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Barack Obama Is Not Sure How Old the Earth Is

Senator, if one of your daughters asked you—and maybe they already have—“Daddy, did god really create the world in 6 days?,” what would you say?

A: What I’ve said to them is that I believe that God created the universe and that the six days in the Bible may not be six days as we understand it … it may not be 24-hour days, and that’s what I believe. I know there’s always a debate between those who read the Bible literally and those who don’t, and I think it’s a legitimate debate within the Christian community of which I’m a part. My belief is that the story that the Bible tells about God creating this magnificent Earth on which we live—that is essentially true, that is fundamentally true. Now, whether it happened exactly as we might understand it reading the text of the Bible: That, I don’t presume to know.

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Obama and Rubio gave very similar answers

but trolls will only point out Rubio's for whatever reason.

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Obama Gave The Perfect Answer In My View

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What a wedge issue

Religious people claim the earth is 6,000 years old. (Some claim man walked with Dinosaurs) Non-religious people say it is 4.5 Billion years old or w/e. Who the hell really knows? Both sides ridicule the other side for being "ignorant" when we'll never truly know exactly how old it is.

"I am Troll fighter, number one"

-Ernest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxWb-ViejPg

We know that the Bible is wrong....


While we do not know exactly how old the Earth is, we do know that the Bible is a faux-history, and completely wrong.

Just a simple examination of fossile evidence easily proves that the Earth is much, much older than what the bible indicates. So whether scientists are off base or not about how many millions or billions of years, really isn't the point. The Bible we know is easily shown to be false.

Obama's answer shows a cowardice towards confronting the untruths of Religion. This isn't surprising since he also ends every single speech with the worn (and fascist) cliche of: "god bless america".

This Nation, which was supposed to be founded on freedom of religion, is hopelessly enslaved by just one variation of it....and the vice-grip is so strong that no political leaders ever dare speak in conflict of it.


Who is we?

and why are you so confident in your ignorance?

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.

There you go again

saying people are "Ignorant" for not believing in the same invisible man in the sky that you do. THAT is ignorance my friend....I at least take the stand of "I don't know" because.....i don't. And neither do you. Or the poster that you called "ignorant". Nobody does.

"I am Troll fighter, number one"

-Ernest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxWb-ViejPg

Again would require a first time.

The premise of their comment was entirely wrong, it wasn't one of the accepted, "I don't know", formats, so go ridicule them.

The Bible is a 'Faux History'... oh really? LOL

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.

And really, imo, it doesn't

And really, imo, it doesn't matter. A politicians opinion on this matter is of no importance, because a Politician shouldn't have any SWAY on this issue in the first place.

Only those here among us

Who were here when the Big Bang occurred know for sure! Anyone? Anyone?

I know this much.....

Everything including the earth did NOT begin with a "Big Bang" but it is absolutely going to end with a "Big Bang"
You can read it for yourself in the book of 2 Peter chapter 3:10

"But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise ( there's your real big bang folks ), and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up"

That day is coming soon....you still have time to turn to Christ.

Remember this...Time is short, eternity is not!

Peace

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

Obama is not sure how old the earth is? well, well...

We are not sure how old Obama is. LOL

The earth is hundreds and hundreds of years old.

The earth is hundreds and hundreds of years old.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI9ImScQGAo

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

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ok.....why was his answer the

ok.....why was his answer the 'wrong' answer?

Using all available data on the subject...

...and using my own precision methods, I have finally gotten the answer.

The Earth is somewhere between 6,000 and 4.5 billion years old. Anyone want to dispute that conclusion?

Would love to!

For fun and benefit of learning, of course.

Earth Time and Galactic Time are uniquely intertwined.

What we observe as earth time: seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years. IS based on galactic function, but not principle. The natural orbit of the earth will provide seasonal change, as we observe, however the Gregorian Calendar is only based on this function as evidence of substantial purpose, not principle.

The principle of the Universe is found in Dimensional space, as the big bang did not happen inside of space, it created space itself. The point of singularity is immeasurable, it requires two points of singularity in order to have what we observe as the First Dimension. As I am an Arch. student, it would be impossible to dimension the length of a single dot, but rather it would be necessary to have two dots, connect a line, and then perform a measurement. This length is what we call 'time', but really it means 'duration' (of events) which allowed motion or change to occur.

Dimensional behavior is likened to the light source of a sun. The light from the sun is cast in all possible directions, likewise, the first dimension from the point of singularity is cast in all possible directions. For each respective first dimensional line there is a second dimensional line cast from it, and from there a third. It is where the idea of fields of dimensional space come from - however, we only observe this physical dimensional space.

