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  • “Nylon”-Digesting Bacteria are Almost Certainly Not a Modern Strain

    07/13/2018 11:19:47 AM PDT · by fishtank · 47 replies
    Proslogion ^ | 7-12-18 | Jay L. Wyle (earned PhD in nuclear chemistry.)
    “Nylon”-Digesting Bacteria are Almost Certainly Not a Modern Strain Jul. 12, 2018 This marine bacterium has the ability to digest nylon waste products, despite the fact that it doesn’t live in an environment that contains nylon waste products. (click for credit) Evolutionists are fond of stating “facts” that aren’t anywhere near factual. For example, when I was at university, I was taught, as fact, that bacteria evolved the genes needed to resist antibiotics after modern antibiotics were made. As with most evolutionary “facts,” this turned out to be nothing more than wishful thinking on the part of evolutionists. We now...
  • “It Evolved” Is Not an Explanation

    07/12/2018 8:00:39 AM PDT · by fishtank · 44 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 7-12-18 | David F. Coppedge
    “It Evolved” Is Not an Explanation July 12, 2018 | David F. Coppedge A Darwinian can stare at evidence for intelligent design all day and conclude, without batting an eye, “evolution did it.” Look at these examples. A favorite attack by atheists is to accuse creationists of giving up on science, and just saying, “God did it.” That attack cuts both ways. Saying “It evolved” gives up on science even more, as the following news items demonstrate. The sea anemone, an animal that hides its complexity well (Science Daily). Observe this opening paragraph. It sounds like a tribute to wise...
  • Evolutionists: 'Oops! We May Have Been Wrong All Along'

    07/03/2018 6:19:07 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 87 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JUNE 29, 2018 | John Ellis
    Thanks to a new study, evolutionists and their disciples are having to reexamine some of their most revered dogma. Particularly, evolutionists are now having to make sense of conclusions stating that almost all animal species, as well as humans, showed up on the stage of human history at the same time. One of the constants of science is that science is constantly revising as it is challenged by new data, new theories, and new ways of observing and measuring data, not to mention the changes in scientific ideology molded by larger worldview shifts. Thomas Kuhn's landmark book The Structure of...
  • Hillsong Worship Pastor’s Evolution Comments Spark Fierce Debate Among Christians

    06/28/2018 7:29:59 AM PDT · by Theo · 65 replies
    Faithwire ^ | 06/26/2018 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    Hillsong Church has, over the years, hardly avoided the limelight, often finding itself at the center of hotly-contested debates. Now one of its biggest leaders is running headlong into the creation debate. Joel Houston, eldest son of the Sydney-based church’s founders, lead musician in the worship band Hillsong United, and co-pastor of Hillsong Church in New York City, tweeted Monday that “evolution is undeniable.”
  • Philippine President Duterte blasts Bible creation story: 'Who is this stupid God?'

    06/23/2018 11:34:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 99 replies
    GMA Network ^ | 06/22/2018
    After ranting about the Catholic Church, the President of the Philippines now has a beef with the concept of 'original sin' in the Genesis creation story MANILA, Philippines – After recent tirades against priests and the Church's "hypocrisy," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cursed God and called God "stupid" for the concept of "original sin" in the Bible's creation story. Duterte, on Friday, June 22, began with retelling the story of Adam and Eve and how they ate the fruit from the forbidden tree and thus brought original sin upon humankind. "Kinain ni Adam (Adam ate it) then malice was born....
  • Creation Therapy for Suicidal Thoughts

    06/19/2018 7:20:17 AM PDT · by fishtank · 4 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | June 16, 2018 | David F. Coppedge
    Creation Therapy for Suicidal Thoughts June 16, 2018 | David F. Coppedge Suicide has grown 30% since 2000, and is now a leading cause of death among young people. What can be done? With the memory of suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade in recent news, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just released alarming statistics. From 2000 to 2016 there was a 30 percent increase in the age-adjusted suicide rate in the United States, according to a June data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics…. “In 2016,...
  • Could Designed Systems Explain Green Lizard Blood?

