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originally posted by: cooperton
originally posted by: Klassified
I'm not saying you're wrong. I'm saying our ignorance of how we came to be doesn't automatically equal "god".
But our ignorance of how we came to be doesn't automatically equal "it was a fluke".
The mathematically predictable laws of physics, chemistry, and so on are signs of an intelligence. Laws are created by intelligent beings. Mathematics are inherently intelligent.
Could randomness have done it? There is no scientific evidence that insists that it could. Given the intelligence all around us and within us, it is far, far, far more likely to suppose it is an Intelligent Design.
How can you protect yourself from the types of people that the Bible calls “profitless talkers” and “deceivers of the mind”? (Titus 1:10) Once you are familiar with some of their tricks, you are in a better position to evaluate any message or information that comes your way. Here are some ways to do this.
Ask questions: As we have seen, there are many today who would like to ‘delude us with persuasive arguments.’ (Colossians 2:4) Therefore, when we are presented with persuasive arguments, we should ask questions.
First, examine whether there is bias. What is the motive for the message?