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Featured Is Theory of Evolution absurdic?

Discussion in 'Evolution Vs. Creationism' started by questfortruth, Apr 25, 2022.

  1. questfortruth

    questfortruth Well-Known Member

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    A fly, a tree, a rose, a jellyfish, a dolphin, a flea, an elephant, a dinosaur are blood relatives to each other?
    It sounds absurd. How could a rose be a relative to a flea?



    You got it. You got definition of TRUTH. It is the opinion of God.
     
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    The Hammer Lord of Animals
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    Easy once you study the ToE.
     
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  3. questfortruth

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    It is hypnotic.
     
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    The truth is absurd to you. Thus writes someone who clings to falsehood and ignorance.
     
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    No, it is rationalic.
     
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    I am the way and the truth and the life. John 14:6
     
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    Now that appears to be absurdic. How do you test or confirm that claim? How is any claim from the Bible superior to any other claim from some other religious text?
     
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    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta, Theosophy, Spiritualism
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    It's because they started from the same initial building blocks.

    But the complexity of the process to me suggests intelligent fostering.
     
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    When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice. But they will never follow a stranger; in fact, they will run away from him because they do not recognize a stranger’s voice.” Jesus used this figure of speech, but the Pharisees did not understand what he was telling them.
    John 10:1-6
     
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    Sorry but that is a failed test. You are using circular reasoning and ignoring the fact that other religious books have very similar defensive verses.

    By the way, defensive verses are actually evidence against a book being holy. If what they said was true they would not really need them.

    So, how would you properly test your beliefs? That means you cannot use logical fallacies as you just did.
     
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    Evolution is simply significant enough gene pool changes within a species changing over the course of many generations resulting in organisms having genetic traits different enough from their distant ancestors; so that there'd be no possible sexual reproduction occurring between somebody who were to have distant ancestral genetic traits with anybody living in the current population.

    I find nothing absurd about the mechanisms that make evolution work by way of favorable genetic traits due to mutations more likely getting passed along to the next generation, natural selection, genetic drifting, or gene flow.
     
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    Do you agree that a tiny sperm cell and a tiny egg come together and create a tiny embryo that grows to a 6 or 7 pound baby, is then born, and grows to a 160 pound adult? That sounds absurd!

    How about this one, do you believe a small seed like an acorn grows to be a huge, 80 foot high oak tree? Absurd !!
     
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    Life or existence is absurd.

    Isn't it absurd that you can have dust and other things floating around in space and given enough time there is suddenly planets, stars and what other weird stuff out there simply due to gravity, however gravity is so weak that we as a mere humans can easily overcome it.

    What about black holes?

    How is it possible for enough small cells when put together to create a living being?

    What are thoughts?

    What about time or quantum mechanics?

    Why is the Universe expanding at an accelerating rate, doesn't make any sense?

    How can the whole Universe come into existences in the first place?

    Even if one support the idea of God, even such being is absurd.

    Evolution is probably the least absurd of all these things in my opinion as the explanation and evidence for it seems to give a pretty good and logical explanation for how it works. So it definitely wouldn't be the first thing I would jump on as being absurd in my opinion, there are lots of other things that seems way more absurd :)
     
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    But you’re not well educated on science. So much for the truth part.
     
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    "I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-Am."
     
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    If you analyse their biochemistry, you will have your answer.
     
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    I had absurdic once, lesson learnt, next time I'll get the steak.
     
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    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    Why bother!?!

    You seem wed to your own ignorance about evolution, unwilling to learn -- because there is an absolutely immense wealth of information on the topic available to you for free, right at your fingertips on the web, yet you've managed to avoid learning anything at all about it.

    So why would I go to all the trouble to write something here, just for you to ignore?
     
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