MyNews24 is a user-generated section of The stories here come from users.

Ravana Asura
Comments: 624
Article views: 5077
Latest Badges:

View all Ravana Asura's badges.

The Religious Scientist

18 July 2014, 09:32
I found this gem of a comment from David Thegiantslayer which brilliantly sums up the theistic stance
"... the very statement that scientists cannot be religious or that the religious cannot be scientists is a false dichotomy.There are indeed many scientists who are Christian, Bhuddist, Muslim, etc. Who do you think was the first to publish the theory of Calculus? And then a proposition for how gravity causes interaction between bodies of mass?Or do you think that somehow James Maxwell Clerk developed his theory on the electromagnetic nature of light in a secret atheistic mode?If you call yourself a scientist then you should be open to the idea that there are other possibilities then your rather simplistic proposal that science and religion are exclusive "
And another brilliant, brilliant post by same author on creation vs evolution :
"Christians who believe in a six day creation do not believe that the Darwinian evolutionary theory holds any water. In fact they believe that that theory is simply the religious believe of the atheist.The theory of evolution does not meet the strict requirements of the scientific method and so it cannot be classified as a scientific endeavour at all.So: Just because we do not agree with your favourite story of origins does not mean we cannot apply scientific thought to our daily activities.Atheists like to use this sleight of hand: If you don't believe OUR evolutionary theory then you're against all that science stands for and you're condemned to be a stupid idiot that needs to evolve some brain cells or such like..."
The best summation I've read ever
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Tribute to Dr Robert Sobukwe

Robert Sobukwe’s dream and vision far from being realised and accomplished. Read more...

0 comments 130 views

The difference between Amakhosi and Pirates is not just the colour of our jerseys. Read more...

0 comments 93 views
Submitted by
Gallant Cassious
Blatant racism or culture clash

Blatant racism or intolerance of other’s culture – your South Africa Read more...

0 comments 389 views
Submitted by
Michael Bowren
Technology - Streamlining the fin...

Underpinned by demographic and sociotechnical shifts, internet penetration amongst South African consumers has increased significantly in recent years and now there is an ever shifting propensity to interact online.  Read more...

0 comments 87 views
Submitted by
Kelvin Esiasa167
Zambia Celebrate Customer Service...

"The customer is always right" is a famous business slogan. The underlying truth behind this statement is recognising that customers are the life blood for any business.  Read more...

0 comments 56 views
Submitted by
Mark Proctor
Interest Rates and You

There has been be a decision to raise interest rates by the South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee. It is the last one for the year. Read more...

0 comments 89 views


E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

Interactive Advertising Bureau
© 2015 All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.