Glenn wrote: "Burgy, from Allen's point of view that is exactly the
choice. That is what
YEC leaders teach. If evolution is true, then there is no God. And so,
they set their followers up to become atheists when they learn about
science. The YECs would be absolutely amazed at how many former YECs
become atheists. Indeed, I think it is the quickest path to atheism."
Yeah. I know. We are singing from the same page of the hymnbook here,
Glenn. It is sad. Still -- based on what I see, they are winning the
hearts and minds(?) of the multitudes. And I see no way that tide is
going to be turned, at least not in my lifetime.
But, as Edmund Burke observed, "Just because only a little can be done,
it does not excuse one from doing what he can." (paraphrased), we must
keep on keeping on in the gallant battle. Fundamentalism is only 90 years
old, it has a good way to go before it dies. That it will die, I have
little doubt. And, as Allen well knows, both you and I, along with many
here, are committed to killing it just a little bit sooner by our
arguments and testimonies.
John Burgeson (Burgy)
(science/theology, quantum mechanics, baseball, ethics,
humor, cars, God's intervention into natural causation, etc.)
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