    06/14/2018 10:42:30 AM PDT · by fishtank · 13 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018 | RANDY J. GULIUZZA, P.E., M.D.
    Could Designed Systems Explain Green Lizard Blood? BY RANDY J. GULIUZZA, P.E., M.D. * THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018 Green blood is not something you see every day. The recent search for why several species of lizards found in New Guinea have green blood assumes an evolutionary origin for these creatures. It seems like the researchers started with a discovery that indicates green blood developed independently in four species from red-blooded ancestors.
  • Massive Genetic Study Reveals 90 Percent Of Earth’s Animals Appeared At The Same Time

    06/10/2018 2:20:23 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 231 replies
    Tech Times ^ | 30 May 2018, | Nicole Arce
    Landmark new research that involves analyzing millions of DNA barcodes has debunked much about what we know today about the evolution of species. In a massive genetic study, senior research associate at the Program for the Human Environment at Rockefeller University Mark Stoeckle and University of Basel geneticist David Thaler discovered that virtually 90 percent of all animals on Earth appeared at right around the same time. More specifically, they found out that 9 out of 10 animal species on the planet came to being at the same time as humans did some 100,000 to 200,000 years ago. "This conclusion...
  • Scientists Prove Limestone Can Form Quickly

    06/08/2018 8:08:27 AM PDT · by fishtank · 93 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 6-7-18 | Tim Clarey, PhD
    Scientists Prove Limestone Can Form Quickly BY TIM CLAREY, PH.D. * | THURSDAY, JUNE 07, 2018 Many environmentalists are concerned with the anthropogenic production of carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels. Research projects are being funded across the globe to find ways to sequester the “extra” CO2 produced by these processes in an effort to save our planet. These results show that the primary minerals that compose limestone can rapidly form—easily within the timeframe of the global Flood in Genesis. One of these projects was discussed recently in an article by Valeria Perasso of the BBC News Service.1 She...
  • Elephant Genome Project: evolutionary theory re-written

    05/31/2018 7:49:18 AM PDT · by fishtank · 24 replies
    Elephant Genome Project: evolutionary theory re-written by Joel Tay Published: 31 May 2018 (GMT+10) The results of a decade-long Elephant Genome Project have caused previously accepted evolutionary tree models to be discarded. It was previously thought there were two living species of elephants: the African, and the Asian. However, this research suggests that there are actually three: the Asian elephant, the forest-inhabiting African elephant, and the savanna-roaming African elephant.
  • Sweeping gene survey reveals new facets of evolution

    05/29/2018 6:31:56 PM PDT · by CondorFlight · 77 replies
    phys.org ^ | May 28, 2018 | Marlowe Hood
    Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights into evolution, including how new species emerge? ------- The study's most startling result, perhaps, is that nine out of 10 species on Earth today, including humans, came into being 100,000 to 200,000 years ago. "This conclusion is very surprising, and I fought against it as hard as I could," Thaler told AFP.
  • Top 3 Reasons Why the Popular Evolution Story Is a Myth

    05/18/2018 8:07:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/18/2018 | F. LaGard Smith
    We have Charles Darwin to thank for opening our eyes to the forces of natural selection so useful today in medical research, healthcare, and technology. But Darwin also did us a great disservice, all too blithely extrapolating from observable "bounded" evolution to his Grand Theory of microbe-to-man "unbounded" evolution. In a nutshell, Darwin speculated that, since there is evolution within well-defined species, then all species must surely be the result of evolution. Logical enough, but simply wrong. Darwin's extrapolation is fraught with a host of problems, at least one of which—in three particulars—is fatal to his Grand Theory.That fatal flaw?...
  • Why is a Psalm About Creation Proclaimed on the Feast of the Apostles?

