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The State-Sponsored Fairy Tale
Set Our Children Free ^ | 10/11/12 | Tony Caruso

Posted on 10/11/2012 12:48:23 PM PDT by Guido2012

Evolution is the proverbial big lie. It is told over and over again by government bureaucrats, teachers, scientists, university professors, news anchors, and others who should know better. It remains unchallenged in the public arena because no dissent is permitted to this state religion. Like most government lies, particularly those it tells school children in order to perpetuate Marxism into the next generation, the theory of evolution enjoys near-sacred politically correct status. It is not to be questioned. Those who do so will be scorned by the establishment as uneducated zealots, marginalized as pariahs in the world of political discourse, and relegated to the trash heap of those who tell fairy tales. So why not tell our own fairy tale …

“But Daddy, I don’t want to go to bed yet.”

“Yes, sweetie, but it’s bedtime, and if you go to bed now, I’ll tell you a fairy tale....

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TOPICS: Apologetics; Religion & Culture; Religion & Science; Theology
KEYWORDS: evolution; fairy; lie; science
Evolution is the proverbial big lie. It is told over and over again by government bureaucrats, teachers, scientists, university professors, news anchors, and others who should know better. It remains unchallenged in the public arena because no dissent is permitted to this state religion. Like most government lies, particularly those it tells school children in order to perpetuate Marxism into the next generation, the theory of evolution enjoys near-sacred politically correct status. It is not to be questioned. Those who do so will be scorned by the establishment as uneducated zealots, marginalized as pariahs in the world of political discourse, and relegated to the trash heap of those who tell fairy tales. So why not tell our own fairy tale …

“But Daddy, I don’t want to go to bed yet.”

“Yes, sweetie, but it’s bedtime, and if you go to bed now, I’ll tell you a fairy tale.”

“OK Daddy, what kind of story are you going to tell me?”

“Well, honey, once upon a time there was a very small, but very hot and very heavy ball of matter. Then there was a big bang and it exploded at the speed of light and formed everything in the universe.”

“You mean it formed all the stars and planets and even trees and us? How’d it do that?”

“Well, the hot gases formed the sun and stars, and when some cooled down they turned into planets.”

“What are the stars made of?”

“Very light gas like hydrogen and helium. You know, the stuff they put in balloons to make them float? All of the other elements formed from them.”

“But the planets are made out of heavier stuff that doesn’t float, right? How’d the light gas turn into the heavier stuff? And how did we get the water and trees and grass and birds and people? They’re not made of that gas, are they?”

“No, you have to have heavier stuff like carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen too, which the gases eventually turned into.”

“So how did the gas turn into the heavier, solid stuff?” “Through stuff like the triple-alpha process, in which helium can turn into carbon, one of the elements that all the living things on earth are made from. I gotta tell you though, the odds of this happening make the odds of winning the lottery look like a sure thing. But given enough time …”

“ Then why aren’t the stars and the sun still turning into the heavier stuff that makes people and other things?”

“I don’t know honey. I guess it just happened once upon a time. There’s no reason.”

“So the carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen got together and decided to be a girl like me?”

“No, sweetie, they formed a very simple form of life, like a cell, and it eventually got more complicated over millions of years until it grew into a girl like you. A cell may be small, but it is just a miniature version of you. It has a DNA, a power plant, a transportation system, a semi-permeable membrane, and a way to process food. It’s very complex, just like you.”

“What’s a DNA?”

“Well, that’s the most important thing for life. It’s like a protein chain of amino acids that contains all of the information about you. You can’t have life without this protein chain, and all of the amino acids have to be the right type and in the right order or it won’t happen. But don’t worry. The very first DNA was a very simple chain that only required one chance in 200 billion billion to have gotten itself in the right order.”

“That’s a big number isn’t it?”

“Yes, honey, way bigger than the number of grains of sand on the earth, but with enough time, it just happened, and there was the first DNA.”

“But that was only one of the many things the first cell had to have to be alive. Where did the rest of the stuff in the cell come from?”

