"It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Michael Behe on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Michael Behe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Michael Behe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Michael Behe on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Michael Behe on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed."
"We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box."
"The point here is that physics followed the data where it seemed to lead, even though some thought the model gave aid and comfort to religion."
"It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover, from observations science has made, that the fundamental mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection, and therefore were designed. But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on."
"It is often said that science must avoid any conclusions which smack of the supernatural."
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