Wednesday, 3 October 2012

G. K. Chesterton: “Why Are We Not Grateful to God for Filling our Stockings with Legs?”

G. K. Chesterton. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Joel Kontinen

Many sceptics assume that eyeglasses are the result of intelligent design but the eyes behind the glasses came about through blind Darwinian processes.

It might perhaps be good to remember what English author G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936), who is known as a great defender of Christianity, said:

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?”