Does Evolution Kill God?
by Ryan Leasure
“Darwin made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist.”1 This quote from famed atheist Richard Dawkins tells us everything we need to know about the evolution debate. If evolution is true, the skeptic argues, then God is no longer necessary to explain the complexity of life.
Skeptics will even admit that life, in all its complex forms, looks like it was designed. Dawkins elsewhere wrote, “Biology is the study of complicated things that give the appearance of having been designed for a purpose.”2 Francis Crick, co-discoverer of DNA, also cautioned, “Biologists must constantly keep in mind that what they see was not designed, but rather, evolved.”3
According to the evolutionists, if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and waddles like a duck, it must be a llama. That is, despite apparent evidence that suggests life was designed, we’re told to suppress those instincts. Instead, we’re to believe that all the different life forms are the result of blind natural forces. No matter how different humans, trees, and crickets appear to be, they all descend from a common ancestor. End of discussion.
To quote the famous college football analyst Lee Corso, “not so fast my friend.” I believe we have good reason to question Darwinism’s legitimacy. Let me give you five reasons why…