‘It’s a flaw in our argument, for sure,’ said Dawkins today. ‘By any reading of evolutionary theory, creationists ought to have died out ages ago. They serve no function in the planet’s ecosystem, and no other species has survived so long while in such fundamental disagreement with observable reality. If I wasn’t such an ardent believer in secular materialism, I’d wager this is really troubling Darwin in the afterlife.’
existance of creationists via group selection, perhaps? Social cohesion?
Mr Dawkins, with all respect due, you're on the wrong train of thought.
You don't need evolution to figure out why there are still creationists on this planet.
Simple logic is enough.
The dead, they don't know they're dead - it's the others who suffer because they're dead.
The stupid - ditto. They don't know they're stupid - and the others suffer because they're stupid.
Therefore, stupidity is like death.
Creationists are stupid, therefore they're like the dead, and thus can't die out.
Brilliant and funny, thanks for the link, any of you read the other articles ?
I just love the article :Rupert Murdoch launches subscription-only dreams app, The Nightly
"Those wanting more dangerous dreams can press the red button for a selection of ‘Fox News Nightmares’, including being chased down the street by a naked Glenn Beck and waking up screaming as you discover that you have just spent the night with Sarah Palin."
Meanwhile Islamic countries are experiencing population booms.
It varies a lot, actually. At the moment fertility rates in Tunisia or Algeria are about 1.7 children/woman, less than France (about 2). The average fertility rate in Muslim-majority countries is only about 3 children/woman today, and declining: