The Evolution Deceit
Chapter 3: Psychological Reasons Why Darwinism Decieves The World - 2
They Submit False Evidence and Take Advantage of Readers' Trust
Take a complete, illustrated catalogue of London's National Gallery. Shred it into tiny pieces and cast them into the wind from the gallery's steps above Trafalgar Square. Wait a few weeks, then scour the square for surviving scraps of paper. Now try to reconstruct the history of painting from your haul. If you manage to produce a coherent story—schools, styles, genres, named painters and all—you are probably a palaeontologist. 65 Henry Gee, evolutionist and editor of Nature magazine
The theory of evolution is devoid of any scientific foundation and is unsupported by any proof. Therefore, Darwinists have sought a solution by using false evidence. The history of Darwinism contains many hoaxes that were later exposed. The most notorious of these are the Piltdown Man "fossil," made up of an orangutan jaw added onto a human skull and for years depicted as an intermediate form; the Nebraska Man—whose skull and the reconstruction illustrations made from it were based on a single boar tooth; Ota Benga, the native African who was placed in a cage and for years exhibited as another transitional form, and dinosaur fossils with feathers added onto them. Evolutionists have used these false proofs and fantastic tales to convince people of the myth of evolution. The way they produce false evidence to portray a lie as indisputable fact reveals the Darwinian mindset. These hoaxes also reveal that evolutionists' position has been hopeless ever since the theory was first proposed. Their very despair has led them to perpetrate lies and hoaxes.
Darwinists have no qualms about producing false evidence and taking unfair advantage of the public's trust in science through the articles and books and the exhibitions they hold. The widespread public expectation that scientists are unbiased maintains the deceptions of the theory of evolution. In so doing, they count on the fact that few laymen have any means of investigating, researching and questioning the fossils presented to them. They are unwilling to admit that not one single fossil supports evolution, that it has proved impossible to produce a cell even in laboratories equipped with 21st-century technology, and that life cannot emerge from inanimate matter. And they are equally unwilling for others to reflect on these facts. They come up with various hypotheses to keep others from considering these truths, then adorn these tales with false evidence and suggest that something that does not really exist at all has an independent existence.
Another technique is to present accurate data together with evolutionary lies. As they read valid, logical accounts of biological and medical matters in evolutionist publications, readers also read fictitious accounts of how anatomical structures came into being spontaneously. When providing accurate technical information about genetics, for example, it is improper to state that this all came about by chance. There are concrete proofs and observations regarding the technical data supplied, but no evidence that the system emerged through evolution. But the reader, combining these two separate strands of information, imagines that evolution is a scientific theory that's been proven in exactly the same way as genetics. The fact of the matter is very different. Findings that actually refute Darwinism are depicted by Darwinists as supporting evolution. This is a deception.
In the 21st century, Darwinists will lose this psychological struggle, and all their deceptions will come to an end. Darwinist ruses have already begun to lose their influence over the scientific community. A great change has been taking place over the last 20 to 30 years in particular, and is also manifesting in the world of science. Scientists in many countries, and particularly the United States, have begun to admit that Creation is the sole reality indicated. By scientific evidence, the Darwinian spell is being lifted and materialism, its most frequently employed weapon, is being eradicated.
In the words of Stephen M. Barr, science shows the existence of Allah, and more and more people are coming to recognize this every day:
The Logic of Darwinism and Materialism Is a Superficial Construct
Materialism is built on the erroneous concept that only matter exists, and there can be no question of any conscious intervention behind it. Everything supposedly takes place at random and in an uncontrolled manner, including a person's life and choices. This world view, devoid of any scientific foundation, maintains that humans inhabit a world in which everything develops at random, and that therefore they bear no responsibilities at all.
The method most frequently employed to reinforce this illogical idea is to ignore fine details and evaluate everything superficially. The Darwinist, materialist perspective has no answers to the questions of Why and How? Rational conclusions that can be drawn with even a very brief and simple logical progression are ignored. Slogans and explanations merely intended to indoctrinate are believed unconditionally, with no attempt to question or reflect on their true significance.
One of the best-known slogans of materialism and Darwinism, kept constantly in the public view, is that life consists of a fight for survival. According to this falsehood, individuals must do all in their power to adapt to this fictitious struggle and survive as one of the fittest. Humans, supposedly another species of animal, are under no obligation to possess such moral attributes as loyalty, devotion, trustworthiness, conscience, friendship, sacrifice or respect. On the contrary, to survive they must be as ruthless, unloving and selfish as possible. They must crush the weak in order to become stronger and, if necessary, must destroy others for their own survival. Moreover, in an environment where everything is the product of blind chance (which is absolutely not the case), humans have no need to worry about death, what happens next, or the Hereafter. Sheltering behind the concept of absolute matter and avoiding any rational, logical reflection on the Day of Reckoning, they imagine that they can absolve themselves of all responsibility.
