The Christ of science: Albert Einstein
By Michael Moriarty
"God does not play dice with the universe!"
If any statement by Dr. Albert Einstein engendered a revolution in the world of Science, it is that one. Einstein wannabes are determined to prove him wrong. Without something eternally wrong to fix – some are even trying to discredit e=mc 2 – how can Scientists be eternally important?
One in particular, the Nobel Prizewinner James D. Watson, has declared, in his preface and commentary on Charles Darwin's entire body of work, that "God may not have played dice with the universe, but he certainly left human genes in a mess." Being a geneticist, Dr. Watson is obliged to clean up the mess!
Perhaps, because Dr. Watson is not an astrophysicist like Stephen Hawking, he feels humble enough to stay away from cosmic absolutes, such as Hawking's statement that "space is finite and therefore not eternal" (that, without absolute certainty as to the end of the universe, is putting Dr. Hawking and his reputation out on a big limb… but he's fallen off it so often, no one really cares). However, in Dr. Watson's genetic discoveries of the architecture of the double helix and the tracking of morphologically homologous relations between men and mice, he has not only commented on the deplorable state of Mankind as a species but also shared a certain confidence with us that Science can remedy these shortcomings of humanity. I doubt if his confidence shares a faith in the same Divine Intelligence which Dr. Einstein was referring to when he used the word "God." No, I can safely say it is Dr. Watson's ultimate faith in Science that keeps his spirits up.
That the God of Science is the deity upon whose altar one-and-a-half million gestating infants are aborted each year (yes, I know, Planned Parenthood says it's a woman's right, but Hitler said it was an Aryan's right to kill Jews and we fought a war over that), a level of human sacrifice unparalleled by any pagan religion in human history, that Science has indeed become its own religion and America has bowed down before that religious definition of gestation as a trimester morphology, the first two of which, if you forgive this expression, "morphed" a human fetus into the yoke of an egg, to be scrambled in the womb.
Apparently Science is above Church and State. It is certainly above any God that Einstein might have been referring to.
Last month, as recorded in The New York Times' Science Section of June 20, the undisputed superstar of High Science, Stephen Hawking, was heralded in Communist China as a virtual Messiah.
That his Lou Gehrig's Disease, had it been detected in the womb, would have most likely assured his abortion hasn't crossed the minds of the science editors at the Times. Red Chinese scientists and students sat spellbound as Hawking's electronically transmitted voice echoed in Beijing's Great Hall of Science. A massive poster of Mao Zedong hung over the visibly crippled genius.
Dr. Einstein might have pointed to Dr. Hawking as an example of why Science should not be judging life by appearances, or determining human worth by the depressing news found in a sonogram or any of the other tests they run on infants still gestating in the womb.
Such genius as Dr. Hawking's, holding so many scientists spellbound, would appear to be everything the religion of Science depends on. However, with Mao's face looking down on the gathering in the same way in which he eternally looked down on human life in China, we detect the real nature of Science as Religion. It really elevates Mao to the status of the Most Shamelessly Evil Man in human history. Yet Scientists exploit Mao's indifference to life, claiming it as an historical license for Science to do likewise. In Beijing, Science has elevated a Nuremberg-like rally into a World's Fair of scientific celebration.
Occupied France definitely comes to mind when you think of a major elite newspaper transmitting the euphoria of American scientists, puffing their cigars beneath a poster of Mao. Would the same gentleman be willing to give the Times a photo-op sitting beneath a swastika?
Here's the ultimate master of starvation, abortion, torture, terrorism and diabolical indifference to humanity looking imperially down on an English-speaking superstar of Science, and I assume the Times reporter must think this is progress in the march of Science toward an absolutely ethics-free condition of liberty.
Do these people – the masters of the American Fourth Estate – really think that the Judeo-Christian civilization, which gave them their education, career opportunities and freedom of expression, that the likes of the Anglo-American Allied Forces just up and died? There's "empirical" evidence, yes, but what are we to make of a Science that can think "Out of sight, out of mind?"
Apparently, the Times believes that, with the Maoist Population Control Policy firmly in place worldwide, their Vichy version of Moscow's Pravda or The Beijing News can still pass for an American-style newspaper.
I wish Congressman Peter King of New York all the best in his efforts to have the Times charged with treason. I'm sure, in the most ideal of circumstances, he would now have Dr. Einstein as one of his star witnesses, and the great man would risk what Abraham Lincoln and Dr. Martin Luther King risked in his very American right to tell the truth. Ergo, the Christ of Science.
Michael Moriarty is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor who has appeared in the landmark television series Law and Order, the mini-series Taken, and the TV-movie The 4400. He recently starred in Pick Me Up, an episode of the Showtime TV series Masters of Horror. Michael Moriarty is also running for President of the United States in 2008 as a candidate for the Realists Party. To find out more about Moriarty's presidential campaign, contact
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