Darwin's Black Bog

The Case for Blind Evolution Remains Stuck

Atheism says the universe is an accident and there is no higher purpose to your life or to anyone else's. You're born. You eat. If you're lucky, you get lucky and reproduce. You die. You turn to dust. End of story. As atheist biologist Richard Dawkins argues, while plants and animals certainly look as if they are the results of the work of a Creator, modern Darwinism's joint mechanism of random genetic mutations and natural selection gives us a designer-free explanation for these natural marvels, meaning there's no need to invoke a divine designer to explain the origin of living things. "Darwin," he says, "made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist."



PhD, is Executive Editor of Discovery Institute Press and a Senior Fellow with Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. He is the author or coauthor of numerous works, including Intelligent Design Uncensored, The Hobbit Party, A Meaningful World, and the new intelligent design young-adult novel The Farm at the Center of the Universe with astrobiologist Guillermo Gonzalez.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #56, Spring 2021 Copyright © 2024 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo56/darwins-black-bog


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