Bob Combs, pastor of the Norton (OH) Grace Brethren Church-South Campus and past moderator of the FGBC, is serving as advisor to a new creation science museum in the Akron area. (photo by Ken Crisafi)
Today’s Akron Leader carries the following article, which quotes Combs extensively and gives background on the new museum.
By Stephanie Kandel
COPLEY — Check your assumptions at the door: This isn’t your father’s dinosaur museum.
William Sanderson displays the jawbone of a Wooly Mammoth and the teeth of a pterodactyl, but at his soon-to-open Akron Fossils & Science Center located in Copley, a different kind of idea emerges.
The idea the Earth is fairly young after all.
According to Sanderson, his center is the only one of its kind in Ohio: a creation-based science museum that offers the opportunity for children and adults to challenge their assumptions about creation, evolution, dinosaurs, prehistory, nature and the world as we know it.
The center is devoted to teaching creation science and intelligent design models in contrast to evolutionary models.
Sanderson believes dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures co- existed with humans during the time between the creation of man and the flood of Noah as told in the Bible. The Ice Age then followed the flood, he said.
Before the flood, he said, the Earth’s atmosphere was so different that animals, plants and humans were able to grow much larger and live much longer than today.
“There’s a lot of science that supports that, and that’s what we’re trying to make the case for,” he said.
Among his many pieces of evidence on display at the center, Sanderson has a casting of an original Ica burial stone. (Only 11 original stones exist, according to Sanderson, and he said he is trying to obtain one. If he does, however, he won’t display it in the center. He’ll keep it in a safety deposit box instead, he said.)
The stones portray the death of a person and are subsequently buried with that person. Holding up one of the stones, Sanderson pointed to its depiction and said, “This is a dinosaur killing a human being.”
He also showed a photograph of an Ican mummy with what he said are images of dinosaurs woven into her grave clothes.
“Maybe,” he said, “dinosaurs weren’t millions of years old.”
Sanderson’s efforts are backed by a multi-member advisory board, which includes Fred Brannan, of West Akron, an engineer. Brannan and Sanderson are acquaintances through Grace Brethren Church of Norton and share an interest in creation vs. evolution.
“He’s got a wealth of knowledge on the topic,” Brannan said.
Bob Combs, pastor of the Grace Brethren Church, also is on Sanderson’s advisory board. Combs reiterated Brannan’s comments that Sanderson has a wealth of knowledge about creationism, a belief Combs said he subscribes to and believes the Bible teaches.
Combs also praised Sanderson’s determination to go forward with the project.
“I’m amazed at his passion,” Combs said. “This is such a tremendous undertaking.”
Brannan knew of a similar creation-based science center in Florida and said he was glad to hear of Sanderson’s endeavor.
“I thought that would be nice, to have something up here that portrays what the evidence says from a biblical point of view and to give that as an alternative to the typical thing that is put out there from an evolutionary standpoint,” he said.
Combs concurred, saying both he and Sanderson visited a creation research center in San Diego, and Sanderson’s center will be a great thing for the area.
“I encourage the public to come and see it, because I think they’ll be surprised at what’s been done,” he said. “It’s being done first class.”
Upon entering the center, one of the first areas guests come to is called “Assumption Junction.”
“What we want to do initially is get people looking at what the assumptions are that they’re starting from,” Sanderson said.
Visitors can view an impressive casting of the head of a Tyrannosaurus Rex found in Wyoming; a wall-mounted mastodon skeleton that was found in Newark (with 18 living organisms still in its intestinal tract, Sanderson said), and other artifacts, including matrix pieces that show imbedded bones and tendons.
There is the “pure science” section to the museum and also an area called “Opening the Doors to Truth,” which depicts the science behind the Bible’s creation story, Sanderson said.
The center also will offer a snack bar and gift shop, a Saturday morning lecture series, educational models that change quarterly, and “Truassic Park,” an outdoor dinosaur-themed playground.
Sanderson, a former middle school science teacher in a public school system in Clermont County, said he wasn’t satisfied with the answers he found in the theory of evolution. Instead, he developed a fascination and passion with the creation theory.
“Every time I look at the creation, I look at design — I see the coordination and the complexity, and it just marvels me,” he said.
