This one is bad — really bad. Every sentence is outrageously wrong. It’s written by Ken Ham (ol’ Hambo), and it’s possibly the worst pile we’ve ever seen. The thing is titled Evolution — A Proven Fact?
This thing is so outstandingly horrible that we’re going to change our style. Instead of putting some of Hambo’s stuff in bold for emphasis, we’ll just add some commentary here and there, as the mood strikes us. You’ll be able to tell the difference between Hambo’s words and ours [because ours will be red].
But we must caution you: Before proceeding any further, warn those around you that although you are likely to experience uncontrollable vomiting and diarrhea, you don’t have Ebola. To put them at ease, you may want to wear a contamination suit. And be sure to keep a barf bucket handy. Okay, let’s get started.
… “Evolution is a fact!” is the rallying cry of many evolutionists as they try to push their naturalistic, anti-God religion on people. [Instead of Hambo’s supernaturalistic anti-reality religion.] But this dogmatic assertion is a gross misrepresentation of the nature of evolution.
If you haven’t seen it, take a look at Evolution as Fact and Theory by Stephen Jay Gould. Hambo’s rant continues:
As I have pointed out over and over again [ad nauseam], evolution is said to have happened in the past, but consequently cannot be tested, repeated, or observed. You can’t “prove” evolution because you weren’t there in the past to observe it!
We warned you this was bad. Let’s read on:
As I pointed out during my debate with Bill Nye “the Science Guy” this past February [in what the rational world calls Hambo’s Drool-a-thon], it’s a common tactic of evolutionists to “bait and switch.” They demonstrate change within a kind (which no rational person denies) and then call these minor changes molecules-to-man evolution. But they are not the same thing! [Only Hambo uses that “molecules-to-man” phrase.]
What is termed “natural selection” works on existing information [like the available mutations] but has never — not even once — been demonstrated to add new functional information to the genome. [Natural selection doesn’t create; it deletes unfavorable mutations from the gene pool.] Instead, natural selection usually leads to a decrease of information (or conservation of — or new — combinations of previously existing information). [Somewhat true, but misleading in context.]
But evolution absolutely requires an addition of brand-new information into the genome. After all, you can’t change a fish into an amphibian without new functional information! Yet no known mechanism can provide this essential new information. [Hambo either never heard of, or denies the existence of mutations, including gene duplications.]
Accepting biological evolution absolutely requires faith — blind faith [and only a fool accepts things on faith]. You must have faith that somehow by an unknown process that has never been seen to occur, life came from non-life — even though in all observed cases, life only comes from other life (as the accepted law of biogenesis demonstrates). [Yeah, accepted law.]
Now, unlike the blind faith of evolutionists, we have a reliable, eyewitness account from someone who was there and who doesn’t lie. [But there’s no blind faith involved in that.] We know that we have the correct history of Earth and life because God’s Word has clearly revealed to us what the Creator did.
On with the article:
Scientific discoveries — when properly interpreted through the lens of God’s Word [divine peer review] — support the Bible’s account of history, which gives the origin of life and information. And observational science in genetics (as well as in other fields, like geology and astronomy) overwhelmingly confirms the Bible’s account of history. [Take a break, empty the barf bucket, and set it up again. You’ll need it.]
And now we come to our final excerpt:
Why will secular evolutionists not admit that what they believe concerning origins is by faith (albeit a blind faith)? It’s because ultimately this is a spiritual issue. The secularists are in rebellion against God and don’t want to acknowledge they have adopted a religion to justify their unbelief.
The absolutely amazing thing is that Hambo makes a good living saying things like that. People are willing to pay for it. Scary, isn’t it?
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