A Common Misconception among Evolutionists Re: Creation Science

Jessica M. Wolfman gryphon at comm-plus.net
Thu Oct 8 07:38:48 EST 1998


On Wed, 07 Oct 1998 18:27:55 -0700, Ray Lanthier
<rlanthier at earthlink.net> wrote:

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>taguebw at REMOVEwfu.edu wrote:
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>> In article <361ADFF1.45C73617 at earthlink.net>, Ray Lanthier
>> <rlanthier at earthlink.net> wrote:
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>> > What about faith in science?
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>> That's the key, isn't it?
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>> In the scientific method, one asks a question in such a way that anyone
>> else can ask the same question using the same technology and arrive at the
>> same answer. Everyone can observe the data.
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>Hence, faith in the senses. Faith in reason. Faith in the order of the universe.Faith is evidence of
>a higher order than physical perception.

Uh, not, not faith. Unless you have reason to believe that your senses
are failing you, the correct word is "confedence", and that's not
faith.

>> The practice of science is a
>> self-correcting process designed to uncover facts about the natural world.
>> It does not entail faith.
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>> Questions of faith -- there are no ways to test them. One cannot directly
>> observe God or design an repeatable experiment to prove the existence of
>> God.  That's why these are questions of religion and philosophy.
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>Natural theologians like Thomas Aquinas would disagree. Aquinas considered "intellectual" virtue to
>be the highest.
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>> My 2 electrons,
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>> Brian
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Jessica Wolfman

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