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How I Stopped Believing the Earth Is 6,000 Years Young

My fascination with creationism ultimately led me to embrace evolution

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TTen years ago, I never could have imagined myself sitting in a theater and watching myself, on film, explain why I left young-Earth creationism. For most of my life, I believed that the world was created only 6,000 years ago and that humans and dinosaurs…




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David MacMillan

David MacMillan

Anyone with really good ideas will always be looking for better ones. Writing about law, fundamentalism, and science denial…book to follow.

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