The Water Table is an Atheist Conspiracy

Tyler Francke at God of Evolution encountered Ray Comfort playing the “You’re not a real Christian” card to some of his detractors. Faced with the mother of all True Scotsman arguments, Francke upped the ante:

Well played, sir. Well played indeed.

Oddly, there is a group that goes this far. The Congregation and People of Tradition for Proselytism and Jihad, AKA Boko Harem, in Nigeria. That nickname roughly translates to “Western education is sinful,” which works as a name and a mission statement. A former leader of the group, the late Mohammed Yusuf, is quoted by the BBC:

“There are prominent Islamic preachers who have seen and understood that the present Western-style education is mixed with issues that run contrary to our beliefs in Islam,” he said.

“Like rain. We believe it is a creation of God rather than an evaporation caused by the sun that condenses and becomes rain.

“Like saying the world is a sphere. If it runs contrary to the teachings of Allah, we reject it. We also reject the theory of Darwinism.”

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