In fact, however, materialism, itself proposed under the primitive scientific conditions of the 19th century, is an ideology dating back to ancient Greece, and all of its claims have been disproved. Many fields of science—including astronomy, physics, chemistry, nuclear physics, particle physics and biology—have proven that matter is not timeless and eternal, that the universe was created from nothing, that the delicate balances that sustain it cannot have emerged as the result of blind coincidences, that nothing develops haphazardly, and that metaphysical realities lie above and beyond the physical.
Everything in the heavens and everything in the Earth glorifies Allah.
He is the Almighty, the All-Wise.
(Surat al-Hashr, 1)
Yet rather than consider these scientific realities and analyze the situation in an unbiased manner, materialists and Darwinists continue to reiterate the same hollow concepts in a highly superficial way. For example, though genetics and paleontology have proved the exact opposite, they still tell tales regarding man's supposedly ape-like forebears. They draw "reconstructions" of half-ape, half-human creatures, describe how these imaginary beings spent their days, and never once consider whether these imaginings are at variance with scientific findings. They aim to maintain the falsehood that man is no more than an irresponsible animal.
But humans are not created free of all responsibility. They are tested in this world, and will be called to account for all they have done. Humans are servants created by Allah and have a responsibility to Him. The events going on around them do not take place at random. Everything they see and hear is part of the test to which they are subjected. After their deaths, they will be confronted by the reality of the Hereafter and will be unable to return to correct their errors. Everything they did during that lifetime of testing will be raised before them, and they will be judged with total justice and embark on either the eternal life of Paradise or the eternal life of Hell.
Humans will have to account for themselves to Allah. Unlike other living things, they are created in possession of a soul. Allah reveals this in these verses:
He Who has created all things in the best possible way. He commenced the creation of man from clay; then produced his seed from an extract of base fluid; then formed him and breathed His Spirit into him and gave you hearing, sight and hearts. What little thanks you show!
(Surat as-Sajda, 7-9)
Ignoring the Fundamental Dilemmas of Evolution
One important technique employed by the adherents of the theory of evolution is demagoguery regarding such details as the behavior of living things. Yet they ignore the fundamental issues that evolution really should account for. For example, evolutionists pose their own questions such as "Was Neanderthal Man able to speak?" and devote many pages or entire conferences to discussing them. Their aim is to distract their listeners and give the impression that Neanderthal Man has already been proved to be the ancestor of modern man. The only questions remaining are minor details such as whether he was able to talk. (Since the Neanderthals were an extinct human species no different from present-day humans, there's no doubt that they were also able to talk.)
Yet evolutionists are silent when it comes to how the first living cell appeared. No evolutionist references mention how such complex structures as DNA or the eye first came into existence. In any case, it's impossible for them to discuss these matters, because no evolutionary scenario can account for the formation of such complex structures, which can be observed and tested. This means that every baseless scenario can easily be disproved in the laboratory. Well aware of this, evolutionists give the impression that all these issues have been resolved. They view concentrating on the fine details, which are far more suited to manipulations, as the most effective psychological technique.
Darwinists' avoidance of fundamental issues may well be effective with people who lack sufficient knowledge on the subject. But today, people are much more aware of the invalidity of the theory of evolution and have seen the theory's helplessness in accounting for the first cell. As a result, these manipulations have become much less effective. People now expect the theory of evolution, which claims to be able to account for everything, to offer evidence. In the absence of that evidence, they are beginning to grasp the extent of this terrible deception.
Almighty Allah will of course do away with all these snares, and has said as much in verses:
. . . Allah always confounds the schemes of the disbelievers."
Allah knows the unseen things of the heavens and the Earth. Allah sees what you do.
Darwinists' Attempt to Spread Their Magic Spells with Visual Propaganda
Darwinists possess not one shred of scientific evidence with which to support their theories. The fictitious process that, according to evolutionists, took place over millions of years, should have left behind countless traces and remains in the fossil record. But in reality, not one fossil indicates that any such process ever happened. This lack of fossil evidence is so complete that Darwinists have not a single specimen of an intermediate-form fossil, though countless fossil remains show that living things have remained unchanged for millions of years, ever since they were created.
This lack of evidence has impelled Darwinists to give the impression that imaginary fossils actually exist. Since they cannot submit any real evidence, Darwinists instead resort to deceiving people through visual propaganda and indoctrination. One such technique involves reconstructions.
The word reconstruction means "rebuilding" a model or drawing of a life form on the basis of a few fragments of bone. During this completely one-sided process, various fossil discoveries are interpreted in an utterly distorted manner. For example, a life form's entire family will be reconstructed and its social life depicted in great detail. Yet such detailed reconstructions may sometimes be based on no more than a single molar tooth or arm bone. What emerges is completely the result of the imagination of the artist creating the reconstruction, which constitutes no new evidence at all. All the "ape-men" depicted in the media to date have all been reconstructions.
