Evolution is promoted by its practitioners as more than mere science. Evolution is promulgated as an ideology, a secular religion -- a full-fledged alternative to Christianity, with meaning and morality. I am an ardent evolutionist and an ex-Christian, but I must admit that in this one complaint -- and Mr. Gish is but one of many to make it -- the literalists are absolutely right. Evolution is a religion. This was true of evolution in the beginning, and it is true of evolution still today.This quote is taken from Ruse's article HOW EVOLUTION BECAME A RELIGION, which appeared Saturday, May 13, 2000 in the National Post. You can read the rest of the article here.
Sunday, March 04, 2007
evolution - the religion
Michael Ruse, a well-known evolutionist and expert in the field of the philosophy of science says this: