Saturday, September 18, 2010

The Mysterious Islands

The Mysterious Islands is without a doubt one of the most beautifully photographed and informative documentaries I have ever seen. I admit it was with a bit of trepidation that I sat down to watch (not always a doc fan), but I was quickly captivated by the beautiful scenery and the fascinating animals. In no time I was just as quickly engrossed by the insightful dialogue as well-respected researchers gave their reasons for choosing the Biblical account of creation over the theory of evolution.

Filmed in the Galapagos Islands, the "birthplace" of Darwinism, the stunning scenery and the varieties of animals is simply amazing. This is one dvd that I believe will be a hit with every member of the family. Even those too young to listen to the dialogue for long will love watching the activities of the birds, mammals, and reptiles. I think this is a Must-Have for your personal library, whether you are home-schooling or simply want for your child to have a understanding of creationism. There are also several bonus features that only add to the enjoyment of this film, and I must admit the 90 minutes of the main feature kept my rapt attention.

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Cindy said...

Of course, I forgot something!! The drawing is open until Midnight (CDT), Sunday, Sept. 26th. Thanks!!

Sonja said...

Sounds fascinating. Is this in HD?

Lori D said...

I love viewing the Galapagos Islands and any animals in their environment. It is truly interesting to see the wonders of nature. I am definately not a Darwinist in my beliefs in science. The man was raised following the Church of England and was baptized. During that famous HMS Beagle tour he quoted scripture and tied in the organisms he saw to "periods of creation". By the end of the voyage though he came to question his beliefs and thought of religion as a tribal survival strategy, Darwin still believed that God was the ultimate lawgiver though. I find it a shame that when he put his notes together and published his book while he was an agnostic, as I believe that his ideas at the beginning of the voyage were more along the lines of the Cambridge progessor he studied with and followed the ideas of botany professor John Stevens Henslow and met other leading naturalists who saw scientific work as religious natural theology.
I believe that God has a plan for every organism he created and for every mutation that occurs in a population. Did you know that some reptiles, fish and amphibians can change their type of reproduction when there isn't an opposite sexual partner in the population? Science calls it parthenogenesis and if it isn't a sign of God's miracles I do not know what is.

Hatfield said...

If you've not been to the Creation Museum in Kentucky, I would highly recommend it! I'm confident much of what is covered in this video will be corroborated by the museum.

IE: the Creationist view that rather than an evolutionary TREE (showing all animals coming from ONE primordial base) each type of animal comes from a single ancestor. So rather than an evolutionary TREE, you might say we have a Creationist orchard.

(I will copy and paste the above on your FB post for this, as I'm not sure WHICH one you wanted the comment on!)
-Ron Stone

The Blainemonster said...

I purchased that DVD earlier this year, and it really is as good as you say!

Anonymous said...

Your review was fantastic! Keep up the wonderful work. I'm so pleased you're doing this blog and sharing your thoughts with us. You don't have to enter me in the giveaway. I'll be reviewing the DVD soon.

sometimescrazysometimesnot said...

i really would like a copy of this, i saw the trailer a few months ago and fell in love, it's amazing they took those red cameras all the way over there, hopefully it's a bluray. God bless.