Creationists mock a real museum

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If you are looking to kill a few brain cells, put down your drink and watch this instead:


It's in the style of atheists debunking creationist museums. These creationists don't like those, so they tried the same with the Arizona Museum of Natural History. The results are cringe-inducing and brain melting.
 

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'The geology wing....ROCKS'
Wonder how many late nights it took and how much coffee gave up its life for them to think THAT gem up.
That one line may have been the highlight of the entire production.
 
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I know a prof who used to take students here - Welcome to the Big Valley Creation Science Museum
Not sure if it was entirely to mock or if it was part of a lesson (critical thinking).
I took the tourist steam train from Edmonton to the town but I don’t remember going in. I remember turning up my nose at the idea. I think my aunt and uncle went in and my grandparents and I window-shopped and looked around in the little gold rush buildings. Then we had a lunch in a church hall - homemade roast beef dinner buffet style - before getting back on the train. Very weird set up, that town’s business is!


My second cousin proudly told my husband when he visited that we needed to check out that museum. :rolleyes:
 
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I thought they were pretty nice.
Wait...materialism doesn't say we don't really exist in this world or that our actions don't matter. How'd they come up with that I wonder? Oh wait...Fundamentalism says that about born again Christians and so they turned that back on others - with subversive political propaganda. Materialism traces cause and effect. Fundamentalism says that's wrong, God did it, and we don't know why specifically except we can tell you a bible story and throw in some magic.


I am not all about meaningless materialism but that video is a subversive trick that misrepresents science, for its own purposes, and makes established science seem illogical.

Its a right wing propagandist trick - don't fall for it! Not that many here would.
 
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If you remove the parts where they talk about lies (around 2:10 and at the end), I would say it's a superb marketing stunt and should be used by the museum. It is a nice break from those very boring ads that are typically made by most museums. Now I would just replace the 30 or 40 seconds where they say "it's a lie" by something actually truthful...
 

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If you remove the parts where they talk about lies (around 2:10 and at the end), I would say it's a superb marketing stunt and should be used by the museum. It is a nice break from those very boring ads that are typically made by most museums. Now I would just replace the 30 or 40 seconds where they say "it's a lie" by something actually truthful...
Verily, jocular ... straight information and intelligence will go right over their head ... tell a good story ... as a myth bender!
 
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Funny how someone as young as them would think that just stating that something is a lie convinces anyone to believe it.
They were just having fun. Not trying to convince. Eric’s dad has been compiling evidence since before Eric was born.

I’ll give you an example. Geologists date a layer of strata say 8 million years old and the layer below it 9 million. Then one day somebody building a road blasts through the layers of rock, and they find a 60 foot tree trunk upside down intersecting both layers of rock. A tree trunk could not stand upside down in one place for 2 million years while the layers slowly formed. Impossible. What it does prove is that both layers quickly formed around the tree before it could break down. Probably in minutes or weeks - not millions of years. But geologists, even in the face of that type of evidence will ignore it and hold to the millions of years theory.

Eric’s dad has compiled thousands of little ripley’s believe it or not facts like that.
 

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They were just having fun. Not trying to convince. Eric’s dad has been compiling evidence since before Eric was born.

I’ll give you an example. Geologists date a layer of strata say 8 million years old and the layer below it 9 million. Then one day somebody building a road blasts through the layers of rock, and they find a 60 foot tree trunk upside down intersecting both layers of rock. A tree trunk could not stand upside down in one place for 2 million years while the layers slowly formed. Impossible. What it does prove is that both layers quickly formed around the tree before it could break down. Probably in minutes or weeks - not millions of years. But geologists, even in the face of that type of evidence will ignore it and hold to the millions of years theory.

Eric’s dad has compiled thousands of little ripley’s believe it or not facts like that.
Extends the field of what we don;t understand greatly ... like the power of passions to screw up rational ... you can't escape the power of love and loss in this world ... we've lost the calmer states required for reasoning! Such disturbances we given as a sign in the chiral image of eternity ...

People struggle with thoughts going on and on in processing ... consider process theology and process engineering ... very little known about it and yet all are authorities in either!

I find the clash just doesn't process well ...
 
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A tree that fell into a crevasse of some kind and stayed upside down while volcanic ash filled around it and solidified over time? I don’t know. An upside down petrified tree? Maybe that can happen.
 

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Only God ... the great unknown can upset a tree of thought ... too logical for the great irrational! Substance of what we don't know ...

So little is understood leaving room for the respect of wee things ... may be a sphinx terrein through the desert sans with grits ... catty?

Then there is ...


A kind of noose for fecund substance ... go figure! Hoo Nu ?
 
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To make something out of nothing but waste?

After will power is spent ... nothing left but the mindful void ...
 
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They were just having fun. Not trying to convince. Eric’s dad has been compiling evidence since before Eric was born.

I’ll give you an example. Geologists date a layer of strata say 8 million years old and the layer below it 9 million. Then one day somebody building a road blasts through the layers of rock, and they find a 60 foot tree trunk upside down intersecting both layers of rock. A tree trunk could not stand upside down in one place for 2 million years while the layers slowly formed. Impossible. What it does prove is that both layers quickly formed around the tree before it could break down. Probably in minutes or weeks - not millions of years. But geologists, even in the face of that type of evidence will ignore it and hold to the millions of years theory.

Eric’s dad has compiled thousands of little ripley’s believe it or not facts like that.
Why could a tree not stand upside down in one place for 2 million years?

Have you ever heard of concrete? The Romans used to use volcanic ash and lime to make concrete. I wonder what a layer here and a layer there of volcanic ashfrom a sputtering volcanoes, and salt, and water, or dried up swamp mud could do over very long periods of time? Rock forming around fallen trees? Why is that proof of creationism?


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if I put one of those cocktail toothpicks with the little streamers on them upside down into a couple of centimetres of set jello, then i pour a little more hot liquid jello overtop, then put it back in the fridge, then pour a little more...eventually the upside down toothpick would be buried in the jello. I could also do it all at once. I could drop a toothpick into a bowl of partly set jello - very thick liquid - with the velocity and pressure of something like nail gun and it could land at the bottom, stay standing upside down, and set while the jello solidified all around it at the same time. I am no geologist, but I can envision a tree falling in a landslide and getting buried upside down in some mud, which dries, and is followed many years later by more mud...or it all happening at once. That or any legitimate explanation is more likely than Genesis being literal.
 
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A tree that fell into a crevasse of some kind and stayed upside down while volcanic ash filled around it and solidified over time? I don’t know. An upside down petrified tree? Maybe that can happen.
If you read the story of the "London Hammer" it might provide the explanation you're looking for:

 
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