Faith and Science: Accommodating culture

1. Is it accommodating the culture around us to agree to evolutionary views?

It depends on what we believe and what culture we’re talking about. Having grown up outside the US, it looks to me more like Americans who disagree with evolutionary views are the ones accommodating culture. It’s not accommodating culture to tell the truth about what you think, but it might be accommodating culture to suggest an amateur's opinion is worth more than an expert's long-researched and well-tested conclusions. Being expert in one field doesn't preclude our being amateurs in another, and the fact that I have a science background doesn't make me a geneticist--it does encourage me to respect the conclusions of geneticists though.

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