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Bible Is A Crock...

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Posted by Scott Abernathy on May 13, 2002 18:10:18 UTC

Let us both throw away Charles Darwin and the bible. Let us pretend that we are organic beings on a planet revolving around a yellow star. What difference does sin make? What purpose does religion have? The bible is words in a book, as is Charles Darwin's "origin of species". They mean nothing in the grand order of things. The true "religion" of this world should be our connections with other peoples and life forms. Realizing that we are no better or special than anything else on the planet. Would it really matter if the earth was 5 billion years old? Would your faith change? Do believe God would trick us into believing the earth was old to test our faith? Have you ever looked very hard at the creationism rhetoric? I have looked at the athiestic stuff with a skeptical eye (it is more than just peppered moth stuff, and you know it). But this war of ideas is intiated out of ego and fear. Shouldn't our questions be, "where is it taking us?"? Books and ideas are good for discussion, but do little towards solving the inherent problems with our culture. Creationists are as sad as Atheists. They so want God to be validated scientifically, but fail to see the irony in that want. God is all around us in the life forms that occupy every corner of the globe. It is the energy within us all that makes up God. Science can only look at the biology and chemistry of these organisms. It is not equipped to handle the theological rammifications. Life does evolve and the earth is very old. Who cares? It doesn't make us any less special and actually makes us seem even more unique and fragile. I am sorry you miss the point, even though I am sure you think you don't.

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