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The Pervasiveness of the Paradigm

A paradigm is an unquestioned framework within which research is conducted, generally without questioning the assumptions of the paradigm. Evolution is a paradigm that should be challenged because of the data that do not fit comfortably within the evolutionary paradigm. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Reaction to the article, C-14 Age Profiles for Ancient Sediments and Peat Bogs. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Oxygen and Evolution [1]

Some recent data raises serious questions regarding the plausibility of the model of a reducing atmosphere in early earth history. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Dinosaur Tracks and Giant Men

The Glen Rose region of the Paluxy River does not provide good evidence for the past existence of giant men, nor does it provide evidence for the coexistence of such men and the giant dinosaurs. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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The Biblical View of the Extent of the Flood

There are two conflicting schools of interpretation regarding the extent of the Genesis flood. Traditionally the Biblical flood narrative has been understood to refer to a universal catastrophe, but on the basis of considerations from the natural sciences, commentators and interpreters began to seek for a limited flood theory or relative view of the Genesis flood. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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The Textbook Controversy in Tennessee

The courts have struck down a law passed by the state of Tennessee requiring that creation be taught when evolution is taught. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Textbook Hearing in California

The state of California has voted to place creation in the social studies class, but no book has been approved with creation in it. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Old Traditions on Trial

A review of the book, The Nature of the Stratigraphical Record. The geologic record can be described as long periods of relative calm punctuated by brief catastrophic events. Numerous geologic features can be traced over large portions of the earth's surface. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Ark Fever

A review of the books Noah's Ark: Fact or Fable?and The Ark File. Legends and stories of the ark on Mt. Ararat have not been confirmed. One must be careful not to be so eager to find the ark that one does not carefully check the evidence. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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Turbidites

This new concept indicates that some events in the past history of the earth may have proceeded much more rapidly than was previously believed. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 2.

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A Matter of Fairness

The various lines of argumentation which have been presented in recent years by those who have been promoting the teaching of either the general theory of evolution or creation in public schools reveal some significant inconsistencies. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Reactions

Reactions to the articles An Evaluation of the Use of Growth Lines in Geochronometry, Geophysics, and Paleoecology. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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C-14 Age Profiles for Ancient Sediments and Peat Bogs

Claimed correlation of C-14 ages with depth is not a sound argument for the accuracy of C-14 dates because in the great majority of cases, a linear relationship between depth and C-14 concentration does not exist. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Man: Creature and Explorer

The human brain is far more complex than anyone has described, but there is no evidence that its functions involve laws that are potentially inaccessible to science. The existence of purpose sets the mind apart from artificial systems such as computers, and we may never be able to fully decipher the workings of the brain. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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The Cruelty of Nature

Scripture gives the Christian scientist a foundation from which to begin his exploration of how the forces of evil reshaped a world created perfect. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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The Cupertino Story

A survey of citizens in the Cupertino Union School District, California, showed that a strong majority favored inclusion of creation in the curriculum. Officials ruled against including the origin of life in science classes, but there is some possibility of including it in courses on social studies. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Creation Convention II

The second Creation Convention was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 18-21, 1974. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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Literature Reviews

Reviews of the books, The Origins of Life on the Earth, and Speculations and Experiments Related to the Theories on the Origin of Life: A Critique. These two books present opposite views on the problem of the origin of life. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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The Spirorbis Problem

A tiny marine worm, Spirorbis, constructs a calcareous tube, and is often found attached to shells and debris in the ocean. Fossil Spirorbis are sometimes common in coal beds. Some have suggested Spirorbis lived in fresh-water habitats in the past, but this is highly unlikely. It is more likely that coal formed in marine waters during the Flood. Published in Origins v. 2, n. 1.

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