Thinkquote of the day: Nobel laureates on evolution
|October 17, 2006||Posted by O'Leary under Intelligent Design|
Why thereÃ‚Â is an intelligent design controversy, reason xxx xxx xxx ….
Logically derived from confirmable evidence, evolution is understood to be the result of an unguided, unplanned process of random variation and natural selection.
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Differences exist between scientific and spiritual world views, but there is no need to blur the distinction between the two. Nor is there need for conflict between the theory of evolution and religious faith. Science and faith are not mutually exclusive. Neither should feel threatened by the other.
Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 39 Nobel laureates writing writing to the Kansas State Board of Education , via the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity: Nobel Laureates Initiative (September 9, 2005)
Toss this one in the “why the intelligent design controversy isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t going away” files.
What blows me away is how stupid those people think the rest of us are. I don’t think ID is really about religion, but – what kind of faith would be compatible with an unguided, unplanned process? Better not ask.