) However, after the rise of old-age beliefs thanks to James Hutton and Charles Lyell, some scientists caved in and ‘re-interpreted’ the Bible to fit them.For example, some claimed that the days in Genesis 1 were really ages, and that Noah’s Flood was one of many catastrophes.
They may have meant well, but their faulty model was an easy target for Darwin.
On the oldest monuments Marduk is represented holding a triangular spade or hoe, interpreted as an emblem of fertility and vegetation. Typically, his tunic is adorned with stars; in his hand is a sceptre, and he carries a bow, spear, net, or thunderbolt.
The innovator has the enmity of all who profit by the preservation of the old system and only lukewarm defenders by those who would gain by the new system.
The first article on this page sums up what we believe the creationists’ attitude should be about various ideas and theories.
The other articles provide examples of arguments that we think should no longer be used; some arguments are definitely fallacious, while others are merely doubtful or unsubstantiated.