posted on Aug, 5 2004 @ 03:18 PM
Originally posted by DRdino
for all of those questioning this fact i would recommend
Kent Hovind is hardly competent to discuss anything science related.
"Some bacteria today seem to cause problems. And same thing with viruses, they cause problems. But it may only be to the weaker individuals. When
somebody gets a cold, if a virus is really causing this, why doesn't everybody get the cold?"
[in response to the question 'how come that stars continue to burn if they have no oxygen?]
"I'm sorry but I don't know that I have a positive answer. [....] As far as the oxygen required, I'll have to pass on that one too and do some
more study on that one. I don't know that I could prove one way or the other. I think there are different types of burning though - some do not
require oxygen. Sorry about that, Andres. I'll have to do some research and check back with you on that one."
"We see a red shift from quite a few of the stars. That is interpreted to be the star is moving away. It may be true, I don't know. It could be
the star is moving sideways. I don't think you can tell the angle of the stars movement - or even if the star is moving from the red shift. "
"The ancient horse is a Hyracotherium, which was originally called the hyrax, is still alive today in Turkey and in East Africa."
The last one is especially interesting. If Mr. Hovind thinks that the hyracotherium is actually the hyrax, then there really isn't any reason at all
to listen to him when he says dinosaurs were alive in relatively modern times. (ie anything after 65 mya)
site (especially seminar number 3) he cites many examples of dragons in modern times.
Dragon's cannot be dinosaurs since dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago. Simply because some cultures have dragon myths does not mean that
dragons actually exist. Dragons are big scaly monsters. Its not an idea or figure that some one need to have seen in order for it to be in a
These videos certainly changed my beliefs. He is, however, a strong christian activist, but just try to ignore that and listen to the several
valid points he makes.
Please name any valid points he makes. I have read some of his stuff. He, amazingly, almost never makes any valid points, and more often than not
makes extreme and childish factual errors. When I say amazing, I mean it. Even a broken clock is correct twice a day. This guy, heck, its
incredible that a person can be that wrong that often.