    05/04/2018 8:06:12 AM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 05-03-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Why is a Psalm About Creation Proclaimed on the Feast of the Apostles? Msgr. Charles Pope • May 3, 2018 • Thursday’s feast of Saints Philip and James, like that for almost all the apostles, contains passages from Psalm 19. This has always intrigued me because this psalm is not a reference to human preaching or witness at all, but rather a reference to the wordless witness of creation.The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor...
  • Two Questions on Creation

    04/13/2018 9:11:43 AM PDT · by Salvation · 22 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 04-12-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Two Questions on Creation Msgr. Charles Pope • April 12, 2018 • As most of you know, I write a “question and answer” type column for Our Sunday Visitor. (For those interested, back issues of my column are available here: Msgr. Pope at Our Sunday Visitor.)I recently received these two questions on creation:Q: I wonder if God has not finished creating the world, that we are still in the sixth day of creation. Then God will rest.Perhaps we can begin by distinguishing macroevolution from microevolution and Natural Law from natural variations within that law. Microevolution refers to developmental changes...
  • Assembling the Pre-Flood World

    04/02/2018 8:43:14 AM PDT · by fishtank · 11 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 3-30-18 | Tim Clarey, PhD
    Assembling the Pre-Flood World BY TIM CLAREY, PH.D. * | FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018 Knowledge of the pre-Flood world is limited because the Bible only gives a few details. Some creationists have relied heavily on secular interpretations in their studies on continental configurations and pre-Flood geography. ICR’s geological research is the first to tackle this issue using actual rock data from around the globe.
  • 3-D Praying Mantis Vision Confounds Evolution

    03/08/2018 11:04:53 AM PST · by fishtank · 83 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 3-8-18 | Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D.
    3-D Praying Mantis Vision Confounds Evolution BY JEFFREY P. TOMKINS, PH.D. * | THURSDAY, MARCH 08, 2018 In the animal kingdom, many types of creatures use stereo vision to determine the distances between them and visible objects. In humans, each of our eyes records a slightly different version of what is observed. These two different views are then accurately merged in our brains to produce a single image—computationally using the differences between the two images to allow us to visually gauge depth and distance. This process, referred to as stereo vision, isn’t unique to humans. Animals like monkeys, dogs, bats,...
  • Removing “man” from language can’t change Creation

    03/08/2018 10:30:17 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/08/18 | A. Dru Kristenev
    Rewriting English to excise the word “man” is not about inclusion or de-sexing what science has dubbed homo sapiens. It’s about excluding and erasing God from the vernacular and, in effect, society. Removing “man” from language can’t change Creation There is a growing contingent of overzealous cultural reformers who believe that excising the word “man” from the English language will instantly do away with inequality on every level of existence. As one friend once put it, “What form of reality are they living in?” The meaning is apparent when individuals decide ‘reality’ is based on their feelings. (And this is...
  • The Impossibility of Life's Evolutionary Beginnings

    03/05/2018 8:28:40 AM PST · by fishtank · 87 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 2-28-18 | Jeffrey P. Tompkins, PhD
    The Impossibility of Life's Evolutionary Beginnings BY JEFFREY P. TOMKINS, PH.D. * | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018 The hypothetical naturalistic origin of life and its most basic biomolecules from non-living matter is called abiogenesis. This paradigm lies at the very foundation of biological evolution, but the immensity of its naturalistic improbability is often brushed aside by evolutionists, who prefer to focus on other facets of evolution that seem less daunting.
  • Public Outcry Forces University to Re-Invite Creationist Speaker (Ken Ham)

    02/16/2018 12:46:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    CBN News ^ | 02/16/2018
    A week after an Oklahoma university refused to let a popular Christian speaker give a presentation on creation on campus, the school has had a sudden change of heart after facing a firestorm of controversy over its initial decision. Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter attractions, was scheduled to give a speech next month at the University of Central Oklahoma entitled "Genesis and the State of the Culture." School officials rescinded his invitation after facing pressure from an LGBT group on campus opposing Ham's March 5 appearance. Now, it seems like the event is back...
  • He got Creation Museum, Ark built in Kentucky, but he can’t speak on Oklahoma campus

    02/14/2018 12:13:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Kentucky Herald Leader ^ | 02/14/2018 | GREG KOCHER
    The president and founder of Kentucky’s Creation Museum in Petersburg and the Ark Encounter in Williamstown has been dropped as a speaker at the University of Central Oklahoma after a LGBT group objected. Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, had been scheduled to speak March 5 at the public university in Edmond, Okla. Stockton Duvall, student body president at the university, took responsibility for the decision to rescind Ham’s invitation after learning of the opposition to his visit. Duvall told The Oklahoman newspaper that a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning group opposed Ham’s visit because of his view...