Jan de Koning wrote:
> At 02:27 PM 21/05/02 -0400, Walter Hicks wrote:
> >I again quote what Morris has published:
> >"The essence of evolution, of course, is randomness. The evolutionary
> >process supposedly began with random particles and has continued by
> >random aggregations of matter and then random mutations of
> Okay, again. "Randomness" is in the hands of God according to the
> Bible. Nothing happens outside His will. That is why I completely reject
> Morris's definition of evolution. Morris "seems" to think, that if you say
> that something happens randomly, then it happens randomly. As Christians
> we believe that no process whatsoever is happening randomly. Not even
> gambling. That too is in the hands of our Lord, even though the gamblers
> don't believe it. A Christian believes that nothing happens outside God's
> >If this is not the correct _scientific_ understanding of evolution, then
> >where is it wrong? and if it is wrong, then should it not be corrected
> >_scientifically_ (not theologically).
> Where do Christians working in science use this "new" (for Christians)
> definition? That non-Christians define concepts incorrectly is nothing
> new. That happened in Paradise already.
Please Jan! I asked a question. You ignore my question and pose another
question. So I'll rephrase the question. What is _the_ correct statement
of evolutionary theory? I have never seen anything other than what I
quoted above. I am willing to be educated, but you should provide an
answer, not another question.
BTW I never said that I agree with the common definition of evolutionary
theory. I do not.
Walt Hicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
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