Edited by Greg Neyman
John Baumgardner developed a computer model that shows how runaway subduction of tectonic plates could have been responsible for the global flood
Source: John Baumgardner, Runaway Subduction as the Driving Mechanism for the Genesis Flood (http://www.globalflood.org/papers/iccsubduction94.html)
The amount of energy calculated by Baumgardner would be enough to boil off the oceans
The increased volcanism would have spewed carbon dioxide (a greenhouse gas) in such volumes as to boil everyone on earth. Noah would have been "well-done"
A computer simulation, written and performed by a young earth creationist, will no doubt yield results supporting a young earth!
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