When in Doubt

An Open Letter to Atheists Who Question Darwinism

Dear atheist who doubts Darwin,

You need help! In the age of social media, the kind of attention you are attracting is not good. A Newman University/YouGov survey on evolution last year described your position as "startling." And they did not mean it as a compliment:

Of those who identified as atheists (as a sub-set of non-religious people) we found that nearly 1 in 5 UK atheists (19%) and over 1 in 3 of Canadian atheists (38%), somewhat agree, agree or strongly agree with the statement: "Evolutionary processes cannot explain the existence of human consciousness." (This compares to 34% in the UK and 37% in Canada across the whole...

 

is a Canadian journalist, author, and blogger. She blogs at Blazing Cat Fur, Evolution News & Views, MercatorNet, Salvo, and Uncommon Descent.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #44, Spring 2018 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo44/when-in-doubt

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