Inherit The Wind

A Disturbing Movement of
Anti-Intellectualism in America
"Itís more valuable to see with the eye in oneís heart,

rather than see with the eye in oneís head."

The epic crusade of science and technology versus theology, both

religions of sorts dating back in time more years than any of us can begin to

comprehend. Maybe that is why, as a whole, we have such a difficult time

discerning between the two, or rather, why we fail to see clearly the true

meaning that lies behind the propaganda of either.

The arguments on either side are significant and carry as much reason

and weight as the other. Thus, we simply cannot refuse to make a judgment

before looking ...

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the Bible, but

that it is a book of ideals that we must trust in itís veracity. It isnít meant to be explained!

Ironically, the thing that people are the most hungry for, meaning, is the one thing that science hasnít been able to give them. Enter God, the means

that mankind has clung to for purpose. If there isnít a God, does that mean

that 95% of the world is suffering from some sort of mass dillusion? There

may be a thousand arguments against there being a supreme being that we can

think of, but itís all those reasons that we cannot think of that allow him to

continue to exist as a necessity in our hearts and minds. True, in the past

Galileo, Copernicus and others have proven that the Church can be wrong --

and I agree. Yet the Church, like humanity, has the right to make a mistake

and reassess their beliefs. It doesnít mean all they say is false, not at all! I couldnít imagine living in a world where God didnít exist -- I wouldnít want


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