As for how a 6,000 year old earth and 3.8 Billion year old earth overlap, the answer is found at combining the center of space with the edge. Scientists do not believe there will be a known center of the universe and I would agree. Not because there is not one that exists, but because it will never, ever be seen.. as it is the largest black hole in the galaxy. However, if we could draw a central point of singularity and then further draw a circle around it representing the expanding edge of space, it would be more clear to understand Einsteins curve of space time.

Example: Draw a radial wall clock, but only the hours 1, 2, and 3. Draw a dot in the center of clock circle, and connect a line from the center to the position of 1 o'clock. Place a dark dot there at that endline to represent Earth Time. Now, draw a second line, overtop the first line, but extend it 3x as far outward maintaining its trajectory in line with 1 o clock. Draw a dark dot at the end of the second line and we will call it Galactic Time.

Now, rotate both lines from the position at 1 o clock to 2 o clock and on to 3. What we find is that the arc displacement, of which earth time would rotate around the center is smaller than the arc displacement of galaxy time rotating around the center.

In duration, the time is the same, but in possibility of events taking place, the further you get from center the more events happen in the same amount of time. Thus a 6,000 year old earth could represent a 6,000,000,000 old galaxy at the far extents of space!

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.

i am not sure how old the

i am not sure how old the earth is.

around

6000

Why?

Because you read in a book that some practically cavemen alive 2000 years ago had their imaginary friend tell them so?

Please.. /rolleyes

This is a really stupid

This is a really stupid comment. Civilization has been around thousands of years before 2000 years ago.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

"6000 yrs" isn't in the Bible

no because Archbishop Usher some millennia after it was written took it completely out of context and calculated that number based on a literal understanding of the genealogies given, because he didn't understand the semitic culture of those that had written it; the people that actually wrote down the biblical narratives and genealogies would have given you a very funny look (like you were an idiot) if you told them you had figured out, based on the genealogies they had written down, that Adam lived 6000 years ago. those 'cavemen' as you call them certainly had no belief that the earth was that age when they wrote down those genealogies, and the modern fundamentalist clinging to that number as if it was actually even based in scripture is an embarrassment to humanity, both religious humanity and secular humanity.

God created Time for a Purpose.

With the creation of Time came the creation of Process, Plan and Purpose which are integral functions of Time. This is in line with the revelation given in Genesis chapter 1 which is not only an account of the creation of the Earth and Mankind in Time it is also an account the creation of the Earth and Mankind in Process, Plan and Purpose.

God is also the Master of Time and while the rest of the Universe may well be billions of years old the Earth is relatively young, just under six thousand years old.

Here is an interesting series of articles on Biblical Cosmology mathematically demonstrating this:

http://www.icr.org/article/new-creationist-cosmology-no-time...

http://www.icr.org/article/5830/

http://www.icr.org/article/5870/

What President Obama has said here sounds very much like what many Christians believe which is simply a reflection of their lukewarm attitude towards the Word of God and an inherent desire to please men rather than God.

"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)

Nature created cycles, man

Nature created cycles, man created time, that's why we have leap yers.

How old is the Earth? - Easy Answer...

I don't fuckin' know...do you?

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

No one really knows per se..

.. but there are some pretty compelling indicators that make it virtually certain, as we in our experience of what we call reality can be, that it's about 4,5 billion years old.

oooooooo....science....

Science...that which no longer holds any authority...

the art of spewing someone else's bullshit to ensure further academic employment, governmentally bestowed qualitative expertise and governmental/corporate grants.

Religion...that which no longer holds any authority

the art of spewing someone's else's bullshit for an ever increasing variety of control based reasons...none of which have a damn thing to do with God.

In fact, every time real science is applied to known science guess what arises...questions. Read any religious text and observe what denizens prance about the fires of religion and guess what arises...yep you guessed it.

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

It is exactly 4 billion years, 3 months, 1 week and 2 days.

I know, I was there.
Prove I wasn't.... LOL!

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

4Billion Yrs., 3 Mo., 1 Wk & 2 days? Damn...really?

Huh. I'm now rather impressed with myself...cuz I was actually pretty close in my unvoiced assumption of "a long fuckin' time ago". Thanks Fishy!!! ;-)

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

Politician answer

Showing what a moron he is.

No train to Stockholm.

whos downvoting this?

I wouldnt be surprised if Obamabots arent trying to put their claws in this site

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