hysteria. I fear that it gives all science a bad name in the eyes of the public.
How the earth was made!
Having a fairly competent grasp of English, I couldn't believe it when I first saw it.
Why not take up thinking, instead?
The funniest words for those Einsteins who insist on making a adversary controversy out of the discussion:
"First there was nothing...
...and then it exploded."
One of the three fundamental flaws to all the ‘theories’ you have just pointed out.
1) There had to be something there to explode.
2) The laws of physics have to be suspended for the explosion to occur. There is this little thing called an event horizon that has to be surpassed before matter could actually get out of the pull of the supermass. Otherwise, you have the ‘Big Puff’ not the ‘Big Bang’. However, all the scientific ‘evidence’ to the length of this time of no laws/reverse laws is still not long enough before the event horizon to kick in and suck everything back in.
3) The original poster’s comment about water is part three of the three flaws. The spinning velocity needed for the Earth to form from gas is too fast for water to have remained on the exterior of the surface, and not instead be trapped in the interior.
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