92284Re: Pope prepares to embrace theory of intelligent design
- Sep 3, 2006On 02/09/2006, at 6:41 PM, Andrew Crystall wrote:
>...apart from all the major ID spokespeople have said at various
> Further, ID has very little to do with belief that G-d created the
times that the designer is God, and a number of them are YECs who
were convinced that pretending that there's a scientific way to
discern the existence of God was the best way to further the
creationist and dominionist agenda. ID has *everything* to do with
belief that God created the universe.
> I, as many Jews, believe that G-d created..evoloution, andThis here is theistic evolution, not ID. Theistic evolution is
> set in chain the process which lead to Man.
indistinguishable from secular evolution at the level of science.
It's only a matter of whether one is a believer in God or gods or
not, not whether one thinks evolution happened or not.
>The conflict is between people who think science should be science
> Conflict? WHAT conflict?
and religion should be religion, and if you're religious you can
understand God's universe by studying it, and those who think that
studying it is anathema because we already know all the answers
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