Friday, October 12

The Threat of Creation

A resolution adopted by Europe's top human rights body last week declared that the idea of “Creationism” is a potential “threat to human rights.”

On October 4, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe voted 48 to 25 in support of the resolution entitled the dangers of creationism in education in which the legislative body urged its 47 constituent governments to “firmly oppose” the teaching of Creationism, arguing that such beliefs are “promoted by forms of religious extremism” seeking to “to impose religious dogma “ at the expense of children’s “education. “

“For some people the Creation, as a matter of religious belief, gives a meaning to life,” stated the report. “Nevertheless, the Parliamentary Assembly is worried about the possible ill-effects of the spread of Creationist ideas within our education systems and about the consequences for our democracies. If we are not careful, Creationism could become a threat to human rights which are a key concern of the Council of Europe.”

The report, which had been moderated significantly since it was first introduced a few months ago by those great champions of freedom and integrity around the world, the French Socialists, also charged Creationists with denying the validity of modern science. Indeed, “the total rejection of science,” the revolutionary do-gooders said, “is one of the most serious threats to human rights and civic rights.” It then added that those threats came as Creationists sought to “replace democracy by theocracy.”

Of course, the European legislators did not offer any evidence whatsoever for their brazen assertions—these brave new heroes of a brave new liberty, equality, and fraternity apparently just assume that any questioning of presuppositional and dogmatic Darwinism necessitates a wild-eyed totalitarianism that has only ever existed historically in their own fevered-dreams (and in their own modernist revolutionary governments). Such lawmakers rarely allow the dumb certainties of experience to deter them from blindly pursuing their ribald ideological agendas.

As Dinesh D'Souza has argued, “This is not a time for Christians to turn the other cheek. Rather, it is a time to drive the money-changers out of the temple. The atheists and radicals no longer want to be tolerated. They want to monopolize the public square and to expel Christians from it. They want political questions like abortion to be divorced from religious and moral claims. They want to control the school curricula, so that they can promote a secular ideology and undermine Christianity. They want to discredit the factual claims of religion, and they want to convince the rest of society that Christianity is not only mistaken but also evil. They blame religion for the crimes of history and for the ongoing conflicts in the world today. In short, they want to make religion--and especially the Christian religion--disappear from the face of the earth.“


Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Amazing. “the total rejection of science,” the revolutionary do-gooders said, “is one of the most serious threats to human rights and civic rights.”

I believe they are a little confused. "Science" (their godless version) has brought us the wanton slaughter of the unborn via abortion; not to mention convenience killing of the aged and infirmed via euthanasia. And who is it that poses "serious threats to human and civil rights?" I suggest the evidence overwhelmingly supports the assertion it is they who are the real threat to humanity.

Johnny! said...

No worries...they'll all be Muslim countries in 50 years. How's that humanism workin' out for ya, Europe?

Lawrence Underwood said...

This is absurd. It is a classic example of the blindness that comes with the rejection of Christ. Not only are they blinded spiritually, common sense and mere observation are taken from them as they are turned over to their own reprobate minds. As they view the facts of history, to which Richard alludes above, they derive a set of 'facts' which stand opposite of realily.

Sadly, many in the population of our country, the USA. are not far from this tipping point. Right now this is evidenced in the blaring silence that follows each loss of liberty and passage of anti-God legislation foisted upon us by the governmental bodies. It will not remain dumb silence for much longer. It will become grass level activist movement against those who hold the Truth dear.

kalepa ta kala said...

The world breaks my heart. But the truth will out, right?