Did Evolution Make Creationists?

If evolution is true, then unguided and purposeless processes of nature produced creationists.

How, then, can creationists be criticized for being wrong?

Here is a question: why do evolutionists care what creationists believe? Why is it that evolutionists care to the point of shutting down any scientific challenge to naturalistic evolution?

Darwinists insist that science informs us we are not purposeful creations, but rather, as stated succinctly by leading Darwinist George Gaylord Simpson, that “[m]an is the result of a purposeless and natural process that did not have him in mind.”[i]

In plain language Simpson’s statement means that human beings are literally no different in essence than a snowflake, a stalactite, or a riverbank. Does a snowflake care that all the others look different? Do stalactites begrudge stalagmites for pointing the other way? Does a river’s left bank resent the right bank for opposing it at every turn? Why, then, among all the natural occurrences of purposeless nature do those unplanned products of blind physics and uncaring chemistry known as Darwinists care?

According to evolutionist Richard Dawkins: “The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference. As that unhappy poet A.E. Housman put it: ‘For Nature, heartless, witless Nature Will neither know nor care.’ DNA neither knows nor cares. DNA just is.”[i]

But Dawkins, like all Darwinists of his kind, does care. And rather than pitiless indifference he exhibits a zealous enthusiasm that animates his commitment and purposeful advocacy to oppose creationists with all of his being.

In a Darwinian world creationists are what evolution blindly and pitilessly made them, but in a world of Darwinians creationists suddenly become moral agents guilty of believing a wrong thing. How can this be?

Perhaps because the world of Darwinians is not a Darwinian world, and objective truth sits unmoved and unmovable.

Think about that.


[i] Dawkins quote on “the universe we observe”: Dawkins, Richard in “Chapter Four: God’s Utility Function” in River out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life, Basic Books, New York, NY (1995), 1st edition, p.132, 133.


[i] George Gaylord Simpson, The Meaning of Evolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1949), pp. 132, 345, as quoted by Wells, Icons of Evolution, p. 203.

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