Please educate me about Dinosaurs

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    Please educate me about Dinosaurs

    Recently I spoke with someone that stopped me mid-sentence and told me they didn't believe in Dinosaurs. Or put another way, that Dinosaurs never existed on this planet.

    I believe the reasoning was based on a religious belief - remember I got shut down - and I want to know where most religions stand on the issue of Dinosaurs?

    Even the Creationist believe in Dinosaurs, they just have a different timeline.

    Anyone?
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    Ask @mcpapa. He's the only one who would have seen them firsthand.

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    I have zero doubt that dinosaurs existed...walked the earth, swam the oceans and flew in the skies.

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    If you remember the baseball player, Carl Everett, he was a Christian that didn't believe in dinosaurs. I think his explanation was that the Bible never made any mention of dinosaurs, and since Adam held dominion over all animals, dinosaurs could never have ruled the earth and therefore never existed. Or something to that effect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    If you remember the baseball player, Carl Everett, he was a Christian that didn't believe in dinosaurs. I think his explanation was that the Bible never made any mention of dinosaurs, and since Adam held dominion over all animals, dinosaurs could never have ruled the earth and therefore never existed. Or something to that effect.
    Does the Bible mention every single species of animals?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    Recently I spoke with someone that stopped me mid-sentence and told me they didn't believe in Dinosaurs. Or put another way, that Dinosaurs never existed on this planet.

    I believe the reasoning was based on a religious belief - remember I got shut down - and I want to know where most religions stand on the issue of Dinosaurs?

    Even the Creationist believe in Dinosaurs, they just have a different timeline.

    Anyone?
    What was the explanation about bones and skeletons that have been found?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawildcat View Post
    Does the Bible mention every single species of animals?!
    I agree. I'm not sure how you can use that line of thinking to dispute the existence of dinosaurs, especially when there is plenty of physical evidence they existed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    What was the explanation about bones and skeletons that have been found?
    Big Unicorns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    What was the explanation about bones and skeletons that have been found?
    Aliens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjs4470 View Post
    If you remember the baseball player, Carl Everett, he was a Christian that didn't believe in dinosaurs. I think his explanation was that the Bible never made any mention of dinosaurs, and since Adam held dominion over all animals, dinosaurs could never have ruled the earth and therefore never existed. Or something to that effect.
    Quote Originally Posted by lawildcat View Post
    Does the Bible mention every single species of animals?!
    To use Everett's line of thought...the Bible doesn't mention Carl Everett either...thus, I guess Carl Everett doesn't actually exist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plantmanky View Post
    Aliens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    No Super Aliens.

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    Here's the way I look at it.













    They gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    What was the explanation about bones and skeletons that have been found?
    Too close minded to hear another word about it other than I was wrong.

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    It sounds like you want to be educated about religion, not about dinosaurs.

    I don't think the Roman Catholic Church has any explicit teachings on dinosaurs themselves and I can't imagine any reason why they would.

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