[Vision2020] Creation vs. science (was NSA's accrediting agency)

Chasuk chasuk at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 14:18:09 PST 2007

Imagine a world in which belief in Santa Claus was commonly held by
the majority of adults.  A minority, anti-Santaists, dispute this
belief.  They reasonably point out that reindeer have never been
observed to fly, that visiting every household in the world (at least
those which contain qualifying children) within 24 hours would be
impossible, and that elves indisputably do not live in a place called
"Santa's Workshop" at the North Pole.

The Santaists modify their beliefs to make them compatible with the
anti-Santaist objections, invoking Faster Than Light sleighs and
perhaps metaphorical "hours" that actually last a month each.  Santa's
Workshop is only visible to believers, and even then requires

I am certain that you see where this analogy is going without
extrapolation, but suffice to say that this encapsulates Chas's
reservations to any attempts at evolution-creationism reconciliation.

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