Any considered review of atheism – absence of believe in any gods – and evolution, defined as a process by which all living organisms arose from a single common ancestor by chance alteration in genes and natural selection will show that the former is a thoroughly illogical philosophical position and the latter an unwarranted extrapolation on the scientific data.
If atheism were true it would imply of necessity that humans would be fully determined, lacking free will, lacking volition of thought, unable to reason, unable to know truth and unable to do science .
Evolution ( which should actually be called programmed modifiable information -based adaptive response as has been demonstrated by the role of Bmp4 in the finches beaks. see: http://www.hras.org/sw/sw11-04.html) is the extra-polation of this programmed adaptive response to claim that all living organisms arose from a single cell common ancestor.
Evolution does not address the origin of life (abiogenesis) but it has been determined that the mathematical probability of life arising by a naturalistic unintelligent cause is so small that it is essentially impossible. Further , mathematician John Von Neumann has demonstrated that an essential requirement for evolution as “descent with modification” is a universal constructor – an infrastructure which is essentially a naturally occurring information processing computer. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Von_Neumann_universal_constructor
So why do the academy ( universities and colleges) and media present atheism and evolution as logical positions demanded by science and to be held as truth if one is rational and intelligent when an appeal to an intelligent designer is more logical ?
Simple ….. for truthophobes claiming to be atheist and believing in evolution is a preferred peer pressure social position much like that of the elite in the story of the emperor’s new clothes.
Also if there is no God to be accountable to one can be sexually nihilistic and anarchist without trauma to one’s conscience.
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