Re: [humanism-174] Rejection of scientific evidence because of dogma

From: TC3
Sent on: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:30 PM
You can't prove that he isn't!


On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Randy Pelton <[address removed]> wrote:
I will be more than happy to retract and apologize for the harshest portion of my reply to TC3 if TC3 will accept and acknowledge the fact that Ken Ham is exactly what he presents himself as and not some co-conspirator in a devious scheme to turn believers off to religion. Ken Ham and his supporters are as deluded as TC3 does not want to think them to be. Do you agree TC3?

Randy


From: Tim Campbell <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Tuesday, December 4,[masked]:47 PM

Subject: Re: [humanism-174] Rejection of scientific evidence because of dogma

Easy big guy! I think TC3 is on our side.  Have to admit that the Ken Ham AIG stuff is pretty nonsensical. For anyone not versed in fundaloonology, it might be very difficult to imagine these loons actually being serious about their triceratops as saddle horses!  I would admit that I am not familiar with the flat earth people and therefore am not sure if THEY are actually serious or just having a bit of a put-on!  But yes, the Hamfolk ARE 100% serious!
Tim
 
In a message dated 12/4/2012 5:42:07 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
TC3,

WTF? What you want to believe is of little importance here. One must go with the evidence. Read the body of work written by Ken Ham. Look at his actions and activities. The conclusion is inescapable: the man is as deluded as you don't want to believe him to be. To reject the evidence in favor of some emotional discomfort with the idea that anyone can be so deluded is a failure to use critical thinking. To compound this error in thinking by concocting out of thin air an explanation for what you believe he must really be doing is seriously flawed thinking. Your entire comment is a complete failure in Critical Thinking 101, Skepticism 101, Freethought 101 and Logic 101.

Randy


From: TC3 <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Tuesday, December 4,[masked]:16 PM
Subject: Re: [humanism-174] Rejection of scientific evidence because of dogma

I just don't want to believe a human can be that deluded. Perhaps the people funding them do so to further the scientific and logical agenda. This has GOT to be intentional.


On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Tim Campbell <[address removed]> wrote:
I think nuef if being facetious. I certainly do not think that Ham and his folks are anything less than 100% sincere in their proclaimed beliefs. My only hope is that they may be so delusional that the others notice!
T
 
In a message dated 12/4/2012 4:36:35 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Do I understand you correctly? You think that Ham and the folks at AIG are actually nonbelievers engaged in a truly ungodly scheme to lead people away from religion? Or is there some comedy in your comment that I am missing? 

I wish it were true. Only an incredibly gifted devious mind could concoct such a convincing scheme. It would be an incredible acting performance. He performs stupidity so convincingly. In fact, if what you suggest is true I think he should be nominated for an Oscar.

Randy
 




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