Date: Sat Dec 17 1994 07:37:20 From: Wesley R. Elsberry To: Doug Wagner Subj: Re: DEFINITIONS... Attr: EVOLUTION ------------------------------- In a msg onWe can't be held responsible for the misapprehensions of SciCre-ists. They believe any silly misconception imaginable about evolution and evolutionary mechanism theories.
, Doug Wagner of 1:153/7715 writes: [...] DW> No, I don't think so. I believe that evolution SHOULD and MUST DW> address DW> the origin of life...otherwise it's a cop out. If evolution does DW> not DW> address it ...then why do so many evolutionists on this echo DW> insist that DW> creationists address the same issue ( like the dear Dr. Pepper DW> "now DW> state the theory of creation").
We can, however, hold SciCre-ists responsible for their own claims.
The concept of special creation says that matter, energy, stars, planets, plants, animals, man, and all things were brought into existence by special creative processes which are no longer operating. It says that present-day phenomena and processes, while pointing to the necessity of a primeval creation, cannot in themselves create anything. Since in this framework, the study of science forcefully points to past creation, it necessarily implies a Creator and therefore an orderly, meaningful, and purposeful universe.
[End quote -- Boardman, Koontz, and Morris, Science and Creation, 1973, p. 5]
Why should we not insist that SciCre-ists really address the issues that they claim to address?