Talk:History/Overview

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Well, this is disappointing. I just stumbled onto Wikiversity by accident, and it sounded like what I was looking for to brush up on world history. So I go to the world history page, hoping to find a comprehensive outline that I can dip into, and there are only four very short paragraphs.

Worse, they were evidently written by a Christian apologist who gets his information from "Answers in Genesis," rather than reputable sources. Even though the entire world history topic is just a dozen or so sentences, it manages to make the ridiculous claim that Genesis does not conflict with science, and "proves" it by saying, "Grass was one of the first life forms on planet Earth," which conforms with the scripture quoted.

But not with science. The scientific consensus is that grass evolved at most 130 million years ago. It's only about half as old as the dinosaurs, and billions of years younger than the first life forms on planet Earth. So the scripture quoted actually illustrates how bad the Bible is at history and science.

To be fair, the author did avoid quoting the part of Genesis that claims that fruit trees were growing before the sun was created. --Brock Savage (discusscontribs) 08:59, 8 February 2018 (UTC)[]

@Brock Savage: Thanks for bringing this up to the attention of the Wikiversity community. As you can tell, Wikiversity is not really at the "developed" stage as of yet. Many and many projects are needed to be made/created/expanded [on]. This page is one of them... and after just looking at the first paragraph, I'd agree with you too--and sadly, I am disappointed as well. I propose simply deleting this content out as this obviously does not serve any educational knowledge at all. "4 short paragraphs", as mentioned before, this is a wiki--an undeveloped wiki: We are still going through a growing phase as of right now, and we seriously need all the help we can get.
Though maybe new, you are still an editor--you can change the content of this page to whatever fits the WV scope. Go bold! ---Atcovi (Talk - Contribs) 12:41, 8 February 2018 (UTC)[]