“Well, I guess it just collected together from the stuff that was laying around near it. And the temperature was just right, and there was just the right amount of food and oxygen nearby, so that all of the other stuff the cell needed just came together.”

“Wow. That first cell was sure lucky. It overcame impossible odds just to form carbon, and then more impossible odds to form a protein, and then all the other stuff it needed just appeared and came together like a giant jigsaw puzzle to make everything work."

“That’s right, sweetie. We sure were fortunate to have such an incredible series of miraculous accidents happen to that first cell, or we wouldn’t be here.”

“Isn’t that kind of like all of the parts in a junkyard suddenly forming a race car all by itself?”

“Uh, yeah. Actually, the junk yard thing happening is WAY more likely to happen than what really happened.”

“So when the cell got all its parts, how did it come alive? And what’s the difference between being a live cell and a dead cell?”

“Well, a dead cell would just lay there, but a live cell would start to do things like ingesting food and breathing oxygen and traveling.”

“Why did it start just doing all those things? Why didn’t it just lay there with all its parts? Was it like the story of Pinocchio, where a wood puppet came alive by magic?”

“Umh … yes, it must have been something like that … because … well, think of the junkyard thing. It’s a real long shot.”

“So once it began to live, how did it make another cell?”

“I don’t know honey. It just happened, there’s no reason.”

“And when it got big enough, how did it turn into other types of cells? And how did we get all the different plants and animals? Was the first cell a fish or a bird or a girl or a tree? And how did all the trees and grass and birds and fish and boys and girls all come from the same cell? And how did it make other boy and girl cells? And how did …”

“I don’t know honey, it just happened. There’s no reason. All of this stuff takes lots of time, but that’s how we got here.”

“Daaaddeee! That’s not a true story.”

“That’s why they call it a fairy tale Dear.”

“So, what really happened? If that was a fairy tale, tell me the truth. Even I know all that stuff just couldn’t happen by accident.”

“You’re probably right, sweetheart. It does seem hard to believe.”

“So if it didn’t happen by accident, then somebody must have made it happen, right?”

“Well, … yeah, I guess so.”

“ So why do you think He made all this stuff? What do you think He wants? …… Daddy? ……. Daddy?”

1 posted on 10/11/2012 12:48:27 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012

good stuff! Couldn’t agree more hardily. Here in GA a legislator(MD at that) was scoffed at because he told a church audience that billions of years and evolution was a big lie. I’ve recently read some scholarly books on the whole uniformitarian cult and someday the dike will break. They have so many problems with their godless fairy tales. But in academia your future and reputation depend on going along with the lastest evolutionary drivel!


2 posted on 10/11/2012 12:55:01 PM PDT by 2nd Amendment (Vote Obama for national suicide)
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To: 2nd Amendment
“ Then why aren’t the stars and the sun still turning into the heavier stuff that makes people and other things?”

Apparently Daddy has never heard of a coronal mass ejection or a supernova. All stars are still turning into heavier stuff, that's what makes them shine.

3 posted on 10/11/2012 1:07:27 PM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: mvpel

Only turning into helium, nothing else.


4 posted on 10/11/2012 1:13:10 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012
Welcome to Free Republic.

/johnny

5 posted on 10/11/2012 1:13:10 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: mvpel

Only turning into helium, nothing else.


6 posted on 10/11/2012 1:13:11 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012
Only turning into helium, nothing else.

Really? So fusion can't create heaver elements than helium?

/johnny

7 posted on 10/11/2012 1:17:13 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Guido2012

lol....absolutely ridiculous.


8 posted on 10/11/2012 1:18:16 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Didn’t say it couldn’t. Just name me an instance when it did.


9 posted on 10/11/2012 1:26:08 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012

The theory of evolution does not try to explain the origin of life.


10 posted on 10/11/2012 1:30:49 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Guido2012

Except at the end of the stars’ lives.


11 posted on 10/11/2012 1:32:16 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

It doesn’t give a believable explanation of how it evolved either.


12 posted on 10/11/2012 1:33:58 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012
Why is there carbon in the chromosphere of Sol?

Even cooks can figure that one out.

