"Ray -- You responded Dimensio: 'Dimensio...be careful that you don't somehow give the impression that I agree with your beliefs (evolution's) about male/female origins. It think they are childishly foolish. I didn't understand how silly they were.' That's the sort of response a jerk would give to someone. Is that how Jesus would have you respond?" QED
You are right. It wasn't Christ-like. When Jesus rebuked hypocrisy, He didn't pull any punches. He said, "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are … full of hypocrisy and lawlessness … Serpents, brood of vipers! How can you escape the condemnation of hell?" (Matthew 23:27-29, 33-34).
I should have been more honest with Dimensio, and showed him that I love him enough to tell him the truth. He is a hypocrite who has (without exaggeration) probably hundreds of times called certain people on this blog a "liar." He is a finger-pointer, and he needs to know that God will judge him by the same standard he judges others. Unless he repents and trusts in Jesus, he won't escape the damnation of Hell.
"Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things. But we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things. And do you think this, O man, you who judge those practicing such things, and doing the same, that you will escape the judgment of God?" (Romans 2:1-3).
Am I his enemy because I tell him the truth? Love is not always passive. It will warn when someone is in danger, and every person who is still in his sins (who has not been born again) is in terrible danger of receiving exactly what he deserves. Only a jerk would remain silent.
Forgive me for being too passive in the past.
"Hey Ray, they've finally discovered the main difference between scientific and religious thought: Science flies you to the moon, religion flies you into buildings."
Let me finish what you are saying: Science flies you to the moon, religion flies you into buildings, Christianity flies you to Heaven, and Evolution flies in the face of true science.
Throughout history, tyrants have carried out their political agendas in the name of "religion." Those who lack any sense of perception say that they were Christians. They don't see any difference between those who are sincere in their faith and those who are fake. "Hitler was a Christian," is an atheist's (and evolutionist's) favorite.
Such talk reveals an evident weakness in their character. If they had any perception at all they wouldn't be an atheist and they wouldn't believe evolution. But they cling for dear life to an unscientific belief because they believe that what they believe about evolution is "scientific," when it is in reality a fantasy behind a veneer of science.
You can see through both religious hypocrisy and the theory of evolution with one simple act. If you will acknowledge your sins, turn from them and put your trust entirely in Jesus Christ, you will come to know God. And when you come to know God, you will know the truth and the truth (reality) will make you free. See John 8:31-32 and John 14:21.
"Ray Comfort replied to 'Raoul Rheits: Raoul...Good question. You briefly explain to me evolution's explanation of why almost every kind of animal, human beings, bird, fish and insect have both male and female. How did it begin, why it happened, and we will take it from there. Thanks.' You didn't ask me, and brief explanations work better for simpler subjects than how reproductive biology changed over a couple of billion years along myriad branching paths…Large-scale adaptive change is simply the accumulation of small-scale adaptive change: just as poodles, Chihuahuas, German shepherds, etc. all have males and females of the breed because they were bred from a common dog ancestor that had males and females, ladybird beetles, penguins, trout, and humans have males and females because they inherited this two-sexed condition from a last common ancestor that already had male and female. Well, at least, this is true of trout, penguins, and us; our last common ancestor with insects may have been hermaphroditic, with distinct sexes evolving separately in arthropods and vertebrates. It wouldn't take much for a hermaphroditic species to produce a mutant that had only one kind, rather than both kinds, of reproductive organs (it could still mate with individuals that had both kinds). Steven J."
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So, your belief is that all present dogs exist because there was a male and female dog in the beginning--"they were bred from a common dog ancestor that had males and females." Then, with no explanation of how they got there or why they became male and female, you say "our last common ancestor with insects may have been hermaphroditic" and do the same thing again. You don't give any explanation as to why there was a male and female insect in the beginning--they all "have males and females because they inherited this two-sexed condition from a last common ancestor that already had male and female."
Your belief is truly nebulous and may cloud the thinking of the simple, but not those who think a little deeper. You are saying that they just "were." There were male and female animals, male and female birds, male and female insects, male and female fish, and male and female human beings.
Your belief is in a childlike fairy tale for grownups. That would be okay with me if you didn't deceive others with your meaningless eloquence, and at the same time poison them against the truth.
Here's another attempt to explain the existence of male and female throughout the whole of creation:
J Diver said "It's rather simple really. First you have to realize your presupposition that all animals were created male and female is demonstrably WRONG. Many of the lower animals are hermaphrodites. Specifically earthworms, tapeworms. corals, and several species of fish are both male AND female at the same time! All it takes at that point is a quick and simple mutation and *poof*.... those that have a single sex become more successful at reproduction or their offspring become more viable. All you have to do is open a book Ray. It's not that hard."
It's magical. It's all rather simple really. It's like having a fairy-godmother, without having a fairy-godmother. "Poof." It all happened by itself. Just read and believe. It's easy.
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