Intelligent Design

Aristotle — Creationist in a Cheap Toga

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Aristotle was one of those creationists in a cheap toga who concluded that the abundant design in nature points to an intelligent cause even if that cause isn’t visible. “For teeth and all other natural things either invariably or normally come about in a given way; but of not one of the results of chance or spontaneity is this true,” he wrote in The Physics, a book that the ACLU would argue violates the separation between church and state. . . .

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3 Replies to “Aristotle — Creationist in a Cheap Toga

  1. 1
    Jedi Deist says:

    So! Aristotle is a creationist! I KNEW it!

    Um…they don’t have any of his books in the library in Dover…do they?!

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    arcturus says:

    Someone ought to sue a school that has “The Physics” in it, so that it might be shown just how ridiculous and hypocritical the current anti-ID movement is.

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    Casey Luskin says:

    Also, note that the Dali Lami is now promoting creationism in a cheap orange monk’s robe.

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