|Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan|
Marty Bluke has taken the trouble to post in the comment section of the post dealing with this subject - excerpts of Rabbi Kaplan's address to the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists on February 18, 1979. This is an important excerpt because it shows a widely respected and much published Charedi Rabbi respecting the validity of scientific inquiry and the conclusions drawn therefrom. I don't want this excerpt to be buried in what is to date 534 comments to the post. I am republishing it here for maximum exposure. His view on this subject echos mine. It follows.