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

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    God caused evolution to happen.



    Why didn't God just make all creatures perfect to begin with?

    Then evolution wouldn't have been necessary, wouldn't have happened, and we wouldn't be having this conversation.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post
    Was it:

    A: A product of random accidental chaos (Do you believe order rises from chaos?)

    or

    B: A product of higher design (Do you believe order rises from higher intelligence?)


    Now, you need to apply this same question to EVERY single tiny detail, every symbiotic system and literally EVERYTHING from the smallest cell to the largest star........ as well as every single connecting (and vitally critical) system in-between in our finite little universe comprised of 3 dimensional pixels.

    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.....


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    So that is illogical? Your 'science' relies on imagination. (comedy gold Jerry)
    Repetition does not necessarily produce a logical conclusion. Setting up and restricting the conclusions before one has all the data is not science.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post
    "it's not purely random"

    Oh yeah? And you have evidence which PROVES this I suppose?

    Or are you like most evolutionists, full of conjecture, speculation and wishful thinking masquerading as 'science'?
    How much evidence are you willing to actually look at? You keep talking about logic and evidence and proof, but you certainly don't seem willing to actually look at any arguments presented to you. Is there any reason I should think you're being honest with your questioning?
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    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 j-mac View Post
    So, why then has evolution seemingly stopped for a majority of species on earth?
    It hasn't.
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    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 shrubnose View Post
    Why didn't God just make all creatures perfect to begin with?

    Then evolution wouldn't have been necessary, and we wouldn't be having this conversation.
    Have to talk to God about that one. I don't speak for God.
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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by SingleCellOrganism View Post
    Was it:

    A: A product of random accidental chaos (Do you believe order rises from chaos?)

    or

    B: A product of higher design (Do you believe order rises from higher intelligence?)



    Now, you need to apply this same question to EVERY single tiny detail, every symbiotic system and literally EVERYTHING from the smallest cell to the largest star........ as well as every single connecting (and vitally critical) system in-between in our finite little universe comprised of 3 dimensional pixels.

    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.....


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    So that is illogical? Your 'science' relies on imagination. (comedy gold Jerry)

    Here is my problem with this. If it is a product of higher design by a higher intelligence, then where did that higher intelligence come from? At some point you don't just start with a higher intelligence, you have to have something from nothing.
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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    How much evidence are you willing to actually look at? You keep talking about logic and evidence and proof, but you certainly don't seem willing to actually look at any arguments presented to you. Is there any reason I should think you're being honest with your questioning?
    You'll post a wikipedia page as 'evidence' which is really your conjecture.

    "Arguments", as you've stated.

    "Faith" that your conjecture is correct; all while insinuating that I'm ignorant for not believing the Industrial age 'scientist' Darwin whose book Origin acknowledges there are massive gaps in the fossil record.

    Comedy gold.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    So, why then has evolution seemingly stopped for a majority of species on earth?
    Who says it has stopped? Evolution is not a process that takes place within one lifetime, for species above the level of bugs, evolution requires years if not centuries to become visible, though genetic analysis can find changes within an organism that are not visible
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    Re: One-third of Americans reject evolution, poll shows

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    It hasn't.
    It appears to have, unless we're in some sort of timeout or coincidentally all species existing now are in the stable period between mutations.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Chaddelamancha View Post
    Here is my problem with this. If it is a product of higher design by a higher intelligence, then where did that higher intelligence come from? At some point you don't just start with a higher intelligence, you have to have something from nothing.
    The necessarily existing meta-being outside space-time, with no beginning point.

    How? I'm not sure. Much like evolution, that being is unobservable, not reproducible and unable to be tested against hypothesis.

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