Getting Adamites to the Old World

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Getting Adamites to the Old World

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Rethinking LDS Apologetics

One of the postulates of LDS apologetics is that Adam and Eve lived outside Independence, Missouri. When asked how they got to the Old World for their descendant's biblical adventures, apologists point to the time when there was the super-continent of Pangea.

One problem with that is this was before the age of mammals. How do we get around that? The answer is with attenuated LDS apologetics. Consider this: There were proto-mammals called the Synapsids. They weren't quite mammals, but they were getting there and after the great Permian extinction event, the small surviving ancestors took the great leap of faith and Darwinism enabling them to make it past the Age of the Dinosaurs and righteously enduring until they could begin the Dispensation of Mammals.

So how does this relate to attenuated LDS apologetics and getting the descendants of Adam and Eve to another continent? Easy, for Adam and Eve were both Synapsids.

And now you have evidence of the rest of the story.

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Synapsid - both first Adamite and proto-tapir
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moksha, your post has a charm to which I hope my flatfooted response will not detract from.

I sort of thought the usual Mormon theory was that they crossed the ocean in an arc built by Noah.

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Huckleberry, the great thing about apologetics is that backup explanations are both helpful and appreciated, plus they tend to keep us from getting into that ad hominem quagmire found elsewhere on the internet.

The super-continent of Pangea does help to explain the Fertile Crescent being the area between the four great rivers of the Tigris, Euphrates, Missouri, and Mississippi.
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moksha wrote:Huckleberry, the great thing about apologetics is that backup explanations are both helpful and appreciated, plus they tend to keep us from getting into that ad hominem quagmire found elsewhere on the internet.

The super-continent of Pangea does help to explain the Fertile Crescent being the area between the four great rivers of the Tigris, Euphrates, Missouri, and Mississippi.


Missouri? well that certainly helps with that quirky geography of Eden.

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I've seen Ed Goble's posts on the MD&D board. He seems like a genuinely nice guy.
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moksha wrote:I've seen Ed Goble's posts on the MD&D board. He seems like a genuinely nice guy.


He is. I like Ed.
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That is a picture of a Curelom..., or maybe a Cumum. Can't remember which right now - but no matter because it really isn't pertinent to your salvation.
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