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Featured What is wrong with believing in evolution?

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by sovietchild, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. sovietchild

    sovietchild Well-Known Member

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    What is wrong with believing in evolution?
     
  2. lewisnotmiller

    lewisnotmiller Grand Hat
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    Depends on the context I guess.
     
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  3. Quetzal

    Quetzal May be an alien...
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    Nothing.
     
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  4. JakofHearts

    JakofHearts 2 Tim 1.7

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    I have no problems with "evolution" in the sense of change, like microevolution, adaptation, variation, even natural selection.

    It is certainly obvious that many Christians believe in God and Jesus and in the theory of evolution, because they believe on a personal level. But from a logical level we begin to see contradictions for the theistic evolutionist.
     
  5. Rival

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    Nothing.
     
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    viole Metaphysical Naturalist
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    Nobody believes in evolution.

    Well, I don't. Facts do not need to be believed in.

    Ciao

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  7. lovesong

    lovesong .little necromancer. .shaman in training.
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    I'd turn this question around to assume that there is something wrong with those who don't believe in evolution, actually.
     
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    Nothing. I have no problem believing in God and evolution.
     
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    The Theory of Evolution is, in epistemic terms, somewhat like a tree or a rock. It makes no difference to a tree, a rock, or the Theory of Evolution whether you believe in them. The actual issue isn't one of belief, but one of acceptance. Do you accept that the tree is real? Do you accept that the Theory of Evolution is true?
     
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  10. Scuba Pete

    Scuba Pete Le plongeur avec attitude...

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    I love me some evilution! Keeps the fundies away from me!
     
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  11. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...

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    What viole said!
     
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  12. Ouroboros

    Ouroboros Coincidentia oppositorum

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    What's wrong believing in gravity? It's just there. No need to believe. We just know it's there.
     
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    Just what I was going to say.:)
     
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    Because it's a wicked deception designed to keep people from the truth which could save them.
     
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    Nothing. So long as you do not believe God had no hand in it. That's the issue.
     
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  16. sunrise123

    sunrise123 Darkness will pass. Dawn is almost here.

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    Evolution is part of the true beauty of God's world.
     
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  17. Brian Schuh

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    Nothing wrong in believing in evolution. Nothing wrong with making a mistake with this. If you err on either side of the fence, creation vs. evolution, just don't judge each other. God has already declared through prophets, if you err on this, there is no consequence.
     
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    There is nothing wrong with the belief, as long as one acknowledges it as such.
     
  19. sovietchild

    sovietchild Well-Known Member

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    I personally don't know about people evolution, who knows if we ever got inbred with aliens. However, I do believe snakes came from lizards (they lost their legs because they didn't use them)
     
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    Same thing happened to a cousin of mine.
     
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