He absolutley is. Have you read The Selfish Gene? It's next on my agenda. Depends on whether it's at the library or not; I've been brought up Catholic [oh yes, another ssd victim of child indoctrination] so I have to kinda hide these books. Plus I go to a "faith" school so I have to be quite discreet to avoid trouble. Pathetic really :/
"My response is that when Creationists talk about God creating every individual species as a separate act, they always instance hummingbirds, or orchids, sunflowers and beautiful things. But I tend to think instead of a parasitic worm that is boring through the eye of a boy sitting on the bank of a river in West Africa, [a worm] that's going to make him blind. And [I ask them], 'Are you telling me that the God you believe in, who you also say is an all-merciful God, who cares for each one of us individually, are you saying that God created this worm that can live in no other way than in an innocent child's eyeball? Because that doesn't seem to me to coincide with a God who's full of mercy'
The whole book is a contradiction, The old testament is often ignored because it's full un-savoury things. The scary thing is, most agnostics /atheists in my experience have a broader knowledge of the bible, instead of some rose tinted view taught at school that creationists have