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“Evolutionary leaders of the world” apparently think CS Lewis’ mock hymn to evolution…

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… is the real thing. See the last slide here.

And they’re possibly not alone:

Here also. Do none of these people understand that the hymn is a parody? Here are the “Evolution “lyrics, “intended” for the tune of “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us”:

Lead us, Evolution, lead us

Up the future’s endless stair;

Chop us, change us, prod us, weed us.

For stagnation is despair:

Groping, guessing, yet progressing,

Lead us nobody knows where.

See also: here and here for the words that make clear it is a parody, and the context of Lewis’s growing dislike of Darwin’s followers.

The original hymn, “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us”:

See also: The Magician’s Twin for where Lewis stood on evolution.

– O’Leary for News

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