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Book Review: The Program by Suzanne Young

Book Review: The Program by Suzanne Young

In The Program by Suzanne Young, a teen suicide epidemic has Sloane and James fearing for their lives. But with The Program watching and threatening t... read more
May 05, 2013 | 5 comments
All About Hamburgers

All About Hamburgers

With their delicious combination of bun, veggies, and a patty, hamburgers can seem like nearly perfect, but did you know that May is National Hamburge... read more
May 02, 2016 | 141 comments
Animals of India

Animals of India

India is a country that is known for its incredible colors, spices and culture, but did you know it’s also home to hordes of exotic animals? Some of t... read more
Apr 30, 2013 | 64 comments
Gardening 101

Gardening 101

The sun is shining and spring flowers out – with all the greenery coming out you might be inspired! But before you start , check out Gardening 101 to ... read more
Apr 04, 2015 | 26 comments
All About Pretzels

All About Pretzels

Hard or soft, salty or sweet, there’s no denying that pretzels are a never fail snack food. The story of pretzels is just about as loopy as a pretzel ... read more
Apr 11, 2016 | 59 comments
Organic Vs. Green

Organic Vs. Green

Earth Day is almost here and there are lots of ways to help the environment in your everyday life just by watching what you buy! With so many differen... read more
Apr 15, 2014 | 21 comments
Pet Owners Day

Pet Owners Day

Did you know it is Pet Owners Day on April 18? Take some time to celebrate the furry family members in your life!... read more
Apr 01, 2016 | 52 comments
Book Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles #2)

Book Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles #2)

In Scarlet, Marissa Meyer's sequel to the bestselling teen novel Cinder, we follow a modern day Little Red Riding Hood as she attempts to rescue her g... read more
Apr 06, 2013 | 5 comments
Poetry 101

Poetry 101

We’ve all learned about poetry in English class, but have you taken the time to write your own? April is National Poetry Month so let’s discover more ... read more
Apr 01, 2016 | 71 comments
Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

Spring has sprung, it’s everywhere you look, from the weather forecast to the smiles on people’s faces! Find out more about the Signs of Spring!... read more
May 01, 2014 | 26 comments
Top 5 April Fools Day Prank Videos

Top 5 April Fools Day Prank Videos

April Fools Day is a day full of hilarious fun. Some people have caught the pranks on video to preserve those moments forever on YouTube... read more
Mar 24, 2016 | 19 comments
Top 10 April Fools' Day Jokes

Top 10 April Fools' Jokes

April Fools' Day is almost here, meaning you’ll have to get crafty and sneaky if you want to surprise your friends and family with some unforgettable ... read more
Mar 24, 2016 | 73 comments
LEGO Star Wars: Easter Egg Decorating Guide

LEGO Star Wars: Easter Egg Decorating Guide

Easter is just around the corner, so we thought we would help out Star Wars fans by providing you with a guide to how you can decorate your own LEGO S... read more
Mar 26, 2013 | 5 comments
How to Prepare for April Fools Day

How to Prepare for April Fools Day

Shhhhh! You know you're planning some April Fools Day pranks, it's important to keep things Top Secret. Let's figure out how to prepare for everyone's... read more
Mar 30, 2016 | 88 comments
How to Make a Beaded Stretch Bracelet

How to Make a Beaded Stretch Bracelet

Beaded stretch bracelets are simple way to make unique friendship bracelets in no time. They're so easy anyone can make them. Kidzworld will tell you ... read more
Mar 20, 2013 | 33 comments

