Life size replica of Noah's Ark

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Life size replica of Noah's Ark

In the Netherlands of all places....

 

http://cosmos.bcst.yahoo.com/up/player/popup/?rn=49750&cl=2545986&ch=61492&src=news

 

 

 

Just unreal the lengths people go thru to prop up this old story.

 

 


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Here is a pretty good

Here is a pretty good article on this whacko's 'accomplishment'.

 

 

http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/europe/04/28/dutch.ark.ap/index.html

Looks like he used milled lumber...wonder if Noah had access to Home Depot when he built his.

Tongue out

 

But here is the clincher...

"In fact, Noah's Ark as described in the Bible was five times larger than Johan's Ark."

 

Building the Ark to scale is impossible using wood.

 

http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/faq-noahs-ark.html#building

1. Building the Ark

Wood is not the best material for shipbuilding. It is not enough that a ship be built to hold together; it must also be sturdy enough that the changing stresses don't open gaps in its hull. Wood is simply not strong enough to prevent separation between the joints, especially in the heavy seas that the Ark would have encountered. The longest wooden ships in modern seas are about 300 feet, and these require reinforcing with iron straps and leak so badly they must be constantly pumped. The ark was 450 feet long [ Gen. 6:15]. Could an ark that size be made seaworthy? 

 


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He was probably just

He was probably just confused as to exactly how long a cubit is.  Smile


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What always tickles me

What always tickles me about the ark story is how they got all the millions upon millions of bug species to fit.

And what did the lions/tigers/bears/eagles/badgers/dogs/dingos/wolverines etc. eat?

Were there extra animals laying around that no one was using? 

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Not to mention the

Not to mention the ventilation provided by the ONE window included in the design.


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Yeah, 20 billion animals fit

Yeah, 20 billion animals fit on that. It's amazing, did you know when you enter the ark you got smaller? It's true, learned it in B.S 101.

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Whatever floats your boat I

Whatever floats your boat I guess. B-dum-chish.

In terms of fitting all the species of animals in, it could've been a tardis boat. But I guess you guys are deprived of Doctor Who?


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awwww, man. is this going to

awwww, man. is this going to be the new nutball christian reaction to global warming? that it's a biblical event and we all need to build arks in anticipation of rising sea levels?? somebody shoot me.

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A lot of nutball Christians

A lot of nutball Christians actually don't believe global warming exists. But clearly God has selected Johan to take two of every species and take them on his ark.