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I personally belong to a tiny minority of people in the country I’m living in, who don’t believe nor follow the belief pattern of the majority, which states that we all came from an explosion in Space billions of years ago, which produced the stars & planets, and by pure chance, through chemical processes, on some planets life evolved into thousands of different living species, including the intelligent, thinking & organised human race.
Opposed to this common view, I’m an outsider. I belong to a dispised & ridiculed group of Christian believers called “Creationists”.
Now, if you perform a google search on the word “creationist” in my country, you’ll come up with a lot of controversy, and the adjectives accompanying the word in the results range from “evil” & “fanatic” to “ridiculous”. To be more specific, I’m a “Young Earth Creationist”, one of those, who, contrary to the accepted belief that the Earth is billions of years old, chooses to credit the given age of mankind and the Earth as derived from the amount of years given in the Bible, which amounts to a bit over 6.000.
In fact, this belief was held by the vast majority of people who had any ideas about the Earth’s age for the longest time. And just because it has been drilled into people’s minds for the past hundred years or so that ‘It ain’t so, but...’, and the fact that this ‘but’ has been backed up by most scientists of the century, who have been working hard on spending tax payers’ money around the globe to provide evidence for it, for me, is not sufficient reason to join the majority in their belief.
I haven’t always been this ‘foolish’, as I was a firm believer in the theory of Evolution as a child, and had to choose in my teens whether I was going to continue believing in this theory which had been ingrained in my mind or the Bible. To be honest, this has caused me a lot of conflict over the past 2 ½ decades. Recently, though, I have found that I’m not alone in my unconventional stand of faith, and that not only supposed ‘lunatics’ like myself preferred the Bible’s version of our origins to the commonly accepted version, but even highly educated scientists around the world share my very – howbeit apparently obtruse belief in a World created by God in 6 days. In fact, evidence is emerging from scientific ranks, which poses definite problems to the widely accepted theory of ‘Natural Selection’. Books are being written about the inaccuracy & unreliability of data provided by the methods of carbon- & radiation dating, which supposedly determine the age of rock strata & fossils. Books are being written about the violation of the laws of nature & physics, which evolutionists demand of their followers to accept. Books are being written about new possibilities & theories regarding time and the speed of light, which indicate that even though we can see stars that are billions of lightyears away, this doesn’t mean those stars are actually billions of years old. And what about the fact that matter cannot create information (of which an awful lot is needed, as scientists are finding out, even for a single cell, which turned out to be a conglomeration of complicated chemical factories)?
The fossils which
The amount of people living today, had the first human couple really lived a million years ago is a matematical monstrosity, which seems to be deliberately ignored by any maths teacher. The size of the sun at the rate of its loss of energy would have posed serious problems for any life to come into being on Earth a billion years ago. But whenever we turn on the tv and let our children watch a nature documentary, whenever we open a school book on Biology, History or geography, we’re being bombarded with ‘matter-of-fact’ statements about events which were supposed to have happened billions of years ago, as if the narrator or writer had seen them with their own eyes, leaving not the slightest hint of a doubt whether these things were really so.
Why? Who is so interested in having everybody believe a theory about our origins, that even its own initiator died in shame about having brought it up in the first place? Why is this belief so widely accepted by both, communists, fascists, AND of course, our good, average citizen of modern democracy? Well, for one thing, it’s the perfect legitimate excuse for each of us to ‘do our own thing’. If we’re all nothing more but an ‘accident in Space’, result of ‘pure coincidence’, Big Bang – side-effects, no God, no Creator, no rules needed, nobody Who made us, so, nobody to judge us for anything we might ever do wrong hereafter, we can all pretty much do what we want without our consience bugging us about it. Maybe that has something to do with our ever growing crime rates?
Believing that everything came forth from life-less matter gives us the freedom to not make any difference between the material and the spiritual.
In other words, I can choose to put money or things on the same level with God, or let them replace Him altogether. (Is it really the God of Love they're supposedly trusting in on the Dollar bill?)
Furthermore, it gives us permission to kill unborn babies with a 'perfectly clean concsience' by means of abortion. It is interesting to note that our 'ancestors', those who lived before the flood, according to the Bible, worshipped the god Moloch (which some scholars identify with 'Mammon', the god of wealth, mentioned by Jesus in Matthew 6) and honoured him by sacrificing their newborns. (Still wonder why God would have allowed the flood?) Looks like our habits haven't changed all that much, we just give them different names.
As the well-famed English writer C.S.Lewis stated (see quotes below), Evolution is the religion of materialism.
Let’s face it, most of us modern men & women, we wanna be our own gods. We don’t want some big old bearded guy on a throne telling us what to do & what not to, right? We don’t mind the guy we elected doing it (or the one we didn’t elect, but the majority did), at least not that much, why, we cringe a little with every raise of the percentage of our money we have to pay him in taxes, after all, some more ‘evidence’ needs to be found to support our religion..., I mean, theory of Evolution, our armies need to be fed & armed to deliver us from hottentots who believe differently from the way we do & threaten our ‘freedom’. I mean, we are the people, right? We’re the ones with the money, with the machines, with the best political system, so, we’ve got to defend ourselves from those maniacs, right? After all, here you’re free to believe whatever you want to believe: Believe in aliens as responsible for our origins, if you want, why, that’s a very popular one.
Something smells fishy, though, and it’s not because of remains of premordial soup, either. In a controversial tome of notes taken during a supposed meeting of powerful people over a century ago, somebody predicted about the times in which we are now living: “The intellectuals ... will puff themselves up with their knowledge and without any logical verification of them will put into effect all the information available from science, which our agentur specialists have cunningly pieced together for the purpose of educating their minds in the direction we want. Do not suppose for a moment that these statements are empty words: think carefully of the successes we arranged for Darwinism, Marxism, Nietzscheism. To us, at any rate, it should be plain to see what a disintegrating importance these directives have had upon the minds of the masses.”