— Darren Marlar (@darrenmarlar) September 29, 2014
On today’s Creation Moments Minute, we look at two modern technological marvels that were around before the time of Christ.
It is unfortunate that we so often have the sense that nothing technologically important has happened in human history until modern times. This helps maintain the illusion that humans are indeed progressing and evolving upward.
Differential gears, allowing a machine to perform two functions simultaneously, were not used in modern times until 1575. However, a model planetarium using differential gears was found in a ship that sank off Greece in 78 B.C.
That’s not all. While Ben Franklin is given credit for discovering electricity, electric batteries dating from 100 B.C. have been found in Iraq.
Despite all of our modern gadgets, there is no evidence that humans are any more clever today than they were on the first day they walked the Earth – just as the Bible says
For Creation Moments Minute, I’m Darren Marlar.