New PDF release: An Evolutionist Deconstructs Creationism

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 conception 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 Evolution idea open the best way for a rational research of creationist claims to absolute fact, normal legislation and divine assistance? unusually adequate, the answer's "Yes!"

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They persecuted the Jews for not accepting Jesus. 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.

Of course, it was never made clear how one illogical and hateful hypothesis the Christian God (one of whose clever redesigns - reported in Revelations was hordes of locusts that stung like scorpions and caused such great pain for five months that men wished they were dead) could force another purely evil hypothesis (the Christian Devil, over whom God had no apparent control) to reliably deliver God’s unjust punishments. Indeed, one might logically expect the Devil to run a pleasant two-step ice cream parlor/coffee shop program for sinners, and to otherwise interfere with God’s planned punishments wherever possible.

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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