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Monday, July 11, 2005

Don't Fall Off the Edge of the World

In the NY Times, a leading Catholic Cardinal, apparently with the encouragement of the Pope, is cited as indicating again the huge gap between people across the planet about evolution. Essentially the priest is saying that while the Catholic church may agree that various animals came from the same beginning, they didn't get to where they are by chance and mutation, but by design.

Yes, that's the so-called hand of god guiding evolution for those of you who haven't been paying attention to the fun and games in Kansas and across the nation. After all these years of believing that pretty much everyone agrees that the world is round, it's a bit shocking to find out that there are still major dissenters.