Difference between revisions of "Talk:Continental drift"

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Wasn't everybody a creationist in 1859? [[User:DevonJ|DevonJ]] 18:22, 5 February 2011 (EST)
 
Wasn't everybody a creationist in 1859? [[User:DevonJ|DevonJ]] 18:22, 5 February 2011 (EST)
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:There were more atheists (or [[Bible deniers]] in 1859 than there are today.  [[Charles Darwin|Darwin]], for example.--[[User:Aschlafly|Andy Schlafly]] 19:37, 5 February 2011 (EST)
  
 
==Other proponents==
 
==Other proponents==

Revision as of 19:37, 5 February 2011

I think it makes sense to move this information to plate tectonics. I just wrote a small introduction to that article, and most of this would fit nicely into it. --SStaples 00:19, 6 March 2009 (EST)

Creationist?

Wasn't everybody a creationist in 1859? DevonJ 18:22, 5 February 2011 (EST)

There were more atheists (or Bible deniers in 1859 than there are today. Darwin, for example.--Andy Schlafly 19:37, 5 February 2011 (EST)

Other proponents

  • 1587- From looking at the shape of the continents, Abraham Ortelius, a respected Flemish cartographer, suggests that America may have once been part of Europe and Africa and had been torn apart by earthquakes and floods. [1]

I found the above quote on a website that exalts the early scientific work of Catholic priests, and denies the modern notion that religion and science are (necessarily) at odds. --Ed Poor Talk 19:30, 5 February 2011 (EST)