/johnny

13 posted on 10/11/2012 1:34:19 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
So fusion can't create heaver elements than helium?

Fusion will get you up the periodic table as far as iron. Beyond that you need stellar collapse and supernovas.

14 posted on 10/11/2012 1:43:15 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

If it’s there, it’s because God wanted it there.


15 posted on 10/11/2012 1:43:21 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012
If it’s there, it’s because God wanted it there.

Correct. He set His laws in place for our universe. Your ignorance of those laws in no way affects reality.

On the plus side, it doesn't affect your salvation, either, because redemption doesn't depend on your slavish belief in some script about how exactly, God created and creates the universe.

To confuse the two... that's pretty silly.

/johnny

16 posted on 10/11/2012 1:50:17 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JoeFromSidney
Iron internal to stars, yes. But fusion, even in supernovas.

/johnny

17 posted on 10/11/2012 1:51:17 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Guido2012

I’m holding out for the “Calvin’s Dad” explanation. No, not that Calvin, I mean the comic-strip Calvin by Watterson.


18 posted on 10/11/2012 1:57:39 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Guido2012
The whole human race is as a small child that feels that it understands far more than it really does. That is why our scientific theories are in a constant state of flux. Out here in the redneck/blue-collar world where real work gets done we call it CYA.
19 posted on 10/11/2012 2:25:12 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,)
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To: Guido2012

****the theory of evolution enjoys near-sacred politically correct status. It is not to be questioned. Those who do so will be scorned by the establishment as uneducated zealots, marginalized as pariahs in the world of political discourse, and relegated to the trash heap of those who tell fairy tales. So why not tell our own fairy tale … ****

Sounds like the premise of the book THE BONE PEDDLERS by William Fix.


20 posted on 10/11/2012 6:16:12 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Cyber Liberty
Calvin's DAD! I loved his explanation as to why the world before 1940 was all black and white.
21 posted on 10/11/2012 6:32:59 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

“How do they know that bridge holds five tons?”


22 posted on 10/11/2012 8:41:32 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: DManA
"The theory of evolution does not try to explain the origin of life."

which is a major hole in the theory. Along with the magic mutations.

23 posted on 10/12/2012 1:32:12 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: mvpel

Apparently Daddy has never heard of a coronal mass ejection or a supernova. All stars are still turning into heavier stuff, that’s what makes them shine.


Yeah but the heavier stuff is already there, air does not turn into dirt but there may be dirt in the air.

We can argue about how it happened, but it was a well organized plan, not an accident.


24 posted on 10/12/2012 5:15:50 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: 2nd Amendment

They have so many problems with their godless fairy tales. But in academia your future and reputation depend on going along with the lastest evolutionary drivel!


You got that right, science is one thing evolution is not science, it is just basing one theory on another theory that could easily have a wrong date, as with the age of a rock.

And while they are not all wrong they are assuming that they know much more than they do.

The people who invented the airplane had to prove their theory and the proof is in the air, the evolutionists nor the man made global warming nuts has proven nothing.

The nuts that are running the world believe in law and order as long as it is their law and their orders, but they believe that the world that they are ruling was made in a ramshackle fashion with out any law nor order, how bright these people are.


25 posted on 10/12/2012 5:46:19 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: Guido2012
Only turning into helium, nothing else.

Incorrect.

Fred Hoyle in 1946 first described the mechanism for formation of elements up to iron in stellar cores. Even heavier elements are formed during supernovae.

Stellar Nucleosynthesis

This is all very well-established nuclear physics. Our own Sun doesn't produce anything other than helium right now, but when you consider how small it is in comparison to some other types of stars, that's hardly a relevant point.


26 posted on 10/12/2012 7:16:32 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: ravenwolf

I just struggles through 2 1000 page volumnes that are updates to Henry Morris’Genesis Flood. Yes, we catastrophic Biblical young earth people have perplexing items to explain, but the Evolutionist-uniformitarian crowd has many, many times the anomalies to explain. ie nonconformities in strata, suddenness of death in flood waters of large numbers of creatures, the burn rate of the sun, The migration of the moon’s orbit, vertical sedimentation that supposedly took millions of years, etc, etc. I choose to believe the Word of God, the Bible, that has been an accurate explanation for human life and destiny.


