Creationism and other doctrines. Was Mindforth

Jonathan Kirwan jkirwan at easystreet.com
Sun Dec 15 20:59:50 EST 2002


On Wed, 11 Dec 2002 11:44:02 GMT, albert at spenarnc.xs4all.nl
(Albert van der Horst) wrote:

>In article <3DF60CF0.605F43E at ieee.org>, Jerry Avins  <jya at ieee.org> wrote:
>>jmdrake wrote:
>>>
>>  ...
>>>
>>> As a creationist who is also a scientist I don't know where that puts
>>> me.  Not that I really care.
>>>
>>  ...
>>
>>I see a difference between a creationist who is a scientist and the
>>doctrine of Scientific Creationism; don't you? It seems to me that
>>creationism, evolution, astrology, theism, and atheism are all matters
>>of faith.
>
>Evolution doesn't belong here. It is a scientific theory, not
>a matter of faith.
>
>You have been brain washed.
>Living in the US, by any chance?

Only in the US, it seems, can someone suggest with a straight
face that evolution is a matter of faith.  The rise of Christian
fundamentalism from 6% in the late '60s to perhaps 30%
proportions has had something to do with it, I think.

Oh, well.

Jon




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