Old Testament in action

With conservative religious people, you always have to worry that they actually believe what they say.

Today’s example: State Delegate Bob Marshall of Manassas, Virginia.

The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically. Why? Because when you abort the first born of any, nature takes its vengeance on the subsequent children. . . In the Old Testament, the first born of every being, animal and man, was dedicated to the Lord. There’s a special punishment Christians would suggest.

Now, there’s a claim that calls for a controlled statistical study.

McDowell's Trilemma - Part 2: An Eternally Omnipotent Person
McDowell's Trilemma - Part 1: An Eternally Bodiless Person
An Evidential Argument from Evil: Natural Inequality
LINK: "Ethics and Evolutionary Theory" by Erik J. Wielenberg
About Taner Edis

Professor of physics at Truman State University


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