It is rare to see college professors be nuanced enough to challenge their own beliefs, understand where they fall short, and rethink certain things with new information given, at least in this day and age. But David Gelernter dared to challenge Darwin’s theory of evolution, at least in the aspect of macro-evolution, in an essay he titled: “Giving Up Darwin.”
The essay is rather long and pretty technical, so I will have to skip a decent bit of it, but here are the main points:
“Darwin’s theory predicts that new life forms evolve gradually from old ones in a constantly branching, spreading tree of life. Those brave new Cambrian creatures (what are considered the first-ever animals in an event called the Cambrian Explosion) must therefore have had Precambrian predecessors, similar but not quite as fancy and sophisticated… Each must have had a closely related predecessor, which must have had its own predecessors… All those predecessors must have come together, further back, into a series of branches leading down to the (long ago) trunk. But those predecessors of the Cambrian creatures are missing… The Cambrian explosion had been unearthed, and beneath those Cambrian creatures their Precambrian predecessors should have been waiting – and weren’t. In fact, the fossil record as a whole lacked the upward-branching structure Darwin predicted.”
In other words, the sort of Darwinian chain of gradual improvement from one creature to the next isn’t there in terms of macro-evolution. The first-ever animals that popped up half a billion years ago seem to have pretty much come from out of nowhere, with no noticeable predecessor to them being fossilized and discovered. And it’s not like it was a matter of how hard their bodies were. Soft-bodied fossils have been found in the past.
But that’s not Darwin’s only problem, nor is it the biggest. Mathematically-speaking, Darwin’s theory surrounding evolution through mutation is virtually impossible. Avoiding getting too technical, it is mathematically-impossible for a mutation of an amino acid (the things inside DNA) to carry on to future generations and make an entirely new species. The mutation would have to be early enough in the genetic sequence to do it, but there hasn’t been a case when a mutation in that stage of the sequence wasn’t fatal to the organism. These mutations are not mutations that make improvements upon a new organism. They are deficiencies and malformities that kill the organism with that mutation before it can mate.
Gelernter also writes against the idea that simple chance is what does the trick:
“Neo-Darwinism says that nature simply rolls the dice, and if something useful emerges, great. Otherwise, try again. But useful sequences are so gigantically rare that this answer simply won’t work…”
While he doesn’t really dive too much into that particular aspect, I think I should.
The biggest problem, in my opinion, with the theory of evolution as Darwin describes it and as scientists take it is that they have a simple formula that doesn’t work. That formula is Matter + Chance + Time = Everything.
This is really what fuels theories like Darwin’s: that something has to be there in the first place in order for something else to eventually, probably, be there. But one can see the cracks pretty much immediately. It alludes to the illogical idea that something can come from nothing and thus, that everything can come from nothing.
Of course, one might ask: “But if matter is already there, isn’t that already something?” Yes, but then where did that initial form of matter come from? It had to have come from somewhere, surely! If it is there now, it had to have been there before in some sort of way. But there are people who will argue in favor of self-creation. Such an example comes from the Big Bang Theory. That theory is a theory based on the idea that something can come from nothing. That the universe created itself. That an explosion, an effect, came from nothing, no cause. It is an argument that there is an effect without a cause, which is entirely illogical. It also doesn’t help that chance doesn’t have any actual power to do anything, as I have explained time and time again, given it is nothing more than a mathematic calculation of the probability of an occurrence, but has no actual say as to what happens.
So when it comes to the Big Bang Theory and the theory of evolution, reasonable people will point to the idea of intelligent design being a good answer, at least in the abstract. Since something can’t come from nothing, and since we are here and since animals are here in the way they are with no Precambrian ancestry to note, the only logical answer then is the idea that an intelligent, or conscious, presence affected the way things are and the way things were.
This presence – this being – has to have had the power to affect these things down to the molecular level and has to have been separate from the actual chain of life. In other words, it had to have been an omnipotent, omniscient, self-existent and omnipresent being – someone who exists outside of this realm of reality and has the power and knowledge to affect things within it – in order for matter, for life and everything in the universe, or at least on this planet, to have gone the way things went.
Of course, scientists like Gelernter don’t immediately jump on to Christianity and the Bible. They understand that intelligent design is a serious theory that makes more and more sense as time goes on and as more information is made available, but that does not inherently mean that the God of the Bible is inherently the intelligent designer of this world, at least in their minds. Man’s desire to avoid the things of God is there, even if it is forced to acknowledge through reason His existence.
However, it is impossible to divorce the Intelligent Design theory with Scripture, as the Intelligent Designer being described in the theory fits the God of the Bible to a tee. The theory requires an omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent being to exist. God is an omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent being. Matter of fact, He’s the ONLY omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent being in existence. And He's self-existent - He has the power of being within Himself. He's the first cause of everything.
Do you want to know what the Big Bang Theory, the theory of evolution and the Bible have in common? They all require the existence of God.
The Big Bang Theory, if interpreted by rational people, insists that there is a self-existent being who is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent to cause the literal explosion and creation of the cosmos. The theory of evolution, going all the way back to the first life form, requires that there have been a self-existent, omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent being for there to be life in the first place. Again, something can’t come from nothing, and that includes life. Life can’t come from out of nowhere, at least in the natural.
And Genesis 1:1 states: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” The Bible assumes and requires the existence of a self-existent, omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent being that literally creates everything.
I find it rather funny that, in Man’s desire to avoid the things of God to the point it wishes to DISPROVE God, all he manages to do is further prove His existence and further drive people to the understanding of His existence. Darwin had to assume, even if unconsciously, that there is a God in order for his theory regarding macro-evolution to make sense. The Big Bang Theory has to assume that there is a God in order for it to even logically work.
