"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."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Michael Behe on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Michael Behe on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Michael Behe on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Michael Behe on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Michael Behe on Albert Camus
"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."
"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."
"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."