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"From my viewpoint, a historical Adam and Eve is absolutely central to the truth claims of the Christian faith," says Fazale Rana, vice president of Reasons To Believe, an evangelical think tank that questions evolution.

It's like saying that the Easter bunny is absolutely central to the truth claims of children who believe the bunny brings them chocolate eggs. It would be terrifying to recognize that such a thing is utter nonsense. So instead of discarding the nonsense, they perpetuate it because accepting that they've based their lives on lies is unfathomably scary. So let's question evolution and the notion that rabbits don't lay chocolate eggs. That's far easier. Much less honest, but a lot easier and less scary.

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 21:49:52 UTC | #865328