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Evolution or Creationism?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by tombeef, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. tombeef

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    Which do you believe in?
     
  2. MattJek

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    Oh boy... here we go again. I believe in a combination of the two.
     
  3. cgannon64

    cgannon64 BOB DYLAN'S ROCKIN OUT!

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    False dichotomy.
     
  4. tombeef

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    Yeah, I know. But I didn't see a thread that actually addressed this exact question. I realize now that I should have done a poll.
     
  5. tombeef

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    Like God created evolution?

    Interesting, I have an earth science teacher who believes in Creationism, which greatly suprised me.
     
  6. Sahkuhnder

    Sahkuhnder Delusions of grandeur

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    This thread may be a good place for such comments. It is part two of a long discussion of the OP topic.
     
  7. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    The theory of evolution was created.

    The story of creation evolved.
     
  8. punkbass2000

    punkbass2000 Des An artiste

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    Quoted for truth.
     
  9. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    I think my opinion on the matter is already evident. :smug:
     
  10. tombeef

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    Is it possible to know the truth? Will we ever?

    I like the idea "The only thing that we can be sure about is that we can't be sure about anything."

    Now, obviously, this is an oxymoron in and of it's self. But I like to take it a step further. If we can't be sure about anything, how we can know we can't be suer about being sure? Maybe someday we will learn it's evolution or God. Do we have the capability?
     
  11. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    Finding absolute truth IMHO is a waste of time. The best thing to do is create models of reality that incoperate many details of our universe in a coherant and useful system. This is known as science. Evolution is a vastly superior model of reality than Creationism.
     
  12. Irish Caesar

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    The jury's still out...but they already said that creationism just didn't happen.
     
  13. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    What jury are you refering to?
     
  14. tombeef

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    But it is a waste of time to try to find absolute truth? Who's to say we can't?

    I believe in evolution myself. However, religion has had such a large following in the face of so many contradictions. Sure, it may be just man's way of trying to define their existance, but, what if it is? What if God created us, and that's just how it is? Maybe we are allowed to question these ideas as a purpose?
     
  15. punkbass2000

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    Yes. And we do know it. We just fail to realize it.
     
  16. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    Science rests on certain assumptions. They're certainly logical and acceptable assumptions, but they're assumptions nontheless.

    Then that's how it is.

    However, there's little rational reason to think that that's the way it is.
     
  17. tombeef

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    Could one say that failure to realize the truth means it doesn't exactly exist? I don't agree with that, but I know one point of view believes it. For instance, if it is evolution, but people do not accept it or realize it, is it the truth to them, since they choose to omit it from their lives?

    I think the truth is truth, but I do know someone who believes that statement.
     
  18. tombeef

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    Ironic, how so many of sciences main theories, property's, and inventions, were considered irrational at the time of there conception.
     
  19. Irish Caesar

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    Scientists will always be fine-tuning theories.

    All I was getting at was that the theory of evolution is pretty gosh-darn good, and the explanation of creationism is not.
     
  20. punkbass2000

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    One could say that. But it wouldn't carry much meaning to me.
     

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