Category: Reply to Skeptics

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“Stupid Dinosaur Lies” or Truth?

Within the past few weeks, at least two posts have accused me, Jonathan Whitcomb, of deceiving people. The second writer, “idoubtit,” seems to have been convinced by the first one, Dr. Donald Prothero, regarding my online writing behavior. But when Prothero responded to me,...

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Look Overhead, not Underfoot

On page 191 of the fourth edition of Searching for Ropens and Finding God I wrote: You cannot see what’s overhead when you focus on what’s underfoot, and you cannot perceive what you believe cannot be seen. C. S. Lewis was aware...

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How can you Miss Photographing a Modern Pterosaur?

Why do we not yet (as of mid-2014) have a good photo of a ropen? A skeptic may ask that, as a rhetorical question, but it’s answered by human experiences. My wife Gladys and I took an early walk yesterday morning. In a shady area, narrowly enclosed by chain link fences...

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“Lie” on Wikipedia “Ropen” Article?

I have been practically (but not officially) banned from contributing anything anywhere on Wikipedia. Why? Because I told the truth and was therefore accused of the opposite. This is complicated, so let’s take one step at a time and see if I did contribute anything...

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Who is Norman Huntington?

Pen Names Both “Norman Huntington” and “Nathaniel Coleman” are pseudonyms. Who is behind them and why were those names used? That requires an introduction. Can a writer legitimately and honestly use a pseudonym, AKA a pen name? A variety of conditions can validate this...