The Other Arks

The Other Arks September 17, 2015

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Hemant Mehta shared the above cartoon. It is always good to ask about things a story doesn’t mention, but which perhaps it should.

Gavin Rumney shared an older cartoon that explores a similar idea:

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  • John MacDonald

    There would have had to have been at least as many arks as there were races of people who were different from Noah. Otherwise you would have to argue, for example, that Black people are descended from Noah.

  • AmbassadorHerald

    You can make anything seem logical in a cartoon, but it doesn’t prove anything at all. These are out of contact with facts even evolutionists know to be true. Genetics is not considered, history is not considered, fossils are not considered, Pangaea is not considered, boat building is not considered, Noah’s Ark is not considered, the Noachian Deluge is not considered, and the evidence behind the legends of dragons (dinosaurs) and unicorns (unicornis rhinocerotis) is not considered. These cartoons are existing in made-up lands that know nothing of facts—either Scientific or Biblical. Don’t make strawman arguments to make truth seem stupid.

    Isaiah 5:20-24

    Woe unto them that say concerning evil, “It is good,” and good, “It is evil;” that put darkness in place for light, and light in place for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

    Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

    Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink: Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

    Therefore as the tongue of fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of The LORD [Yahweh] of Hosts, and despised The Word of The Holy One of Israel.

    • aar9n

      Well, genetics wise we know you can’t rebuild a population from 2 of a kind, history wise, the pyramids were being built during the suppose worldwide flood, fossilwise,we have a shitton of fossils from shallow marine environments (not a giant flood), and we have huge piles of fossils in places that would have made it impossible to all have died at once. Unless you think a million mamoths just lived on top of each other. We also have fossil evidence that marsupials evolved in what is now south america, migrated across what is now Antarctica to Australia. Pangea was a long, long time ago, and we can know this by radiometric dating sea floor spreading. Boatwise, a wooden boat as big as the dimensions given for the ark would not be seaworthy. We have fossils and rock layers made entirely of sand deposits, makes them kinda impossible to be made in a giant flood. No, dinosaurs did not breath fire, and unicorns are not real. Legends also have minotaurs, talking snakes, magic, hades, werewolves and vampires too. None of those are real.

      “Making wild assertions and thumping a bible verse does not an argument make.”
      -The Napkin, Second Fold 3:16

      • AmbassadorHerald

        You just basically proved my verse selection 100% applies. What did it say again? Oh yes, “because they have cast away The Law of The LORD of Hosts, and despised The Word of The Holy One of Israel.” You’ve just completely ignored God’s Pure Word and replaced it with man’s opinions. Nothing of substance to refute here.

        • aar9n
          • AmbassadorHerald

            God will not hold you guiltless for your lack of concern regarding your lack of following The Holy Bible, nor will He hold you guiltless for your lack of following The Sacred Scriptures. This should concern you and any who claim to be Christian, and it likely shows what is really in your heart. A “god of evolution” instead of Yahweh Elohim.

          • John MacDonald

            I don’t know why anyone would want to affirm the historicity of a story which depicts God as the worst mass murderer imaginable.

          • AmbassadorHerald

            And I don’t know why anyone who wishes to follow Yahweh Elohim who would question His motives when they are so explicitly given in The Holy Bible, “And GOD [Yahweh] saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every [the whole] imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually [every day].” (Genesis 6:5 KJV, with footnotes)

            Why are you standing up for the most wicked people who ever lived? And why would you call God a murderer for wiping out total evil? I guess the answer is also provided in The Sacred Scriptures, “And as it was in the days of Noe [Noah], so shall it be also in the days of The Son of Man.” (Luke 17:26) People defend those pre-flood because they are like those pre-flood.

          • OK, this blog is clearly not for you. If you are unwilling to talk honestly about the Bible’s contents, then you can surely find somewhere else where your arrogance combined with idolatrous Bible worship willbe welcome. Goodbye.

          • John MacDonald

            So you think the “wicked” should be killed instead of rehabilitated?

          • If you cannot engage in conversations with people do not view a particular collection of ancient texts in the way you do, then this is not the place for you. Just saying “accept these texts, and my interpretation of them,” is never going to be adequate, and is quite simply at odds with the clear example of much better communication found, for instance, in Acts 17.