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in response to reader comment: show me proof

Submitted by Vicki (Canada), Jul 9, 2006 at 08:04

I agree with you that it does look like what I have described is agnosticism, good point! I wasn't trying to give the impression however that science brings people farther away from God. In my studies of science I've found more proof for God than anywhere else, everything is just too complex for us to completely understand. Maybe at the end of my graduate studies I'll know everything about one amino acid, in one protein, in one microorganism found on one species of tree in one isolated population in the Amazon... but that's a far cry from everything that's out there :) Indeed it seems that the more I learn the less I know because going to University just shows you how much you will never have the time to study.

I do have to hold fast to my view on evolution however, there is just too much proof for it. While there may be some debate as to how life originated (I personally like the "mudman" hypothesis) it is generally accepted that evolution did occur.

And somewhat off topic, to all the people on this forum that keep saying Muslims should stand up for and recognize the actions of certain extremists, Toronto Mosques are opening their doors to the non-muslim community in hopes to dispel some of the myths about their faith. Oh Canada, that's why I love you. One of the officials hit it one the head when he said "people generally assume that if you know one Muslim, you know them all." I realize that's grossly off topic, but I felt it needed to be addressed.

Vicki

"In reality, none of us know anything. Not even whether we know anything or not."- Metrodorus

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