Jun 1 2010

An Insane Simplicity

The ever-quotable Chesterton once credited the materialist’s explanation of the world with having “a sort of insane simplicity.”[1] Materialists derive inordinate pleasure from the physical stuff of the universe while demeaning everything that truly matters to everyone else, namely, beauty, purpose, morality, mind and, of course, God.

It is important to realize that metaphysical materialism provides the overarching framework for Darwinian evolution. We are so used to seeing evolution invoked to “explain” everything from rape to gossip that it is tempting to treat evolution as a self-contained worldview. But evolution is in fact a core doctrine of materialism.

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Dec 14 2008

Running with the Devil’s Chaplain

In the brilliant movie Expelled we are treated – if that’s the right word – to the inner workings of the worldwide Darwin industry.[1] According to Richard Dawkins, the evolution lobby is “desperately wanting to be friendly to mainstream, sensible religious people.”  The strategy is “to tell them that there’s no incompatibility between science [i.e., evolution—TM] and religion.”
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Nov 5 2008

Can the “Clergy” Get Behind Evolution?

Note: Over the next year or so, we can expect to hear a lot about Charles Darwin. His Origin of Species hit the bookshelves on November 24, 1859. Evolutionists, and their allies in the media, plan extensive celebrations of the book’s 150th anniversary. The Columbus Dispatch has already started. On October 22, they printed an unsigned editorial praising Darwin and calling all “clergy” to get behind the celebrations. I knew they wouldn’t give me enough room to respond to all the errors, so I concentrated on the point about ministers and preachers. As expected, my letter appeared neither in the printed edition nor online, and so I present it below. It is necessarily abbreviated, but the take-home lesson is this: you cannot be a Christian and a Darwinian evolutionist at the same time. Enjoy…
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