1. Well, you started off well and I was smiling until you brought up your theory regarding the earth's age and then claimed "Gianforte’s skeleton in his closet is his belief our Earth and universe are 6000 years old. So how can Gianforte hope to win?"

    I say certainly not with your attempts to discredit him as everyone knows that the Deamonrats as well as the Republicrats are all lairs. So you're not telling any of us something we don't already know.

    I say that the biggest problem today in Montana is not the "Democrats’ Intellectual Dishonesty" but rather the governor, our legislators and the majority of the people in Missoula and Helena who are striving to bring Syrian Muslims to our State.

    Are you aware of what happened in Hamilton on 02/18/16 are you not?

    But that's another matter for another day.

    So let me ask you Dr., have you every considered How old the earth is according to the Bible? Thousands of years, or millions of years?

    You do use the Bible for confirmation on your views do you not?


    God created Adam directly from the earth on the sixth day of Creation Week. There was no evolution involved. So according to the Bible, the earth must be 6000 years old.

    The following timeline by Theodore Pederson appeared in The Christian News, March 26, 2001, page 18 [with one error corrected — Creation Tips editor].

    How old is the earth?

    If we go back 500 years, we come to the time of Martin Luther (born in 1483), and Columbus, who “sailed the ocean blue in 1492.”

    If we go back 1000 years, we come to the time of Leif Ericson, Christian explorer, who preached Christ to pagans. (World Book, 1983, vol.6, page 270.)

    If we go back 2000 years, we come to the birth of Jesus Christ. Our calendar is dated from His birth.

    If we go back 3000 years, we come to the time of David and Solomon; they ruled Israel about 1000 BC.

    If we go back 4000 years, we come to the time of Abraham (2000 BC), ancestor of Arabs and Jews.

    If we go back 5000 years, we approach the birth year of Noah, who followed God's command to build an Ark to preserve life through the worldwide flood.

    If we go back 6000 years, we come to the time of Creation, and Adam and Eve (4004 BC). Luke, evangelist and historian, records Adam as the first man (Luke 3:38).

    The earth is about 6000 years old. Let God's people rejoice in Him who made them! (Psalm 149:2)

    If not, then when?

    Although many people don't accept the Bible's timeline of history, they have difficulty deciding exactly when to start disagreeing with it.

    Was Jesus Christ real? The Bible says he was, and no serious historian doubts it.

    Was King David real? The Bible says he was. Again, there is no reason to doubt it.

    Was Abraham real? The Bible says he was. There seems no reason to doubt this either.

    Was Noah real? The Bible says he was, and Jesus Christ confirmed it (Matthew 24:38).

    There is no reason to think the Bible has suddenly lapsed into fiction.

    Was Adam real? Well, the Bible says he was, and the essential theological doctrine of sin comes from Adam's disobedience. If Adam wasn't real there would have been no need for Christ to come to earth in human form and die to pay for the sins of mankind.

    And Adam was the first man, created in the first week of the earth's existence.

    According to the Bible, he lived about 6000 years ago.

    So according to the Bible, the world also is about 6000 years old.

    However as you have your degree in Physics, allow me to share just a few Scientific Facts.

    1. Only in recent years has science discovered that everything we see is composed of invisible atoms. Here, Scripture tells us that the "things which are seen were not made of things which do appear."

    2. Medical science has only recently discovered that blood-clotting in a newborn reaches its peak on the eighth day, then drops. The Bible consistently says that a baby must be circumcised on the eighth day.

    3. At a time when it was believed that the earth sat on a large animal or a giant (1500 B.C.), the Bible spoke of the earth’s free float in space: "He…hangs the earth upon nothing" (Job 26:7).

    4. The prophet Isaiah also tells us that the earth is round: "It is he that sits upon the circle of the earth" (Isaiah 40:22). This is not a reference to a flat disk, as some skeptic maintain, but to a sphere. Secular man discovered this 2,400 years later. At a time when science believed that the earth was flat, is was the Scriptures that inspired Christopher Columbus to sail around the world (see Proverbs 3:6 footnote).

    5. God told Job in 1500 B.C.: "Can you send lightnings, that they may go, and say to you, Here we are?" (Job 38:35). The Bible here is making what appears to be a scientifically ludicrous statement—that light can be sent, and then manifest itself in speech. But did you know that radio waves travel at the speed of light? This is why you can have instantaneous wireless communication with someone on the other side of the earth. Science didn’t discover this until 1864 when "British scientist James Clerk Maxwell suggested that electricity and light waves were two forms of the same thing" (Modern Century Illustrated Encyclopedia).

    6. Job 38:19 asks, "Where is the way where light dwells?" Modern man has only recently discovered that light (electromagnetic radiation) has a "way," traveling at 186,000 miles per second.

    7. Science has discovered that stars emit radio waves, which are received on earth as a high pitch. God mentioned this in Job 38:7: "When the morning stars sang together…"

    8. "Most cosmologists (scientists who study the structures and evolution of the universe) agree that the Genesis account of creation, in imagining an initial void, may be uncannily close to the truth" (Time, Dec. 1976).

