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Comment: Re:Another Contradiction ... (Score 1) 1121

The contradiction that many people noticed in my religious school was this: Adam and Eve had two sons, Cain and Abel. Cain killed Abel, meaning one son was left...If Adam and Eve were the first two people, and they had only one surviving son, then where did the city of people, the wife, and the land of Nod come from?

This is yet another of the many arguments that a lot of atheists put forward as being a contradiction. Rather than studying the passages for themselves, they just pass around the same arguments that they hear from others. I'm not coming down on atheists here, I'm just stating a fact. Many Christians do the exact same thing. Whether you are an atheist or a Christian, if you do not do your research on something that you are arguing about, you just end up looking foolish.

In regards to your point specifically, the Bible clearly states that Adam (and assumably Eve) had many sons and daughters. For example, see the following from Genesis 5:

When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth. After Seth was born, Adam lived 800 years and had other sons and daughters. Altogether, Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then he died.

Comment: Re:Easy... (Score 1) 1121

Chapter 1 - Male and Female are created simultaneously.

Chapter 2 - Adam and Eve are created in that order.

One of the two accounts must be false - they are mutually exclusive factual statements.

That is the dumbest argument that I have ever heard. If I told you yesterday that me and my wife had two kids, and then tomorrow I tell you that one of my kids is 6 years old and the other is 8 years old, you cannot make a case that those two statements are mutually exclusive so that one must be false. That is no different than the two accounts in Genesis. Chapter 1 is giving an entire overview of the creation of the universe, whereas Chapter 2 gets into the specific details about a specific part of that universe.

Comment: Re:Post bigotry here (Score 2) 1113

by Kojow777 (#41578665) Attached to: US House Science Committee Member: Evolution Is a Lie From Hell

That's the politically correct thing to say. In actuality there is no truth to that. For example, Muslims reject the Biblical teaching that Jesus is the God who is the Creator of all things (John 1, Collosians 1, Hebrews 1, etc.) so in reality Muslims reject the God of the Bible. Likewise, Christians reject the God who is displayed in the Qur'an as it contradicts the God from the Bible. The original Qur'an actually said that Allah had three divine daughters: el-Lat, el-Uzza, and Manat. Muhammed later changed this and said he was hearing that from Satan when he thought he was hearing it from God.

Comment: To all the young people.. (Score 0) 255

by Kojow777 (#38316768) Attached to: 17-Year-Old Wins $100K For Creating Cancer Killing Nanoparticle

Many times society will look down on you as seen in the old expression "Children should be seen but not heard". Some do not realize the importance young people are to our society and to our future. So, if you are young, do not let anyone look down on you because you are young. Keep striving to make a change for the better in our society. That does not mean you have to develop the next cure, but seek to better your sphere of influence. Many of you are doing that, and you should be commended for doing so!

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