New Atheist Richard Dawkins has gone on the attack again. This time he is attacking Young Earth Creationists (YEC). It’s all a ruse since he despises any type of creationism. The idea of creation by God gets in the way of his own religion of materialism and the establishment of himself as a god-like philosopher king.
The idea of god is never abolished; it’s always transferred. Someone picks up the mantle.
Dawkins isn’t the first atheist to offer belligerent comments about creationism. Arthur C. Clarke, best known for the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey wrote something similar in the foreword to James Randi’s An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural.1
Randi uses his talents as a “magician” to expose people who claim to have supernatural powers. While Randi is critical of certain aspects of Christianity, Clarke did not feel Randi had gone far enough in his criticisms. Clarke writes :
“I am a little disappointed that Randi doesn’t deal with one of my pet hates Creationism, perhaps the most pernicious of the intellectual perversions now afflicting the American public. Though I am the last person to advocate laws against blasphemy, surely nothing could be more antireligious than to deny the evidence so clearly written in the rocks for all who have eyes to see!”
By this statement Clarke admits that evolution is a rival religion.
Clarke considered it blasphemous to doubt the doctrine of evolution. His bible consisted of “rocks.” Do these rocks speak of justice? Morality? Ethics? Do the rocks describe the uniqueness of man? The rocks tell us nothing. Like a ventriloquist with his dummy, the rocks say only what evolutionists want them to say…
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