9. Why Do People Not Believe that Evolution Happened? ==>
   9.3. Specious Arguments Against Evolution ==>
     9.3.1. Source of specious arguments ==>

9.3.1.1. Creationists

Creationists have reinvented old dogma and brought it into the 21st century.

Arguments of the creationists have different names:

God of the gaps

Argument from personal incredulity

Argument from ignorance - also known as argumentum ad ignorantiam

 

Here is a link to the http://www.icr.org/ creationist website</a target="_blank">>.

EVERY one of their "scientific" claims has been refuted in legitimate scientific journals. Most of the refutations were published within a research program that had nothing to do with refutating the creationists.

Creationists believe in the literal interpretation of Genesis: 6 day creation, young earth (approximately 6 thousand years old), Adam and Eve, Noah's Ark, etc.

It may seem strange for an institution which tried to present itself as "scientific" to require all of its members to swear an oath affirming their belief in certain specific conclusions, regardless of the scientific evidence, but clearly the purpose of the Creation Research Society had less to do with scientific investigation than it had in proselytizing people to fundamentalist Biblical literalism. In fact, a large number

See the entire ridiculous, absurd time line here:

http://www.csun.edu/~vcgeo005/wise.htm

Scientific creationism: a religious dogma combining massive ignorance with incredible arrogance.

Creationist: (1) One who follows creationism.

(2) A moron.

(3) A person incapable of doing math.

(4) A liar.

(5) A very gullible true believer.

Here are the names of the biggest liars:

Steven Austin, John Baumgardner, Ken Cumming, Duane Gish, Werner Gitt, Ken Ham, William Hoesch, Russell Humphreys, Alex Lalomov, John MacArthur, Henry Morris, John Morris, Terry Mortenson, Michael Oard, Gary Parker, Scott Rugg, Andrew Snelling, Keith Swanson, Larry Vardiman, Tasman Walker, John Whitcomb, Carl Wieland and Kurt Wise