As more of this world is made known to us, we only find more and more evidence of God’s existence through His creation. Paul, in his letter to the Romans, wrote: “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.”
Paul is saying here that God reveals Himself through nature, so Man doesn’t have any excuse not to have been made aware of His existence and His presence. As scientists discover more and more about the world we live in, this is made all the more apparent. God has already proven His own existence. Scientists continue to prove His existence through their discoveries of the creation. Man has no real excuse not to understand and believe that there is a God.
I fully give credit to Gelernter in his understanding that Darwin’s theory of evolution, at least regarding macro-evolution, is full of holes and is essentially outdated and impossible. I also give him credit for understanding that the theory of Intelligent Design is sound and serious and shouldn’t be attacked by fellow scientists who seek to find the truth about the universe and who seek further understanding of its truth. But one has to also come to the understanding that you can’t just stop at the theory of Intelligent Design and try to divorce that from the God of Scripture.
All signs point towards God as He is described in His very own Word. Still, this is at least a step in the right direction and shows the guy’s ability to reason instead of following the religion of Darwin, which even Gelernter admits is basically a religion itself and anyone who dares challenge it or question it must be silenced or eliminated.
“I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he, you will die in your sins.”
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Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Don’t you just love it when Leftists just hand you candy like this? As you may know, I found AOC’s doomsday clock of 12 years to be completely laughable, given the fact that it is yet another doomsday clock for something that isn’t happening (man-made climate change) and is close enough to our time to get people scared about it to take action but far enough away to be able to make adjustments and even to ignore it completely once the timer runs out, like Al Gore did in 2016 when his 10-year doomsday clock ran out and virtually no one talked about it.
But sometimes, Leftists give us jewels like this: Prince Charles, as well as other British climate “scientists” have all asserted that we only have 18 months to “save the planet”.
Matt McGrath, BBC News environment correspondent, told the BBC that “Now, it seems, there is a growing consensus that the next 18 months will be critical.” McGrath also cited the UN’s IPCC model, which in 2018, said that carbon dioxide emissions would have to drop 45% by the year 2030 in order to prevent global temperatures from rising 1.5 °C.
Of course, as I have established in a previous article covering man-made climate change (of which there are a lot, but this one talks specifically about this), the only place where CO2 raises global temperatures is in the IPCC models. This is because there has been a historical record where temperature has increased BEFORE CO2 levels did. For example, the Tropical Atlantic used to be around 7.5 °C warmer around 10 to 15 thousand years ago, when CO2 levels were around 220 ppm, which was roughly half the level they currently are.
So there is no correlation between CO2 levels and warming temperatures. Not that these agenda-driven hacks will admit to it publicly. The IPCC, despite its many flaws and errors, is considered to be virtually sacred amongst climatologists. To defy it would be risking your career and reputation, despite how wrong it often-times is regarding climate change. So people like McGrath and other climate “scientists” will go along with it, perpetuating the ridiculous and irrational lies it tells and passes them off as truths, while getting certain power-hungry politicians to take advantage of it and assert some sort of “need” for “action” against climate change which would do nothing to actually combat climate change (for a number of reasons apart from literal incapability) and will only serve to enslave entire populations (even AOC’s chief of staff admitted that the GND wasn’t about climate change but about changing the economy of the U.S. from capitalist to socialist).
But regardless of the insincerity of the IPCC, people like Prince Charles perpetuate the idea that we are killing out planet and we have a certain window of opportunity to do anything. As a result, he, alongside many others, will claim that we only have 18 months to do something about climate change. It’s an interesting long-con, all things considered. Prince Charles once claimed we only had around 96 months to “save the planet”. This was around July of 2009, so 10 years ago. In other words, that was 120 months ago and yet, here we are! Oh, but this time, we only have 18 months, according to this dishonest future king of England (sorry to all Brits in the audience). It’s obvious, then, that if it’s been 120 months since he sounded the alarm of only having 96 months to solve climate change (and if we haven’t done so, according to the Left), then surely he made brilliant adjustments to his brilliant calculations and we are all to agree on them, facts be damned!
Yeah, because that’s how science works: consensus over facts. The Earth used to be the center of the universe when there was consensus that that was the case and then it changed once the consensus was around the Sun being at the center (and then, of course, that it’s only at the center of the solar system, not the entire universe).
Give me a break. How dishonest can these people be?
As I’ve established time and time again, backed up by facts from ACTUAL CLIMATOLOGISTS WHO DON’T KOWTOW TO THE LEFT’S INSANE DEMANDS, there is no man-made climate change. There is no doomsday clock to actually watch out for. There is no period of time for us to be able to do something. We didn’t even CAUSE climate change in the first place, how can we possibly do anything to end it?!
And for those in the audience who will point out the current heatwaves in the U.S. and Europe, allow me to explain, in small words so that they might understand, what is currently happening: IT’S JULY! And I’ve made the recent scientific discovery that is certain to rock the entire scientific world: it gets hot during summer.
I KNOW, HOW CRAZY IS THAT?! But wait, it gets even crazier: it also gets colder during winter!
WHERE IS MY NOBEL PRIZE AND MY MILLION DOLLARS?! I SHOULD BE SHAKING HANDS WITH THE PRESIDENT!
