Five Questions Evolutionists Would Rather Dodge

evolution “Most evolutionists give the impression that evolution is a settled fact of science, on the order of the Earth being round or revolving around the Sun. Evolution, we are assured, has been overwhelmingly confirmed. Only rubes and ignoramuses debate evolution. Any resistance to it is futile and indicates bad faith or worse.”

“For instance, Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins accuses those who refuse to accept evolution with being “ignorant, stupid or insane (or wicked, but I’d rather not consider that).” To this he recently added: “I don’t withdraw a word of my initial statement. But I do now think it may have been incomplete. There is perhaps a fifth category, which may belong under ‘insane’ but which can be more sympathetically characterized by a word like tormented, bullied, or brainwashed.”’

“Despite such bluster, evolutionary theory is in sad shape. Cambridge paleontologist Simon Conway Morris, writing for the premier biology journal Cell, recently remarked: “When discussing organic evolution the only point of agreement seems to be: ‘It happened.’ Thereafter, there is little consensus….” To the public, the evolutionary establishment presents a united front. But this illusion of consensus quickly evaporates once you know where to look and what questions to ask.”

Read the Five Questions Evolutionists Would Rather Dodge by William A. Dembski


3 Responses to Five Questions Evolutionists Would Rather Dodge

  1. Joel says:

    Nice post. I have written a few posts about evolution. If you are interested you can see them here.

  2. jerryk says:

    Hi Joel,

    Thank you for visiting and taking the time to post a comment. The posts on your blog about evolution are interesting and thought provoking (in particular, your article titled “Christ and Evolution”—well done!).

  3. Joel says:

    Thank you, and thanks for reading. I am always interested in discussing Darwinian Evolution.

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