Michael D. Painter (
28 Sep 1996 18:21:38 GMT

Publius <> wrote in article <5272l7$>...
> Summary:
> Keywords:
> Those of us who have been probing the workings of the
> Atheist/Darwinist mentalities have come up against a puz-
> zling quirk in their thinking process:
> If they really believe what they preach, then they should
> readily admit that as the Evolutionary Process continues, it
> is just a matter of time till Man is succeeded by a Being as
> superior to Man as Man is to the Ape. Instead, some say that
> Evolution "was" but no longer "is" - its possibilities evidently
> exhausted. The smart ones keep quiet because they know that
> if they are true to their Belief they will be admitting that
> Evolution is an open-ended process - in infinite Time and
> Space - and in one way or another, inexorably leads to "The
> Ultimate Configuration of Life" which I have called "God" (for
> want of a better title). To say that there is a Vector or an
> Order to Evolution (ask Gould) is an Atheist/Darwinist No-No.
> PUBLIUS at <>

I'm not sure who you are listening to. I know of no one who realizes the
facts of evolution that believe it has stopped, slowed down, or taken a day
off. Evolution _is_ open ended, but does not have to have any particular
As to a superior class of people, there is that possibility, but I
personally feel it is unlikely. I sometimes think that intelligence is a
self limiting process. We as a species are about the only ones who shit in
our own nest. Clean us up or out and nature will clean up our mess in
50,000 years or so. Blink of her eye.

If you would spend a minimum amount of time learning about evolution you
would find that your whole argument shows a lack of knowledge about the