RE: Where's the Evolution?
Pim van Meurs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 20:49:31 -0700
At 04:47 PM 4/6/99 -0500, Cummins wrote:
>> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Steven Schimmrich
>> This reminds me of an essay on the Talk Origins page titled "Evolution
>> is a fact and a theory" by Laurence Moran, a biochemist at the University of
>> Toronto (http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/evolution-fact.html).
>The article asserts that the fact of evolution is ameba-to-man and that
>alleles change in frequency over time (my words). The article asserts that
>there are theories about the mechanisms that cause Evolution (e.g. how do
>alleles change in frequency, or some such nonsense).
>Why can't Evolutionists just say that Evolution is a fact, not a theory?
>Something isn't a theory just because you aren't certain of what produces
>it. And, a theory by definition is something that is not known to be a
>fact. And, facts=data and prehistory is not data. So, there's no reason or
>logic in calling Evolution both a fact and a theory.
>Calling Evolution both a fact and a theory is solid evidence that
>evolutionists are liars to the bone. It's a shell game, "theory" to look
>scientific and "fact" to say no one is allowed to question it. It's designed
>to deceive and confuse.
I truly doubt that there's anything that anyone could say which would change
your obvious hatred of evolution and of everyone not rejecting it as you do for
It is clear by now that Cummins is not rejecting evolution based on scientific arguments but based on his hatred and ignorance. As a Christian I am appaled to see such behavior.