The theistic evolutionist believes organic evolution was simply "the way God did it" as He brought the Universe and its contents into existence. And although there are almost as many varieties of theistic evolution as there are people who espouse it, a few characteristics are common to all. For example, the theistic evolutionist believes in: (a) an old Earth; (b) wholly natural processes responsible for life as we see it, once the initial matter was brought into existence by God, and; (c) a figurative (non-literal) interpretation of the Genesis account of creation.
Most of us believe the flood written from the perspective of a man 2000 years ago is true (as far as the flood goes.) The flood was a local event that encompassed the entire world of the writer. So the writer of the story did not lie or deceive. Scientific evidence does support a massive flood in the location described in the Bible.
If anyone is interested: The Genesis Flood: Why the Bible Says It Must be Local
Scourge this was a very good post. You and I differ less than you think. The difference is I believe things are real that you think are a fairy tail. As far as the reasons of, we are pretty close. If you know what I mean.
Obvious Child is making up definitions for words that are according to the dictionary and any other source wrong. He does however expect us to simply accept that.