I think the problem is that too many Christians think it is our responsibility or duty to prove our faith or convince non-believers of the truth. That is not what we are called to do. We are called to be witnesses and a witness does nothing except share what they believe and perhaps explain why. The rest is up to the Holy Spirit.Most non Christians don't need anyone to scientifically prove god exists. I cannot prove that my wive loves me but I have a lot of evidence to believe that she does. Is there any evidence that can sway a belief?
I think there's so much that is hinged on evolution. It's become a common belief of fact instead of as an explaination of data and observations. It's become a pillar and foundation for no belief in God. Then on top of that the identity of evolution as a sphere of study has morphed from a biological study to a common phrase for change, growth, and the continuous movement of events and behavior. Since evolution is counted as being true, then every theory or chance conversation that mentions evolution plays on that foundation to support their own theory and opinions.I guess I don't understand why Christians care. Most will believe the bible over science on this subject from my experience. So why do so many try to debunk it?
It's observed every day. Remember what evolution is. "A change in allele frequencies in a population over time."I guess the sad part is that evolution can't be observed.
"Kind", is a religious belief, not any sort of demonstrable classification. But of course, speciation is well-demonstrated, and that is all that's necessary for common descent. Do you see why.At least not evolution that refers to a change in kinds.
Rather, YE creationists don't realize that sentence involves a conflation of physiologic response (such as making more red blood cells at higher altitudes) with genetic adaptation, (such as having a mutation that allows healthy living at very high altitudes).Some scientists fail to understand the difference between evolution and adaptation.
I feel sorry for those who don't wonder about such things. How dreary the world must be for them. The more one knows about the details of His creation, the more wonderous it becomes.I suppose as people, we fear the unknown and must strive to understand it in order to explain it. No, some can't enjoy the feeling of awe to know that something looks amazing just because that is the way God designed it.
For those who don't know anything about it, perhaps.I think there's so much that is hinged on evolution. It's become a common belief of fact instead of as an explaination of data and observations.
Since Darwin thought God created the first living things, that seems rather unlikely to me.It's become a pillar and foundation for no belief in God.
You have it backwards. "Evolution" originally meant just "change." If that bothers you, you might consider using Darwin's choice of terms. "Descent with modification."Then on top of that the identity of evolution as a sphere of study has morphed from a biological study to a common phrase for change, growth, and the continuous movement of events and behavior.
It's directly observed. So not much chance of rational people doubting it.Since evolution is counted as being true, then every theory or chance conversation that mentions evolution plays on that foundation to support their own theory and opinions.
Seems unlikely, given the large number of theists who acknowledge the fact of evolution.Because of it's large support base, the only ones who would actively try to debunk it would largely be those that are antigonized by it by nonbelievers who try to debunk their faith.
The data are evolution. Often, creationists confuse evolution (the observed phenomenon) with agents of evolution (such as natural selection) and consequences of evolution (such as common descent).For me I'd go with the idea that the conclusions of evolution are conclusions not the data.
Two ways of saying the same thing.It is usually just as plausible conclusion for most studies to say that "God made things this way," as it can be to say that "things evolved this way,"
The evidence shows all life on Earth had a common ancestor.OTOH, evolutionists believe all we see came from a one celled organism.
Evolutionary theory isn't about the origin of life. Darwin, for example, thought that God just created the first living things. Most scientists today, think that the Earth brought forth living things, as God says in Genesis.And what sparked that life?
In my own (admittedly long) lifetime, I've seen numerous predictions of evolutionary theory confirmed. This is why scientists accept it as compelling.But we find out more and more -- and the more we find out,,,the more unplausible evolution seems...
Not quite. He acknowledged the lack of transitional forms in the fossil record as it was known in his day. Again, in my lifetime, almost every major group of organisms, now has many transitional forms that have been discovered since Darwin.Darwin said the Cambrian Explosion presented a problem which he hoped future science would be able to explain...
The video erroneously assumes that something can't arise from nothing.Hi Barb...
Are you around?
I have a video I'd like you to view and then tell me what you think of it.... I understand legitimate scientists are beginning to think in this direction....I thought only Keanu Reeves knew about this stuff...
Give it a chance and let me know if you've heard about this information stuff....I've been thinking this for years.
All my life I've heard science say that the universe always existed because something CANNOT come from nothing.The video erroneously assumes that something can't arise from nothing.
Virtual particles are directly observed to arise from nothing.
And there is no substance of space. Morely/Michaelson demonstrated that. "Holographic" .... ?
So some key flaws in the assumptions.
On the other hand, if God created this universe for us, it is a temporary "reality" created with particular, internally consistent rules.
It's an old idea. Read "Non Servium" in the collection The Mind's I by Douglas Hoffstader.
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Fantasy is meant to give them a chuckle. Not to be taken too seriously. It is simply amazing how so many major hoaxes have been perpetrated and taken seriously. The latest was the Mueller Witch Hunt, which was pure fantasy, and should have been shut down by Trump immediately.Dr. Tour is a chemist and he doesn't understand evolution either...as do other scientists I've been listening to.