Questioning Darwin

For those Christians who believe their Bible is the word of God, the literal truth, one man is held up as the antichrist, he is Charles Darwin, their reasoning?, for leading millions of Christians astray with a very different account of creation, evolution by natural selection. In this new HBO film we get a look into this fast-growing branch of Christians in America, who have a very hardline, literal and creationist view of the Bible.

Through a selection of interview with Darwin historians, biographers, ministers and creationist Christians, along with letters and writings of Darwin, this documentary attempts to take a balanced look at this 150-year old debate. Creation vs. Evolution.


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  1. Frighting to think these ppl vote

    • Worse – that they get elected to things like school boards, state government and even US Congress…then start spewing out laws about how these myths have to be taught as factual.

  2. God
    Made everything including impish iconoclasts

  3. False example of Christianity. This documentary will just turn people away from the one true Bible, Authorized King James. Shows fake Christian music and fake Christians. Cherry picking scripture and just typical ignorant explanations of lost people. Fake churches that I wouldn’t go near. Just shows the very ignorant side of Christianity which is not Christianity.

    • How do you know which version of christianity is ignorant and which one isn’t? No version of the bible tells you wish bits to pay attention to and which bits to ignore – or how to interpret it. So why are the views of these nutjobs any dafter than any other interpretation? And what’s special about the KJV? It’s a ‘translation’ and rewrite knocked together 400 years ago – or to put it another way, 1600 years after the stories its telling were set. Not exactly close to the source. There’s plenty of other editions out there, earlier as well as more recent. And no real reason to choose one over any of the others (although I’d pass on ‘The Message’; it’s ***king awful!) – and there’s probably a good case for reading the earliest, closest to the original written versions if possible (if only to avoid the ‘virgin’ Mary nonsense; all the result of a mistranslation of ‘young. unwed mother’ – and not in the oldest texts at all!). Another bonus by going to the earliest versions if you get them before several gospels were cut out (the KJV only has four) on the orders of Roman emperors happy to convert to christianity….provided the…er…incovnenient gospels were dropped. Something the original evangelists flogging their new cult were only too pleased to accommodate….

  4. This is my personal take on the whole religion vs science thing:

    If you have to BELIEVE it, that means you do not know it to be a truthful fact, only an opinion of yours that it is true.

    When you have a fact, you KNOW it, and belief is useless.

    As for that poor, poor girl who is paraplegic and on a tracheotomy and NG tube for probably the rest of her life — if you claim God is with you during your difficult time, how on earth do you explain your God “allowing” this to happen if she is a good human who did nothing to deserve it!?

    I have absolutely not words for the abhorrent parents who abusively seclude their children in an attempt to brainwash them that the “outside world” is dangerous.

    These people.

  5. That is just child abuse – pure and simple.
    Absolutely sickening.

  6. If you are directly connected to the truth, then you need not be dependent upon a belief. However, if you are located at a distance from the truth, and thus you are located within the zone of less that truth, then you may become dependent upon a belief. But, if you stick to that belief, rather than learn from it and move on over to the truth, you will forever stick to being located within the zone of “less than truth”.

    Thus, those who believe that there is a God, and those who believe that there is NO God at all, are both in the same boat, a boat that will sink since those within this boat are not interested in the actual truth at all.

  7. The level of stupid in those Creationists should be outlawed. It is staggering just how deluded people can be not to mention, dangerous.

  8. So incredibly disturbing and disheartening to watch this! It is a very transparent, one-sided attempt to present the biblical view of creation as somehow viable and discredit Darwin and Natural Selection.

    I feel very sad for the poor people who grasp on to primitive, magical thinking and try desperately to defend it with “documentaries” like this one. I feel especially sad for those who are unwilling or unable to even try to investigate what is behind their clinging to their views, beliefs and opinions.

    The first scene in this film of the children being taught myths as reality literally turned my stomach. I would classify it as intellectual and spiritual abuse. So terriblly painful to see those kids being set up for so much pain and confusion in life.