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Is creationism a valid scientific theory?

I would say yes, it is.

The definition of a theory is:
" a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained. "

I believe creationism fits this definition for a couple of reasons:
A) It explains the world we live in based on the authority of the bible
B) Its principles are based on beliefs that superseded even the scientific method. Therefore it is not made invalid simply because it has been though to be temporarily 'disproved' by the scientific community. 
C) It forms a coherent and logical argument for the way this world works based on the axiom that the bible is a reliable source. 

For those who would argue against my view, two possible places to start are:
I) Trying to undermine the authority of the bible, because without its authority the creationism theory is pointless. This is the most effective but also the hardest means of disproving the creationism theory. 
II) Disproving the logic behind the creationism theory. This is slightly easier to do but less effective because it does not disprove the authority in which the logic is based on, meaning that a new logical explanation can be formed which fills the gaps in the old one. 

I look forward to having a civil conversation with you all ;)

Why stop at 50+ ?

Why can't I get the exact total of notifications received instead of having 50+ ? (it tells me I have more than 50 notifications but I can't see the exact total, for example if I got 60 or 70 notifs or even more)

MS staff, I think it's important for us to get the precise number when there are more than 50 notifications.

REVEIWING SCORES. . .

Jay and I are reviewing scores right now and will determine the winner by tomorrow! Apologies to those who haven't made it in time. Hopefully you'll have better luck next challenge. Speaking of which, the next sign up for March challenge is now posted! Sign ups are now open. Remember to stay tuned for the winners of the February 2019 challenge of JAY'S AND JOHN'S CHALLENGE! :D

Scores entered: "Jaybird", "Intro", "Something", "Snowed In", "Hope Remains", "Wind", and one more score that will be posted by Cassinator momentarily. 

What do you look like?

I have lightish brown hair, that’s short on the sides, long in the middle. It’s not like a mohawk, it’s taken more to the side, and it’s not wild, but more neat. I have dark brown eyes, glasses (more of that rectangular-square style), I’m just shy of 5’10. Uhhhh what else... I’m trim... I currently have braces.
I think that describes me.

Clothing... if it’s casual, my shoes are always Vans. I’m always wearing jeans (more slim fit) cuffed, and I usually wear a T-Shirt or a button up. Usually it’s like a Rock & Republic type T-Shirt, but I also wear long sleeved more stylish shirts and nice button up shirts. My style is super casual, I like, never wear stuff with logos. I like matching my outfits and making sure stuff blends well.
Sometimes, people think it’s weird that I’m a guy that’s really into style and looking nice. But hey, just because I blow dry my hair doesn’t mean I’m weird. 😂 So, yeah! I think that describes how I look. What about you?