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How long is a day

When discussing the age of the universe. I sometimes run into the statement "How long is a day". This is an attempt by theists/deists to reconcile the actual age of the universe (13+ billion years) with the 6 days (or 6000 years) in some scriptures.

My first reaction is "You're nuts", but I don't think that would be persuasive. I sometimes try "calling a dog a cat does not change all dogs to cats". But, I am looking for something better. Any suggestions ?

Added by Jack Howard on July 15, 2011 at 10:34am — 3 Comments

How long is a day

In discussions with theists/deists, I run into a statement that I am not sure what would be an apprpriate response. My first reaction is "you're nuts", but I don't think that will be persuave.

So, I am looking for responses to the statement when discussing the age of the universe (13+ billions years old),

"How long is a day". This is a response I get from some theists/deists who try to reconcile the age of the universe with the 6 days in some scriptures. I sometimes try…

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Added by Jack Howard on July 15, 2011 at 10:17am — No Comments

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