In any case, getting back on track, in New York, recent data for the month of July shows us that, in Central Park, temperatures got as high as 95° F. Up there, but far from peculiar. The record high for Central Park is 106°. Want to know when it was set? 1936! And since 1870, that very temperature was either equaled or exceeded in at least 112 years. So in 112 of the last 149 years, these are the temperatures Central Park has recorded DURING SUMMER!
So the current heatwaves we are seeing are NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY! Not that Leftists will care. The fact that it can even get hot like this in the first place is proof enough to them that our capitalistic system is killing our entire planet (despite us not even being a top polluter) and we must enact socialistic policies in order to save our planet (while the politicians that enact this stuff laugh to themselves at how stupid some people can be to buy this crap).
Leftists will make ridiculous claims like “we only have 18 months to change this” when they already have, MULTIPLE TIMES IN THE PAST, made similar assertions. The aforementioned Al Gore is one example of this. AOC is one of the most recent ones, of course. In 1989, the UN insisted that humanity had until the year 2000 to “save the planet”. They’ve issued “tipping-point” warnings ever since then.
And guess what? They have all been completely wrong about everything they said. Things like the polar ice caps melting, sea levels rising and causing flooding, and entire islands made of trash floating in the Pacific Ocean have all been b.s. Everything from those lies to how much time we have to “save the planet” has been bogus because there is nothing we are doing to the planet to cause it to warm up or cool down severely. Again, temperatures have been changing well before CO2 increased so much. There is nothing, collectively as humanity, that we can do to change these things and even THEY know that.
Again, even AOC’s chief of staff admitted the GND was about changing the economic system of the U.S., not fighting climate change. These people are in it to take power for themselves, not to make any meaningful and positive changes to our world.
So for Prince Charles and all these other “scientists” to make these assertions is to spit in the face of science. Shame on them.
“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.”
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Author: Freddie Marinelli.
There are a lot of people in this day and age that seem to think that God, or at least religion, and science are completely incompatible with one another. That one strictly requires faith, but not backed up with facts and evidence, and the other strictly requires facts and evidence, but not supported by any faith.
That is 100% erroneous and unrealistic. And I will explain just what I mean in a moment.
First, let me introduce you to Marcelo Gleiser, an Astro-physicist who has won the Templeton Prize, a prize given to those who have “made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works.” The prize also gives out $1.5 million, which is more than the Nobel prize gives.
Gleiser recently told Agence France Presse that “Atheism is inconsistent with the scientific method. Atheism is a belief in non-belief. So you categorically deny something you have no evidence against.”
He also told Yahoo News: “I’ll keep an open mind because I understand that human knowledge is limited,” sort of taking a Socratic approach to knowledge and understanding that we truly know nothing.
Gleiser also points out that “everybody wants to know how the world came to be… Science can give answers to certain questions, up to a point. This has been known for a very long time in philosophy, it’s called the problem of the first cause: we get stuck.”
He also says that those who believe the universe and everything that exists was literally created in six days “position science as the enemy… because they have a very antiquated way of thinking about science and religion in which all scientists try to kill God. Science does not kill God.”
And I have some things to say about this. First, a good number of scientists are atheists and devote their careers to finding out more about the universe, yes, but with the particular point of trying to disprove God or suggesting that there is an answer as to how things came to be that do not include God.
People like Neil DeGrasse Tyson come to mind as such scientists (and I would include Bill Nye the Science Guy, but he only has a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical science, soooo…). But both of these guys often try and insist that God is 100% not real, cannot possibly be real, and that science already has proven that He is not real, when nothing could be farther from the truth.
So we certainly have good reason for not being keen towards scientists who try to prove God does not exist using evidence that does not allude to that in the slightest. If anything, the more we find out about our universe and the more complex we see it to be, the more it goes to show that it couldn’t have come from a massive cosmic accident and that it had to have been specifically designed this way, as it works in perfect synchronization with everything else.
The more we find out about DNA, while scientists try and prove evolution using it, we see more and more evidence of the complexity of the creation and the intricate design by an omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient being, who is the only being who could possibly have created such a thing.
But it is precisely because of this that I also have to agree with Gleiser when he says that science does not kill God. If anything, it further goes to show that God does, indeed, exist.
But now, allow me to return to something I said earlier and the explanation I promised for it. In the beginning, I said that people seem to think God and science are incompatible with one another; that one strictly and exclusively requires faith but with no evidence and the other strictly and exclusively requires evidence but no faith. Like I said, that is erroneous.
From what I just mentioned about DNA and other things, it does not require blind faith to believe in God. We see, every day, His creation at work. Everything we see, touch, smell, hear, taste, etc. is proof of God’s creation. The further we investigate the things we see, and even do not see with the naked eye; the things we can touch and cannot touch; the things we smell and cannot smell; the things we hear and cannot hear; and the things we taste and cannot taste, the more we can become convinced that the theory of everything coming from nothing by pure chance (which is nothing but a mathematical calculation of probability) is ludicrous.
Seeing just how everything works, discovering what composes every little thing in the universe does more to PROVE God’s existence than disprove Him.
What’s more believable and requires less faith? Believing that an omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent being created everything or that everything we know of this universe came from nothing and it was all a massive coincidence that it all works as it does and there are no complications with it that would disrupt the entire universal ecosystem?
Personally, I think it requires more blind faith to discover more and more about the universe and think that God is definitely not real.
But that’s just one part of the equation. There’s also the notion that “the other”, or science, requires nothing but evidence and no faith. Again, that’s completely wrong.
The scientific method REQUIRES a hypothesis. What’s a hypothesis if not some sort of belief or faith that something will be the way one thinks it will be? Science REQUIRES faith to work to its fullest extent, otherwise one would find it much more difficult to use the scientific method.
