RE: [asa] Dawkins on the fossil record

From: gordon brown <Gordon.Brown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Wed Dec 02 2009 - 16:32:59 EST

On Wed, 2 Dec 2009, Dehler, Bernie wrote:

> Nucacids said:
> ?Think of it as random mutations + natural selection under control.?
> Under whose control, God?s control? And if so, does that control include the
> bad as well as the good (for example, birth defects due to bad gene
> copies)?  If so, you are saying God purposely causes the bad as well as the
> good, when it comes to genetics?  And by ?bad? I mean ?harmful.?

This is just a particular example of the problem of evil. Why focus on one
example rather than the wider question?

See Genesis 50:20 and Romans 8:28.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

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