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Old 11-20-2012, 11:47 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by h5n1 View Post
I'll play the game, then (at least, until I go on my lunch break here in a bit)...

define 'created?' the current cosmological model has the earth being 'created' via the typical rocky-planet model, in which meteors and other rocky-materials form a mass as a proto-planet in the early days of the solar system. this isn't a quick process in the least-- try to start gathering rocks and tell me how quickly you have something the size of a continent... it's going to take you MUCH longer than seven days, and that's with dedicated effort and non-random. when you randomize things and throw in the vastness of space, you're looking at at LEAST millions of years, if not billions (I'm not completely up on the number for that, but I'm a geneticist, not a cosmologist)
Created as in didn't exist and then there's the big ball of rock we call Earth.

Again, I'm asking for the evidence that Earth wasn't created in seven days. I'm familiar with the cosmological models and the physics and geology that play into it. But as far as I know, there is no evidence that the actual creation didn't take seven days. The seven day creation would obviously involve "God" or some other thing which makes the standard model fly out the window.

That being said, I find it much more likely that it took millions of years for Earth to form and be created, but I just find it really interesting that some people immediately completely dismiss something which they can neither prove or disprove (on both sides).
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