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Posted by Lee on November 1, 1999 19:42:48 UTC

this message was originally intended for "the Fade" but due to his inability to reply, and the increase in bible fanatics that take every word literally on this forum, I pose this question (only those that acknowledge the existence of scientifics facts at all need reply):

the fade said something about how scientists have discovered remnants of the legendary "arc" and how the world wide flood actually occured.

Demosthenes: Are you suggesting that the story of Noah's arc is literally true? How could one begin to execute the enormous task of bringing a single pair of every species on the planet, plus food to feed them, plus preventing them from killing each other, plus plants, plus sunlight to keep the plants alive? Furthermore, where would all the water come from to flood the entire world? Where did it all go after the flood? And might I add, the effects of inbreeding are very detrimental. I find this story to be very problemmatic for creationists.

I think Noah's arc is simply a story intended to teach a lesson. Take it for what it is, and not absolute fact. This applies to the bible as a whole

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