He said he finds himself in a shrinking minority as far as his scientific beliefs.
“I think more and more, scientists are beginning to question the validity” of evolution, he said, noting that prior to the 1850s, everyone was a creationist. “Evolution is a fairly recent theory that hasn’t progressed effectively,” he explained.
Sanderson does stress he believes in “microevolution” — that species adapt to their environment over time. The idea of “macroevolution,” he said, is where the argument begins to fall apart.
“We see things staying in their own kind,” he said. “Our cells will continue to create more of ourselves.”
Of opening the center, Sanderson said: “Our mission is to pose life’s questions and open the doors to truth so visitors can find their own answers.”
He hopes visitors will open their minds to what the center offers and perhaps entertain a new understanding of the development of the world.
“It’s an opportunity for people to be stimulated to think in different ways,” he said.
The Akron Fossils & Science Center, located at 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, plans to open to the public May 26, with a grand opening slated for June 16-17.
Museum hours will be Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 2-5 and free for children younger than 2. Group rates and season passes are available.
Reservations for field trips are now being accepted. A variety of science lessons can be taught, depending on the group’s age range. The museum also will offer special services for birthday parties, special events and summer science camps.
For more information or to make reservations, call (330) 665-DINO.
THE FOLLOWING WORK CONTAINS A MASS/FREQUENCY CHANGE CONCEPT THAT SOLVES THE QUESTION AS TO WHY MASS MOVES AT ALL. IT ALSO CLARIFIES WHY OUR WORLD IS ONE OF PRESENT TIME ONLY, WITH THERE BEING NO POSSIBILITY OF TIME TRAVEL TO EITHER THE PAST OR FUTURE.
THE PROBLEM AND REPAIR OF RELATIVITY
(C) 2004, Duane Ertle
In order to introduce the problem, I am going to quote a few sentences from a book "The Universe and Dr. Einstein," by Lincoln Barnett, published in 1960 by Mentor Books. The quotes are from pages 61 and 63 respectively.
The first concept involves that of mass.
"In its popular sense, mass is just another word for weight. But used by the physicist, it denotes a rather different and more fundamental property of matter: namely, resistance to a change of motion. A greater force is necessary to move or stop a freight car than a velocipede; the freight car resists a change in its motion more stubbornly than the velocipede because it has greater mass. ... But Relativity asserts that the mass of a moving body is by no means constant, but increases with its velocity relative to an observer. In short, energy has mass!"
Next, we need to look at the reason for this belief.
"By further deduction from his principle of Relativity of mass, Einstein arrived at a conclusion of incalculable importance to the world. His train of reasoning ran somewhat as follows: since the mass of a moving body increases as its motion increases, and since motion is a form of energy (kinetic energy), then the increased mass of a moving body comes from its increased energy. ..."
Now I am going to quote a paragraph from "The Bones of Time," copyrighted in 1978 by Duane Ertle, it is from the chapter "Flexible Time."
"The reason a fast moving mass is so difficult to stop, or have a direction change in, is due to its becoming frozen in a linear manner so energy cannot pass through its total volume as happens when it is at rest. When a mass moves at one-hundred thousand miles a second, the energy existent and having potential movement at right angles to its direction of travel could be at most a distance of eighty-six thousand miles a second. When moving at the speed of light minus two feet per second, the potential energy existent at right angles to its forward motion would only be two feet in one second. At the speed of light the mass would convert from being a three-dimensional object and would become a single beam of high energy photons streaking through space, all existing in only one dimension. Obviously there would be zero energy potential at right angles to the direction of travel."
Moving mass does not acquire additional mass as it moves. Atomic matter is composed of waveform. As electromagnetic energy (a wave) has differing energy values, so, also, does mass at different speeds have an overall differing waveform. The waveform is derived from the moving mass itself, as energy at right angles to direction of travel decreases in line density with movement, and transfers a proportional amount of that frequency toward the direction of travel. In this sense greater mass is being added to the forward motion of the mass at the expense of the energy/mass at right angles to it.
