Words matter. These are the best Creationist Quotes from famous people such as Frankie Boyle, Walter Lang, Phillip E. Johnson, Frans de Waal, Robert Winston, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Creationists have often made me doubt evolution, but probably not in the way they think.
A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species.
In the most important sense a creationist is a person who believes in creation, and that includes people who believe that Genesis is a myth and that creation involved a process called evolution and consumed billions of years.
Deep down, creationists realize they will never win factual arguments with science. This is why they have construed their own science-like universe, known as Intelligent Design, and eagerly jump on every tidbit of information that seems to go their way.
Well I think fundamentally, what I think surprises me is the creationist movement, and the notion that somehow you can’t believe in God if you believe in evolution. But I don’t think there’s anything in the Bible which prevents a recognition that evolution is a highly plausible way that we came to be here.
Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense.
In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it.
I have a strong feeling that the subject of evolution is beautiful without the excuse of creationists needing to be bashed.
Just as I wouldn’t expect a gynecologist to have a debate with somebody who believes in the Stork-theory of reproduction, I won’t do debates with Young Earth creationists.
For all the creationists out there, Darwin’s just an atheist. But he was actually agnostic.
I am a believer in the evolutionary process, and yet I have sympathy for the friends of mine who are creationists. I don’t find the positions incompatible.
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.
Climate change denial, anti-vaccination proponents, creationist teachers, faith healers, fake bomb detector peddlers, psychic frauds, alternative medicine pushers… we need scientific thinking. We need a generation of kids who think an experiment is more important than a preconceived notion or an argument from authority.
Creationists make it sound as though a ‘theory’ is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
If you read Islamic creationist literature, it’s pretty much lifted from American evangelical literature.
I am not a creationist as the term is usually understood. I believe that the earth is billions of years old and the universe even older. I do believe that God is the creator, but that’s a completely different thing. I’ve written in defense of evolution and made arguments that are based on evolution.
There are many very educated people who are religious, but they’re not creationists.