Creationist Anti-Evolution Fraud Exposed at Dinosaur Valley Texas
Creationists get angry at Science, Reality and Evidence
"Will you speak falsely for God, and speak deceitfully for him? Will you show partiality toward him, will you plead the case for God?" -- Job 13:7-8
Many hard-core Creationists in their futile anti-evolutionary jihad often cite examples of fossils that, were they real, would contradict both the order in which evolution says past creatures existed, and the scientifically accepted timescales for the earth. This is because the creationists bible says that the earth and all life was created six thousand years ago and all lifeforms co-existed for a time after creation, yes even humans and dinosaurs, completely contradicting the scientific evidence. Obviously this makes creationists spewing mad and as instructed by the bible at Job 13:7-8, they lie for Jesus.
Did Man Walk with Dinosaurs?
One glaring example of the creationist tendency to making up lies to protect their god is in Dinosaur Valley State Park near Glen Rose, Texas. Here in the sandstones, limestones and mudstones are found fossilised dinosaur footprints. Science says these were laid down approximately 113 million years ago during the Cretaceous, long before humans came onto the scene. However creationists claim something extraordinary here, that they have "found" human footprints side by side with those of dinosaurs. In nearby Glen Rose they have even set up a Creation Evidence Museum which contains sections of stone containing these supposed prints. Much of creationist literature stresses the importance of these claims in proving creationism. Thousands of creationist websites declare this to be true. If these claims were real then it would certainly be a blow for evolution. As we shall see, however, these alleged footprints are either natural objects that have nothing to do with humans or are deliberate frauds.
Examining the "Fossils"
In order to properly examine any fossil print they must be cross-sectioned. This exposes the interior of the print. In genuine fossil prints the rock layers will follow the contours of the print and the layers will be unbroken. Imagine holding three layers of different coloured rubber and pressing into them, the layers will remain unbroken and the top layer of rubber will remain the only exposed layer, no matter how deep the indentation is. Now imagine instead cutting into the rubber to make the indentation. Obviously which layer of rubber is exposed will now depend on what depth you examine into the indentation, and the layers will teminate at the edges of the indent. In the same way if a fossil was carved into rock instead of pressed, the prints would be scooped out, and would slice across the horizontal rock layers. This is an easy and foolproof method to tell the difference between real and fake fossil prints. So when these "creation fossils" were examined, what was found?
Quoting geologist Berney Neufeld:
"One of the three-toed dinosaur tracks and both types of man prints have been cross-sectioned. In each instance the rock layers end abruptly at the edge of the track, indicating that they are not the result of a foot stepping into soft mud but are produced by carving."
(About other prints)
" In my opinion, these footprints are not tracks at all but represent random erosion marks in the surface of the limestone plate"
"Often, in order to contrast the tracks with the surrounding rocks for photographic purposes, they [the tracks] have been painted with oil.....It is only with a great deal of imagination that a bipedal trackway can be seen at all."
LYING for Jesus
So the first instance was literally carved, someone sat down with carving tools and purposely carved a set of prints into ancient rock, in order to prove that their god really had created man when the bible says.In the other a creationist painted oil into random erosion marks. These "fossils" are proven fakes. Why do many creationists continue to cite them as evidence for their beliefs? Perhaps they hope the average person might not have done the research to know they are fakes and will be convinced by the lies. There are literally hundreds of examples of creationists making fraudulent claims to prop up a failing deity. Perhaps they think it is Ok to lie because they "know" creationism is true anyway. Or maybe their own faith is failing and they hope to make up for it by convincing others. These same creationists constantly lobby the government to be allowed to teach their beliefs in public schools, as valid scientific theory's. Meanwhile they are constantly exposed as liars and frauds. Would you personally allow these "liars for Jesus" access to your children's minds?
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