[Marxism] "socialism or ....."

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Sat Aug 20 14:52:53 MDT 2005


KANSAS CITY, KS—As the debate over the teaching of evolution in public 
schools continues, a new controversy over the science curriculum arose Monday in 
this embattled Midwestern state. Scientists from the Evangelical Center For 
Faith-Based Reasoning are now asserting that the long-held "theory of gravity" is 
flawed, and they have responded to it with a new theory of Intelligent Falling.
 
 
"Things fall not because they are acted upon by some gravitational force, but 
because a higher intelligence, 'God' if you will, is pushing them down," said 
Gabriel Burdett, who holds degrees in education, applied Scripture, and 
physics from Oral Roberts University.
Burdett added: "Gravity—which is taught to our children as a law—is founded 
on great gaps in understanding. The laws predict the mutual force between all 
bodies of mass, but they cannot explain that force. Isaac Newton himself said, 
'I suspect that my theories may all depend upon a force for which 
philosophers have searched all of nature in vain.' Of course, he is alluding to a higher 
power."
Founded in 1987, the ECFR is the world's leading institution of evangelical 
physics, a branch of physics based on literal interpretation of the Bible. 
According to the ECFR paper published simultaneously this week in the 
International Journal Of Science and the adolescent magazine God's Word For Teens!, 
there are many phenomena that cannot be explained by secular gravity alone, 
including such mysteries as how angels fly, how Jesus ascended into Heaven, and 
how Satan fell when cast out of Paradise.
The ECFR, in conjunction with the Christian Coalition and other Christian 
conservative action groups, is calling for public-school curriculums to give 
equal time to the Intelligent Falling theory. They insist they are not asking that 
the theory of gravity be banned from schools, but only that students be 
offered both sides of the issue "so they can make an informed decision."
"We just want the best possible education for Kansas' kids," Burdett said.
Proponents of Intelligent Falling assert that the different theories used by 
secular physicists to explain gravity are not internally consistent. Even 
critics of Intelligent Falling admit that Einstein's ideas about gravity are 
mathematically irreconcilable with quantum mechanics. This fact, Intelligent 
Falling proponents say, proves that gravity is a theory in crisis.
"Let's take a look at the evidence," said ECFR senior fellow Gregory 
Lunsden."In Matthew 15:14, Jesus says, 'And if the blind lead the blind, both shall 
fall into the ditch.' He says nothing about some gravity making them fall—just 
that they will fall. Then, in Job 5:7, we read, 'But mankind is born to 
trouble, as surely as sparks fly upwards.' If gravity is pulling everything down, why 
do the sparks fly upwards with great surety? This clearly indicates that a 
conscious intelligence governs all falling."
Critics of Intelligent Falling point out that gravity is a provable law based 
on empirical observations of natural phenomena. Evangelical physicists, 
however, insist that there is no conflict between Newton's mathematics and Holy 
Scripture.
"Closed-minded gravitists cannot find a way to make Einstein's general 
relativity match up with the subatomic quantum world," said Dr. Ellen Carson, a 
leading Intelligent Falling expert known for her work with the Kansan Youth 
Ministry. "They've been trying to do it for the better part of a century now, and 
despite all their empirical observation and carefully compiled data, they still 
don't know how." 
"Traditional scientists admit that they cannot explain how gravitation is 
supposed to work," Carson said. "What the gravity-agenda scientists need to 
realize is that 'gravity waves' and 'gravitons' are just secular words for 'God can 
do whatever He wants.'"
Some evangelical physicists propose that Intelligent Falling provides an 
elegant solution to the central problem of modern physics.
"Anti-falling physicists have been theorizing for decades about the 
'electromagnetic force,' the 'weak nuclear force,' the 'strong nuclear force,' and 
so-called 'force of gravity,'" Burdett said. "And they tilt their findings toward 
trying to unite them into one force. But readers of the Bible have already 
known for millennia what this one, unified force is: His name is Jesus."



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