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Originally published in Creation 15, no 2 (March 1993): 3.
In September 1992, a Scientific American article called ‘Mind and Brain’ said that human brain is …
‘the most complex structure in the known universe, complex enough to coordinate the fingers of a concert pianist or to create a three-dimensional landscape from light that falls on a two-dimensional retina’. A few lines further on, the author said that ‘the current version [of the brain] is the result of millions of years of evolution. It is difficult to understand the brain because, unlike a computer, it was not built with specific purposes or principles of design in mind. Natural selection, the engine of evolution, is responsible.’ (Emphasis added).
This is the stark reality of what evolutionary science is teaching our generation-even the most complex structure in the universe is said to have no plan, no purpose, in defiance of all ordinary logic. Trying to explain design without a designer-in other words, justifying atheism, is what evolution has always been all about, despite the attempts by ‘theistic evolutionism’ to disguise the obvious.
(Source: Gerald D. Fischbach, ‘Mind and Brain’, Scientific American, (Vol. 267. No. 3) September 1992, p.24)
‘Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools’ (Romans 1:22).