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Denyse O'Leary

He said it: John Lennox on why Darwinism doesn’t require evidence

In the contemporary scientific world we thus have the very unusual situation that one of science’s most influential theories, biological macroevolution, stands in such a close relationship to naturalistic philosophy that it can be deduced from it directly – that is, without even needing to consider any evidence, as the ancient arguments of Lucretius plainly show. This circumstance is extraordinary since it is very difficult to think of another scientific theory that is in a similar position. (Page 98) – John Lennox, quoted in Amanda Read, “Darwinocracy: The evolution question in American politics” (Washington Times, September 3, 2011). Oxford mathematician John Lennox is the author of God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?. Here’s an interview with him.