"If this is a scientific theory, it must be open to scientific criticism," he said. "What I'm criticizing is a kind of strategy to immunize it, as if it were an offence to Darwin's dignity to say there are some issues this theory can't explain.
"There's a kind of ban on discussing this and critics of the evolution theory are discredited or discriminated against from the start," he said.
Evolutionism, as the Cardinal cites, is dogma, not science. Essentially, what we have in the scientific community is a binding article of faith, doubts notwithstanding. "If anyone denies the progression from goo to zoo to you, let him be anathama!"
posted on 11/20/2005 5:41:25 PM PST
"If anyone denies the progression from goo to zoo to you, let him be anathama!"
Actually if Bible were to be interpreted more literaly, the progression went DIRECTLY from "goo" to "you", skipping the "zoo" step.
"And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground" (Gen:2:7)
posted on 11/21/2005 7:28:44 AM PST
by A. Pole
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