In case you don’t know what we’re dealing with, here’s a good lesson from Answers in Genesis (AIG), which is part of the creationist empire of Ken Ham (ol’ Hambo), along with the infamous, mind-boggling Creation Museum.
AIG’s article is How Can We Stand on Scripture in an Evolution-Pushing Culture? It’s rather long, and we’ll have to skip most of it. We’ll give you just enough to encourage you to click over there to read it all. Here we go, with bold font added by us:
The battle is raging between Satan, the usurper, and Jesus Christ, the Creator. The prizes in this battle are the hearts and minds (and ultimately the eternal souls) of our children and grandchildren. Yet few understand the nature or manner in which the battle is being waged.
Yes, dear reader, the battle is raging. And AIG thinks you’re on Satan’s side. Furthermore:
Ken Ham clearly identified the problem nearly 25 years ago. He wrote, “There is a war going on in society — a very real battle. The war is Christianity versus humanism, but we must wake up to the fact that, at the foundational level, it’s really creation versus evolution.”
That’s rather clear. Let’s read on:
In this battle of ideas between creation and evolution, one of the central defining issues is the age of the earth. Many battles have been fought over the interpretation of the scientific evidence as well as the interpretation of the Bible itself regarding this issue. Because we are not teaching science to our children from the biblical worldview, our children are succumbing to science teaching from the secular humanist worldview.
Why do we care about their battle? Here’s why:
People need to understand that evolution is a worldview teaching man got here without God being involved. Creation is a worldview about how man got here through the Creator God. Both are ideas about origins going in opposite directions. These ideas have consequences because a person’s worldview influences every decision he makes. When comparing these two worldviews and the behavior that result from them, a stark contrast emerges. Evolution is the foundation of humanism. Genesis is the foundational book of God’s Word, the Bible. When people believe there is no accountability for their actions, they tend to act quite differently from those who believe there are consequences for their actions (we admit that all of us, including Christians, often fail to live up to God’s standards).
At that point in the AIG article (only about half-way through it) they insert the graphic that we placed at the top of our post. Then they go on, explaining why all of science is wrong. After that they say this:
Today, we are seeing the consequences of evolutionary teaching. When you teach generation after generation of children they are nothing more than evolved animals, why should it surprise us when they begin to act like animals? When we teach there is no accountability, we should not be surprised to see large increases in school violence, lawlessness, homosexual behavior, pornography, abortion, and many other destructive behaviors.
We posted about that a while back: But They’ll Behave Like Monkeys! As with all long-refuted creationist arguments, we don’t need to say any more about it.
Additional excerpts are unnecessary because you can click over to AIG and read it all for yourself. Go ahead and do so. You won’t find a better description of what goes on in the minds of creationists. Nor will you find a clearer reason for avoiding debates with such people. They cannot be persuaded by evidence because it comes from the devil. They are motivated by other things.
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