Today I saw an article about why creationists are determined to prove there is not intelligent life on other planets.
The silliness of the article made me laugh. Here’s why:
Many evolutionary astronomers spend literally their whole lives searching the stars for life. Billions of dollars have been spent on this search. They are desperate and keep promising that the find is just around the corner. Creationists aren’t spending money, let alone billions of dollars, trying to DISPROVE aliens. They have no need to. Who is desperate here?
This is despite continued evidence that the search is futile. Even recent searches have confirmed that after reviewing 100,000 galaxies, there does not appear to be intelligent life in the universe. Regularly there are stories about finding “Earth-like” planets that “could” harbor life – and even those end up being disproven.
While there is no evidence of life beyond earth, there is incredible evidence to confirm that Earth is Unique. Evolutionists ignore the overwhelming evidence that life on this planet is fragile. If the moon was a tad farther or a tad bigger or the average temperature a fraction of degree colder or the water concentrate a couple of percentage points greater or the sun’s heat a fraction of a percent great – life as we know it would not exist.
So why do these atheist scientists continue to pour their time and efforts into this desperate search? Especially since I think we all have seen Independence Day and know that IF there was life on other planets they’d be hostile anyway.
Because these so called “scientists” need to defend their god – Evolution – and their religion – the pseudo-science they claim to be science. If life spontaneously generated on this planet and bananas, slugs, monkeys, whales, ebola viruses, and humans all came from that single life form – then SURELY life MUST have evolved on other planets too. With trillions of stars, it simply must be true – right?
As the old saying goes – with enough Monkeys typing on typewriters and enough time they can write Shakespeare.
Actually, people who do real science studied how long it would actually take random text generation to write just 24 characters – one line – of Shakepeare. One group found that it would take 2,737,850 million billion billion billion monkey years. Another found it would take 42,162,500,500 billion billion monkey years. To put that into context, that’s the entire earth filled with monkeys for the entire calculated lifespan of our sun typing all of their lives. And that to only make ONE line of Shakespeare.
So please tell me how likely it is that DNA randomly self-compiled itself to create life? The smallest known organism has DNA that is 182 genes long, which is like 159,662 “letters” of DNA. Yes, a significant amount more than 24 characters of Shakespeare. And it is so unlikely to happen once, its even outlandish to think it happened TWICE, and that both survived and evolved into intelligent space-gazing civilizations.
The search for aliens is not science, its science fiction. Let the film makers study aliens and scientists stick to real science.