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The evolutionists often defend their theories by saying it took billions of years for life to evolve into the forms we see today.
Actually, the majority of life forms we see today happened in the much much shorter space of less than 200 million years. That is a short space of time when you consider the massive amounts of evolution changes that would have had to occur. Modern humans are said to have evolved just 200,000 years ago.
I find it extremely annoying when people say they believe in Evolution but can't even identify which theory/hypothesis of evolution they claim to believe and most people have no clue that there are several theories of evolution:
Evolution by Natural Selection, Front-loaded Evolution, Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo), Evolution by Natural Genetic Engineering, Somatic Selection, Structuralist / Platonic Evolution, Biological Self-Organization, Epigenetic Evolution, Evolution by...
First off, I spent 30 years as a Southern Baptist, so I do have a fair amount of knowledge regarding Christianity. I would like to post some scenarios and see if you think that the people in the scenarios would be "saved" and go to "heaven" (paradise) or "burn in hell" based on your religious/denominational beliefs.
Note: these scenarios are based off of real world situations. If they bother you, just remember that these things happen all the time. My intent is not to bash any one...
One of the reasons I believe evolutionists and creationists get into heated battles is because religions and specifically the Christian religion has made intelligent design synonymous with a belief in a God or Super Natural Being and that completely ignores the other forms that Intelligent design could take.
I would first point out Dawkin's statements as evidence:
BEN STEIN: What do you think is the possibility that Intelligent Design might turn out to be the answer to some issues in...
Etymologically and theologically speaking, the word "Anti-Christ" doesn't generally mean "against" Christ. It means "instead of" Christ. The "Anti-Christ" is a replacement for Christ, a false-Christ. The word "Ante-Christ" means "before" Christ. . . . And we all have a pretty good idea what "Anti-Semite" means, someone "opposed" to Semites.
Within the context of the Pharisaical worldview, Pharisaical Jews appear justified in viewing Jesus of Nazareth as Anti-Christ (instead of Christ) in a...
As a Baha'i I find accepting others religions to be not only workable but creates unity and friendship and peace between us. We accept the Prophet, Messenger or Messiah and His Holy Book and all humanity as a family and it works.
We accept everything except the man made dogmas and interpretations - only the religion in its purest form. Those who want peace will find in this message a great hope for humanity.
This is a call to peace and love and unity!
(First this thread is not about "Tonald Drumpf". But the frenzy over his recent answer to this question raises what I think is an interesting inconsistency in the mainstream pro-life position.)
So if abortion is a crime, if it really is murder, the murder of an innocent helpless baby, which is how the pro-life movement wants to characterize it, then why should a woman who gets an abortion not receive a harsh punishment for it?
A woman finds out she is pregnant and decides to get an...
Is your choice for atheism real one till death or its a rebellion which wont last for long?
Some factual claims from the article linked to below:
- About 44 million Muslims live in Europe
- Europe has been encouraging Muslim immigration for 70 years
- A significant percentage of the Muslims living in Europe disagree with secularism.
Of course I understand that NOT ALL MUSLIMS living in Europe fall into this category. On the other hand, we often use statistics to draw general conclusions; e.g. "cancer is dangerous", "green vegetables are nutritious", "seat belts save lives",...
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