Oh, joy! After a fallacy-filled introduction featuring a two-faced jackass, Earth Science 4th Edition is gonna teach us all “geology.” After they’re done with us, we’ll be able to “explain the dangers of viewing the history of the earth as very old and as the product of natural processes.” We’ll also be equipped to “exercise dominion on God’s specially created earth.” And wow, look at this… interesting… history of geology right here:
People have been studying the earth for a long time, probably since right after the Creation and Fall (see Gen. 4:22).
O-kaaaay… so do tell us how a verse about a woman having a son who was good at making metal stuff proves people studied the earth in a systematic fashion.
After the Genesis Flood, people needed geology to identify new sources of metals and building materials.
Oh, yes. Creation myths are great science texts. Such proof. Much evidence.
They also seem to think there was no geology in Medieval Europe, as Renaissance folks had to discover that science from other people’s writings. So I guess that means they didn’t need any building materials, then?
Well, but surely nobody in the Middle Ages was in the market for metal. [Read more…]