March 13, 1998 in City

Evolution Requires Lots Of Purposely Blind Faith Pro Creation It’s Easier To Believe In God Than Darwin.

By The Spokesman-Review
 

You don’t have to be Albert Einstein to realize there’s a Creator out there somewhere. But it doesn’t hurt.

Einstein rejected atheism when he saw Edwin Hubble’s evidence for an expanding universe. It meant the conventional wisdom of his day - that the universe was infinite in age - was wrong.

Afterward, he wrote not only of the necessity of a beginning but of his desire “to know how God created the world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thought, the rest are details.”

Would that modern evolutionists were so honest. They pooh-pooh scientific creationism because it smacks of religion. Yet, faith is essential to embrace fundamental neo-Darwinism, too. Either both theories should be taught in school or both should be excluded.

By blind faith, neo-Darwinists believe all that exists came from … what? A cosmic accident? That assumption fails scientific muster because it can’t be tested, observed or proved. By faith, they contend inorganic matter in a primordial ooze spawned a living organism - against impossible odds calculated by mathematicians at one in 10 to the 40,000th power. By faith, evolutionists believe the first living cell figured out the complicated code to duplicate itself and eventually played both Adam and Eve to complex life forms. Finally, they cling to their faith despite admissions from prominent evolutionists like Stephen Jay Gould that there’s no fossil record to back it up. In lieu of missing links, they offer as evidence minor variations within species, like the sizes of finch beaks on the Galapagos Islands.

Maybe this blind faith in illogical hypotheses is why only 9 percent of Americans believe in unabashed evolution - a random, godless process. This, despite decades of being force fed evolutionary propaganda in public schools. And maybe it’s why nine out of 10 of us still believe in a divine designer, whether we hold that God started the ball rolling and let things evolve or that he created all. Most of us have the common sense described in Romans 1:20, “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities - His eternal power and divine nature - have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.”

, DataTimes MEMO: For opposing view see headline: Evolution alone should be taught

The following fields overflowed: SUPCAT = EDITORIAL, COLUMN - From both sides CREDIT = D.F. Oliveria/For the editorial board’s dissenters

For opposing view see headline: Evolution alone should be taught

The following fields overflowed: SUPCAT = EDITORIAL, COLUMN - From both sides CREDIT = D.F. Oliveria/For the editorial board’s dissenters

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