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Discussion in 'Evolution Vs. Creationism' started by Wild Fox, Mar 31, 2019.

  1. MJFlores

    MJFlores Well-Known Member

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    nobody has ever observed a process that takes millions of years to unfold

    And you believe this?

    Despite no witnesses to this?
    Unverified evidence?

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  2. A Vestigial Mote

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    I should have guessed that you haven't followed any of the research into abiogenesis that has gone on. Specifically, researchers have synthesized RNA enzymes that can replicate themselves without the help of any proteins or other cellular components, and the process proceeds indefinitely. Self-replicating molecules have been created in a lab from nothing but the raw materials in a "soup." Now - this isn't exactly "life", of course... but it is considered the precursor to life. We're talking molecules alone that can "reproduce" after a fashion. Make more of themselves, in other words - and the researchers even noted that sometimes different elements are chained in at times, causing transcription "errors" - and what this results in is a new, "mutated" molecule, slightly different from its "parent" molecule. A process hinting at the mechanisms supporting biological diversity and evolution.

    So yeah... keep posting soup can images and laughing to yourself in some dark corner. That look is really working for you.
     
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  3. MJFlores

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    Was it gradual or instant?
    Or there were mutations like half of this and half of that

    Is it really possible - how about half human and half horse?

     
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    And I think posting music videos in response to anything is one of the dumbest things you could possibly be doing in this situation. And unfortunately you're not alone in the practice! A sad state of affairs indeed.
     
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    evolution is gradual ove hundreds of thousands and millions of years

    There is no objective verifiable evidence that anything in your Creationist cartoons exists except in phoney carny side shows which you seem to endorse blindly and enthusiastically..
     
  6. MJFlores

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    Don't be serious pops.

    since you are Baha'i which mix various faiths like Islam
    I just finished a video about what is evolution in Islam

     
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    Okay, angels you say. Where can I find one of these angels? How can I test for their existence? Which one wrote down their observations about the creation of the universe?

    So God looks like a human?

    Also, why do you think someone had to be there to witness everything that happened in the universe's/earth's past?
     
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    Do you have anything to back up any of this?

    And since you don't seem to know what evolution is, and have asked for an explanation, I wonder why and how you have declared it to be a religion? What does it share in common with religion?
     
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    You need some education in the basics. Right now you do not know what observations are, are you willing to try to learn?

    By the way did you watch all forty plus videos of AronRa? He does go over quite a few of the answers that you ask for.
     
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    No. Just no. On so many levels.

    You need to take some time to learn about what evolution is. Here's a good place to start:
    An introduction to evolution
     
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  11. SkepticThinker

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    No. It will always be a theory.
    Gravity is a theory and a law.

    1.3: Hypothesis, Theories, and Laws
     
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    I think maybe you'd be more comfortable in the Jokes section of the forum.
     
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    One point, theories can modify or replace laws. Newton's Law of Gravity was known to have troubles before Einstein came up with the Theory of General Relativity. That theory explained the parts of physics that applying Newton's Law got wrong. People have this strange idea that theories can become laws when in reality that would be a demotion in the world of the sciences.
     
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    The expression 'Primordial Soup' is a little old, and today only an anecdotal expression of the environment where life originated. The present science of earliest life dates between ~3.5 billion years ago where definite fossil of earliest life have been found, and ~4.54 billion years ago when the first signs of life have been found. There several candidates of environments associated with the finds of earliest simplist life forms. They are around the hot vents of in ocean ridges, hot springs associated with volcanics, and swamp environments in tidal zones sometimes called the 'Primordial Soup.'l pools. The first two are favored for various reason,, but most important the presence of heat energy and abundant nutrients needed for the nursery for the earliest simple life forms.
     
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    By the evidence Christianity is mix of Judaism, Roman polytheism, Sumerian, Babylonian, Canaanite, Ugarit scripture and beliefs with some Zoroastrian beliefs thrown in.

    The more ancient mythical views of the origins and natural history of humanity based on ancient interpretations scripture are not compatable with neither science nor the Baha'i Faith.

    Time to move on . . .
     
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    I have waited in Vain for just One Godless Evol to produce evidence of How and When we changed from animal to Human Intelligence. No one has.

    Evolution is a Failed Theory. Quit teaching that we Evolved our Human Intelligence Naturally, since it is Nothing more than a False Assumption by heathens
     
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    That is because your question has an unjustified question in it.

    You have failed to answer:

    "Have you quit beating your wife yet?"

    If that is an inappropriate question for you then you should be able to see how you asked an inappropriate question. The failure is not in those that accept reality. The failure is yours.
     
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    OK ... Let us test your reasoning if it is valid and not an excuse ....

    BUMP... BUMP....BUMP

    I have waited in Vain for just One Godless Evol to produce evidence of How and When we changed from animal to Human Intelligence. No one has.
     
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    Human intelligence *is* animal intelligence because we are, biologically, animals.

    Our intelligence increased greatly when our brains expanded, probably because of the demands of larger social structures and tool use.

    Note: please tone down the colorful posts and bold font.
     
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    There will be a time when will all see these angels.
    That would be on the second advent of Jesus Christ.
    For now we just have to wait.

    Record keeping on observations are activities of humans
    Because we have limited life and limited memories
    The all knowing God however have unlimited knowledge Isaiah 46:9-10

    God is not human Numbers 23:19

    I believe a lot of beings witness everything from the start - the cherubims
    When God created all things.
    Nothing comes from nothing
    Nothing ever could

    What is absurd is when
    Something comes from nothing
    That would require
    Blind faith, something that comes from
    guesswork and myths
     
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