Creationism and Natural Processes ?

Searching for something trivial on the Internet I dredged up some reference to internet censorship and one link mentioned a Turkish Creationist which linked to a Wikipedia entry:

Creationism is the religious belief that the universe and life originated “from specific acts of divine creation,”[2][3] as opposed to the scientific conclusion that they came about through natural processes.[4] The first use of the term “creationist” to describe a proponent of creationism is found in an 1856 letter of Charles Darwin describing those who objected on religious grounds to the emerging science of evolution.[5]

The universe and life came about through natural processes???????????

And just what, precisely, is the natural process responsible for the creation of the universe? Or should it be “came about” ?????

Me thinks the authors are simply blethering us with non sequiturs, or more likely have no idea what they are writing about.

As far as I am concerned the universe and life always existed. Stars and planets etc come and go on a continuous basis and life forms spontaneously in environments suitable for it. And the late David Bohm, the quantum physicist, coined a holographic like reality in which there is an underlying implicate order out of which an explicate order unfolds and in which we exist. There is physical evidence for this world view.

But how and why remains mysterious and unknown. As Newton is alleged to have written, I also make no hypotheses.

About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. Trained by Western Mining Corporation and polished by De Beers.
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