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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows





    Okay - who here rejects evolution?

    Show of hands please.


    "Republicans" are growing skeptical???? Really?

    Like there's growing evidence against evolution?



    Have you been to Walmart lately?

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    I have mixed feelings about this issue.

    While I personally believe that evolution has happened and is going on right now, I don't believe that those who deny the existence of evolution should be forced to evolve.
    Why weren't scientists able to force evolution on fruit flies through 50,000 generations over 60 years, exposing them to all manner of environmental permutations?

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Never said it did....But one thing science has perpetually had a problem with explaining is what caused the big bang? Where did it come from?
    And religion has answered that question for us?

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    "Consequently if this theory be true it is indisputable that before the lowest Cambrian stratum was deposited, long periods elapsed, as long as, or probably far longer than, the whole interval from the Cambrian age to the present day; and that during these vast periods the world swarmed with living creatures."

    Charles Darwin

    "To the question why we do not find rich fossiliferous deposits belonging to these assumed earliest periods prior to the Cambrian system I can give no satisfactory answer . . . Nevertheless, the difficulty of assigning any good reason for the absence of vast piles of strata rich in fossils beneath the Cambrian system is very great."

    Charles Darwin

    "So that the number of intermediate and transitional links, between all living and extinct species, must have been inconceivably great. But assuredly, if this theory be true, such have lived upon the earth."

    Charles Darwin


    Origin of Species

    See the problem here?

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post

    What we know for certain is that "order rising from chaos" of its own accord does NOT happen in anything scientifically observable -> not without preexisting coding to do such (just like a computer program)..... or a plant seed..... or a DNA strand.....
    This statement is built on false premises. No, actually, we don't know that for certain. Of course, "order" and "chaos" are human distinctions in the first place.

    Can you reproduce evolution in a lab? No? Oh it's conjecture from analyzing bone structures? I see... so evolution really isn't science, but conjecture.
    Yes it can be reproduced in a lab and no it's not just from analyzing bone structures.

    Did you know that DNA contains digital instructions sets for creating every component of a symbiotic biological android which is both symbiotic internally and externally?
    Yes. Ironically, DNA is another line of evidence that backs up evolution.

    And that just happened ... and I'm dumb for questioning the now-ancient reasoning of Chuck Darwin.
    I think your problem is that you're assuming there's no answer to some of these supposed questions you're raising. Somebody out there told you there's these holes in the theory of evolution. And you didn't check to see if those holes actually existed.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post
    The ONLY logical initiator.
    We don't know that. Your theory is due solely to your lack of data and imagination. For instance, perhaps our universe is one of trillions of lab created universes that populate some sort long lasting battery system for an energy device.

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post
    Where did gravity come from?

    Where did the animals making up the fossil record come from? (which coincidentally show that evolution is false, more than any other dataset - where are the billions of transitory fossils which SHOULD exist but don't?)

    If dinosaurs became birds, then where are the hundreds of thousands of transitory creatures whereby the legs became the highly sophisticated flying machines that are bird wings? (which humans are incapable of replicating)

    [not conjecture based on shape of whale skeletons]

    How does the most complex digital software ever known to exist write itself? (DNA)

    How does that ultra-complex software self-error correct?

    Chance? lol?

    As a software engineer, the thought of tossing random bits into my code and expecting it to work is comical. DNA is FAR MORE COMPLEX than ALL HUMAN CODE COMBINED. (one strand)
    Another faulty premise is that evolution is based solely on random chance. It's not. Being a software engineer, you might like this video.


    He's got links to his code.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    We don't know that. Your theory is due solely to your lack of data and imagination. For instance, perhaps our universe is one of trillions of lab created universes that populate some sort long lasting battery system for an energy device.
    It's logical.

    If you want to speculate about order rising from chaos, have at it.

    I'll stick with logic and what is observable.

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    I have mixed feelings about this issue.

    While I personally believe that evolution has happened and is going on right now, I don't believe that those who deny the existence of evolution should be forced to evolve.
    I believe in God and agree with you. I lean heavily towards evolutionary theory regardless. Though I do wonder why we haven't seen macro evolution in action.

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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post
    It's logical.

    If you want to speculate about order rising from chaos, have at it.

    I'll stick with logic and what is observable.
    Once again, failure of imagination. In the example I gave order is not "rising from chaos". And further, God supposedly created the universe from the Void. There is no mention of who created the Void or the rules that govern the Void.

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