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  • Robert Baty
    ... To: coCBanned@yahoogroups.com From: w_w_c_l Date: Monday, September 15, 2008 12:20 PM Subject: [coCBanned] Re: Soft Dino Tissue --TV tonight ... I think we
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      -------Forward from Rick Hartzog-----------

      To: coCBanned@yahoogroups.com
      From: w_w_c_l
      Date: Monday, September 15, 2008 12:20 PM

      Subject: [coCBanned] Re: Soft Dino Tissue --TV tonight

      DB Willis wrote (in part):

      >> I wrote to Dr. Schweitzer urging
      >> her to carbon date the tissue,

      Robert replied (in part):

      > There goes DBWillis again with
      > more of his ipse dixit hearsay
      > about who he wrote to and
      > what they might have had to say!

      I think we might get an idea from this:

      http://www.barryyeoman.com/articles/schweitzer.html

      > To Schweitzer, trying to prove your
      > religious beliefs through empirical
      > evidence is absurd, if not sacrilegious.

      > "If God is who He says He is, He
      > doesn't need us to twist and contort
      > scientific data," she says.

      > "The thing that's most important
      > to God is our faith. Therefore, He's
      > not going to allow Himself to be
      > proven by scientific methodologies."

      > Some creationists, noting Schweitzer's
      > evangelical faith, have tried to pressure > her into siding with them.

      > "It is high time that the 'Scientific'
      > community comes clean: meaning that
      > the public is going to hold them
      > ACCOUNTABLE when they find out
      > that they have been misled," reads a
      > recent e-mail message Schweitzer
      > received.

      > She has received dozens of similar
      > notes, a few of them outright
      > menacing.

      > These religious attacks wound her
      > far more than the scientific ones.

      > "It rips my guts out," she says.

      > "These people are claiming to
      > represent the Christ that I love.
      > They're not doing a very good job.
      > It's no wonder that a lot of my
      > colleagues are atheists." She told
      > one zealot,

      > "You know, if the only picture of
      > Christ I had was your attitude
      > towards me, I'd run."

      http://www.barryyeoman.com/articles/schweitzer.html

      Rick

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