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To: Coyoteman
full range of alternatives

Historically it is systems of intellectual and economic tyranny and repression that prejudically limit consideration of alternatives. Such as the Holy Church that prosecuted Galileo. They demanded that people perceive the world in an artificial, proprietary way. The Sun revovled around the Earth. Didn't matter what reality was, or that people are individuals with G-d granted Liberty and Duty to see and act in the World as they can best muster -- the Prelates and Church refused to allow alternatives. For the good order of society, Church and the "glory" of god.

Today, for the good order of Educatuion, Culture and the glory of Science, the Prelates and Establishment of "Science" demand fealty to one way of interpreting reality -- designer-free evolution, G-d-less evolutionary mechanism.

Of course you turn consideration of reasoned and reasonable alternatives -- such as the obvious designed narure of Nature, and the consequent logical inference of a cunning, wise and masterful Designer -- into silliness, by raising a giant straw man, an platoon-full of straw men, you their Sergeant of silly-appearing creation stories.

Monty Pythonesque, sure -- but still an Inquisition.

Reality is snatching away the comfy chairs of the smug modern "scientists" who are more concerned with maintaining a proprietary belief system and comfortable establishment then they are fired in any deep love of exploration, curiousity or wonder about Creation and its magnificent and shrewd Design.

14 posted on 05/12/2005 6:03:23 PM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw
you their Sergeant of silly-appearing creation stories.

The creation stories are presented to make a point, of course.

Anyway, nice verbiage! We'll see you on the next thread. Way things have been going, that may not be long in coming!

15 posted on 05/12/2005 6:08:25 PM PDT by Coyoteman
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