    9. Solomon described a "cycle" of air currents two thousand years before scientists "discovered" them. "The wind goes toward the south, and turns about unto the north; it whirls about continually, and the wind returns again according to his circuits" (Ecclesiastes 1:6).

    10. Science expresses the universe in five terms: time, space, matter, power, and motion. Genesis 1:1,2 revealed such truths to the Hebrews in 1450 B.C.: "In the beginning [time] God created [power] the heaven [space] and the earth [matter] . . . And the Spirit of God moved [motion] upon the face of the waters." The first thing God tells man is that He controls of all aspects of the universe.

    11. The great biological truth concerning the importance of blood in our body’s mechanism has been fully comprehended only in recent years. Up until 120 years ago, sick people were "bled," and many died because of the practice. If you lose your blood, you lose your life. Yet Leviticus 17:11, written 3,000 years ago, declared that blood is the source of life: "For the life of the flesh is in the blood."

    I believe that God's Word which is perfect, makes it clear.

    And finally, with respect to global warming, the Bible provides much more guidance than “creation care” concepts.

    The Bible does not speak directly about what we call global warming. It does, however, provide a framework for evaluating the merits of global warming claims.

    In Genesis 1:1 we are told that “God created the heavens and the earth.” Creation obviously includes the atmosphere. In fact, if the atmosphere was not created on Day One, it certainly was in place by Day Two when God “separated the waters which were below the expanse from the waters which were above the expanse” (Genesis 1:6–8).

    Aside from all the other reasons for which God may have created plants, the Bible specifically states that He made them for human and animal food, and this is largely being ignored by global warming advocates (Genesis 1:29–30). Since all animals and mankind were vegetarians originally, plants were created as a reliable and sustainable source of food.

    It should also be noted that as plants began growing and covering the earth following Creation week, they were removing CO2 from the environment. Land plants removed CO2 from the atmosphere while marine plants removed CO2 from the ocean. In addition, marine animals that developed carbonate shells also removed CO2 from the ocean.

    Carbon dioxide is being described as a pollutant by global warming advocates. In 2007 the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to regulate vehicular green house gases (Massachusetts versus EPA, Case #05-1120, decided 4-2-07 by a 5/4 margin). This was the conclusion of a suit filed by several states, including California, that were concerned that the federal government was not doing enough to avert a global warming disaster. After reviewing this issue, the EPA proposed regulating CO2 as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act.

    However, there are many benefits to CO2. Carbon dioxide is naturally occurring and, rather than endangering life, it is necessary for life. Plants cannot live without CO2 and man cannot live without plants. In addition to this indispensable benefit, there are other major benefits. Without an atmosphere containing GHGs the earth could not support life.

    There is no reliable scientific data to prove a worldwide global warming problem today. The predictions of disaster are all based on a questionable temperature history and an even more suspect array of highly biased computer projections. As we all know, computer output is only as good as the input data and the calculation components. Both are highly suspect.

    Finally, reputable scientists recognize that much of earth’s past was notably warmer than at present (Groombridge and Jenkins 2002, p. 34). The earth is obviously not warmer than it has ever been, and the current surface global temperature measurement system is too imprecise to identify a reliable trend. Obviously, the reported surface temperature history does not prove global warming.

    Remember; God is in absolute control of His creation. He is the Creator (Genesis 1 and 2). God destroyed His creation in the days of Noah with a worldwide flood (Genesis 7–9). God sets the boundary for the seas (Job 38:8–11, Psalm 104:9, Jeremiah 5:22) and controls the weather: lightning (Job 28:26, 37:3), hail (Job 38:22, Psalm 147:17, Haggai 2:17), rain (Job 28:26, 37:6, Psalm 147:8), and snow (Job 37:6, 38:22, Psalm 147:16). Someday God will destroy this earth and establish a new heaven and a new earth (Revelation 21:1).

    Man is not in control of the weather and this present earth is only temporary.

    And thank you for your article on Newswithviews. It does give one a chance to pause and think.


  2. Dr. Ed; I agree with you most of the time, especially on climate change. On the water compact, you said it was pass by a nonpartisian vote, Dr. Ed it was not nonpartisian . The republicans that voted were not Republicians, they were RINO's. This is the reason I want the primary close, only registered republican will be able to vote in our primary. Independents will have to wait till the general election.

    1. Dear Fred, The Water Compact was nonpartisan because we could find the truth about it ONLY by studying the facts. I studied the facts.

      The Republicans who voted against the Compact did not look at facts. They are the ones who made the Compact partisan and this was a big mistake. They believed the Compact an Agenda 21 government conspiracy. Then they invented invalid "reasons" to oppose the Compact. Compact attorneys destroyed ALL the opponents' legal claims. Their nonlegal claims were totally absurd. No sane person who properly reviewed the Compact would have opposed the Compact.

      The Republicans who voted for the Compact were the smart Republicans. Those who voted against it are the real RINOs. They are not conservatives. I will write more on this later.

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