Kristityt taistelevat keskenään evoluutiosta

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Mielenkiintoinen artikkeli kreationistien hyökkäyksistä uskovia tiedemiehiä vastaan:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn1 ... ution.html

Christians battle each other over evolution
02:21 28 May 2009 by Amanda Gefter

The Discovery Institute – the Seattle-based headquarters of the intelligent design movement – has just launched a new website, Faith and Evolution, which asks, can one be a Christian and accept evolution? The answer, as far as the Discovery Institute is concerned, is a resounding: No.

The new website appears to be a response to the recent launch of the BioLogos Foundation, the brainchild of geneticist Francis Collins, former head of the Human Genome Project and rumoured Obama appointee-to-be for head of the National Institutes of Health. Along with "a team of scientists who believe in God" and some cash from the Templeton Foundation, Collins, an evangelical Christian who is also a staunch proponent of evolution, is on a crusade to convince believers that faith and science need not be at odds. He is promoting "theistic evolution" – the belief that God (the prayer-listening, proactive, personal God of Christianity) chose to create life by way of evolution.

Tekstissä on myösmielenkiintoista, että kretiinit ovat itsekin jo todenneet, ettei kreationistmi ole mitään tiedettä. Koskakohan suomalaiset kretiinit tajuavat saman:

I think it's interesting that the Discovery Institute – which has long argued that intelligent design qualifies as science – seems to have given up the game and acknowledged that their concerns are religious after all. It's equally interesting that the catalyst doesn't seem to be someone like Richard Dawkins pushing atheism, but Francis Collins pushing Christianity. Perhaps the Discovery folks realise that Dawkins's followers are never going to be swayed by intelligent design; Collins, however, might very well cut into their target audience of scientifically-curious evangelicals.

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Ihan positiivinen kehitys. Sivun mediaesityksessä on mukana kaikki tutut IDeistit paitsi filosofi, matemaatikko ja teologi William Dembski. Plus sivun oikeassa reunassa on mainos kristitty Jesse Kilgoren itsemurhasta, joka johtui vain ja ainoastaan Dawkinsin kirjan lukemisesta. Mutta ID ei mitenkään liity uskontoon. Ei.

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Eivätkös tiedemiehetkin ole taistelleet keskenään evoluutiosta vielä 60-luvulla? Kiista on vain ylennyt eri henkilöryhmiin. Kohta papit tai poliitikot kiistelevät keskenään evoluutiosta.

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