We have a repeat letter-writer today. This guy was responsible for #194: Mysterious Spinner. Like that letter, this one appears in the Winona Daily News of Winona, Minnesota. That newspaper discourages copying their material, so we won’t give you very much. You’ll have to click over there to enjoy the whole thing. It’s Darwinian policies have proven dangerous.
This fellow appears to be on a crusade to cram every creationist cliché that ever existed into his letters. It’s so incredibly bad that we’re starting to suspect it’s a college student trying to show his buddies how much trash he can get the local paper to publish. We doubt that anyone could actually be this far over the edge. But we could be wrong.
Brace yourself for a letter that is loaded with creationist goodies. We can only give you a hint of the wonders to be found when you read his letter for yourself. Okay, let’s get started. As you know, the bold font was added by us. He begins with racism:
The often-deleted subtitle of “On the Origin of Species” — “The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life” — speaks for itself.
You’ve seen that stupidity before. We debunked it in: Common Creationist Claims Confuted (hereinafter “CCCC”). Let’s read on:
[T]he last century, the bloodiest in history, was brought about by Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin and Mao Tse Tung implementing Darwinian policies.
More creationist rubbish. See Hitler and Darwin. We continue:
If it [macro evolution] were true, all living things would be transitional forms, and delineation between species would be a blur. Transitional forms are called missing links for a good reason.
We’ve discussed the “micro-macro” fallacy in CCCC. As for transitional forms, those that have been located aren’t “missing links” — they’ve even got names. See List of transitional fossils. Regarding the blur between related species, yes — when the intermediates aren’t extinct, that’s precisely what we see (Ring species). Here’s one more excerpt:
Kent Hovind has a standing offer of $250,000 for anyone who can offer any scientific proof of macro evolution. There have been no takers.
Kent Hovind? BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Hey, great letter! Keep ’em coming!
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