Christian evangelical extremist Ken Ham and his friends are apoplectic over Carnival Cruise Lines’ Super Bowl ad embracing evolution.
Carnival Cruise Lines ran a phenomenal, smart, and stunningly beautiful ad during the Super Bowl Sunday night, featuring the voice of John F. Kennedy in a speech he delivered in 1962, one year before his assassination.Â
“I really don’t know why it is that all of us are so committed to the sea, except I think it’s because in addition to the fact that the sea changes, and the light changes, and ships change, it’s because we all came from the sea,” Kennedy says in the voiceover. “And it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea – whether it is to sail or to watch it – we are going back from whence we came.”
Respectfully, Carnival didn’t edit the quote one bit.
Creationist Ken Ham â€“Â fresh off a stunning defeat in Kentucky, where the State finally figured out what progressives have been saying for a year, that he would discriminate based on religion in hiring for his proposed Noah’s Ark museumÂ â€“ had an entirely different reaction to the Super Bowl ad honoring our late, great president.
“Carnival Cruise Corporationâ€”Blatant Use of Evolution for Super Bowl Advertisement,” Ham titled his retort on his Answers In Genesis blog, which is ironically titled, Around The World With Ken Ham.
Attacking popularÂ astrophysicistÂ Neil deGrasse Tyson “in his cosmos seriesÂ telling us we are all stardustâ€”we are children of the stars,” Ham mocks the majority of Americans who actually believe science and evolution, not what’s printed in the bible, by saying, “worship the stars and worship the sea! Thatâ€™s the increasing state of our culture as it abandons the truth of Godâ€™s Word.”
Of course, it is possible to believe in god and evolution (ask Pope Francis and Pope Benedict, by the way.) Also, the vast, vast majority of those who don’t believe in god don’t “worship the stars and worship the sea,” but facts are useless to the Ken Hams of the world.
Ham goes on to explain that “the Carnival Corporation wants to supposedly ‘create a personal connection with consumers'” â€“Â as if that’s a bad thingÂ â€“ as he continues to mock the majority of America.
Donâ€™t you just feel this â€œpersonal connection?â€ After all, your ancestor came out of the sea and evolved by natural processes to produce you. Donâ€™t you feel the connection? Donâ€™t you just want to go on one of their cruises so you can stand on the deck of a big cruise ship, look at the sea, and contemplate your accidental beginningsâ€”and perhaps worship the sea, because it gave birth to you!
Ohâ€”and really, you can spend a lot of money on such a cruise, but because you evolved from the sea and are just an evolved animal, and when you die you wonâ€™t even know you existedâ€”so you wonâ€™t even remember the cruiseâ€”so whatâ€™s the point anyway? You just evolved to have an ultimately meaningless existence!
(Actually, “life is short â€“Â enjoy it to its fullest” seems to be a more accurate way to look at going on a cruise, but I digress.)
And then Ham goes in for the kill.
Soâ€”worship the stars and worship the sea! Thatâ€™s the increasing state of our culture as it abandons the truth of Godâ€™s Word.
Except for the fact that itâ€™s a spiritual issue because of our sin, itâ€™s mind-boggling to think that intelligent people can actually believe life (and the whole universe) came about by accident! Ludicrous!
Hemant Mehta, the “Friendly Atheist,” critiques Ham’s outrage.
“We see a connection to the world around usâ€¦ Ham sees only sin,” he says. “Turns out you can learn a lot when your library consists of more than just a single book,” MehtaÂ concludes, pointing out that Ham has said the only book anyone needs is the bible.
But Ham is not the only one to explode in religious righteousnessÂ indignation.Â
Anti-gay Christian extremist Janet Parshall is furious:
â€” Janet Parshall (@parshalltalk) February 2, 2015
And so were other Christian evolution deniers:
@jCdaniels I was surprised Carnival would alienate 175 million Americans who correctly believe in God as the Creator.
â€” Tony (@NotTheFakeTMH) February 2, 2015
@slmiller222 Wasn’t that absurd? I nver knew Kennedy made such an ignorant statement.
â€” Linda Lee White (@LindaLeeWhite) February 2, 2015
I don’t get the carnival cruise line commercial. It says we all came from the sea. . I didn’t come from the sea!! God created us not the sea
â€” Teresa (@mountianmama64) February 2, 2015
â€” Mitzi Campbell (@Mitzi15) February 2, 2015
Carnival cruise lines promoting Darwinism? Don’t think so, God made the Heavens and the Earth
â€” Ron chavez (@Ronchav24090723) February 2, 2015
â€” NFL Czar (@nfl_czar) February 2, 2015
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1/6 Committee Issues Subpoena With Damning Revelation About Trump’s Focus to Former White House Spokesperson
A top Trump White House spokesperson who pushed the “Big Lie” and reportedly has “firsthand knowledge” of then-President Donald Trump’s behavior on the day before and day of the insurrection has been subpoenaed by the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack.
Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), who earlier Friday issued subpoenas to 14 Republicans believed to have submitted false and forged Electoral College claims, has sent a subpoena to former Deputy White House Press Secretary Judd Deere, CNN reports.
The Committee indicated to Deere it wants to focus on the day before the attempted coup, and “specifically said it wanted to speak with him about the January 5 staff meeting in the Oval Office with the President.”
In a damning revelation, Chairman Thompson’s letter “said it had obtained information that Trump repeatedly asked in the meeting: ‘What are your ideas for getting the RINOs to do the right thing tomorrow? How do we convince Congress?'”
U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), who sits on the January 6 Committee, Friday evening told CNN, the Committee thinks Deere “had a hand in formulating the strategy and some of the media discussions on the day of Jan. 6 and the president’s response.”
Jan. 6 select committee member Rep. Pete Aguilar on the committee subpoenaing former Trump White House spokesman Judd Deere: “We … think he had a hand in formulating the strategy and some of the media discussions on the day of Jan. 6 and the president’s response.” pic.twitter.com/yUviNrecXy
— The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) January 28, 2022
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Recently, she has begun to claim that COVID-19 vaccines are designed to create “quantum entanglement” between those who take them and the internet in an effort to turn humanity into “transhumanist cyborgs.”
“The stated goal is to depopulate the planet and the ones that are left, either make them chronically sick or turn them into transhumanist cyborgs that can be manipulated externally by 5G, by magnets, by all sorts of things,” Tenpenny said during an appearance on “The Stew Peters Show” Thursday night. “I got dragged through the mud by the mainstream media when I said that in May of last year in front of the House committee in Columbus, [Ohio]. Well, guess what? It’s all true.”
“The whole issue of quantum entanglement and what the shots do in terms of the frequencies and the electronic frequencies that come inside of your body and hook you up to the ‘Internet of Things,’ the quantum entanglement that happens immediately after you’re injected,” she continued. “You get hooked up to what they’re trying to develop. It’s called the hive mind, and they want all of us there as a node and as an electronic avatar that is an exact replica of us except it’s an electronic replica, it’s not our God given body that we were born with. And all of that will be running through the metaverse that they’re talking about. All of these things are real, Stew. All of them. And it’s happening right now. It’s not some science fiction thing happening out in the future; it’s happening right now in real time.”
This article was originally published by Right Wing Watch and is republished here by permission.
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“The so-called alternate electors from those states then transmitted the purported Electoral-College certificates to Congress, which multiple people advising former President Trump or his campaign used to justify delaying or blocking the certification of the election during the Joint Session of Congress on January 6th, 2021.”
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