Using the same bone fragments, different artists may also come up with completely different life forms, because from looking at bone fragments alone, there is no way of determining what a life form's soft tissues were like. Indeed, the fossil fragments obtained by evolutionists generally consist of no more than part of the facial bones, a section of the vertebrae or even a single bone and on occasion, even one single tooth. (Nebraska Man, his family, and his social life were all reconstructed based on the discovery of just one tooth. The tooth in question was given the name of "Nebraska Man," though there was no fossil evidence to indicate any of that life form's distinguishing features.
Shortly afterwards, however, it was established that the tooth in question actually belonged to a wild boar. This depiction of an imaginary humanoid took its place alongside all the other evolutionary frauds. This is a significant example of the kind of deception that Darwinists turn to in their reconstructions, drawings and models that evolutionists can interpret exactly as they wish.
These reconstructions have no scientific validity and contribute nothing in the way of evidence for evolution. They are all fantasies dreamed up to convince people that semi-ape, semi-human beings once lived in the past.
But no matter how much Darwinists attempt to mislead through reconstructions, they have no evidence to indicate the validity of evolution. Meaningless reconstructions may once have influenced the public, but most people now realize that the ape-men depicted in newspapers and magazines are mere fantasies. They now have comprehensive information on the subject, and all the answers to refute evolutionist claims. They know that the ape-men in question never existed. They have realized that humans, like all other living things, never underwent evolution, and that the images they see are scientifically worthless. They can now see through all the deceptive methods employed by evolutionists.
They Try to Make Use of Certain Similarities between Apes and Humans
Another method that Darwinists employ to mislead the public is to use certain similarities between apes and humans and the intelligent behavior that apes display. On the basis of that intelligent behavior exhibited by apes, Darwinists come up with the facile supposition that "If they developed a bit more, shaved, and ate well, they could easily be human beings." On the basis of that conjecture, they then begin dreaming up false evidence and scenarios. In reality, however, they know of the profound anatomical differences between apes and humans. Yet superficial thinking leads them away from that fact. They believe what they want to, rather than considering the facts and scientific findings, and they set about deceiving others accordingly.
Pointing out the similarities between apes and humans can influence anyone without much knowledge of biology, genetics and anatomy. Darwinists take features of ape behavior and their general appearance and produce evolutionary fantasies. The scenario of man's supposed ape-like forerunners is an important tool for Darwinism, which fails to consider the complexity in living structures and can provide only simplistic explanations.
But the differences between human beings and apes are too profound to be bridged in any way. In addition to these enormous anatomical and genetic differences, monkeys are no different from dogs or horses in terms of learning. No matter how much training they may receive, for no matter how long, they will still never come to resemble human beings. Monkeys can imitate the actions and behavior they see. Properly trained, they can distinguish the shapes and colors of objects and exhibit intelligent reactions, but this training will not permit them to turn into human beings one day. If such were possible, then other animal species known for their intelligence would also have turned into sentient human-like creatures. After training, parrots, for example, can distinguish between squares and circles, between red and blue, and can arrange objects in the manner requested. Furthermore, and unlike apes, parrots are also capable of talking by imitating sounds. That being so, there is a far greater probability—according to the illogical claims made by Darwinists—of parrots turning into human-like beings.
In order to back up this impossible scenario, the product of superficial thinking, Darwinists must produce countless lies and false evidence. Yet rational people want to see facts that emerge as the result of research and scientific inquiry. What science does show is that humans, with their complex characteristics and superior attributes, were created from nothing in a single moment.
Almighty Allah confirms this in the verses:
We created man from the purest kind of clay; then made him a drop in a secure receptacle; then formed the drop into a clot and formed the clot into a lump and formed the lump into bones and clothed the bones in flesh; and then brought him into being as another creature. Blessed be Allah, the Best of Creators! (Surat al-Muminun, 12-14)
Why Evolution Has So Many Adherents
Darwinists' best-known method of deceiving people, but perhaps one of their greatest errors, is in claiming to be a majority. Darwinists imply that their theory is true by maintaining that the great majority of scientists—and society as a whole—subscribe to the theory of evolution.
Arda Denkel, a professor of philosophy and evolutionist scientist from Bogaziçi University in Istanbul, sets out the baseless illogicality of the indoctrination, stating that "because so many people accept it, the theory of evolution must be true":
The fact that Darwinism was once accepted by a majority stems from people failing to evaluate what they were told, to their unquestioning acceptance of superficial accounts of evolution given, and the implicit threat that "Anyone who does not believe in evolution is not scientific."
