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Dec
20
Researchers Find a Hidden Cost to the Internet
Proverbs 18:24
"A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother."
Have you been on the internet lately? If so, it may be costing you more than you think. That's the suggestion of a study done by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The study...
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Up a Crick Without a Paddle

Can you name the two men who discovered the "DNA computer" back in 1953? When James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the double-helix DNA molecule, it was the best of times and the worst of times for Dr. Crick. Though he enjoyed his worldwide celebrity status, how was he to explain the incredible amount of information encoded in the strands of DNA? A self-described agnostic with "a strong inclination towards atheism," it was inconceivable to Crick that an intelligent Creator had anything to do with it. So he resurrected a nifty little idea from the eighteenth century called "panspermia" - a hypothesis that seeds of life exist all over the universe. He postulated that one or more of those seeds hitchhiked a ride to earth on a comet, giving rise to life on our planet. (No, we're not making this up.) Of course, panspermia doesn't even begin to explain how those seeds of life came to be. It just enabled Crick to sidestep the issue and avoid the obvious - that information-laden DNA molecules are far too complex to have arisen by chance and undirected processes. No "seeds" have ever been found anywhere in the universe. Though panspermia is nothing but pure speculation, Crick's belief in it underscores the fact that so many scientists today - including evolutionary biologists with their "goo to you" just-so stories - are willing to believe in anything ... anything other than God.   Those are our thoughts. What are yours?

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Dear Creation Moments,

I am amazed at the "Treasure in Earthen Vessels" we all are. In Proverbs 3: 19 & 20, "The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth, by understanding hath he established the heavens. By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew." After contemplating last week's SETI and this week's smallest computer I read the above quote in Proverbs and wanted to share with you.

How do we get his wisdom and understanding that is beyond our ability but in the Bible.

Proverbs 4:7 "Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding."

I find it remarkable that atheists can mock God by calling him a "fairy tale," but can turn around and propose that a seed of life was brought to Earth on a comet, or was brought here by aliens. That's a million times more radical than believing there is a Creator. And it still wouldn't explain how life ultimately originated.

Side-stepping truth is a necessary attribute if you want to be an evolutionist. Seeds of life rode on a comet to sprinkle DNA on earth? But where do these seeds come from? Oh, and by the way, these seeds are more magical than those in story of Jack and the Beanstalk! They don't just grow a huge plant, they grow everything, absolutely everything!

Now that we've got this whopper of a story, let's teach kids that's the scientific and factual view of things and kick God out of school.

Evolutionists should take their song and dance act to the theater, where it belongs. It's sheer entertainment, and doesn't belong in the classroom.

This reminds me of Einstein's cosmological constant. If you've never heard of it, Einstein added in a particular variable to his equations to fit the idea of the day that the universe was not expanding. He later said that this was his biggest blunder. I believe people will look back at these stupid hypothesis in a similar manner and wonder why they added their ridiculous variable. I can't wait until the day when all is known and we combine science with religion.
Psalm 90:4
Basil
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When Francis Crick considered the idea that life was seeded on this planet by panspermwashy was not a belief in the sense you are proposing, which would put it on a par with religious beliefs, it was mere speculation. I find it somewhat disturbing that you suggest otherwise when the man is no longer alive to either explain or defend his position on this matter.

When it comes to ultimate origin of life, aside from the Bible's testimony we're all speculating. If God is a solution you want to avoid you speculate something else. Anything to avoid a Divine foot in the door.