Not to mention that science is not always correct about its evidence. Take the brain, for example. Neurobiologists are constantly finding new things about the brain that they thought were in other places in the brain. The information they previously had about the brain, including the evidence, was not 100% correct.
So how can one be 100% sure that God does not exist when one can’t be 100% sure of the brain’s functions in how it works? How can one dismiss the idea of a higher being existing when we know so exponentially little about the universe we live in? We haven’t even fully explored the Earth yet, at least when it comes to the oceans!
So Gleiser is right in saying that science doesn’t kill God. Naturally, as nothing can kill God. The problem arises when people use science to further their own agendas that do nothing to advance humanity. The problem with the theory of evolution (and really, there are a LOT of problems with that theory) is that it only goes back so far – to the single living organism that evolves into everything else in the span of millions and millions of years, but it does nothing to explain how that single living organism got there in the first place. If something evolves, it had to have come from something that was already there. And if something living evolves from something else that is living, that previous living thing had to have already been there.
Never mind that the theory does nothing to explain just HOW one species can evolve into an entirely different one (I agree that things can adapt and evolve to better suit their environments, but believing a human can come from a monkey, a monkey can come from a reptile and a reptile can come from a fish, which can come from whatever else honestly takes more faith than believing in God).
So even the theory of evolution HAS TO INCLUDE GOD FOR IT TO BE FULLY EXPLAINED AND MAKE SENSE!
But in any case, the relationship between science and God isn’t antagonistic. One does not hate the other nor does one try to destroy the other. God CREATED everything, and that includes science. God gave humanity the ability to use logic and reason, and thus, the ability to study the things around it.
It is only in man’s sinful nature that we find people who pervert science to further a selfish cause. Those who adamantly insist that God is not real and can’t possibly be do a disservice to science, not to mention to God.
As I said, the more we find out about our universe, the more we discover its complexity and the improbability of it all being the result of a simple mathematic calculation of probability that has no actual power to dictate anything.
Chance does not decide the outcome of a coin flip, it only calculates the probability of an outcome. So chance can’t possibly decide the outcome of the entire universe’s history, only calculate the probability of it all happening. It has no actual power to DO anything. It's not a thing. Those who believe in chance are giving it a power it does not have - they're giving chance the power of "being".
God, on the other hand, has ALL the power to do everything. The dismissal of His existence as being antiquated does nothing to progress science itself or humanity. It only serves to further pervert both.
“All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.”
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Author: Freddie Marinelli.
There are plenty of people out there who, upon waking up in the morning, will watch the morning news alongside eating breakfast and drinking their coffee. When the morning news isn’t discussing politics or the weather, they will often times talk about a new scientific study about how product x will kill you one day and product y will kill you the next.
One moment, doctors and scientists will say that orange juice is bad and the next, they will say it’s good. They seemingly can’t make up their minds.
Similarly, a new research study from England finds that sleeping for more than 8 hours a night can increase your chances of cardiovascular disease and suffering a stroke. That sleeping for 10 hours a night (which I would agree might be a tad too much anyway) has been linked to a 30% higher risk of dying compared to someone who only sleeps 7 hours a night, a 49% increase in risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and a 56% increase in risk of dying from a stroke.
HotAir.com talks about this, saying that the researchers “found that folks who reported sleeping more than eight hours a night had a greater cardiovascular and mortality risk than those who leaped out of bed after only seven hours of shuteye. Of course, it’s not that they died more often, but they died sooner than shorter sleepers.”
Here’s the thing about medicinal science (and science altogether): even doctors are subject to God’s will.
I often watch the show “Frasier” on Hulu. In one episode, Frasier is upset over the fact that a fellow doctor of his age had died of a sudden heart attack and he tries to figure out what may have caused it. He discovers that the doctor actually lived a far healthier lifestyle than he did, exercising, eating right, etc. And yet, that doctor had died instead of Frasier, who did not, supposedly, exercise as regularly and eat as healthily.
At one point, he figures that, often times, people who exercise, eat right and do everything the right way die young, while someone who does not exercise, diet, and smokes like a chimney can live to their 80s or 90s.
The point I’m getting at is that, regardless of what we do in our lives, it is entirely up to the Lord what the result is.
I won’t directly challenge the researchers who came up with those statistics, as I do not have statistics of my own. However, what I do have is logic, common sense, and a relatively fair understanding of the world and the Lord who created it.
Everything in this world, including science, is entirely subject to what the Lord dictates will happen.
Take climate change for example. We all know there is next to nothing scientific about climate change, and it’s entirely based on Leftist rhetoric that people are worse than dirt and we need to elect people who will “save” the environment. But to make it seem legitimate, they have to call it science.
Well, here’s the thing: if the world is warming as they say it is (until it’s winter and they say it’s getting colder because they are coo-coo for Cocoa Puffs), what makes you think it has anything to do with us?
And if it’s getting colder, how is it our fault? There have been ice ages in the past. And there have been times when those ice ages ended. According to the Left, we are killing the Earth with our air conditioning units, our fuel-run cars (but somehow electric cars don’t harm the planet), and our capitalist systems and industries. Even if that’s true, that still doesn’t explain why ice ages began and ended long before cars and industry were invented. Long before capitalism was ever applied anywhere.
We do not have the power, even as an entire species, to affect the climate to such degree. Do we affect the environment? Of course! But what we do doesn’t affect the world to the degree that the Left claims it does. Because he’s the thing: if we really could destroy the Earth to such an extent, we already would have. If our climate is so delicate, it would not be able to stand Man’s evil nature.
