> John Clark wrote:
> > Emlyn <email@example.com> Wrote:
> > > Being a creationist is pretty dumb, true.
> > Agreed.
> > > However, "directed evolution" at least sounds plausible, and
> > >some attention.
> > Religious people have not pushed directed evolution much and that is
> A very large reason they don't push it is that "directed evolution" or
> "intelligent design" leaves open who/what did the directing/designing.
> Any supra-human intelligence will do. The Almighty of their beliefs is
> just one of many possibilities once such things are assumed.
> - samantha
I agree with John's assessment. Also, there is matter that biological stuff
just doesn't look designed; it's really bodgy and dumb, in a lot of cases.
So if you go for directed evolution, as a religous believer, you are
painting God as cruel and incompetent. That mightn't be the prefered option.
I work in mysterious ways.
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