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Our Created Solar System DVD Review by Maggi Beardsley

Spike Psarris

Who or what created the solar system? That is just one of the questions Mr. Psarris addresses in this DVD, which is Volume 1 in a series entitled "What You Aren't Being Told about Astronomy." All you need is a television or computer to watch this instructive DVD. The DVD runs for 106 minutes. Do you wonder what the heavens say about God? Well, this video has a lot to say about that.

Mr. Psarris was an engineer in the United States' military space program. He entered as an atheist and left as a creationist. The pictures are crisp and beautiful to look at. Mr. Psarris provides some basic information about each of the planets for those who need a review. He quotes from scientists. You can read the quotes as he reads them. He then unpacks the quotes. It seems that as he explains how evidence doesn't support the theories, even more evolutionary theories unravel.

My science-minded middle-schooler loved this DVD. He felt that Mr. Psarris presented a lot of great information. After viewing the video, my son felt better equipped to answer his peers who believe humanity evolved from something instead of originating from Someone. My husband, also a science guy, thought the DVD presented many great facts but would have liked a more dynamic presentation. My younger daughters and I felt that we needed to watch the video in segments because of the volume of information covered. I liked finding out why specific planets could not have been formed by having random particles gather together. The more scientific explanations I have for those who doubt God's creation, the more credible my arguments for Creation will be.

If you are wondering, or if you have friends who wonder, whether the planets came from tiny particles spontaneously gathering together, this video will give you something to think about.

Product review by Maggi Beardsley, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, August 2011