But our God created this Earth to last until He decides it should end.
The God that created this Earth and this universe also created us and has dominion over us. If He decides that someone who smokes a pack a day will live to see their 90th birthday, who are we to complain? If He decides to take home someone who does what is right at a relatively early age, He has every right to do it.
Now, am I saying you should sleep for more than 8 hours just to stick it to these researchers? No. If you want to do it, there’s no one to stop you, of course. But I am saying that, at the end of the day, it is God who decides when your time is up. Not these researchers, not your doctor, not your sleep patterns.
We all die eventually. It’s silly to worry ourselves over such things. If the Lord wishes to end things now, He most certainly can. That’s true regardless of how well you diet and exercise.
Again, I’m not trying to put down the work of these researchers. I’m not suggesting you go out and do things that could actually put your health and life at risk. But we should always remember that it really doesn’t matter how much you sleep. God is the ruler of the universe and of you.
Everything that happens is according to His will. Nothing happens without His approval.
“The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.”
Author: Freddie Marinelli.
Taking a break from talking about the Parkland high school shooting, I want to focus on a rather intriguing and funny video depicting just how illogical and brainwashed some Leftists (more specifically, millennials) are.
Some time ago, Portland State University (a college I almost went to) held an event discussing the differences between men and women. The event was hosted by PSU philosophy professor Peter Boghossian and featured a biologist by the name of Heather E. Heying, writer Helen Pluckrose, and former Google engineer James DaMore, the very engineer that was fired by Google for writing a memo about the biological differences between men and women and women’s natural disinterest in engineering.
Now, the video below is nearly 2 hours long, but the most important things for this article occur between the 18 minute mark and the 22 minute mark.
Professor Boghossian begins by asking what “social constructivism” is. Helen Pluckrose answered, saying: “It’s the idea that all of our traits, our characteristics, abilities, cognitive, psychological, behavioral, are learned from societal norms; the idea that there can be innate or biological or inherited differences are dismissed. And so, we’re in a position where if there is injustice, or if there is an imbalance anywhere, sort of an inequality of representation, then the explanation for that can be the societal injustice.”
The professor then turned to Heying, asking: “What can we take from what Helen said to help us make sense of James’ memo?”
Helen responded with: “James argues, accurately, that there are differences between men and women. This is a strange position to be in, to be arguing for something that is so universally and widely accepted within biology. What is not as widely accepted is that culture’s also evolutionary; but I’m going to argue that both biology and culture are both evolutionary. Let’s look at differences between men and women that are explicitly anatomical and physiological; are men taller than women on average? Does anyone take offense at that fact? I would say you could be irritated by it; you could be irritated by the fact that women have to be the ones who gestate and lactate; you could be irritated by a lot of truths…”
It was at this point that snowflake millennials were triggered enough to up and leave the room.
Heying continued: “… but taking offense is a response that is a reflection of reality. So, men and women are different on height; they’re different on muscle mass; they’re different on where fat is deposited on our bodies. Our brains are also different.”
At this point, another enraged lunatic millennial knocked over something in the back of the auditorium, sabotaging the sound system. Due to that, security was called on them.
The video then cuts to the girl who destroyed the sound system being escorted to the lobby by security. She begins ranting, saying: “He’s a piece of s**t. That is not okay. Even the women in there have been brainwashed.”
Then another triggered snowflake said: “… should not listen to fascism. It should not be tolerated in civil society. Nazis are not welcome in civil society.”
Then, the triggered snowflakes left, with the vandal girl saying: “F**k the police! Power to the people!”
Which I simply had to laugh at.
I’ll get back to these idiots in a second. First, I want to mention what immediately followed inside the auditorium.
Professor Boghossian said: “All right, we’re going to raise our voices. The conversation’s going to go on.” Which prompted cheers and applause from the people in the audience who were mature and smart enough to stay and listen. He continued by calling out these hoodlums, saying: “Let me be crystal clear: that sort of behavior is unacceptable in civilized society (prompting more applause). And if that person is a student, they should be given a warning, and if they do it again they should be expelled from the university.”
I applaud the professor for calling out at least the vandal girl for the damage. It’s just as he said: that sort of behavior is simply unacceptable in civil society.
Which brings me back to the triggered snowflakes. I find it very amusing the things they said. The vandal called, presumably the professor, a “piece of s**t”. For what? Hosting an event that talks about reality. And, as we all know, these children are altogether allergic to reality.
She mentions that even the women in there have been brainwashed. Really? The biologist is brainwashed for speaking scientific facts? The writer in there is brainwashed for correctly defining the very Leftist mindset? And let’s not forget: this is Portland State University.
I used to live in Portland, Oregon. It’s uber-Leftist over there. Do you know what the city’s motto is? “Keep Portland weird.” As though normalcy is blasphemous and abnormality is to be celebrated. So I’m not at all surprised to see such idiots attending this college. What I am surprised at is the fact that the faculty (or at least the one professor) isn’t so Leftist (politics really didn’t play a role here, but these students made it political) and that he was realistic enough to know that there are biological and realistic differences between the genders.
What I’m surprised about is that they had speakers there talking about reality as it is, not as they see it politically.
Good on them for hosting this event to talk about reality.
But returning to the vandal girl, who’s the one who is brainwashed here? She refuses to accept reality and insults the people who try to explain it and goes so far as to deliberately destroy equipment used to talk about reality. She’s acting just like a good pawn for the Left.
