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Old 02-21-2016, 04:01 AM   #2618215  /  #26
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Were there any 'non-human' species that existed that 'humans' could mate with that are not mentioned in the bible?

The Nephilim.
But they are supposedly mentioned but don't really answer the question, do they?
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I see you haven't encountered (or burnt the memory out of your brain immediately) the YECs who declare with confidence that God aged the planet by billions of years as he created it, because that was his method of providing for there being eroded soil for plants and stuff. So anything that looks older than 10,000 or 600 years just looks that way.
Ya, I've encountered this. Doesn't account for ice cores or the fact that the world was full of people 6,000 years ago.
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Old 02-22-2016, 02:27 PM   #2618549  /  #28
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I see you haven't encountered (or burnt the memory out of your brain immediately) the YECs who declare with confidence that God aged the planet by billions of years as he created it, because that was his method of providing for there being eroded soil for plants and stuff. So anything that looks older than 10,000 or 600 years just looks that way.
Ya, I've encountered this. Doesn't account for ice cores or the fact that the world was full of people 6,000 years ago.
Oh, that. That was the work of the FSM.

But it's all an illusion, created by the FSM. Nothing other than pasta existed prior to last Thursday.
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Old 02-23-2016, 02:33 AM   #2618869  /  #29
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I see you haven't encountered (or burnt the memory out of your brain immediately) the YECs who declare with confidence that God aged the planet by billions of years as he created it, because that was his method of providing for there being eroded soil for plants and stuff. So anything that looks older than 10,000 or 600 years just looks that way.
Would be nice if Dave just acknowledged this and moved on with his life.
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Good point. Why do wounds heal at all? Why would natural selection possibly favor organisms that repair themselves?
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