I received a comment on this article:
"Mathematics is used to test the validity of observations."
"... observations, are highly subjective and are often proven wrong
after better measurement techniques are discovered."
There is not a single mathematical formula in the Bible. The fundamental
theorem of algebra was invented by Muslim scholars long after the
apostles died. (The Greeks used geometry, not formulas, in their
science). The anti-bible crowd points out that the ratio pi is wrong in
1 Kings 7:23. The word circumference is a verb in this text. They were
walking around the bronze sea - elbowing around it - not calculating a
mathematical ratio. They could cast a bronze sea without the need for
the ratio pi by building a clay mold with a central peg and a rope.
With a moveable sighting marker on a rope, a central sitting pole, four
solstice poles on a large circle (to which the rope was attached at
sunrise and sunset) and a leveled sighting bank beyond the circle
(British henges), the ancients could predict eclipses without using
mathematical formulas. We forget the simplicity of the ancient ways
because we only know mathematical methods.
Picture of Solomon's bronze sea is here:
Numbers and formulas are only symbols, they have no actual reality. They
exist only in minds. So how can symbols seemingly fit mathematical
reality? They ONLY FIT the symbolical reality, and then only locally.
They do not fit the real visible history of the cosmos or the
astronomical accounts and earth histories of our ancestors. This is why
the mathematical universe is mythical, crammed full of undetectable,
magical things. The "scientific" claim that 80 % of the matter
in the universe is invisible is based on a mathematical, symbolical
version of reality that has no counterpart in visible nature, either
locally or in the distance.
Mathematical science defines reality with an elementary assumption that
must be accepted by an unsupported and unshakable faith. What sort of
faith supports western empirical science? The historical assumption upon
which mathematical, empirical science was contrived was predicted in the
Bible. Peter prophesied that mockers will come claiming "all things
remain the same."
The problem is that mathematical reality is defined operationally. Take
the fundamental measuring unit for empirical science, the second of
time. No one has detected any time. Solomon claimed that long-time
(Hebrew olam, Greek and English eons) is in our minds, which is why we
cannot understand all that God has done from beginning to end. Newton
and Einstein assumed that time is what clocks measure. You must believe
that matter has a fixed essence, an unchanging nature, to invent an
operation definition such as: 9,192,631,770 oscillations from cesium 133
is a fixed duration second. An operational definition is not concerned
with whether time actually exists. It simply defines it and goes about
mathematically manipulating it as though it were real. If atoms were
changing themselves internally, all atomic clocks would keep tuning
themselves to the changing atoms. Atomic clocks are really two clocks -
the input and output clock. The input clock is tuned via a feedback
circuit for a maximum signal strength for the output clock. Scientists
simply assume the basic metaphysics of the western system, define
seconds mathematically and invent meters, velocities, laws and constants
all based on the basic assumption of westernism, an idea fabricated by
Catholic medieval scholars.
Yet when we compare an atomic clock with its transponded reflections
from hours ago (Pioneer Anomaly) atomic clocks keep on changing speed
just like all light clocks do in hundreds of billions of ancient
galaxies, at many ranges. Our mathematics works with great precision,
says the scientist. It only works locally because scientists define
physical reality with symbols that depend for their existence on the
basic creed, the notion that atoms are perpetual motion engines. The
fundamental definitions, the measuring units, the mathematical constants
and laws, the entire structure of mathematical science exists in the
symbolical realm, a realm that has no counterpart in the visible world
of nature or in the ancient light that reveals cosmic history.
This is why the Bible states that light refutes error by exposing it.
Light supports and reveals the truth because all that is visible is
light, phos estin (Ephesians 5:13). Matter is a relation with light. The
Earth had no extension until God's wind continued (in unbroken
continuity) to dither as He continually commanded light to continue to
be. Light is the fundamental definer of reality, not mathematics. All
physical reality involves light. This is why matter has non local and
dualistic properties because everything that exists involves a relation
Changing Earth Creationists accept cosmic history as we see it in all
parts of the light spectrum. It is in galactic history that we see the
simple evidence for a literal (rather than the traditional Latinized )
creation. The light from the creation era shows that everything changes
relationally. We observe how the orbits accelerate along with the atomic
clocks as billions of galaxies grew out of their unformed origins. The
stars continue to form and spread out, as stated in the literal Hebrew
of the creation account and the several other biblical texts that refer
to earth and cosmic history. We see that the universe has vast age, as
the Bible plainly states, yet the genealogical records show that our
planet has only orbited the Sun about 6,000 times. The orbits
continually accelerate outward along with the accelerating atomic and
inertial clocks as billions of galaxies grew into huge growth spirals.
I recommend that creationists spend a few hours examining the images and
spectra of ancient galaxies at many ranges. It is there that we see
God's great glory. We see creation as spelled out in the literal
text and we see how completely the Word of God will triumph over
science. How? The fundamental assumption upon which mathematical science
was contrived is visibly false. Look and glorify the wisdom of the
creator who can make foolish the wise of this age even using their
mathematical skills to defeat them. Look!
Victor, Changing Earth Creationist
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