Then, we have the guy that is literally calling them fascist and Nazis. He mentioned that fascists should not be tolerated in civil society. That Nazis shouldn’t be tolerated in civil society. Why is calling the very real differences between men and women a form of Nazi or fascist talk? It’s not. The only reason he says that is because he disagrees with what is being said. And anything that he disagrees with is automatically called fascism or Nazism.
These kids truly don’t understand what Nazism and fascism is. I’m a millennial myself but still have a better understanding of its horrors. I may not have experienced it (thank the Lord for that) but I know history. I know how horrible they are from understanding history. And I also know how Leftist these two things are.
Which is why I also have to laugh when the vandal girl says “power to the people.” What form of government gives power to the people? Communism does the literal opposite, as does fascism and Nazism. The three all derive from Marxism and all talk about a centralized state being in rule. So how is that giving power to the people?
For all the times that people like them call Trump a “fascist” and a “Nazi”, they are seemingly quite free to slander him and his name. Do you think they fear an occasion similar to the Night of the Long Knives, an operation by the Nazis to execute their opponents and consolidate Hitler’s absolute power in Germany? Do you think they fear Trump will have members of the police or military take people like Maxine Waters (despite how corrupt she is), Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, John McCain and others and execute them?
Do you think they fear he will do what Mussolini did when he took over the presses and had a prominent opponent of his (Giacomo Matteotti) murdered? Do you think they fear Trump will take over CNN and have Chris Cuomo killed? Of course not!
Despite the fact that they constantly call him a fascist, he’s the furthest person in Washington from fascism. From Nazism.
Let me tell you, those who support gun control are closer to fascism and Nazism than those who don’t. Those who support abortion are closer to fascism and Nazism than those who don’t. Those who support censoring people who disagree with them are closer to fascism and Nazism than those who don’t. Those who support increasing the size of the government are closer to fascism and Nazism than those who don’t.
These triggered snowflakes have absolutely no idea what it is they’re talking about. They speak as though they understand the world and everything in it when nothing could be further from the truth. They don’t just ignore reality, they flat out reject it. That much is evident by this video. They are utterly disconnected from reality and hate the very idea of it. They want to make their own reality and will likely die in the process (because you can’t live outside of reality), if cleaning detergent doesn’t kill them first.
I find myself wondering if we can make a deal with China to trade our millennials. I’ll take millennials who are disinterested in just about everything including communism over millennials that altogether reject reality.
“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.”
Author: Freddie D. Marinelli.
The content being talked about begins roughly at the 18 minute mark.
I’ve previously written an entire article dedicated to telling you just how much the Left truly hates science. Well, here’s one more reason the Left has made a joke of science:
Ben Shapiro recently wrote an article on his website: The Daily Wire. The title of the article is: “SO MUCH SCIENCE: World Health Organization Says Playing Video Games Too Much Is A Mental Disorder, Transgenderism Isn’t”.
Yep, playing video games too much is a mental disorder, but believing you’re a member of the opposite gender is completely sane.
Now, I’ll be the first to say that while video games can be addictive, they don’t cause mental disorders. Playing video games too much is certainly not a good thing, but it doesn’t mean you have a mental disorder. An addiction? Perhaps. But not a disorder.
How do I know this? When I was younger, I could have essentially considered myself to have been addicted to video games. While I didn’t necessarily play video games every day, I would always think about video games (if I wasn’t thinking about girls) and simply couldn’t wait for the weekend to come so that I could play hours and hours of Call of Duty, Grand Theft Auto and what have you.
I would always prefer playing video games over sports or spending time with friends… well, spending time in real life with friends.
Video games used to be nearly my whole existence. But then I grew up. I had to realize that video games, unless I was going to become a game developer or something like that, weren’t going to help me out in the real world.
And while I had considered different job avenues in gaming, even in the realm of sports, I decided that none of those things mattered as much as getting the Truth out to the people and exposing the Left as much as humanly possible.
I used to be addicted to video games, but not anymore. I had an addiction, not a disorder. If I had a disorder, I’d be wasting my time playing video games all day instead of sitting here at my computer desk and writing these articles.
So it’s important to correctly define things as they are, not make everything political. The Washington Post reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to declassify transgenderism as a mental disorder.
“The proposals to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder have been approved by each committee that has considered it so far… Transgender activist groups have been working toward this for years, said Mauro Cabral, one of the program directors of the Global Action for Trans Equality.”
The Left has politicized everything, including science. What was once considered an objective search for the truth of the universe and everything within it has been corrupted and turned into the exact opposite of what it is by definition.
Despite no evidence for man-made climate change, the Left preaches that like it’s gospel and will try to shut anyone down who disagrees with it – even fellow (or should I say, real) scientists.
Despite the fact that even the theory of evolution suggests the likelihood of a Creator, at least in the very beginning of life, they still adamantly refuse to believe the existence of God and mock those who believe in Him.
Despite the fact that discoveries that our very genetic makeup define just about everything about us including one’s gender, the Left has corrupted that in favor of actual insanity.
The Left hasn’t only made a mockery of science. They’ve made science THE OPPOSITE of science.
Theories are more valued than actual facts. Narratives have trumped previous discoveries. Corruption has disguised itself as science to fool people into believing humanity is responsible for the eventual demise of the world.
The fact that the WHO considers an addiction to be an actual mental disorder but believing to be a member of the opposite gender despite scientific and genetic evidence is not a mental disorder shows you just how corrupt these people are.
An organization created to help people identify possible disorders has been turned into yet another Leftist puppet.
Do you see one of the many reasons I believe the Left is evil? Science tells transgenders that they are who they are, so the Left utterly butchers science. They push for baseless political narratives that will only serve to further destroy society.
