Evolution is sometimes the key mythological element in a philosophy that functions as a virtual religion. E. Harrison, Origin and Evolution of the Universe. Encyclopaedia Britannica Macropaedia (1974) p1007.
“The more one studies paleontology, the more certain one becomes that evolution is based on faith alone … exactly the same sort of faith which it is necessary to have when one encounters the great mysteries of religion.” Louis Trenchard … Continue reading
“Suppose a nation in some distant region should take the Bible for their only law book, and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited! Every member would be obliged in conscience, to temperance, frugality, and industry; … Continue reading
“Paleontologists had long been aware of a seeming contradiction between Darwin‘s postulate of gradualism, confirmed by the work of population genetics, and the actual findings of paleontology. Following phyletic lines through time seemed to reveal only minimal gradual changes but … Continue reading
We accept the idea of race because it’s a convenient way of putting people into broad categories, frequently to suppress them, the two say. The most hideous example was provided by Hitler’s Germany. And racial prejudice remains common throughout the … Continue reading
Dinosaur bones are not always permineralized, however. In Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta, dinosaur bones were sometimes encased in ironstone nodules shortly after they were buried 75 million years ago. The nodules prevented water from invading the bones, which for … Continue reading
In fact, over the last 100 years, almost all of biology has proceeded independent of evolution, except evolutionary biology itself. Molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, have not taken evolution into account at all. Kirschner, Marc. Boston Globe, Oct. 23, 2005. Dr Marc … Continue reading
Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, with its brutally materialist account of nature as bleak survivalism, was made to serve as justification for the extermination of Namibian tribes and, later, for Hitler’s biological anti-Semitism. Ian Thompson, review of The Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide … Continue reading
Darwin’s ominous book [Origin of Species] had been available in Bronn’s translation for two years. The German professional zoologists, botanists and geologists almost all regarded it [Darwin’s theory] as absolute nonsense. Agassiz, Geibel, Keferstein, and so many others, laughed until … Continue reading
Jesus is precious — exceedingly precious — whether we are living or dying. George Young 1777-1848, Creation.com NOTE – As George Young lay dying of influenza at age 71, it was recorded that these were his last words.
… post-Darwinian biology is being carried out by people whose faith is in, almost, the deity of Darwin. Patterson, Colin, The Listener (Senior paleontologist at the British Museum of Natural History, London.)