Ark Poop Problem

I don’t normally share toilet humor. But the cartoon above (shared by Scott Bailey) makes an important point. It is not enough to say that you believe a story in the Bible to be literally true and historically factual. If that story, treated as history or science, has implications, then you are saying that you take those things as literally factual as well. You cannot just say “I believe the Bible” when it comes to the flood story and not explain how they had fresh water, why if they took water with them it did not sink the ark, what they did about the humans and animals on board relieving themselves, and everything else that goes along with approaching the story in that way.

  • http://mythicpizza.blogspot.co.uk/ Paul Regnier

    Poop problem? The ark just had a pair of very contented dung beetles!

    • http://jamesdowden.wordpress.com/ James Dowden

      Or were there fourteen of them? Is a dung beetle a clean or an unclean animal? And how was Noah to have known, since Leviticus wasn’t going to be written for many centuries?

    • Terri Knoll

      foflol you and James killed me today. thanks for the tickle!

  • Just Sayin’

    Lt. Gantt is thinking up an explanation even as we speak . . .

  • Sean Garrigan

    What a load of crap!

  • David_Evans

    God provided Noah with a recycling unit which converted excreta into food and fresh water. After the flood he removed it and swore everyone to secrecy, in order not to subvert his command in Genesis 3:19, “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread”

    • Pixie

      And you pulled this information directly from your ass or…

      • Linnea912

        Pretty sure it’s intended as a joke…

  • Paul D.

    If the Hamster ever gets his Ark built, I challenge him to care for all the animals, including excrement removal and treatment, with a staff of only eight people.

  • http://youtube.com/user/BowmanFarm Brian Bowman

    The main point I get from the Flood story is that God F**ks Up things, royally. Which is why I don’t want to go to Heaven. The word is in on the design flaws:

    Heaven is hotter than hell. (Aug. 1972) Applied Optics. 11(8) A14
    http://www.lhup.edu/~dsimanek/hell.htm

  • dan marsh

    I’m not a literalist with regard to Noah’s Ark, but you really cannot imagine where they got fresh water while it was raining for 40 days and 40 nights? Because you can’t immediately imagine a poop-removal system (funny, but I can), they couldn’t have one? As for me, I wonder what happened to 20,000 feet of water encircling the entire globe.


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