That may sound crazy today, but if left unchecked, who knows what the world will be like in 100 years? No, it likely won’t be completely flooded, but people might be so confused that no one knows what people are anymore.
Could you imagine if half the population of the world (not that I think it will ever necessarily come to that) was transgender? Males will still have male reproductive systems even with female reproductive parts. And females will still have female reproductive systems even with male reproductive parts.
Women can’t impregnate their partner and men can’t have babies. And if anyone thinks this is homophobic in any way, or against transgenders, then they themselves might just have a mental disorder.
Because let me tell you: science is adamantly against the idea of transgenders. It’s not some conservative “bigot” telling you a man can only be a man and a woman can only be a woman. It’s science that tells you that. And not only does science tell you that, but so does logic. So does the law of non-contradiction, the law that tells you contradictory statements can’t both be true in the same sense at the same time.
You can’t be a man if you’re a woman. You can’t be a woman if you’re a man. Such a premise defies science, logic and the law of non-contradiction.
But if you believe to be a member of the opposite gender, there’s no other explanation to that train of thought other than that you have a mental disorder or disease.
And if you believe being a member of the opposite gender is not a mental disorder but you believe playing video games too much is, you’re entirely illogical.
“There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.”
Author: Freddie Drake Marinelli.
For those of you who may not know, Nationalism basically means to be a patriot and be proud of your home country. And, as we all know, the Left HATES that. So perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they would attempt to classify Nationalism as a mental disease to take care of using some sort of vaccine or drug.
A story on ZeroHedge.com tells of a study being conducted to cure Nationalism. The title: “Study: Doping Western Cultures With Oxytocin Will Cure Hatred Of Refugees.” According to the article: “A group of researchers from Germany and the United States have published a study which concludes that doping ‘xenophobic’ populations with massive quantities of the estrogen-linked hormone Oxytocin will cure nationalism – making citizens more accepting and generous towards migrants who simply want free handouts from Western taxpayers while Islamic extremists peacefully rape and murder infidels.”
Well, they sure got that part right. The Left doesn’t see the rapey, murderous Islamist refugees as the problem. No, they’re fine. The problem is the people that aren’t willing to accept them. The Elitist Left will never allow any refugees to be anywhere near them, but shame on you for not wanting to be near such kind and caring people.
I find it interesting that Oxytocin is an estrogen-linked hormone. Basically, they want to turn everyone that is a Nationalist into women. I do, however, have to question how they’re going to deal with Nationalist women? As a biological fact, women have a whole lot more estrogen in their systems than men do. Men tend to have more testosterone than women and women tend to have more estrogen than men. So I have to question how this estrogen-linked hormone will convince Nationalist women to be more open to refugees… actually, convince is the wrong term. The correct term would be FORCE!
Because at the end of the day, an authoritarian government would likely force people to get vaccinated to combat Nationalism. That’s truly where free speech and difference of opinions die. This might actually be the closest thing to literal brainwashing as you can get. A hormone injection that makes people more open towards dangerous and murderous psychopaths? Actually, forget about free speech. This wouldn’t just take away people’s free speech. IT WOULD TAKE AWAY PEOPLE’S FREE WILL!
The article continues by saying: “The study concludes that a combination of oxytocin nasal spray and social pressure from other doped up participants resulted in ‘xenophobic’ test subjects increasing donations to migrants by 74%”.
And then they go on to quote part of the study: “Our results imply that an OXT-enforced social norm adherence could be instrumental in motivating a more generalized acceptance toward ethnic diversity, religious plurality, and cultural differentiation resulting from migration by proposing that interventions to increase altruism are most effective when charitable social cues instill the notion that one’s ingroup shows strong affection for an outgroup. Furthermore, UNESCO has emphasized the importance of developing neurobiologically informed strategies for reducing xenophobic, hostile, and discriminatory attitudes. Thus, considering OXT-enforced normative incentives in developing future interventions and policy programs intended to reduce outgroup rejection may be an important step toward making the principle of social inclusion a daily reality in our societies”.
After that quote, the article goes on to say “perhaps the researchers can also explore how to chemically control refugees so they’re less violent, rapey, and are willing to integrate into other cultures without destroying them? Maybe if they tainted the water supply in Saudi Arabia with Oxytocin they’d start accepting refugees instead of forcing Europe to shoulder the burden?”
And that’s precisely the point of creating that drug. It’s not meant to keep the members of the Death Cult of Islam from raping women and children and killing them. Like I said, to the Left, that’s not a problem. The problem is the racist, xenophobic bigots that don’t want to help these poor, innocent, loving and peaceful people. So, they are willing to actually take away people’s basic rights to their opinion and free will by injecting them with this drug to FORCE them to change their attitudes towards refugees and migrants.
Now, I don’t know just how much this tactic would actually work. Oxytocin, being linked to estrogen, doesn’t sound like it should have tremendous effects on most people. Like I said, I have to question whether this would work on Nationalist women altogether, since they are already chockfull of estrogen to begin with. But the fact remains that the Left is willing to go to any extreme to get what they want.
I’ve already discussed in previous articles that they are willing to lie to get into power, to lie to get people they disagree with OUT of power, cheat to get into power, steal to get into power and KILL to get into power. So I won’t put it past them to try to create a drug that will force people to abandon Nationalist views. To abandon their sense of patriotism.
