[ExI] VP for Creationism
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 09:29:49 UTC 2008
On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Stathis Papaioannou
<stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Of course, those creation myths are ridiculous; no rational person
> would even consider them worthy of scientific refutation.
Mmhhh, I beg to differ. Those are "cosmogonies", but not "creationist
cosmogonies" in the monotheist style.
As such, they are beautiful, innocuous and poetic metaphores that
describes mythically the concept of an evolving universe, and knows
nothing of a deus ex machina pulling everything out of nothing, and
legiferating on the natural and human history. In particular, little
in non-biblical cosmogonies seems to suggest that dogmatic
anti-darwinism or specieism is a moral duty of the true believer.
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