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Bill Nye versus Ken Ham: science vs scientific creationism

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On Tuesday, the ‘Science Guy’ Bill Nye debated against Ken Ham, president and founder of Creation Museum. Was the world created 6,000 years ago, as Ken Ham believes? A very interesting debate.

William Sanford “Bill” Nye (born in Washington, District of Columbia, November 27, 1955), known as “Bill Nye The Science Guy”, is an American science writer, also an actor, television host and mechanical engineer. He is best known as host of the children’s program “Bill Nye The Science Guy” (1993-1998), Walt Disney Educational Productions, and his many subsequent appearances in popular science media. He received the 2010 Award of the “Humanist of the Year” by the American Humanist Association.

Kenneth Alfred Ham (born October 20, 1951) is an Australian young-earth creationist who advocates a literal interpretation of Genesis. He is the president of Answers in Genesis (AiG) and the Museum of Creation. Kenneth Ham is the recipient of two honorary doctorates: in 1997, Temple Baptist College in Cincinnati (Ohio), and in 2004 from Liberty University in Lynchburg (Virginia state). He is the author of several books on the Book of Genesis, the accuracy and authority of the Bible, dinosaurs and the destructive effects of evolutionary thought (including, co-author of the book “Already Gone” on why so many young people leave the church).

The Creation Museum is a museum located in Petersburg, Kentucky, United States. The origins of the universe, life and humanity are presented according to a literal reading of Genesis.

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