Re: Christian teacher on NEWSHOUR

George Murphy (
Tue, 05 May 1998 09:01:44 -0400

McCarrick, Allan wrote:
> The discussion was relatively short, but basically Dr. Spohn took each
> opportunity to be aggressive concerning
> the motives of evolutionist and the lack of ANY evidence for any form of
> evolution.

An intelligent person may conclude that the balance of relevant
evidence is against biological evolution, but to say there is a "lack of
ANY evidence for any form of evolution" is utterly preposterous. I
suppose that it's a good "debate" strategy to refuse to concede any
trace of validity to an opponent's argument - but that's just one more
reason why training in "debate" should be discouraged - as Plato pointed

George L. Murphy