Skip to comments.Imagine There's No God.....Only Evolution
Posted on 10/03/2011 5:29:32 AM PDT by spirited irish
Karl Popper (1902-1994) was a British philosopher and a professor at the London School of Economics. Because he is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science of the 20th century, what Popper had to say about Darwinism is of utmost importance to the desperate political struggle fought between creationists and methodological and ontological naturalists. This is because the America of the Founding generation is firmly grounded in the Genesis account of creation, Old and New Testament morality and Christian theism, yet the original meaning and intent of U.S. law as now controlled and defined by anti-God naturalism has been radically changed so that it now reflects the doctrinal decrees of imperialist atheist evolutionary naturalism.
Whereas the Founding generation esteemed the Bible and used it to teach their children to read, comprehend and think logically as well as to properly train them in morality and self-discipline, in contemporary America, God, Bible, and moral absolutes have been banned in favor of evolutionary science, atheism, moral relativism, and self-gratification. The still-unfolding consequences of all of this are destructive and terrible, adversely affecting every level of society from the individual to the family, community, and cultural institutions to local and national politics.
In post-Christian America atheist evolutionism is taken for granted throughout the college curriculum, just as it is in all aspects of modern thought and experience, especially within the progressive liberal community. Evolution not only undergirds biological and earth sciences, but also Freudian and Jungian psychology, anthropology, law, sociology, politics, economics, the media, arts, medicine, and all other academic disciplines as well.
Evolution-believers range from atheists and scientists to esoteric Free Masonry, Hollywood insiders, occult New Age spiritists, Satanists, powerful Transnational Progressives, and large numbers of people who call themselves Christian. Among this last group are Liberal Christians, Roman Catholics, Protestants, Emergent Church leaders Brian McLaren and Rob Bell, growing numbers of the Evangelical contemporary Church, and an increasingly vocal community of Christian scholars and scientists such as Dennis Venema. Venema is a senior fellow at BioLogos Foundation, a Christian group that tries to reconcile the Bible with evolutionary science, and as a consequence teach that humans emerged from apes.
Evolutionary naturalism is poisoning and destroying America's traditional foundations, and when the foundations have finally been destroyed, all that is built upon them will be destroyed as well.
Americans have been deceived, and are needful of learning the truth about Darwinism and all other evolutionary theories, by whatever name they are called.
Evolutionism: Spiritual...not Empirical
Though Popper esteemed evolutionary theory and natural selection, he also forthrightly stated that Darwinism is not a testable scientific theory but rather a metaphysical research program. By this he means that not only is Darwinism metaphysical (spiritual), but so are its' two most important foundations, classical empiricism and the observationalist philosophy of science that grew out of it.
Empiricism is a theory of knowledge that contradicts itself by asserting that human knowledge comes only or primarily via sensory experience rather than the mind while observationalism asserts that human knowledge and theories must be based on empirical observations....instead of the mind. For this reason, Popper argued strongly against empiricism and observationalism, saying that scientific theories and human knowledge generally, is conjectural or hypothetical and is generated by the creative imagination.
In other words, all three theories originated in the mind, a power of which is imagination. As mind is a power of soul, then Darwinism, empiricism, and observationalism are spiritual. In short, all three theories are frauds. They claim to be what they are not in order to obtain an advantage over the Genesis account of creation by imposition of immoral means.
In Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828, soul and imagination are respectively defined as:
1. Soul: "The spiritual, rational and immortal substance in man, which distinguishes him from brutes; that part of man which enables him to think and reason."
The Founding generation knew that mind is a power of soul, and imagination the power by which mind conceives:
2. Imagination: "...the power or faculty of the mind by which it conceives and forms ideas of things communicated to it by the senses....The business of conception (and the) power of modifying our conceptions, by combining the parts of different ones so as to form new wholes of our own creation...(imagination) selects the parts of different conceptions, or objects of memory, to form a whole more pleasing, more terrible, or more awful, than has ever been presented in the ordinary course of nature."
In conclusion, evolutionism is an invention of imagination, an invention more terrible and more destructive than has ever been presented in the ordinary course of nature. It imagines that God is dead, that life somehow emerged out of nonlife, that man is not created in the spiritual image of God the Father but is rather a soulless, mindless ex-ape of evolution. It imagines there is no sin, no "hell below us, and above us only sky."
Evolutionism is an invention of imagination, and it has taken the post-Christian West by storm.
copyright 2011 Linda Kimball
Then there is no morality except spreading your genes as widely as possible and destroying any competition, through any means necessary.
Imagine, Evolution is God’s way.
I imagine there are both.
Imagine there is no Allah....
Ping for later
If Adam and Eve descended from apes, and apes fron other life-forms and so on over vast stretches of time, then God is a God of death not life and men need saving from God.
It is obvious that when dropped into soil a tomato seed goes through a transformative process from seed to vine. Note that a tomato seed nevers transforms itself into something else entirely, as macroevolutionists believe happens despite the fact that no such thing has ever occured.
We all know that these transformatist processes occur. Where everything goes wrong is when men, whose minds are finite and given to error, construct theories of everything on that basis and then attempt to conform the Genesis account to their imaginary constructs.
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I don’t follow Popper, I follow God. He can make an entire universe for each soul He creates, if it pleases Him. He can certainly make “evolution” operational on this little world without discrediting Himself.
A few centuries ago, the average person was offended by the suggestion that he arose from an egg.
Yet we all arise from eggs; and babies are still from Heaven.
Do you understand how oxymoronic that statement happens to be? How can a designer allow something to happen by random chance? It is a self-defeating argument.
God is the grand designer, he created all life. The miracle of the cell and DNA has his fingerprints all over it.
Not so. He created life. Not once did something appear where God said "Wow, never expected THAT!".
In a sense, Liberalism is responsible for today’s secular evolutionist’s ideas. To paraphrase a quote: Liberalism is the dogmatic affirmation of the absolute independence of the individual and of the social reason. True Christianity, on the other hand, is the dogma of the absolute subjection of the individual and of the social order to the REVEALED AND ABSOLUTE LAW OF GOD. One doctrine is the exact antithesis of the other. They are opposites in direct conflict.
It’s all to avoid “Cosmic Accountability”.
Most folks only want to be held accountable to their own standard, which inevitably is set at just one degree below how they want to live anyway.
“Sin is... being out of alignment with my values.”
Barack Obama, Nov 20, 2008
If Genesis and its account of creation are not true, then the rest of the Bible is crap. No two ways about it. Pure crap. It all stems form and is based upon In The Beginning. Jesus referred to both Adam and Noah. Was he mistaken. The multi-billion dollar evolution industry is aimed at Genesis 1:1. The very foundation. Jesus’ lineage can be traced back to Adam. Unless it’s a lie.
We are in this mess largely, maybe wholly, because people have come to think of themselves as just another animal, just an accident of evolution.
The foundation must be guarded and rebuilt.
Evolution and Communism go hand in glove.
Communism is “societal evolution”, justified by natural evolutionary theory,
it is also based on:
the idea that some humans are further advanced than others and deserve to rule
and the idea that the difference between a machine, a bug, a dog, and a human are just a matter of degree.
That’s so illogical, I don’t know where to start.
We’re reaping the fruit of that as we see the moral breakdown of our society
Exactly. The Ten Commandments and the entire Western Civilization founded upon Judeo-Christian values are out the window. We're all just evolved monkeys that only "think" we know better.