Science Tries to Prove....No God
professor begins his school year with a lecture to the students,
'You're a Christian, aren't you, son?'
'Yes sir,' the student says.
'So you believe in God?'
'Is God good?'
'Sure! God's good.'
'Is God all-powerful? Can God do anything?'
'Are you good or evil?'
'The Bible says
grins knowingly. 'Aha! The Bible!' He considers for a moment.
'Yes sir, I would.'
'So you're good...!'
'I wouldn't say that.'
'But why not say
that? You'd help a sick and maimed person if you could.
The student does
not answer, so the professor continues. 'He doesn't,
The student remains silent.
'No, you can't,
can you?' the professor says. He takes a sip of water
'Let's start again, young fella. Is God good?'
'Er...yes,' the student says.
'Is Satan good?'
The student doesn't hesitate on this one. 'No.'
'Then where does Satan come from?'
The student falters. 'From God'
God made Satan, didn't he? Tell me, son.
everywhere, isn't it? And God did make
who created evil?' The professor continued, 'If God created
Again, the student has no answer.
sickness? Immorality? Hatred?
The student squirms on his feet. 'Yes.'
'So who created them?'
The student does
not answer again, so the professor
There is still no
answer. Suddenly the lecturer breaks away to pace
The student's voice betrays him and cracks. 'Yes, professor, I do.'
The old man stops
pacing. 'Science says you have five senses you use
'Then tell us if you've ever heard your Jesus?'
'No, sir, I have not.'
'Have you ever
felt your Jesus, tasted your Jesus or smelt your Jesus?
'No, sir, I'm afraid I haven't.'
'Yet you still believe in him?'
'According to the
rules of empirical, testable, demonstrable protocol, science
'Nothing,' the student replies. 'I only have my faith.'
'Yes, faith,' the
professor repeats. 'And that is the problem science
stands quietly for a moment, before asking a question of
'Yes,' the professor replies. 'There's heat.'
'And is there such a thing as cold?'
'Yes, son, there's cold too.'
'No sir, there isn't.'
turns to face the student, obviously interested. The room
'Every body or
object is susceptible to study when it has or transmits energy,
the room. A pen drops somewhere in the classroom,
darkness, professor. Is there such
professor replies without hesitation.
darkness isn't. If it were, you would be able to make
begins to smile at the student in front of him.
My point is, your philosophical premise is flawed to
The professor's face cannot hide his surprise this time.
'Flawed? Can you explain how?'
'You are working
on the premise of duality,' the student explains.
electricity and magnetism, but has never seen, much less
'Now tell me,
'If you are referring to the natural evolutionary process, young man, yes, of course I do.'
'Have you ever observed evolution with your own eyes, sir?'
begins to shake his head, still smiling, as he realizes where
'Since no one has
ever observed the process of evolution at work
The class is in
uproar. The student remains silent until t
'To continue the
point you were making earlier to the other student,
The student looks
around the room. 'Is there anyone in the class who
'Is there anyone
here who has ever heard the professor's brain, felt the
'So if science says you have no brain, how can we trust your lectures, sir?'
Now the room is
what seems an eternity, the old man answers.
'Now, you accept
that there is faith, and, in fact, faith exists
the professor responds, 'Of course, there is.
It is just like
darkness and cold, a word that man has created to describe
The professor sat down.
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