Michael Behe Quotes

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Born: January 18, 1952, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

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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.
- Michael Behe

2.
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.
- Michael Behe

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It is often said that science must avoid any conclusions which smack of the supernatural.
- Michael Behe

4.
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.
- Michael Behe

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Science is not a game in which arbitrary rules are used to decide what explanations are to be permitted.
- Michael Behe

6.
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.
- Michael Behe

7.
The theory of undirected evolution is already dead, but the work of science continues.
- Michael Behe

8.
We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box.
- Michael Behe

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