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The intersection of biblical studies, genetics, history, genealogy, and geography.

Pandemics vs Entropy

Pandemics vs Entropy

Pandemic viruses are deadly, but over time they should weaken as they pick up mutations. Will this happen with the pandemic coronavirus? We can only hope. But has it ever happen before? Yes, between 1917 and 2009, the human H1N1 virus picked up thousands of mutations...

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The octopus is from Mars, and other stories

The octopus is from Mars, and other stories

There are certain things in genetics that are truly shocking. Complexity (in this case, of the octopus genome), hybridization between species that are not in any way similar, ancient genetic connections between the Polynesians and the South Americans, and the...

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Privacy is dead!

Privacy is dead!

Privacy is dead. It never existed online, but even more importantly modern genetics has destroyed any sense of privacy. With millions of people in online databases, and with many of those accessible to the public, almost everybody is essentially identifiable....

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Patriarchal Drive

Patriarchal Drive

Patriarchal Drive is a strange phrase with profound implications. Simply put, very old people having children in a population adds many extra mutations per child. In the biblical model, centuries-old people would have been having children within a fairly small...

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Jacob’s Livestock Breeding Experiment

Jacob’s Livestock Breeding Experiment

Dr C delves into a difficult passage that deals with some improbable breeding experiments done by the Patriarch Jacob in Genesis 30 and 31. Some claim the genetics is all wrong. Others claim Jacob believed in magic. Neither is the case. Links: Jacob’s livestock: a...

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Racial tension, part 2: What is a race?

Racial tension, part 2: What is a race?

There are massive racial tensions being expressed in the US and around the world today. While I cannot fix centuries of injustice and oppression in a 15-minute YouTube video, there are answers to the theological and scientific questions people are asking. Some of the...

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Nature vs God?

Nature vs God?

We all struggle to explain where everything came from. The science of naturalism is the main approach used today, but naturalism, even though it is a great science for the laboratory, is a lousy science for origins. The alternative to naturalism is theism, and within...

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Evolutionary Bottlenecks are Disastrous

Evolutionary Bottlenecks are Disastrous

Dr C revisits the idea of a genetic "bottleneck" and explains why the 'out of Africa' bottleneck would have been a disaster for our species. Location: Silvermine Commercial Take-out #3, Nantahala National Forest, Bryson City, North Carolina Links: Why you shouldn't...

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Based in Atlanta, BiblicalGenetics.com is a vlog/podcast by Dr. Robert Carter. His posts explore modern genetics through the lens of biblical history, and vice versa.

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