Evolutionists adhere to a theory that admittedly is fraught with grave difficulties. For many academics and scientists the underlying reason for their commitment to evolution has little to do with science. It has a lot to do with the fact that the only alternative is believing in the “unthinkable” idea of a Divine Creator. Why the staunch belief in evolution? Here are some of their answers:
“… Only because it supposedly excludes a creator,” said Dr. Michael Walker, former senior lecturer in anthropology, University of Sydney.
“… Not because it can be proved by logically coherent evidence to be true but because the only alternative, special creation, is clearly incredible,” wrote the late D.M.S. Watson, chair of evolution at the University of London.
“Evolution is unproved and improvable, we believe it because the only alternative is special creation, which is unthinkable,” wrote the late Sir Arthur Keith, physical anthropologist and head of the Anatomy Department at London Hospital.
Yet none puts it more plainly than Dr. George Wald, Nobel Prize winner and professor emeritus of biology at Harvard University. “I do not want to believe in God,” Wald admitted to Scientific American magazine. “Therefore I choose to believe in that which I know is scientifically impossible, spontaneous generation arising to evolution.”
Sir Julian Huxley, the late president of UNESCO and grandson of Darwin’s colleague Thomas Huxley, gave this reason: “I suppose the reason we leaped at the origin of species was because the idea of God interfered with our sexual mores,” he wrote.
“We objected to the morality because it interfered with our sexual freedom,” concurred his brother, the late author Aldous Huxley.