There was a movie I once saw, I can’t quite remember the title, but it was about this one guy who was very smart and strong and the government places some sort of device on people that are “too strong” or “too smart”, so that they are not better than those who are weaker or not as smart. If it were possible, I KNOW that the Left would LOVE to do that to people. If you’re too smart and disagree with the government, you will become incapacitated and unable to think too much and will be unable to be a threat to the oppressive government.
The Left can’t win on ideas, so they try to win by playing dirty. They have to spread lies about you, they have to spread positive lies about themselves, and they have to get illegitimate votes to try to win, e.g. people who are dead or coming into this country illegally.
And if they can get people to abandon conservative ideas, to abandon Christ, by using a drug, you best believe they will try doing that. Again, I’m not certain how effective Oxytocin could actually be, but it’s not the drug itself that has me worried. It’s these scientists’ attempt to change the way people think and force them to believe something far different that worries me. This, if successful and effective, would actually be able to take away people’s free will.
“And the second beast required all people small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their forehead, so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark – the name of the beast or the number of its name. Here is a call for wisdom: Let the one who has insight calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and that number is 666.”
Author: Freddie Drake.
It’s a commonplace assumption that liberals absolutely love science and anything to do with it. In reality, however, they DETEST science. Well, real science, at least.
Let’s begin with one of the biggest news of the past week: Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Here, the president made sure that the U.S. didn’t get screwed over once again by Globalists and small nations who would be more than happy to take America’s money for nothing in return. But in doing so, the Left has gone absolutely bananas (and I love it), claiming that Trump is trying to kill the Earth with everyone in it. Globalist leaders, as well as highly uninformed celebrities are all insanely angry with the president for doing this.
I even saw a tweet from someone (not anyone famous) that essentially acknowledged the fact that the Earth has gone through multiple ice ages and therefore a change in climate is a normal occurrence. However, it boggles me how they can acknowledge that fact and still believe that mankind is capable or even responsible for the change in climate. If climate change is a cycle, how can mankind be in any way responsible for it? Unless I’m remembering Pixar’s CG movie “Ice Age” wrong, I can’t remember any point in which the humans in that movie were driving Hummers and 18-wheelers and flying 747 commercial air planes every day.
If the change in climate is natural, how can mankind be in any way at all responsible for it? And how can mankind be in any way able to stop a natural occurrence? And perhaps a better question: how can we predict what the planet will be like and look like in 100+ years if we can’t even predict with complete certainty the pattern of a hurricane? We can predict that the Earth will be completely flooded but we can’t predict when and where the next big hurricane will make landfall on the U.S?
And that’s just lunacy from the ‘climate change’ narrative. Now, let’s focus on two other narratives that the Left drives that have absolutely no scientific basis: That there are more than 2 genders and a human fetus isn’t human.
Let’s begin with the former. We have all studied at one point during high school science that there are things called “chromosomes”. These chromosomes contain our genetic information. They tell us such things as how tall we’ll be, what our hair color will be and what gender we’ll be. That last part is determined by what combination of chromosomes one has. A male has the chromosome combination of “XY”, while a female has a chromosome combination of “XX”. SCIENCE ITSELF TELLS YOU IF YOU’RE A BOY OR A GIRL! You don’t get to decide that. Society doesn’t get to decide that. Only God gets to decide whether you’re a boy or a girl.
So the next time some Social Justice Warrior nut asks you the ever-so-annoying question of “Did you just assume my gender?”, tell them “Yes, because science tells you if you’re a boy or a girl. And you’re very clearly one of those two.” So there should be no further debate on this non-issue.
And now for the more important narrative the left drives: That a human fetus isn’t human. How can anyone think that you’re not human until you’re born? If you were to show a picture of, say, a dog fetus to a liberal, they would no doubt say that it’s a dog. If you showed them a picture of a cat fetus, they would say it’s a cat. But if you show them a picture of a human fetus, they would say that it’s nothing more than a random assortment of cells. Talk about a human rights violation. They don’t even acknowledge a human fetus for what it is!
When a woman goes to the doctor to verify if she’s pregnant, medical SCIENCE will tell her that she is. SCIENCE will tell her that there’s a living organism growing inside a woman. And SCIENCE will tell her that she’s pregnant with a HUMAN BEING. There’s no other way to describe it. Science tells you that a human fetus is a human being in its earliest stages of life. And when liberals say women have the right to get abortions, they’re advocating for the right of women to KILL THEIR OWN CHILDREN!
So here’s my overall point: The Left HATES science when science tells them they’re wrong. When science is against the narratives they’re trying to drive, they lie to people and say that THEIR narrative is science, when there’s no scientific validity to anything they say. Science is the Left’s friend only when it works in their favor, which it rarely does. Let’s not forget that the scientific community has been working to debunk a theory that they themselves created: the Big Bang Theory.
But why do I mention that theory? Because that theory supports the idea of Creation. And if there’s Creation, there’s a Creator. “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep… And God said, ‘Let there be light’, and there was light…” If there’s a beginning to the universe, there had to have been something or someone that created it. But now, scientists claim that the universe was always here. That there was no beginning, which, when you think about it, makes absolutely no sense. But hey, that’s just the Left insulting your intelligence.
So remember, the Left may claim that they love science, but what they truly love is their narratives. Narratives that hold no scientific validity and only help increase the size of the government and the power of those within it. It’s not about science or even being right. It’s about having POWER OVER YOU.
“’It is I who made the earth, and created man upon it. I stretched out the heavens with My hands and I ordained all their host.’”
Author: Freddie M.
Freddie Marinelli and Danielle Cross will bring you the TRUTH that the Left denies you. You'll live a more joyful and victorious life, because the Truth will set you free...