…and Creationists are Dead-Wrong
Even though we celebrate his birthday each year, we forget how much we have Charles Darwin to be grateful for. We celebrate his birthday because it’s the same day as Lincoln’s birthday. Lincoln, though great, was not as great as Darwin. Lincoln was only doing what the founders of America set in motion nearly 100 years earlier.
Darwin, on the other hand, truly made one small step for man, and one great leap for mankind. He did this by writing a book that changed the world. The changes that came on the heels of Darwin’s new ideas were no flash in the pan. The likes of natural selection and evolution were ideas that are here to stay. Darwin set in motion a thought process that some day will lead to everyone realizing Mohammed was not a prophet, Jesus was not the son of God, and Creationists are wrong.
Before Darwin’s work appeared, the great majority of naturalists, and almost without exception the whole literary and scientific world, held firmly to the belief that (more…)