There is an expression that deals with frequency density and an increase of energy as the lines of frequency increase. The expression in question says that E=hf. The energy of an electromagnetic wave is equal to that of a very small numerical constant times the frequency of the wave. The greater the frequency of the wave, the more energy the electromagnetic wave would have. Radio waves may have very long peak-to-peak distances of thousands of meters, while cosmic radiation is able to have its frequency so compressed that it acts as dimensional mass, and there may be trillions of frequencies, or waves within a single meter. Now consider how the frequency at right angles to direction of movement changes from having great potential in those directions, toward having less, thus giving up mass/energy potential. Energy, in form of greater frequency, converts to an overall change of mass, or as some would say, "... resistance to a change of motion."
The concept of E=hf is an equation that works for three different elements of nature:
1. E=hf, is an equation that describes why electromagnetic energy has greater and lesser energy values. Radio waves have very little energy value, while gamma and cosmic radiation have a great deal. And it all is dependent upon wave frequency and the density of that wave in a particular space.
2. mk=hf, (mass kinetic energy, equals hf) describes why mass shrinks to an observer as it moves. Because mass is composed of electromagnetic energy, it has the same wave values as electromagnetic energy, but in a very condensed manner. Electromagnetic energy remains in three-dimensional space in form of standing waves, yet having the same linear value of 186,000 mps all the while. Like a runner on a racetrack traveling all the while at that great speed. The same distance is traveled, just not in a straight line. As long as the velocity value within mass maintains the value of "c" it does not matter how small the "race track" becomes.
The, mk=hf, value demonstrates that the shrinkage of a moving mass is constant with frequency change. There are no sudden changes in mass/energy values. It also explains why the energy transfer takes place as frequency converts at right angles to that of forward motion. Just as sound waves have greater frequency with greater mass speed (thus the lines of frequency shrink, or become compressed) so, also, mass in the direction of travel shrinks in proportion to a greater or lesser internal frequency or energy values.
3. c=hf, is that for the relationship of a gravitational field and its frequency. It is possible that a "graviton," a single gravitational wave, has the same frequency as all other gravitational waves, no matter where they form; and what we consider as field of gravity has to do with quantity and not quality. Even though it might be either way, at present it appears that a gravitational field is formed of a quantity of waves (a greater multitude of waves all exactly the same no matter where in earth they formed) and not their frequency; although the c=hf concept would be valid in either sense.
Dr. Einstein understood moving mass from the perspective of how it related directly to that of energy - and it worked for him. He arrived at E=mc2! But the same result is able to be found by understanding that mass is composed of waves, and the moving mass undergoes a change from being greater in mass in three dimensions toward that of becoming greater in waveform in one direction and less in the other two dimensions.
In order that the reader may understand the thinking of today concerning the potential ramification of compounding mass, I am going to quote a paragraph found in a book entitled "Asimov's Guide to Science," (c) 1972; published by Basic Books Inc..
"... When Oppenheimer worked out the properties of the neutron star in 1939, he predicted also that it was possible for a star that was massive enough and cool enough, to collapse altogether to nothingless. When such collapse proceeded past the neutron star stage, the gravitational field would become so intense that no matter what, no light could escape from it. Nothing could be seen of it; it would simply be a "black hole" in space."
To which concept I would say; Oppenheimer did not realize that the force of gravity is a field of energy, c2=E/m, initiated by the heat energy within a solar mass. No heat - no energy.
Black holes today are an attempt to explain why so much mass is missing from creation - 90%. The galaxies have been stretched out, and there is not enough mass in empty space to account for distances outward and their being so far apart from each other. But, that condition is not really new news. In the book of Isaiah 45:12 God said 2700 years ago that the heavens had been stretched out. "I have made the earth, and created man upon it, I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded." So, then, it is not 'black holes" that mankind needs to find, but God.
The conclusion is this. Because moving mass has increased frequency change in direction of movement until it reaches the speed of light, it then converts into radiation; there is no manner by which a black hole is able to form under any condition. There is no manner whereby the mass in question may be anything other than the original mass converted into what it already, intrinsically, was. This means, if it is impossible for a black hole to form, then it is just as impossible for the "big bang" to have happened. Neither of these events ever did exist nor shall they. They both soon shall disappear with a "little poof" into an obscure page somewhere in antiquity.
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