Western ‘creationists’ were trying to rob Sri Lanka of crucial data related to extra-terrestrial life to further their agenda and undermine Buddhist teachings on the universe, Minister Wimal Weerawansa has said.
Speaking at a religious event at a temple in Hanwella on Thursday, Mr. Weerawansa charged that a team of ‘sudu mahaththuru’ (white gentlemen) from an international space research institute had tried to seize raw material and data related to meteor fragments that had fallen into a paddy field in Anuradhapura.
At the time local scientists were still probing the meteor fragments and had discovered unicellular organisms embedded in the alien rock, which supports the idea that alien life exists.
“This team attempted to take hold of this valuable evidence almost immediately after local scientists had made this vital discovery,” he said.
“Why did they do this?” he asked. “It’s because they don’t want the world to know that creationism is a blatant lie. When it is proven that life outside planet earth exists, creationism would turn into a lie. This was a fact that was initially declared and proven by the Buddha and his teachings on the universe,” he said.
Amila. G Saturday, 25 October 2014 11:20 AM
Man in western clothes and life style , has made it s only topic right through out his political speeches is to attacking the WEST for cheap popularity.
Punchirala Saturday, 25 October 2014 11:27 AM
So Mr. Modawansa, you were not created, but an alien.
Yapa Saturday, 25 October 2014 11:46 AM
WW You are talking nonsense.Your govt. is not treating our scientists well and you are trying to cover up this by criticizing the rest of the world. Remember space research or science has no boundaries.Do not think like a frog in the well.Your thinking hampers the expected development of Sri Lanka.
lansur Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:11 PM
Publish the evidence.....please we would like to know.
pachaudaya Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:15 PM
What an idiot...how can creationism be a lie when u find life out side earth...what a foolish logic... These are the idiots rule the country.
Sherman G. de Silva Saturday, 25 October 2014 01:05 PM
Dear Mr. Minister: Creationism is a time-tested subject based on irrefutable empirical data that the purported "life" found on a mere extraterrestrial fragment in a paddy field in Anuradhapura cannot render it aside as a lie.
Gona Saturday, 25 October 2014 01:07 PM
He should be Alien-acted from society for the good of all sensible beings.
Nanda Saturday, 25 October 2014 01:25 PM
One should also check about this so called meteorite research here. Read the following, http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2013/01/18/chandra-wickramasinghe-repliesand-fails-hard/ Especially the comments that follow if you will.It seems on further investigation Chandra also gave evidence in US against evolution and as such stood for essentially nonsense.http://www.antievolution.org/projects/mclean/new_site/http://www.panspermia.org/chandra.htm
Grace Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:00 PM
Would our scientists please check whether the Ministers brain cells are still active?
jehan Sunday, 26 October 2014 10:32 AM
this is the guy who boycot google.
perera Sunday, 26 October 2014 06:59 PM
MODABURUWANSA AT IT AGAIN. MAKING EVERYONE AWARE WHAT AN IDIOT AND A JOKER (NOT ONE WHO MAKES YOU LAUGH) HE REALLY IS.
Madushan Arunajeewa Sunday, 02 November 2014 12:48 AM
U guys doesnt believe there is alien life. Come USA. We see a lot of UFO in the areas.
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