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"AlphaT" wrote:I didn't think your opening statement would be 300 cubits long.  That made me laugh pretty hard. Originally it was going to be longer... but I went with the reader's digest version. :D
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AlphaT posted in Debating:
I didn't think your opening statement would be 300 cubits long. 
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In this debate, AlphaT and myself will be discussing the story of Noah’s flood. I contend that there is sufficient geological and historical evidence that supports the historicity of a global flood, and will be defending this position. As a heads up, this will be long. I’d like to open with a brief summary of story of the flood, for those who are unfamiliar with it. Recorded in the book of Genesis, the story begins by describing the state of humanity. According to the author, mankind had become so corrupt, [6:5] that God was grieved in His heart. [6:6] Because of the wickedness of man, God chose to ‘purge’ the earth through a worldwide flood, and start anew. He chose Noah, who we are told found favor in His eyes, [6:8] to build an ark with the aid of his sons; on which, God would preserve two of every living creature, as well as Noah and his immediate family. [6:13-14] Assuming such a catastrophic event actually took place, there should be evidence outside of the account found in Genesis to affirm that it did. The first piece of evidence I will be presenting, is the plethora of similar flood accounts that are found in different cultures throughout the world, which have been recorded entirely independent of the account as given by Moses. The argument is simple: if the flood really happened, and all the nations of people are descendants of Noah, then it’s plausible that as the people spread out, they carried with them a remembrance of the flood. Fine details may be lost as the story becomes distorted with time, but the overall message should remain similar to the original. And this is what we find. In a study conducted by Dr. John Morris, over 200 different accounts of the flood from different people groups were examined. The similarities found between these stories were incredible. [1]  Is there a favored family? 88% [2]  Were they forewarned? 66% [3]  Is flood due to wickedness of man? 66% [4]  Is catastrophe only a flood? 95% [5]  Was flood global? 95% [6]  Is survival due to a boat? 70% [7]  Were animals also saved? 67% [8]  Did animals play any part? 73% [9]  Did survivors land on a mountain? 57% [10] Was the geography local? 82% [11]  Were birds sent out? 35% [12]  Was the rainbow mentioned? 7% [13]  Did survivors offer a sacrifice? 13% [14]  Were specifically eight persons saved? 9% Putting the similarities all back together, the story would read something like this: Once there was a worldwide flood, sent by God to judge the wickedness of man. But there was one righteous family which was forewarned of the coming flood. They built a boat on which they survived the flood along with the animals. As the flood ended, their boat landed on a high mountain from which they descended and repopulated the whole earth. If the flood never happened, it’s a very odd coincidence that people groups from all around the world should have some legend of such a flood. My friend will have to provide a decent alternative explanation to account for this, if he doesn’t believe it’s a result of Noah’s descendants passing down the story of the flood. Next we’re going to examine the geological evidence for the flood. We’re going to start by looking at Mount St. Helens, a volcano in Washington State. On May 18, 1980, the volcano erupted, causing massive changes in the surrounding terrain. What’s significant about this is that, “the events associated with the volcano’s explosion [were] accomplished in seconds, hours, or just a few days, and this is geologic work that normally would be interpreted as having taken hundreds or even millions of years,” quoting Dr. Ken Ham. Of note is a canyon that was formed due to the eruption, dubbed the “Little Grand Canyon.” This is vitally important to understand, as it disproves the notion that such geological formations require hundreds, thousands, or millions of years to form. Such dates of millions of years have been assigned to rock layers in the Grand Canyon, by means of radiometric dating. (Lest I diverge from the topic of Noah’s flood, I’ll keep this short.) These dating methods have been proven to be flawed. Rock which was formed in 1986 from a lava dome at Mount St. Helens volcano was dated by the potassium argon method as 0.35 +/- 0.05 million years old. As we know, however, this is impossible, as the rock was formed in 1986. So either the rock traveled through time, or the dating method is inaccurate. This is one of numerous examples I can provide that points out the flaw in measuring radioactive decay in rocks. The point I’ve made on radiometric dating ties into the next piece of evidence we’re going to look at, which is the fossil record. I’d like to point your attention to a mountain in the Alps, called the Matterhorn. Dr. John Morris has this to say: “Sedimentary rocks near a mountain’s summit are supposed to be the youngest (i.e., they contain fossils thought to be more recently evolved) and should overlie lower strata that should be older, all things being equal. Yet on the Matterhorn, the reverse is true. Rocks dated as Cenozoic (containing fossils thought to be some 40 million years old) underlie rocks dated as Mesozoic (thought to be 200 million years old) according to evolutionary uniformitarianism. If they really were deposited on the mountain in that order, then the whole system is wrong—it’s literally flipped on its head. Creationists of the day insisted that the great Flood was not constrained to deposit things in an evolutionary order, and the observed order was only due to the dynamics of Flood waves.” This is a tremendous piece of evidence, for multiple reasons. Number one, it furthers the point I’ve made that rocks cannot be radiometrically dated with any accuracy. Second, it deals a large blow to the evolutionist, because the appearance of complex life forms in the fossil record here is completely out of line with the supposed history of evolution. For this reason, I contend that the fossil layers were not deposited over millions of years, as Mount Matterhorn testifies against such a notion. Rather, I would suggest to you, that the evidence we see here points to a catastrophic event, such as a flood of massive proportions. And this is just one of many examples of geological evidence that supports a global flood. I’ll go over a few more. We find fossils of sea creatures in rock layers that cover all the continents. For example, most of the rock layers in the walls of Grand Canyon (more than a mile above sea level) contain marine fossils. Fossilized shellfish are even found in the Himalayas. I would contend that this is due to ocean waters having flooded over the continents. We find rock layers that can be traced all the way across continents—even between continents—and physical features in those strata indicate they were deposited rapidly. For example, the Tapeats Sandstone and Redwall Limestone of Grand Canyon can be traced across the entire United States, up into Canada, and even across the Atlantic Ocean to England. The chalk beds of England (the white cliffs of Dover) can be traced across Europe into the Middle East and are also found in the Midwest of the United States and in Western Australia. Inclined (sloping) layers within the Coconino Sandstone of Grand Canyon are testimony to 10,000 cubic miles of sand being deposited by huge water currents within days. We find evidence of rapid erosion, or even of no erosion, between rock layers. Flat, knife-edge boundaries between rock layers indicate continuous deposition of one layer after another, with no time for erosion. For example, there is no evidence of any “missing” millions of years (of erosion) in the flat boundary between two well-known layers of Grand Canyon—the Coconino Sandstone and the Hermit Formation. Another impressive example of flat boundaries at Grand Canyon is the Redwall Limestone and the strata beneath it. As well, rocks do not normally bend; they break because they are hard and brittle. But in many places we find whole sequences of strata that were bent without fracturing, indicating that all the rock layers were rapidly deposited and folded while still wet and pliable before final hardening. For example, the Tapeats Sandstone in Grand Canyon is folded at a right angle (90°) without evidence of breaking. Yet this folding could only have occurred after the rest of the layers had been deposited, supposedly over “480 million years,” while the Tapeats Sandstone remained wet and pliable. [Source, AIG] I’ve now given several pieces of evidence that support the notion of a historical, global flood. I didn’t address certain contentions people often find with the flood, such as how did Noah and his family repopulate without inbreeding, how did they fit all the animals on the ark, etc, as this is already a very long opening statement and I’ve yet to see how my opponent responds. If these issues arise during the debate, however, I will address them. I close my opening statement with a passage from 2 Peter. 2 Peter, 3:5-7 For they deliberately overlook this fact, that the heavens existed long ago, and the earth was formed out of water and through water by the word of God, and that by means of these the world that then existed was deluged with water and perished. But by the same word the heavens and earth that now exist are stored up for fire, being kept until the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly.
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