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A great article by Tom Bethell in ENV...
From Nature Magazine...If our planet were just a little closer to the Sun, a runaway greenhouse effect would render it unliveable, a climate model suggests. The simulation, which helps to define the inner edge of a star system?s 'habitable zone', drastically reduces the fraction of Sun-like stars that might harbour a rocky planet suitable for life, according to some scientists. But others note that the model, although detailed, might be too restrictive because it applies only to Earth-like planets on which water is abundant.
Of course we are also asked to believe that the right planet, just at the right distance from its star, will naturally generate life from non-living chemicals...
What happened here is that a group of adults can?t have a class taught by a qualified person on a topic that interests them in a suitable public venue because an individual is allowed to shut it down?just by scaring people by making a scene.
In the 19th century, Christians responded to the challenges of Darwinian evolution in many and diverse ways?from hostility to reconciliation. Read about the reactions of theologians, scientists, pastors, authors, bishops, and politicians?and learn how Darwinism eventually became a symbol of warfare between science and Christianity in this issue of Christian History magazine.
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