1. Some believe or support this "fairy tale for adults" because they have been taught it all their lives. These people have never seriously studied all sides of the controversy. They've been successfully brainwashed by the intense evolutionary propaganda of the last 100 years.
2. Sadly, some people support evolutionism for social-political reasons. These people (like Karl Marx, Stalin, Hitler and others) understand that the teaching of evolutionism is foundational to their socialist cause. They know that it plays a vital role in the great struggle for the elite to enslave the masses.
3. Then there are those who give lip service to evolution for financial reasons. Obtaining or maintaining a teaching position in a public school or university is very difficult if you are openly critical of the "sacred cow" of evolution or if you refuse to help "spread the faith" that is masquerading as legitimate science in textbooks.
4. Many of the proponents of evolution have a spiritual reason. They would readily accept any theory that would exclude God, moral absolutes, sin and judgment. To many, this is the most appealing aspect of evolution.
We could all ignore evolution as something stupid if it didn't have such dangerous effects on our society.
Gene Stockton, Soldotna
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