June 1, 2015

Canadian creationist finds 60 million year old fossils and thinks they're 4,500 years old

Edgar Nernberg is a construction worker in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 
Edgar Nernberg

Edgar is also a Christian Creationist. 

Creationists believe that God created the Universe - correct. 

Creationists believe that the Bible is a literal document and that the Earth is 6,000 years old - wrong. 

Edgar was working on a construction site recently which involved the digging of a basement for a new house in Calgary. During the excavation he came across a slab of sandstone rock with the fossils of five fish embedded in it.

Scientists have estimated that these fish are 60 million years old.  Edgar, on the other hand, thinks that they are 4,500 years old and that they were fossilized during Noah's flood. 

He does state during all of this that "we agree to disagree". 

Edgar contributed to the building of the Big Valley Creation Science Museum which is
Edgar's fish
a Creationist project in Big Valley, a village northeast of Calgary.  The small museum cost $300,000. to build and supports a literal interpretation of the Bible and the 6,000 year old Earth concept. 

In reality the Earth is about 4.5 billion years old and the evolution of species, including the evolution of mankind, is not debatable. It is fact. 

Let's get with the 21st century and out of this bizarre, unscientific, backward, old school thinking which makes some persons of faith seem as if they are clinging on to the 17th century.

The fish fossils are en route to the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, to be studied by paleontologists.  It is believed that these fish may be an undiscovered species. 

Edgar has stated that he won't be offended if this fish species is named after him. 

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