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Where did all the water come from and where did it go?
The Bible says the water covered the mountains up to a depth of 15 cubits- which is nowhere near the height of our tallest mountains. Mt. Ararat, where evangelists claim Noah’s Ark has been found is 14,000 feet high. You have to ask how there could be enough water to simultaneously fill the Mariana Trench and cover Mt. Everest. And you have to ask where it went.
Was the floodwater salty or fresh?
Sea animals provide a special problem for biblical literalists. If the floodwaters were salty, how did the freshwater animals survive? If the floodwaters were fresh, how did the saltwater animals survive?
Were all of the animals on board?
Young Earth Creationists maintain that evolution is impossible. Minor changes through mutation and adaptation are obvious and impossible to deny. Young Earth Creationists reject the possibility that all these changes could give rise to a new species.
Yet Noah’s ark presents a problem. It is obviously not possible for two (or seven) of every species to be on board the ark. Creation scientists resolve this problem by stating that the biblical word “kinds” is a taxonomic division. In other words, you wouldn’t need two of every individual species, you would just need two representatives from the kinds. The variations that we see today would arise later.
How did all of this variation arise?
Some say a “kind” corresponds to a genus. Others name different taxonomic classifications. The fact remains that animals that animals that were of the same kind during the flood are no longer of the same ‘kind’ today. If the natural selection and mutations and adaptation of animals cannot change them from one species to another, where did all of the extra species come from?
What kind of person is God?
We have to suppose that every single one of the animals, plants, men , women and children allegedly killed during this flood were actually truly wicked. Horribly evil. Not a good one among them. You have to wonder why an omniscient god would go through all of this: create Adam and Eve, knowing they would be wicked. Let them procreate, knowing they would be wicked. Yet, all the while you are punishing every human being for their wicked nature…the nature that you created. Furthermore, the children born after the Original Sin shouldn’t even be responsible for the actions of Adam & Eve. In a human being, we would call these actions sadistic. That they are associated with ‘goodness and mercy’ should be disturbing.