The Creation of God

second.

All the material taken from the earth’s surface, or from the interior of the earth’s crust, for any purpose whatsoever, no matter how great the weight or volume may be, does not increase the weight of this earth, or diminish it. The material has simply been moved from one place and deposited in another.

The building of one city, or ten thousand cities or more, would not add one pound more or less to the entire weight of this earth.

All the stone, coal, iron, copper, silver, gold, lead, and all other mineral substances, used either in

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