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Darwinism = Bad Morality/Homosexuality

Discussion in 'Ethics & Morality' started by Asycthian, Feb 21, 2010.

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  1. Asycthian

    Asycthian New Member

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    ETHICS AND MORALITY—It becomes extremely dangerous when materialistic men are set in positions of power to dictate that which the masses will believe in regard to human morality. Hardened evolutionists are determined not to merely let men choose for themselves the type of morality they will follow. Evolution is foisted upon people, from kindergarten to the grave. Evolutionist zealots are dedicated to wiping out every religion but their own. Atheism and only atheism is their creed and their objective. Darwinism inherently teaches the most vicious set of moral principles. Declaring that man is but an animal, instruction is then given that the most successful animals are those that are the first to attack and destroy. The collected views men are taught determine their system of morals and their way of life.
    "Every ethic is founded in a philosophy of man, and every philosophy of man points toward ethical behavior."—*J. Drane, "A Philosophy of Man and Higher Education," in Main Currents in Modern Thought, (1927), p. 98.
    Darwinism declares that man is no better than an animal.
    "In the world of Darwin man has no special status other than his definition as a distinct species of animal. He is in the fullest sense a part of nature and not apart from it. He is akin, not figuratively but literally, to every living thing, be it an ameba, a tapeworm, a flea, a seaweed, an oak tree, or a monkey—even though the degrees of relationship are different and we may feel less empathy for forty-second cousins like the tapeworms than for, comparatively speaking, brothers like the monkeys."—*George Gaylord Simpson, "The World into Which Darwin Led Us," Science 131 (1960), p. 970.
    Darwinism unleashed a moral holocaust upon the world, one which deepens with each passing decade. Here is a statement to remember:
    "It was because Darwinian theory broke man’s link with God and set him adrift in a cosmos without purpose or end that its impact was so fundamental. No other intellectual revolution in modern times . . so profoundly affected the way men viewed themselves and their place in the universe."—*Michael Denton, Evolution: A Theory in Crisis (1985), p. 67 [Australian molecular biologist].
    We are taught to accept ourselves as merely vicious animals. Tell the people often enough that they are only animals, and they will begin believing it. *Darlington says, "Violence is . . a product of evolution."
    "The first point is that selfishness and violence are inherent in us, inherited from our remotest animal ancestors . . Violence is, then, natural to man, a product of evolution."—*P.J. Darlington, Evolution for Naturalists (1980), pp. 243-244.
    Evolutionary theory presents humanity with no uplifting standards, codes, norms, or values.
    " ‘Evolution favors reproductive strategies that produce the most offspring, without regard for human values of justice or fair play.’
    " ‘Nature provides no moral guide to human behavior.’
    "We don’t even know what is ‘natural’ for our own species. Every few years a new theory emerges on what is our ‘natural’ diet, our ‘natural’ life span, our ‘natural’ sexual practices, our ‘natural’ social system or our ‘natural’ relationship with nature. Nature is endlessly fascinating, but offers no ‘natural’ way of life for humans to copy. Even in evolution, there is no ‘natural’ tendency toward ‘progress,’ ‘perfection,’ or ‘ascent.’ Most of the time, we don’t even know what is going on in nature."—*R. Milner, Encyclopedia of Evolution (1990), pp. 79, 124, 317.
    It is Darwinism that is brutalizing mankind today.
    "Darwinism helped to further brutalize mankind through providing scientific sanction for bloodthirsty and selfish desires."—*Robert T. Clark and James D. Bales, Why Scientists Accept Evolution (1966), p. 64.


    According to evolutionary theory, whatever you are is good and whatever you do is right; there are no norms, no absolutes, no standards you must live up to.
    "Thus human ‘goodness’ and behavior, considered ethical by human societies, probably are evolutionary acquisitions of man and require fostering,—[because] an ethical system that bases its premises on absolute pronouncements will not usually be acceptable to those who view human nature by evolutionary criteria."—*Arno G. Motulaky, "Brave New World?" Science, Vol. 185, August 23, 1974, p. 654.
    In the 19th century, they called themselves the American Association of Atheists. In the 20th, they now call themselves "humanists." Here is their battle cry:
    "No deity will save us; we must save ourselves."—*1974 Manifesto of American Humanist Association

    According to evolution, neither mankind nor any other creature or substance in the universe was planned; it was all only an "accident" of random motions of atoms.
    "An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident."—*Francis Thompson, quoted in Peter’s Book of Quotations (1977), p. 449.
    But the "accident theory" will destroy us if we adhere to it. And prior to that mutual destruction will come ever-increasing hopelessness and aimless confusion.
    "We do not solve social problems but rather create social monsters, when man is treated first as an accident and then the particular man is denied his participation in his own being on the grounds that he is only an unfortunate accident of nature.
    "It takes no doctor of logic to conclude that if man is such a random being, it can be only a random force that makes himself users of his fellows, even if the user is dignified by degree as a sociologist or psychiatrist. If the determinist’s premise is correct, then social or psychic manipulations may establish only a random order. Thus determinism entangles the mind hopelessly in contradiction."—*Marion Montgomery, "Imagination and the Violent Assault upon Virtue," Modern Age: A Quarterly Review, 27, pp. 124-125.
    A science teacher agrees.
    "Few people who accept the Darwinian theory of evolution realize its far-reaching import especially in Social Science . . Of the many evils that have resulted from the teaching of evolution, we mention only a few."—*Professor Holmes, Science (August 14, 1939), p. 117.
    Darwinism is the law of the jungle.
    "Darwinism consistently applied would measure goodness in terms of survival value. This is the law of the jungle where ‘might is right’ and the fittest survive. Whether cunning or cruelty, cowardice or deceit, whatever will enable the individual to survive is good and right for that individual or that society."—H. Enoch, Evolution or Creation (1968), p. 145.

