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Originally posted by no special characters
The problem lies in the fact that what is for many just a fairy tale is spoken of to be true merely cause a substantial part of mankind decided it was....
Science however combined with logical thinking discredit 99% of "facts" from that book. Along with centuries of hate and persecution it has made some disbelievers hostile. I myself once was hostile until I realized that even a fool can be a good person and perhaps I am that fool.
Try to speak about a book and refer to it rather than stating it as fact. It might bring some people to a point where they loose their hostility and we can co-exist.
* The earth and the universe are billions of years old.
* The fossil record, though not complete, is immense.
* Strange creatures that used to be alive are alive no longer.
* Older strata of rock contain fossils of animals that are, in general, more primitive than later strata.
* Studies of DNA show that animals that share common characteristics also share much DNA.
* These same studies show that humans share between 97% and 99% of their genome with chimpanzees.
* Modern humans shared the planet with at least two other hominid species within the past 30,000 years, Neanderthals and Flores humans.
Originally posted by SirKnightE
reply to post by phishyblankwaters
I think that argument about the "flat" earth and the four corners has been used to death, either way, is that really what 99% of the bible consist of. Flat earths and four corners....