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Phillip E. Johnson

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Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality.

— Phillip E. Johnson

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The monopoly of science in the realm of knowledge explains why evolutionary biologists do not find it meaningful to address the question whether the Darwinian theory is true.

— Phillip E. Johnson

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The second advantage claimed for naturalism is that it is equivalent to rationality, because it assumes a model of reality in which all events are in principle accessible to scientific investigation.

— Phillip E. Johnson

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To philosophical materialists God is no more than an idea in the human mind, and not a very important idea.

— Phillip E. Johnson

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Truth as such is not a particularly important concept in naturalistic philosophy.

— Phillip E. Johnson

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No doubt it is true that science cannot study God, but it hardly follows that God had to keep a safe distance from everything that scientists want to study.

— Phillip E. Johnson

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About Phillip E. Johnson

Did you know about Phillip E. Johnson?

It's falsified by all of the evidence and the logic is terrible. He became a born-again Christian while a tenured professor and is considered the father of the intelligent design movement. Johnson (born June 18 1940) is a retired UC Berkeley law professor and author.

A critic of what he calls "Darwinism" and "scientific materialism" Johnson rejects evolution in favor of neocreationist views known as intelligent design. He was a co-founder of the Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture (CSC) and is credited with establishing the wedge Strategy which aims to change public opinion and scientific consensus and seeks to convince the scientific community to allow a role for God in scientific theory. As a member of the group for the Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV-AIDS Hypothesis a prominent AIDS denialist group Johnson has written that HIV does not cause AIDS.

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