Feb 082014

For the last couple of days there have been a number of post-debate analysis between Ham-Nye. Let me just say at the outset that I am not as negative on the debate as I am on the pro-Ham reviews of the debate. What I mean is that while I still don’t agree with Ham’s argument for creationism and I still don’t think this debate should have taken place. But he was only mildly derisive toward old earth creationists. And the aftermath could be worst if Nye was a better debater. On the other hand, I’ve noticed that most of the pro-Ham reviewers did not really get into the substance of the debate as to why Ham did so well. But they speak in generalities of how Ham is able to undauntingly contrast his Christian worldview against Nye’s atheist materialistic worldview. And that to them is considered a victory. Really? Who was even challenged by what the other side said? If you can’t even create a challenge for the opposition how can that be considered doing well. It would have been better for Ham to just hold a camp revival meeting and just proclaim the gospel maybe that would have been more fruitful.
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