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Avoiding Bad Arguments


We’ve been looking at why we should—yes—teach our kids evolution! We know it’s important because children will run into it eventually, and they need a firm foundation in truth. Plus, knowing what others believe shows them you care. Here’s a third reason: it helps us avoid bad arguments.

If you don’t know what the other side believes, you’ll probably ending up using some bad arguments. Here’s an example: some Christians argue, “If we evolved from apes, why are there still apes around?” Well, evolutionists believe we evolved from ape-like ancestors and apes are our cousins. So, this is a bad argument.

Knowing what evolution teaches will help our young people effectively argue against it.

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Ken Ham is the president, CEO, and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.

 if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, and the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at the watchman’s hand.


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