findmany religious scholarsand fundamentalist of all faiths.Yes, there are Christians in science. However, if they declare anything other than a party line, they are banished. Funding is removed, tenure is denounced. Etc. “Ben Steins: Expelled” is a great expose’ on this kind of blatant exclusion of all ideas but one.
Certainly, science cannot grow without a challenge.
Now, I am certainly embracing of adaptation. However, the genome has a finite expansion before the DNA/RNA is hopelessly corrupt and the offspring are not viable. It does not ‘encode’ itself to change from bacteria all the way into homosapien. DNA can merely become an adapted bacteria – or a race of homosapiens – it cannot be both at the same time. There are not enough branches in the evolutionary tree to even start to justify such a broad stroke of the scientific brush.
In fact, it bothers me that I see the word ‘theory’ missing from so many scientific theorems. It is evolutionary THEORY. It is Big Bang THEORY, it is Fossil Theory. It is fraudulent to subtly drop of the word theory and the slowly bleed statements such as “everyone knows the world is millions and millions of years old…” which I recently read in a child’s book. Well, who decided that age?
So, returning to the concept of religion. I do not disagree that a very many of humanities problems are compounded in the name of religion. This has nothing to do with God, and everything to do with human need for power. However, the absence of God does nothing to promote the benefit of humanity either. People, with or without religion, can be monsters.
The final analysis of God is stated that “we will understand him when we see