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It is simple, it's the expression of the genes as we are finding more and more - the switchboard if you will. So it is easy to imagine JUST like it is today, that our DNA is almost identical, except the many has a Y chromosome. We know now that the gene is much more complex and interacts with the environment, and that neo-darwinism is silly. In a very ...


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As for the word day. It has a number of meanings. It can refer to the daylight, or to the period of 12 hours of daylight, or to the whole 24 hour period, or to an undefined period of any length. However when the Bible refers to the vword day accompanied by a number or an ordinal. Then the meaning becomes fixed to the 24 hour period. So Day One, Day Two or ...


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Any reader of the Bible knows that Adam was the first man. And since the Bible records his age and the time period to the birth of his son Seth, and again to the time of his first son etc etc, it becomes a simple series of calculations to determine when Adam was born. However this does not answer the question because the question is not about when was Adam ...


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Leaving aside the first creation story (Genesis 1:1-2:4a), the biblical age of the earth since creation can, and has, been calculated with reasonable accuracy from the genealogies of the descendants of Adam. Genesis 5:3: "And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth;" Genesis 5:6: ...


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I would not call this speculation, but interpretation. People claiming the earth (as opposed to "just" humans) to be around 6000 years old interpret whatever word is there to mean an actual day. They have a point, since it says in Genesis 1:5 [...] And the evening and the morning were the first day. Others interpret the word to mean an undefined ...



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