    Darwin’s biological evolution theory quickly became the basis for a social theory which brought on intensified war and immorality.
    "In turn, biological evolutionism exerted ever-widening influences on the natural and social sciences, and its repercussions were neither sound or commendable. Suffice it to mention the so-called Social Darwinism, which often sought to justify the inhumanity of man to man, and the biological racism which furnished a fraudulent scientific sanction for the atrocities committed in Hitler’s Germany and elsewhere."—*Theodosius Dobzhansky, "Evolution at Work," Science, Vol. 127, May 9, 1958, p. 1091.

    For my other thread about Evolution and Homosexuality. See Politics section thread: 99% of Atheists are Homosexual
     
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    SithDoughnut The Agnostic, Ignostic, Apatheistic Atheist

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    Creationism = Inability to create readable OPs/Excessive use of font sizes
     
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    Asycthian New Member

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    laconicstudent New Member

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    There are so many ironic statements in here.
     
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    TerranceL Sarcasm is kind of an art isn't it?

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    For goodness sakes man, learn to format.

    This is a blatant lie. Firstly, evolution is not an atheistic theory, anymore than any other scientific theory is. Most Christians are content to accept the theory of evolution and do not find that it conflicts with their faith. Secondly, the teaching of evolution is not an attempt to prescribe behaviour. The only people stating that evolution is teaching that people should act like animals are reactionaries like you.

    Additionally, this is an oversimplification of how evolution works - fitness can also arise from cooperative behaviour, the reason why human beings are such a successful species.

    Well, thank God you quoted Darwin then.

    Oh wait, you didn't.

    Right, this was first time that had happened. Of course. The Enlightenment didn't happen. What were we thinking.

    I strongly suspect Mr. Denton (whoever he is) is projecting, and projecting hard.

    Again, this is simply not what occurs. Admitting our taxonomy also does not prescribe behaviour.

    I don't see a justification for violence here.

    Again, why are you expecting it to? I don't expect atomic theory to pop out a moral guidance for me, so why are you applying this arbitrary and unreasonable standard to one theory out of many?

    Again, this is a misrepresentation of evolution. Evolutionary success is as much cooperation as competition.

    Uh, no. This is not part of evolutionary theory in the slightest. As I've said, several times now, science does not prescribe behaviour. Evolution describes the changes within life over time. That's it. Now please stop strawmanning.

    Not sure why you posted this quote - it's a good observation that if we evolved particular social mores then there may come a time where the usual absolutist pronouncements (sort of like this thread) aren't going to cut it. Something to be aware of, perhaps.

    And this is a bad sentiment....why, exactly?

    Nope, natural selection and thermodynamic reactions are not random, in fact, most of the time progressive outcomes are statistically quite likely.

    Yet more scaremongering, unsupported rhetoric.

    You do realise that posting random quotes out of context proves little, right?

    Again, this has nothing to do with the validity of the theory of evolution.

    Uh, no. Conflating the reality of survivability does not make for a moral prescription of behaviour. Does not follow.

    Yeah, thanks for posting a quote which actually COUNTERS your viewpoint, genius.

    Please do, it's a laugh.
     
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    ebia Senior Contributor

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    and excessive use of hyperbole and non-sequiters.
     
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    Lads, don't feed the Poe!
     
  9. SithDoughnut

    SithDoughnut The Agnostic, Ignostic, Apatheistic Atheist

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    But it's too fun not to. Anyway, Asycthian is emulating a type of position that actually exists. In the abscence of those people on this forum we'll have to make do with a Poe.
     
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    Funny that, as most of the gays [and by this I include bisexual, and any other sexual lifestyle alternatives] I know are religious (whether Christian or otherwise) and most of the atheists I know are straight.

    Are my aquaintances and circle of friends just an odd outlier then?
     
  11. lux et lex

    lux et lex light and law

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    Trying to read through that text wall made me feel mentally unstable...lol
     
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    Wayte Oh, you know. Some guy.

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    For one, I'm sorry you're so stung about scientific theories being 'foisted" on people. But until a challenge of some sort(and I mean credible, none of this "answer must contain god" answer-first science), then it will continue to be taught.
     
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    Wayte Oh, you know. Some guy.

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    Blah, I tried to read through the OP to get a more pertinent opinion, but dear god it's all the same "evolution are teh evils" dribble that only an overly-religious individual could find sensible.
     
  14. SithDoughnut

    SithDoughnut The Agnostic, Ignostic, Apatheistic Atheist

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    Or a poe.
     
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    Skaloop Senior Contributor

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    Funny. I know many atheists (in fact, most of my friends would fall under that category), but none of them are gay.

    I do also know some gay people. Half of them are Christians.

    So you're wrong.
     
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    Supernaut What did they aim for when they missed your heart?

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    Claims like that do not help Christianity at all....:doh:
     
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    TerranceL Sarcasm is kind of an art isn't it?

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    It's funny, most of the atheists I know are married and have kids.
     
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    Robbie_James_Francis May all beings have happiness and its causes

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    99% of atheists are homosexual? I must've found a very unusual groups of friends in that case, since nearly all of them are heterosexual atheists. How odd.
     
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    Spacewyrm cognitive dissident

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    That just proves that their gay!:p
     
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    TerranceL Sarcasm is kind of an art isn't it?

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