A Common Misconception among Evolutionists Re: Creation Science

Ray Lanthier rlanthier at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 6 22:28:49 EST 1998


What about faith in science?

Marc Loewenthal wrote:

> Casey wrote in message <01bdf011$aa3433a0$5c72a1cf at Casem.pangea.ca>...
> >[This posting was originally made to B.W. Tague in response to his/her
> >posting to me]
> >
> >        However, their science is informed by their faith in a way that
> >evolutionists and other humanists still fail to  understand. Perhaps this
> >misunderstanding might clear up if the advice of Francis Bacon were headed:
> >to dwell long among the facts before drawing a conclusion.
> >
> >Geoff
> >
> >
>
> Here you betray yourself. How can science be informed by faith, an totally
> irrational notion at the best of times? Faith is ultimately a useless
> concept. I can have 100% faith in my wife's fidelity, but she could still be
> cheating. The Trobriand islanders believe wholeheartedly that Prince Philip
> is a god because he came out of the sky in a plane, but I know that he's a
> cantankerous old royal git who should have been pensioned off years ago. A
> hindu scientist know that the Ganges is seriously polluted with all kinds of
> nasty germs that can kill him, but will still bathe because he believes it
> is a holy river. If you want to dwell among the facts, faith is the last
> port of call you would make.






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