Re: Evolution's Imperative (was Def'n of Science)

Kevin O'Brien (
Mon, 22 Mar 1999 10:25:12 -0700

I couldn't have said it better myself. Thanks Ami.

Kevin L. O'Brien

>Had already written this, but computer crashed before I sent it.
>Evolution is no god. People who believe in this theory do not necessarily
>question God or the Bible.
>Have any of you had children? The process from pre-conception to birth has
>been witnessed billions of times. Quite a bit is known about it. Of
>course, there are details missing, but for the most part every step has
>traced. It is quite obvious that the advent of a child is the result of
>natural forces. There is no obvious hand of God at work.
>And yet. Yet...if you've birthed a child, or been present... Well, it is
>very hard to deny that God is responsible for the creation of this child.
>It is a miracle.
>Maybe, we will be able to trace the whole process of life on earth someday,
>with confidence. And it will be quite obvious that it was the result of
>natural forces. And yet, there will be, there ARE those of us who look at
>this body of knowledge and see not something which denies God, but
>which affirms His greatness without denying the conclusions required by the
>data at hand. It is a miracle.
>It is the ability to percieve subtle miracles which is a mark of faith, I
>think. I do not need grossly obvious signs of the hand of God to know that
>it is there.
>God bless,
>Ami Chopine