To the editor:
Larry Korpi's Feb. 14 letter was criticized for quoting Julian Huxley and Arthur Keith admitting that atheism influenced their beliefs in evolution. Two letters claimed there is no proof those evolutionists made those comments.
Similar to the statement by Julian Huxley is this from Aldous Huxley's "Confession of a Professed Atheist."
"I Had motives for not wanting the world to have meaning; consequently assumed that it had none ... For myself, as ... for most of my contemporaries, the philosophy of meaninglessness was ... an instrument of liberation ... from a certain political and economic system and liberation from a certain system of morality ... (that) interfered with our sexual freedom."
The theory of evolution is not totally scientific but is so obviously atheistic it is amazing some people deny that it is.
Mr. Korpi was also criticized for quoting this statement by a physicist names Millikan: "The pathetic thing is that we have scientists who are trying to prove evolution which no scientist can ever prove."
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That wasn't considered valid because Mr. Millikan was a physicist, not an evolutionary biologist, and he said it in 1925.
Physicists can't understand biology? As for that "ancient" 1925 date, Darwin's "Origin of Species" was published in 1859.
The theory of evolution is a creation myth by atheists who misinterpret what fossils signify. Their atheism prevents them from accepting this fact: Those fossils could just as easily be evidence of creation eras during which God created a variety of living things over long periods of time, the six "days" (actually eras) of Genesis.