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    I think we know enough to estimate the...

    I think we know enough to estimate the probability of a biomolecule forming randomly.


    He does indeed make an argument, good enough to be published. Are you implying that the editors of the...
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    No, we only need to be able to say our knowledge...

    No, we only need to be able to say our knowledge of the situation is reasonably comprehensive.


    No, he's using cytochrome c as an analog for a complex first biomolecule.


    Well, he says...
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    Yes, so then Jacob became in effect, the...

    Yes, so then Jacob became in effect, the firstborn. But this doesn't address the point that knowing Jesus is key to having eternal life!

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    That kind of proves the point that "κυριος" is...

    That kind of proves the point that "κυριος" is another name for God.


    But it sets him apart from all people, so Jesus is no mere man.


    But this doesn't address the point that knowing Jesus is...
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    Yes, God in the Trinity knows all things. That is...

    Yes, God in the Trinity knows all things. That is not to say that some detail couldn't be hidden from a member of the Trinity.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    I noted a claim that RNA had been synthesized,...

    I noted a claim that RNA had been synthesized, "RNA has been synthesized in conditions that may have resembled those on the early Earth." Only they didn't synthesize RNA, so this claim is false.

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    We can estimate the probability of certain events...

    We can estimate the probability of certain events in nature, such as the formation of a biomolecule randomly.


    My point was that forensic analysis is acceptable and widely acknowledged.


    Yes,...
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    And Lord is another name for God. So Jesus...

    And Lord is another name for God.



    So Jesus is set apart from all people here.


    So knowing Jesus (and the Father) gives eternal life! This could not be said of a mere man.
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    Where does it say that all the members of the...

    Where does it say that all the members of the Trinity must be omniscient in this detail?

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    A calculation of the probability of spontaneous...

    A calculation of the probability of spontaneous biogenesis by information theory.

    Geological evidence for the “warm little pond” is missing. It is concluded that belief in currently accepted...
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    "A posteriori definition, from particular...

    "A posteriori definition, from particular instances to a general principle or law; based upon actual observation or upon experimental data."

    That would not be the same as estimating the...
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    That's just 1-probability(nature did it). ...

    That's just 1-probability(nature did it).


    That won't hold up in court, "Your honor, we don't know yet, because there might be a natural explanation for my car hitting that other car."
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    So where do they synthesize RNA? But is it...

    So where do they synthesize RNA?


    But is it racemic? Probably so, and if so, puts a dent in their claim.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    It seems they synthesized the bases for RNA, but...

    It seems they synthesized the bases for RNA, but not RNA itself, for RNA, you need ribose. This statement claims too much, as does the claim that they can form under one set of conditions, which...
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    As I have heard, "this" refers to "by grace you...

    As I have heard, "this" refers to "by grace you have been saved through faith" (not to "gift"). Though "gift" does seem to refer back to "this".

    Does “and this” (kai touto) connect with “faith,”...
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    How are the probabilities I was talking about a...

    How are the probabilities I was talking about a posteriori? Or I must be misunderstanding you.


    No, the anthropic principle depends on a naturalistic worldview, ISTM.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    So Cambridge Press was duped? I think not....

    So Cambridge Press was duped? I think not. Substantial biomolecules must have first formed randomly, and such probabilities have been published, and you have not addressed Hubert Yockey here, for...
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    No, it's when natural explanations fail, when we...

    No, it's when natural explanations fail, when we know enough to be able to estimate the probability of natural explanations, and a natural explanation turns out to be improbable. It's like forensics,...
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    But which probabilities do you mean? And the...

    But which probabilities do you mean? And the anthropic principle doesn't prove anything, unless you assume that the supernatural is impossible.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    All that needs to be shown is that abiogenesis is...

    All that needs to be shown is that abiogenesis is improbable, no need to show that it is impossible. So then the question becomes, do we know enough of natural processes, to be able to estimate the...
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    But we don't have billions of years for life to...

    But we don't have billions of years for life to form, almost immediately (geologically speaking) after conditions were available that support life, we have life.


    Science can deal with...
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    But in this case there is a perfectly good...

    But in this case there is a perfectly good natural explanation, it's when natural explanations fail that we then turn to the supernatural.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    And the word "this" can also mean "that": "I...

    And the word "this" can also mean "that":

    "I tell you, on that night two people will be in one bed; one will be taken and the other left." (Lk 17:34)

    Same word, only here it means "that night",...
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    I responded specifically to your papers, now it...

    I responded specifically to your papers, now it would be appropriate to hear something specific from you, in reply.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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    Well, if a natural explanation is improbable,...

    Well, if a natural explanation is improbable, then we are left with supernatural explanations.

    Blessings,
    Lee
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