Well folks, it’s 22F here this morning… expecting a high of 45F. I’m sprouting wings for a flight south. I may have to leave before I can get anything done with my back situation.
We were invited to watch the movie “Angels and Demons” the other night. Now ordinarily, just the title would be enough to keep me away, but when I got a quick run-down on the content. I decided to give it a try.
It was another blood and guts movie, but I did glean an insight. Science is a “religion!”
Galilao, Newton and other early scientists were members of an underground group called “Illuminati,” the enlightened ones. Most of them carried out their work in secret, for fear of being imprisoned or put to death. The early scientist insisted that they believed in God, but had a view of the world around them that was different than the clergy of the day.
Throughout the following centuries many scientists have drawn away from God and have leaned toward humanism and the illumination that they have gleaned from their studies without God.
We commoners have been duped for generations. Because so much of the what we have learned through science has seemed to be of benefit to mankind. In the realm of medicine, who can deny the benefits, although most are a mixed bag. Let me explain.
The goal of a doctor is to keep a person alive at all cost. When they succeed we applaud them. But is it ethically right to keep a disfigured and maimed “vegetable” of a person alive for years and years, (to the profit of healthcare providers) when it would probably have been better to let them go in peace. Vaccinations are supposed to keep us in better health, but evidence is accumulating that what benefits some, is devastation to others.
In the realm of communication. Gone are the days when we used to sent around the campfire in the evenings recounting the deeds and genealogies of our progenitors, and the great things God has done in the lives of mankind. It’s true that we can still do those things, but do we? Now, with mass communications we can do it on a much larger scale than a campfire…. but do we? The bulk of our communication just a distraction from God and the weightier things of life.
In the realm of travel. Gone are the days of having a relationship with a horse, elephant, camel or llama. The days when we had time to think about God as we traveled. Now we circle the globe in a matter of hours, giving us more free time to get into trouble. I think the original plan for sin was that it would be contained within our earthly system. But whoa! With our science, we’ve already pushed our sin into the space around us. We’ve not only polluted this earth beyond repair, but now we are polluting space. Shame on us!
A surprising number of scientists deny the existence of God, the revealed facts of creation, and the prevailing works of evil in this world, by a power unseen and outside themselves. In truth, science has become a religion of the worship of man’s illumination.