A Common Misconception among Evolutionists Re: Creation Science

Ray Lanthier rlanthier at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 7 20:27:55 EST 1998



taguebw at REMOVEwfu.edu wrote:

> In article <361ADFF1.45C73617 at earthlink.net>, Ray Lanthier
> <rlanthier at earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> > What about faith in science?
>
> That's the key, isn't it?
>
> 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.

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.

> The practice of science is a
> self-correcting process designed to uncover facts about the natural world.
> It does not entail faith.
>
> 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.
>

Natural theologians like Thomas Aquinas would disagree. Aquinas considered "intellectual" virtue to
be the highest.

> My 2 electrons,
>
> Brian
>
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