> "More than 5,000 gorillas may have died in recent outbreaks of the
> Ebola virus in central Africa, a study says. Scientists warn that,
> coupled with the commercial hunting of gorillas, it may be enough to
> push them to extinction. The study, published in the US journal
> Science, looked at gorilla colonies in Republic of Congo and Gabon.
> Ebola is also blamed for many chimpanzee deaths. One of the most
> virulent viruses known, Ebola has killed more than 1,000 people since
> it was first recorded in 1976."
> What did the gorillas do to deserve this? Did they eat forbidden
> Is it really wise to claim there's design in a world where a tiny virus
> can effectively wipe out an entire species? Where's the intelligence?
> Where's the design?
> were created by a god to supplement our DNA and give us some
> variability in order to cope with environmental changes, but all this
> "explanation" does is give the lie to claims of a perfect design. It
> just goes to prove that creationists would rather have a stupid
> incompetent god than admit there is indeed evolution just as Darwin
> No truly loving god would ever create something which would kill so
> indiscriminately and wantonly. No such loving god would even permit
> such a thing to exist. Yet we have them. The only logical conlcusion
> seems to be that there is no god, or that whatever god there is doesn't
> care, or that this god is outright evil.