It is stunning right?
This is apparently from a biology textbook and has long repeated what I have said about creationists. Ignore reality and substitute for religion.
“Forget for a while all your knowledge of Physics. Remove from your mind all objections that may occur. Never Reason for six weeks. Be very Credulous, be very Persevering, Reject all Past Experience and do not listen to Reason” – Franz Mesmer
Apt I think