This just in: John Lennon doubted common descent of man and apes – so why was Yoko Ono suing Expelled?
|June 29, 2011||Posted by News under Evolution, Darwinism, Culture|
From John Nolte at Andrew Breitbart’s “Big Hollywood,” we learn John Lennon’s take on evolutionary theory. “More on John Lennon’s Move Away from ‘Imagine’: Evolution is ‘Absolute Garbage’:
Even more shocking to the idea of Lennon as a secular leftist, or a deep thinker, the man rejected evolution. “Nor do I think we came from monkeys, by the way,” he insisted. “That’s another piece of garbage. What the hell’s it based on? We couldn’t’ve come from anything—fish, maybe, but not monkeys. I don’t believe in the evolution of fish to monkeys to men. Why aren’t monkeys changing into men now? It’s absolute garbage.”
Nolte is referring to Jordan Michael Smith’s article, “Stop Imagining,” kicking around since last December in American Conservative.
The biggest thing that hurt us was when Yoko Ono sued us. The film was released Friday, and we were sued Monday.It really caused a lot of problems for us, to support the movie in the theatres. Her object was to get it out of the theatres. I think it was ideological. She was approached by people from about ten Darwinist organizations.
Had she forgotten her husband’s real, final views? Clearly, she wasn’t representing his legacy. Did she have something to fear?
Okay, all together now: Imagine no ‘volution. It’s easy if you try! Yoko? YO-ko? You’re not singing. You look tired … is there something we …
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