27 posted on 10/12/2012 8:55:04 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment (Vote Obama for national suicide)
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To: DManA
The theory of evolution does not try to explain the origin of life.

Darwin's book is titled "The Origin of Species."

Adding to that, Darwin wrapped his book up with the words...

"There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that 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."

Suggested reading ... a modern update to the fourteen chapters in Darwin's "Origin." The modern book's title is "Darwin's Ghost" by Steve Jones.

28 posted on 10/12/2012 12:00:55 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: 2nd Amendment
the Evolutionist-uniformitarian crowd has many, many times the anomalies to explain.

Recommended reading: The 377 page book mentioned in above post.

29 posted on 10/12/2012 12:28:40 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: JRandomFreeper
Iron internal to stars, yes. But fusion, even in supernovas.

You are correct. I should have specified that thermal fusion will get you only as far as iron. Fusion does occur in a supernova, but the driver for the fusion is different.

30 posted on 10/12/2012 4:39:52 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: mvpel

So iron has been discovered on Betelgeuse and other Supernova? I must have missed that news bulletin. Or maybe it’s just theory. The bottom line is that evolution is a fraud and a lie. Fred Hoyle himself admitted that life could not have possibly begun by chance, and therefore he admitted that there was a god. And he was an athiest when he finally saw the light.


31 posted on 10/12/2012 5:30:54 PM PDT by Guido2012
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To: 2nd Amendment

. I choose to believe the Word of God, the Bible, that has been an accurate explanation for human life and destiny.


Me too, especially considering the things that has come to pass that was predicted over 2500 years ago, the return of the nation of Israel. and like you mentioned, the flood.


32 posted on 10/12/2012 6:01:04 PM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: Guido2012

Even if evolution is a fraud and a lie, you’re not going to help your case by denying well-known and thoroughly-understood mechanisms of stellar fusion.


33 posted on 10/14/2012 6:35:31 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: mvpel

I’m not denying anything that is real, provable, observable science, and that means following the scientific method and being peer reviewed. Do some research on the difficulty of forming carbon, which is essential to all life, from helium. Just that probability alone should discourage anyone from thinking it happened here, let alone the impossible odds of life forming from those carbon compounds and evolving. That’s the point.


34 posted on 10/14/2012 8:08:29 AM PDT by Guido2012
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To: Guido2012
Do some research on the difficulty of forming carbon, which is essential to all life, from helium.

The Triple-Alpha Process

"Ordinarily, the probability of the triple alpha process would be extremely small. However, the beryllium-8 ground state has almost exactly the energy of two alpha particles. In the second step, 8Be + 4He has almost exactly the energy of an excited state of 12C. These resonances greatly increase the probability that an incoming alpha particle will combine with beryllium-8 to form carbon."

35 posted on 10/15/2012 12:27:47 PM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: 2nd Amendment

I enjoyed Henry Morris’ book the Genesis Flood too except at times so very detailed as to make one re-read sections multiple times and still unsure of the jist of it. Still a good read though.

Dr. Walt Brown PhD was inspired later in life by this book, although prior in his background he worked in the evolutionary science field and became disgusted with how much outright deceit and fraud his colleagues were willing to embrace. He has a very distinguished and colorful background but if you enjoyed The Genesis Flood then you’ll probably find Walt’s book truly inspirational. It’s free to read online but even the hardback 8th edition was only $30.

Center for Scientific Creation - In the Beginning: Compelling Evidence for Creation and the Flood
http://www.creationscience.com/onlinebook/IntheBeginningTOC.html

I feel it is the best overall science text, mostly in laymans terms but highly researched, footnoted, and cross-referenced to allow more in depth study on every scientific aspect. Numerous pictures, tables, and diagrams as well. A definite must-read for anyone who cares to exmine the creation side of this debate.


36 posted on 10/15/2012 12:32:47 PM PDT by BrandtMichaels
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