Pat Robertson Says: God used Evolution!

(George) #1

This may become my favorite quote to support the idea that God used BOTH miraculous creation AND evolution to create mankind!

This quote was made in connection with the Nye v Ham debate!:

Pat Robertson:

“There ain’t no way that’s possible,” Mr. Robertson said Wednesday on his show, The 700 Club, taking issue with the “Young Earth” version of creationism, which holds that the universe is about 6,000 to 10,000 years old.

“We have skeletons of dinosaurs that go back 65 million years,” Robertson said. “To say it all dates back to 6,000 years is just nonsense, and I think [it’s] time we come off of that stuff, and say this isn’t possible.”

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(S. Joshua Swamidass) #2

Well, more like he says the earth is old. That is not “evolution.”

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(George) #3

So you think Roberts is an Old Earth creationist?

(S. Joshua Swamidass) closed #4
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(George) #6

@swamidass

You are going to love this tape!
Though I am trying to find one of JUST PAT talking!

https://youtu.be/vornnr5H9Eo

Towards the and, Pat pretty much says he is believes God used Evolution to create man!.. rejecting atheist (or non-theist?) Evolution!

He is our POSTER CHILD!

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(S. Joshua Swamidass) #7

Can you transcribe it here, and get the date and context?

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(George) #8

Yep… I’m on it!

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#9

He is our (FFRF) poster child too. (Not really a child but a senile old man with signs of dementia but still very entertaining.) We can almost count on Pat Robinson almost weekly to say something completely absurd. I’ll post his latest as they can be quite comical.

Didn’t take long for Pat Robertson to entertain:

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(Charles Edward Miller) #10

Pat did say that he believed in theistic evolution; however, I heard he has a friendship with Hugh Ross. I believe that you and George are both right about Pat. But a Northern Baptist at Harvard Divinity School says that most of Pat’s professors are theistic evolutionists. I liked what you and George said about Pat, Patrick. Oh, Patrick, Pat has the nickname he does; however, his name is Marion Robertson, so you do not have to worry, Pat.:laughing:

Your friend,

Charles

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(Charles Edward Miller) #11

Yep, George is correct; however, Marion Pat Robertson is libel to say anything.

@swamidass

(Charles Edward Miller) #12

Oh, George,

Does that mean that Pat Marion Robertson is my stepbrother. I am not Charismatic! I mean nothing against the Charismatics on this blog.:wink:

(Charles Edward Miller) #13

@swamidass

What does Marion Pat Robertson mean by progressive evolution? Is that a hybrid between progressive creation and evolutionary creation? There was a book written in the 1960’s called Basic Progressive Evolution. Is Pat talking about that?

@Patrick

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(George) #14

@Charles_Miller (@swamidass)… it means God used Evolution to create “kinds” just as specifically as the conventional scenario if Special Creation!

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(S. Joshua Swamidass) #15

Still waiting…

(George) #16

Im ckeaning up the transcript.

(Charles Edward Miller) #17

@Patrick,

Pat Marion Trischita is your real name. You appear on the 10,000 Club.

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My real name is as it appears: Patrick R. Trischitta, 56 Line Road Holmdel NJ, Age 60 Google me. Find me on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. Unabashed Atheist Unafraid of Burning in Hell

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(Charles Edward Miller) #19

Marion, we know what you real name is.

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Who’s Marion? My middle name is Ross.

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