Saturday, 30 July 2011

Historicity of Goldilocks

This lovely satirical post by @shanemuk came to my attention recently, and it fits nicely with a few of my own recent posts, but brings a little more humour than I was able to muster.

On the Historicity of Goldilocks and the Three Bears

"Since the advent of trendy theology in the 19th century, it has become fashionable to regard the Goldilocks narrative as just a story - that it didn't really happen. Nowadays many Christians even dismiss it as a myth, yet they still call themselves Christians. This is an appalling state of affairs, and it is even more tragic that few of the major Christian apologists have tackled this issue head-on. It is time to set the record straight, and affirm the historical Truth of the Goldilocks narrative. I intend to show that it is overwhelmingly more likely that the Goldilocks story is literally true than not, and not only does it constitute Warranted True Belief, it is *necessarily* true in a deep ontological and cosmological sense . . . "  Read On

This came from a blog called Answers in Genes - a nice play on words when compared with Ken Ham's disingenuous and scientifically inaccurate creationist site Answers in Genesis.

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