Saturday 17 November 2018

Creationism is not on a par with evolution

There never has been a better time to promote claptrap, because we are all afraid of offending someone, says Carol Hunt

IN 1922, US President Woodrow Wilson responded to a query: "Dear Professor Curtiss: May it suffice for me to say in reply to your letter of August 25th, that, of course, like every other man of intelligence and education, I do believe in organic evolution. It surprises me that at this late date such questions should still be raised. Sincerely yours,

Woodrow Wilson."

But it seems President Wilson spoke too soon. Eighty-odd years later, and the President of the United States is not so sure that God didn't actually create the world in six days just over 7,000 years ago -- fossils and all.

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