Under God or Under Darwin?
Intelligent Design could be a bridge between civilizations.
By Mustafa Akyol
December 01, 2005, 8:17 a.m.
. . . In a furious New Republic cover story, “The Case Against Intelligent Design,” Jerry Coyne joins in this hype and implies that all non-Christians, including Muslims, should be alarmed by this supposedly Christian theory of beginnings that “might offend those of other faiths.” Little does he realize that if there is any view on the origin of life that might seriously offend other faiths Ã¢â‚¬â€ including mine, Islam Ã¢â‚¬â€ it is the materialist dogma: the assumptions that God, by definition, is a superstition, and that rationality is inherently atheistic. . . .