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    Quote Originally Posted by chair View Post
    hmm
    So, since death did not exist, but God had commanded the animals and humans to be "fruitful and multiply"- what was going to happen. Seems like over population would hit pretty fast.
    Miraculous infertility???

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    Quote Originally Posted by chair View Post
    hmm
    So, since death did not exist, but God had commanded the animals and humans to be "fruitful and multiply"- what was going to happen. Seems like over population would hit pretty fast.
    Off to Cuba today. Will miss you Chair
    Without Genesis, absolutely nothing makes sense in all of Scripture.

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    A shark, a "living fossil" because remains have been dated back 80 million years.

    Really, 80 million years without change.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-f...where-41928537

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    Quote Originally Posted by CherubRam View Post
    A shark, a "living fossil" because remains have been dated back 80 million years.

    Really, 80 million years without change.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-f...where-41928537
    Somethings have changed little since creation due to entropy, or corruption of what was very good. Some things have changed quite a bit (we now suffer from many genetic problems). And, some things have gone extinct. But, all things remain part of the same original created kinds).
    Without Genesis, absolutely nothing makes sense in all of Scripture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 6days View Post
    Somethings have changed little since creation due to entropy, or corruption of what was very good. Some things have changed quite a bit (we now suffer from many genetic problems). And, some things have gone extinct. But, all things remain part of the same original created kinds).
    That is my point.

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    if we came from monkeys why do we still have monkeys?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaybird View Post
    if we came from monkeys why do we still have monkeys?
    Easy. We didn't come from monkeys.

    I love the simple questions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CherubRam View Post
    A shark, a "living fossil" because remains have been dated back 80 million years.

    Really, 80 million years without change.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-f...where-41928537
    I'd ask you to read a little more closely if I thought you were interested in reality here. If you did, you'd know that "virtually no change" doesn't mean "no changes at all." It just means that, in terms of physical appearance, the animal was well-adapted to its environment and therefore did not need to change to survive. The sharks of millions of years ago are still very different genetically from what we see today. For example, there aren't 50 foot great whites anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaybird View Post
    if we came from monkeys why do we still have monkeys?
    Answer me this: what causes a species to evolve?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Jennings View Post
    Answer me this: what causes a species to evolve?
    environment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaybird View Post
    environment?
    Yes. A species changes in response to environmental pressure (most often).

    So if a shark species is already well-suited to life in an particular ocean habitat after millions of years of evolving to fit it, why would you expect it to change again for no reason? Unless its environment changes, there is no pressure on the species to change

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    how does evolution go against the bible? if the Lord created a bird, and put into the bird a natural ability to adapt to its environment (grow a longer beak to catch fish) how is that beyond the Lords creating ability?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Jennings View Post
    Yes. A species changes in response to environmental pressure (most often).

    So if a shark species is already well-suited to life in an particular ocean habitat after millions of years of evolving to fit it, why would you expect it to change again for no reason? Unless its environment changes, there is no pressure on the species to change
    do we not have "likes" here?
    did scientist ever figure out how sharks sleep?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Jennings View Post
    I'd ask you to read a little more closely if I thought you were interested in reality here. If you did, you'd know that "virtually no change" doesn't mean "no changes at all." It just means that, in terms of physical appearance, the animal was well-adapted to its environment and therefore did not need to change to survive. The sharks of millions of years ago are still very different genetically from what we see today. For example, there aren't 50 foot great whites anymore.

    But don't let facts get in the way. I'll leave you to your games now
    If a carbon-14 date supports a theory, then it is added to the text. And if it does not fit what is expected, then it is thrown out.

    When something of known age is carbon dated, it doesn’t work. When something of unknown age is carbon dated, it is assumed to work.

    Dino bone that were not identified as such were carbon dated between 6 to 16 thousand years old.

    Carbon dating is accurate for about 2500 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaybird View Post
    do we not have "likes" here?
    did scientist ever figure out how sharks sleep?
    Similar to how whales, cows, and horses sleep. They sleep in short bursts rather than in long stretches, and they are not totally out. Kind of half asleep

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