…Why Is There Still Dust?

Inspired by a comment shared on Jerry Coyne’s blog. Presumably most will grasp that this is satire of the foolish question sometimes asked by opponents of mainstream science, “If humans evolved from monkeys, then why are there still monkeys?” Obviously the same ridiculous question could be asked of young-earth creationists and anyone else who takes the creation language in Genesis 2 literally.

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  • Gakuseidon

    “If God made humans from dust, why is there still dust?”

    Hahaha! Love it!

  • Earthlings Make Me So Angry

    If women were created from men, why are there still men?

  • Alethinon61

    Based on regular interaction with the evolution/creation debate, I think that there is enough foolishness on both sides to satisfy anyone who wants an excuse to consistently ridicule those who happen to have a different view. 

  • harv

    amen, alethinon!   if we can discredit the bible with our ‘higher’ understanding, do we still have to pay any attention to phillippians 4:8?    not to mention a poor parallel between the two questions that is indeed foolish.   

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionprof/ James F. McGrath

      Isn’t it precisely following Paul’s advice there to ask the necessary questions and do the necessary investigations so as to ensure that we are focusing on what is true?

  • triplepoint273

    If God made fish and men and women, why are there still bicycles?

  • Earthlings Make Me So Angry

    If birds descended from dinosaurs, why are there still dinos…. oh wait…