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The efforts of protestors played a part in helping the Creation Museum’s opening be more publicized than we expected. Of course, the protestors outside the museum gates wanted a different reaction. They “meant evil . . . but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive” (Genesis 50:20).

The protestors, organized by a group known as Rally for Reason, distributed a flyer designed by DefCon titled “The Top 10 reasons why the Universe, the Sun, the Earth, and Life are NOT 6,000 years old: A Primer.” Although the handout is impressive looking, what is really the substance of it? Each alleged piece of evidence for billions of years they present is interpreted from their naturalistic worldview with the assumption that the universe is billions of years old . . . that is circular reasoning.

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  • An Example of Circular Reasoning
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  • Shining Right Away
    June 2, 2007

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    May 31, 2007

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    May 31, 2007

    Light years are a measure of distance, not time. Apparently this argument attempts to insinuate that we believe the stars are only 6,000 light years away.

  • Rallying for Reason?
    May 30, 2007

    The efforts of protestors played a part in helping the Creation Museum’s opening be more publicized than we expected.

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