Pat Robertson: Young Earth Creationism is a “Joke”
Pat does disagree with evolution “as it is currently presented” (whatever that means), but at least he acknowledges the idiocy of Young Earth Creationism. So there’s a teensy weensy bit of hope.
“Let’s face it, there was a bishop [Ussher] who added up the dates listed in Genesis and he came up with the world had been around for 6,000 years,” Robertson said. “There ain’t no way that’s possible. To say that it all came about in 6,000 years is just nonsense and I think it’s time we come off of that stuff and say this isn’t possible.”
He continued: “We’ve got to be realistic that the dating of Bishop Ussher just doesn’t comport with anything that is found in science and you can’t just totally deny the geological formations that are out there.”
Pat Robertson, Science Guy