Why There's No Design #65

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Why There's No Design #65

Post by Swor » Tue, 12 Dec 2006 02:32:05



Quote:

> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6220122.stm

> "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
> fruit?

> 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?

Every programer has a back door.

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> Some would argue (http://www.trueorigin.org/virus.asp) that viruses
> 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
> outlined.

> 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.

> Budikka

 
 
 

Why There's No Design #65

Post by Budikka66 » Tue, 12 Dec 2006 04:17:29


Quote:


> > http://www.moonsgarden.com/

> > "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
> > fruit?

> > 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?

> Every programer has a back door.

Every programmer writes bad programs that***up?  No!  And
especially not perfect divine programmers.

Budikka