Gods, Genetics, and Gibberish: The Savage Irony of Theism’s Willful Ignorance in the Face of Evolution and Free Will

Christopher Neitzert
2 min readNov 25, 2023
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In the roaring jungle of existence where evolution reigns supreme, I stand witnessing the tango between theism and its flat denial of evolution. It’s not just survival of the fittest; it’s nature’s own game of chance, where creatures armed with odd genetic twists become unwitting agents of change. Here, in this wild dance, lies a raw form of free will — not some divine puppetry, but a relentless struggle for existence where each creature carves its own path through sheer force of will and genetic luck.

Many theists, with their heads buried in the sands of dogma, find this link between evolution and free will a hard pill to swallow. To them, evolution is a slap in the face, a challenge to their ordered universe where a deity pulls all the strings. Admitting that evolution — this chaotic, unguided process — could coexist with free will is like trying to mix oil and holy water. It’s an existential showdown, pitting the unpredictable laws of nature against the ironclad certainty of divine destiny.

In this mad theater of life, the denial of evolution by theists is more than mere ignorance; it’s a willful blindfold, a refusal to see the glaring truths written in our very DNA. It’s a collision of faith and science, a bare-knuckle fight under the neon lights of reality. And here I am, a lone scribe in the chaos, keyboard at the ready, capturing this surreal brawl between the raw truths of nature and the stubborn myths of mankind.

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Christopher Neitzert

Human, Hacker, Technologist, Ocasional Artist. This is where I sometimes document the ideats rattling around inside my head. more at http://www.neitzert.io