Sunday, February 08, 2009

Darwinists Blame Atheists for Public Disbelief

. . . they warn that militant atheists are turning people away from evolution by using it as a weapon with which to attack religion.

-- From "Scientists and religious leaders call for end to fighting over Darwin's legacy" by Martin Beckford, Religious Affairs Correspondent, The Telegraph 2/8/09

It comes after a survey of 2,000 people conducted by Theos, the religion think tank, found that half believe the theory of evolution cannot explain the complexity of the natural world. One in three said they thought God created the Earth within the past 10,000 years.

-- From "On Darwin's 200th, a theory still in controversy" by Gregory Katz, Associated Press 2/8/09

LONDON (AP) — It's well known that Charles Darwin's groundbreaking theory of evolution made many people furious because it contradicted the Biblical view of creation.

The 1859 publication of "On the Origin of Species" changed scientific thought forever — and generated opposition that continues to this day.

"He was clearly extremely important, his thinking changed the world," said Paul Taylor, a spokesman for Answers in Genesis, a prominent group that rejects Darwin's theory of evolution in favor of a literal interpretation of the Bible. "We disagree with his conclusions, with the way he made extrapolations, but he was a very careful observer and we've got a lot to be grateful for."

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