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Space program should end because aliens are going to hell anyway

Space program should end because aliens are going to hell anyway

July 22, 2014 - Creationist Ken Ham has said that the U.S. space program is a waste of money because any alien life that scientists found would be damned to hell.

“I’m shocked at the countless hundreds of millions of dollars that have been spent over the years in the desperate and fruitless search for extraterrestrial life,” Ham wrote in a Sunday column on his Answers in Genesis website.

Ham argued that “secularists are desperate to find life in outer space” as a part of their “rebellion against God in a desperate attempt to supposedly prove evolution.”

“Life did not evolve but was specially created by God, as Genesis clearly teaches. Christians certainly shouldn’t expect alien life to be cropping up across the universe,” he continued. “Now the Bible doesn’t say whether there is or is not animal or plant life in outer space. I certainly suspect not.”

But regardless of whether there was life in outer space, Ham asserted that it could not be truly “intelligent.”

“You see, the Bible makes it clear that Adam’s sin affected the whole universe. This means that any aliens would also be affected by Adam’s sin, but because they are not Adam’s descendants, they can’t have salvation,” he explained. “Jesus did not become the ‘GodKlingon’ or the ‘GodMartian’! Only descendants of Adam can be saved. God’s Son remains the ‘Godman’ as our Savior.”

Friendly Atheist blogger Hemant Mehta called Ham’s quest to end the space program “a new low even for him.”

“Jesus Christ, Ken Ham is talking about the eternal damnation of alien life forms,” Mehta wrote. “They’re all going to hell, apparently, and why go in search of life on other planets if they’re all doomed to a lake of fire?”

“To whine about the pittance we spend on space exploration because ‘Christians certainly shouldn’t expect alien life to be cropping up across the universe’ has to be a new low even for him.”

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  • properREDeye#

    properREDeye wrote July 24, 2014 3:52:15 PM CEST

    You misunderstand me mediasorcery, i am not attacking religion, it is not 'evil' to have an opinion as long as it does not contain or justify evil, the world would be very boring if we all thought the same thing.
    The content of those opinions, however, can be subject to taint by 'evil' or wrongdoing on some level.
    This man has not done a very good job of weeding out the evil from his beliefs, he is essentially being racist behind a religious shield.
    It is hate preachers like this that start extremist groups or cults, if he was a Muslim he would be in Guantanamo, this guy varies only in actions from some Jihad guy, his philosophical justification for his extremist opinions hold about the same weight.
    So moving on to all those millions of people who pay taxes like you that support NASA but do not believe in the same god as you, maybe one that does not discriminate race, or none at all?!
    Should their voices be forgotten because you think you have it all figured out?
    And assuming you are familiar with exponential growth what do you suggest is the future of our race if not to expand into space and surrounding habitable areas?
    The only alternative is happening in Israel right now, i.e. genocide
    It is a display of limited foresight to try to boycott the space program

  • mediasorcery#

    mediasorcery wrote July 24, 2014 12:51:49 PM CEST

    yeh wat an evil bastard for having an opinion, i bet hes one of those moral fheads too, he needs to get with the nwo programming seriously and just go along with wasting billions of tax dollars to shoot firecrackers into space to find so called aliens that we already know are most probably interdimensional anyway, fuk feeding the poor with that money, space surveillance is much more productive to keep an eye on the slaves ffsake,

    good thing u guys ^got such a clear perspective, id hate to think your just a patsy for the progressive anything goes hate brigade/ those evil chritians, how dare they,

  • Coolerman#

    Coolerman wrote July 23, 2014 5:19:23 PM CEST

    So much close mind...incredible.
    Extremist are starting thinking like him before.

  • properREDeye#

    properREDeye wrote July 23, 2014 2:38:50 PM CEST

    It is pointless even trying to talk to someone with such a closed mind
    What a redundant and twisted logic he has applied to this
    Shame on him for his ignorance

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