An Evolutionist Deconstructs Creationism by Arndt von Hippel

By Arndt von Hippel

Regardless of a hundred and fifty years of religion-based attacks upon the sciences that maintain our technological civilization, the explanatory and predictive powers of contemporary Evolution thought became key to cutting edge advances in agriculture, biology, chemistry, desktop technological know-how, ecology, geology, infectious ailments, paleontology, psychology, and plenty of different fields. So the query clearly arises- may well Evolution idea open the way in which for a rational research of creationist claims to absolute fact, common legislations and divine advice? strangely adequate, the answer's "Yes!"

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They persecuted the Jews for encouraging Romans to arrest Jesus. But they couldn’t criticize the Romans for killing Jesus since Romans kept good records (and might eventually become Christians). And finally, in desperation, they wrote Revelations to show that on Judgment Day, all those who had rejected Jesus would be Unchosen and greatly punished. To summarize that outcome in modern terms, God has prepared eternal rewards for the faithful who ignore or deny the scientific findings that make our technological civilization possible.

Give me a child before he is five and I will give you a Good Catholic” Like other irrational prejudices, religion is most firmly rooted if ingested with mother’s milk. Indeed, it early became apparent that religious myths taught to young children as they developed their language/logic faculties were rarely rejected later in life, for language development precedes and underlies rational thought. Therefore, when those brain-washed children entered adulthood, they found it impossible to rationally discuss or defend such deeply ingrained religious illogicalities.

When, among other things, they impeached our elected President for denying an extramarital affair. Not surprisingly, these efforts turned farcical as they sought a presumably sinless Republican leader to cast the first stone. On Biblical Truths and Other Oxymorons It is unwise to allow a camel’s nose inside of your tent as the rest of that smelly beast is sure to follow. It is a mistake to feed wild bears as they may consider you part of their picnic. And it is a grievous error to politely tolerate the scientifically discredited ideas of creationists just because those ideas closely resemble reassuring religious myths inherited by a great many rational people.

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