Posted: Sep 20, 2013 12:09 am
by Calilasseia
CdesignProponentsist wrote:
Shrunk wrote:I don't know what comment by Bill Nye he is responding to. From what Comfort says, I'm assuming it is that the Bible is wrong because it says the moon emits its own light. If so, then Comfort may not be wrong on this point, depending on the liguistics of the actual Bible passage. But, yeah, I have no idea what Beethoven has to do with it.

I'm pretty sure that at the time of the authoring of the Bible, they believed that the moon emitted its own light. I could be wrong, but anything otherwise would have been rather advanced for the era.

Except of course that if the Moon was a luminous source, there wouldn't be any phases.