Re: Guide for Teaching Evolution

Moorad Alexanian (alexanian@UNCWIL.EDU)
Tue, 14 Apr 1998 14:52:29 -0500 (EST)

At 07:13 PM 4/13/98 -0500, Glenn Morton wrote:
>At 12:57 PM 4/13/98, Moorad Alexanian wrote:
>>Christians who attempt to reconcile Christianity with evolutionary theory
>>must be a tiny minority indeed. It is clear that the authors say there is no
>>need of God in order to know how things came to be. I saw some of them on
>>C-SPAN this weekend. Although they give lip service to "religion" it is
>>clear that such views are tolerated but not held in high esteem.
>I see a logical fallacy in the making here. Just because an atheist
>evolutionist views my theistic evolution in low regard, it does not follow
>a. Theistic evolution is wrong,
>b. That one should not hold a theistic evolutionary view.
>Contempt is not a logical imperative.

Dear Glenn,

I have been candid about my uneasiness of theistic evolution. It is a very
slippery slope ending in deism or atheism. I have no logical argument for my
position except mere gut feeling.