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  • Evolution happens, and it is random

    65 71.43%
  • Evolution happens and is guided by a higher power

    10 10.99%
  • There is not enough information to know for sure

    7 7.69%
  • No, evolutuon does not happen

    5 5.49%
  • I don't know

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    To me its a mix between the first two options haha... kind of a paradox but i think a higher power initiated the possibility of life/evolution to happen in this universe of uniformity, and i think that higher power knew exactly what original seeds of life would turn into wherever they were able to pop-up... and the potential of these life forms are only limited by the bounds of the physics around them(whatever the first sparks of life were like random proteins/ bacteria.)

    With this theory of mine i don't see how i could think of any life-form as better then another. All life is holy and has a "soul" to me... and this i pretty much the very basis of why i am a deist.
    Evolution does not have a "will", it does not "think" some things are better than others. It is a process not a thing.

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    Re: Evolution

    I believe the evolution happens in the form of adaptation. We are forced to cope with certain aspects of life and environment so we evolve so that we are better suited to it.
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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by MusicAdventurer View Post
    As am I .. clearly we were taught differently .. I encourage you to actually attempt to understand the point I am making. Its actually quite profound and enlightening.
    Kinda difficult to pass things like this through a physics P.H.D. like Ikari is.

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by MusicAdventurer View Post
    Evolution does not have a "will", it does not "think" some things are better than others. It is a process not a thing.
    I did not claim it did?

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    I have only every heard of bacteria. But could you please post a source, cause then i am not up to date on my biology... which is true... im a physics guy after all.
    I am only familiar with bacteria as well and I can post a link when I get a chance to find it

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    And what i mean by concrete evidence, is that were scientist able to specifically make or observe and wild animal "evolve" (LOL not like Pokemon, but like witness a new species begin to develop from a local species? Were they able to find the environmental changes in why this took place?or breed a new animal species?)
    This is currently considered essentially impossible to be observed, as most believe humans that exist today are genetically the same to those that existed many many years before recorded human history. i.e. Evolution takes a long, long time

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by MusicAdventurer View Post
    As am I .. clearly we were taught differently .. I encourage you to actually attempt to understand the point I am making. Its actually quite profound and enlightening.
    And humble!

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    Kinda difficult to pass things like this through a physics P.H.D. like Ikari is.
    I can tell .. I don't think he's very familiar with this line of thought .. or he just wants to argue .. oh well

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by ksu_aviator View Post
    Redress actually kind of nails it. In the fossil record animals, fish and birds just appear at about the same time already fully developed. There's no evidence to show that evolution is responsible for mammals. There is no evidence that fish ever walked. There's nothing connecting man to anything. The evidence for macro evolution is quite underwhelming.

    Micro evolution is a different story. We know people have change. We know dogs have change. We've seen how animals and fish have changed. They just have morphed into something different.
    Early Human Evolution:* Early Transitional Humans

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    Re: Evolution

    Quote Originally Posted by Teh Internets View Post
    You do know that is an example of micro evolution.
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    Re: Evolution

    No it is evidence that man came from apes, and disproves your statement that there's nothing connecting man to anything, that's why I bolded it. I wasn't implying anything about macro evolution.

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