by Doug Wilson from Blog and Mablog – The Darwinism Crack Up Will Be Televised
Editor’s note: This is some of the thinking in the homeschooling Quiverfull world that scares me, people like Doug Wilson who clearly do not understand at all how science works, how scientific investigation and natural laws work, and believe only the few things they can personally observe in the world, but only filtered through the lens of a bronze age book. It does not make for people who hold a fully rounded education, and propagates ‘alternative facts’ for scientific proof. It reminds me of the parable of the group of blind men exploring the elephant.
Wagons carry rocks, that’s all. But over time, the number of rocks will become a matter of concern. And a little bit past that point, the performance of the wagon starts to suffer. And right after that, the wagon collapses, we buy a new wagon, and head on down the road. The new wagon, remember, has some rocks in it.
When Darwinism was first adopted, when we bought this wagon, our knowledge of the internal workings of the living cell was approaching zilch, nada, nuffin. For all we knew, the cell was a rind stuffed with a gelatinous substance. As our scientific knowledge has exploded, the wagon—still manfully teetering down the road—has filled up with rocks. Boulders. A couple of small mountains. Darwin died in 1882, and the term genetics was not born until 1905.
The more we learn, the more the wagon has to “carry.” At some point, the scientists will give up trying to make this wagon go any further, and will agree to get a new wagon. The new wagon will have rocks to carry, but it won’t have to carry the intolerable burden of massive libraries embedded in strands much, much smaller than the head of a pin.
As cameras get better and better, more and more portable, with higher and higher definition, not to mention cheaper and cheaper, what will happen? This world is absolutely stuffed with testimony of the God who is the exquisite engineer. And we are sending people out into that world with cameras.
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