Ten days ago we wrote The Great Flood of China — Without Noah, in which we said:
We’ve been hearing rumblings that Ken Ham is already claiming that it’s evidence that the Noah tale describes an actual global catastrophe, but if that’s happening, it must be on Twitter or some place like that. Nothing about it has appeared yet at his website — but we’re confident that it will. So instead of waiting, we decided to get in ahead of ol’ Hambo and let you know about the news. The entertainment is certain to come — and soon.
And lo, our prediction has come to pass! It’s even better than we hoped, because we learned about this at the website of WorldNetDaily (WND) — the flamingly creationist, absolutely execrable, moronic, and incurably crazed journalistic organ that believes in and enthusiastically promotes every conspiracy theory that ever existed.
WND’s headline is Scientists find evidence of catastrophic flood of 4,000 years ago. It already has almost 200 drooling comments. Here are some excerpts from the WND article, with bold font added by us:
Scientists have made an eye-opening discovery in China that may point to a catastrophic biblical flood nearly 4,000 years ago.
BWAHAHAHAHAHA! They breathlessly describe the recent discovery, omitting to mention that Emperor Yu, the legendary hero associated with the Chinese flood legend, is not named Noah, nor is there any mention in the Chinese legend of an ark — or even rain. Further, the Chinese flood seems to have been a local event, the result of a dam break, which is utterly unrelated to the biblical tale of Noah. Then they tell us:
… Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis told One News Now the new find is just the latest in a number of stories about a great flood event. “Whether it’s the American Indians or the Fijians, Hawaiians, the Eskimos, Australian Aborigines … back to the Babylonians, there are flood legends in cultures all over the world,” Ham said.
BWAHAHAHAHAHA! WND is quoting ol’ Hambo as an authoritative source! It doesn’t get any better than this. Here’s the One News Now article WND is talking about: Discovery in China points to biblical Flood. WND quotes from that article:
“There are thousands of feet of Flood sediment all over the globe – evidence of a catastrophic global Flood – and they’re not prepared to look at that because they’ve been indoctrinated to believe that that was laid down over millions of years,” Ham told the news site. He argued that many in the scientific community are blinded to biblical truth.
One News Now specifically says:
He [ol’ Hambo] contends that scientific blinders are caused by a spiritual resistance.
So there you are, dear reader. Although we continue to rely on our Top Ten Reasons Noah’s Flood is Mythology, one thing about the Flood is true: Creationists are willing to believe anything — except reality.
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