Fossil Fuels and Oil
What is the scientific evidence that Crude oil is a
fossil fuel, and not a byproduct of the internal forces and elements of
the planets? I just cant believe there has been that much organic matter
deposited that deep over such a big portion of the planet.
I expect you are aware that oil is a complex hydrocarbon fluid?
Where else do you find complex hydrocarbons, except in living
materials? It's certainly possible the primeval simple hydrocarbons
-- methane, ethane and so forth -- were subjected to some strange,
unknown geological process that transformed them into complex
hydrocarbons. That is, you could plausibly suggest that complex
molecules normally found only in living cells can arise over time from
simple molecules through natural geological processes alone, without
need for any living Creator.
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