Why a large number of people believe in a theory—or appear to do so—has nothing to do with its scientific validity. Although the theory of evolution has been realized to have no such scientific validity, it still has its adherents, for solely ideological reasons.
Today, the theory of evolution is not accepted by the entire scientific world. Only a few biased scientists espouse evolution, not the whole scientific community. People who approach biology from an objective perspective must acknowledge the countless scientists who have rejected the theory of evolution, particularly over the last 20 to 30 years. Many academics and scientists today have seen the theory collapse, analyzed the scientific research and developments, and come to openly accept the Fact of Creation.
Also, going along with the majority is not always the same as going along with the truth. Just like evolutionists, many in history have fallen into the error of the majority. Some have claimed to represent the majority in order to deny the sublime creation of Allah. Claiming that the majority do not believe in Allah, they have sought to justify themselves and the ideologies they espoused.
In the Qur'an, Allah has warned believers against this kind of person and stated that going along with the majority can lead to terrible harm:
If you obeyed most of those on Earth, they would misguide you from Allah's Way. They follow nothing but conjecture. They are only guessing." (Surat al-An'am, 116)
Darwinists' Anguish Actually Serves the Fact of Creation
Darwinists have understood the significance of countless instances of the Fact of Creation in the appearance of millions of "living fossils." They have realized that the theory of evolution is a lie and have been astonished to see many other realizing this too. They have suffered shock at having been misled for the last 150 years, and have now embarked on their last, despairing maneuvers. They have been confronted with facts they never considered, and never wanted to, over the years, and must now reflect on the scientific evidence.
As a result, they now feel exceedingly weakened, whereas back in the 1980s, they had been highly sure of themselves. Submitting empty evidence instead of true science, deceiving others on fraudulent and hollow grounds, no longer serves any purpose. The Fact of Creation is emerging even more clearly, and the evidence merely serve the fact of Creation and science.
All that Darwinists have left to propose against the Fact of Creation is childish fairy tales, empty claims and illogical and false evidence.
Darwinists have no way out of this position. Whether they remain silent or raise a fuss, the end result will still be the same: The climate of corruption created by the theory of evolution will, by Allah's leave, be brought to an end by the efforts of true believers.
Darwinism has now come to its end. Darwinists and materialists, now totally discredited, must abandon their meaningless arrogance and stubbornness and free themselves from this 160-year-old spell. There is but one truth, that Almighty Allah created all things, living and inanimate.
The Earth Provides Evidence of Instantaneous Creation, But None for Evolution
It is most important that Darwinists should consider that if evolution really did take place on Earth, that would mean that Allah created living things by way of evolution—and this fact would have won its adherents in all those books espousing the Fact of Creation.
In addition, had Almighty Allah made evolution responsible for the creation of living things, no doubt the Earth would be full of countless proofs of this. Allah makes a single sperm and egg able to create a human being, for instance, and constructs the human body by dividing a cell into two, then four, then eight and so on. Had Allah so wished, He could have created a similar system for the evolution of living things, and the proofs of this would be plain to see.
Allah has created the development of the baby in such a way as to be completed in nine months. Had He so wished, He could have applied this same speedy development to all living species, and living things could have been created in such a way as to complete their development in, say, 900 million years. Were there any evidence of this on Earth, no doubt the proponents of the Fact of Creation would go along with it, present the evidence, and act out of the knowledge that Allah had used evolution to create the Earth's countless living things.
But such is not the case. The theory of evolution currently rests on no evidence whatsoever, and even the most specious claims are unable to maintain it. Everything stated about the evolution of living things, every claim made, is merely another component of an enormous lie.
65. Henry Gee, "Beyond the Fossil Record to a New History of Life," In Search of Deep Time, New York: The Free Press (a Division of Simon & Schuster), 1999, p. 32.
66. Stephen M. Barr, "Retelling the Story of Science," First Things, March 2003.
67. Henry Gee, In Search of Deep Time, p. 32.
68. Ibid., p. 114.
69. Richard Ellis, Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea, Penguin Books, 2001, p. xi.
70. Daniel Dennett, Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meaning of Life, 1995, p. 520.
71. Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, The Thirtieth Flash.
72. Kitts, David B., "Paleontology and Evolutionary Theory," Evolution, vol. 28, 1974, p. 467.
73. Mark Ridley, "Who Doubts Evolution?," New Scientist , Vol. 90; June 25, 1981, p. 831.
74. Steven M. Stanley, Macroevolution: Pattern and Process, 1979, p. 39.
75. Richard L. Kleiss, A Closer Look at the Evidence, Search for the Truth Publications, June 2003, p. 28.
76. Ibid., p. 22.
77. Arda Denkel, Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik Eki, February 27, 1999, p. 15.