By Niraj Bidawatka
The donkey, or an ass is the symbol of stupidity, which is a fact accepted by everyone. The great modern scientists are greater than the ass because they surpass the donkey when it comes to stupidity and foolishness. They say that there is no proof of the existence of God. Anyone who says that God does not exist is a “great fool”, even greater than the ass.
God’s existence is evident by the fact that everything is being managed very efficiently in the world. The sun rises at its scheduled time and sets accordingly. You never encounter that the sunrise has been delayed or cancelled, in contrast to man-managed flights and trains that are frequently delayed and cancelled. The seasons come and go regularly in tandem. The trees and plants give fruits and flowers, without which we cannot even sustain ourselves. Water is provided amply without any charge by God, whereas our elected governments steal the same God-given water, and charge taxes for supplying it. Thus, when we see that God is providing water, sunshine, food grains, flowers and fruits, it is enough proof of His existence. There are many more such proofs, visible to the naked eye, about the existence of God.
When these facts are brought to the notice of the scientists, they say that all these affairs are managed by nature, and not by God; nature is giving us air, fruits, vegetables, sunlight, etc. But when they are informed that nature is working under the supervision of God, they disagree. They say nature is working independently. This is the pinnacle of foolishness. It is a ridiculous statement by the scientists, who are regarded as the most learned men of society.
Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead says in the Bhagavad-gita, “Nature is working under My direction. I am the controller of the world because everything is working under My supervision”. To say that everything is being automatically carried out by nature is similar to saying that the ATM is giving out money on its own and there is no one managing it. A fool observes that there is no one in the ATM kiosk, except the machine, so he concludes that the machine is supreme, money is being automatically dispensed and that there is no proprietor of the bank.
This is exactly what the scientists conclude. They argue, “We do not see God, therefore He does not exist. We see only nature. Hence we believe in nature, not in God.” However, if the ATM is working properly, it means that there is a controller because a machine cannot function without higher supervision. Similarly, nature is just like a machine – it cannot function without God, its controller. Since the scientists do not possess such a basic common sense, they are greater fools than the asses.