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Old 03-13-2013, 09:32 AM
 
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Okay, does it only go one way? Like a tree into a dog? Or can only amoeba evolve into dogs?
Dogs evolved from monster trucks.

 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:33 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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I just picked up the Bible and read the part about God creating the earth.

He says he created species. Nothing I saw would suggest evolution.

I admit, I'm not a Bible expert either.
Of course! The book which asserts the crazy theory of creationism supports the theory of creationism! What a shocker!

Can you prove anything from the bible without using the bible as your evidence?
You can't say that god exists because the book told you so.

You do realize that the Bible was written by men hundreds of years ago and it has no basis in fact, right?

The Bible was not written by god and is not an exact account of the entire universe. The fact that you actually typed that is sad...
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:34 AM
 
Location: Sango, TN
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The snake was a euphemism for the DNA strand.
So were Cain and Abel just having sex with their mother, or their sisters they didn't list? What euphemism was listed there?

Its a stupid, metaphorical study that has nothing to do with reality. Ancient biblical figures didn't understand DNA anymore then they understood atomic theory. Just like the story of the exodus, can be explained scientifically and by knowing that there were misinterpretation of the language and the story over time. Same thing with Noah.

There is no theory that adequately explains how life began, how the first amino acid formed into a single celled organism. There are scientific theories to explain this, including asteroids and comets bringing the material here. We may all be evolved from creatures that evolved somewhere else.

But teaching creationsim, or banning evolution as saying this is how humans came to being, because of a religious story is silly.
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:34 AM
 
Location: 9851 Meadowglen Lane, Apt 42, Houston Texas
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Anyone who equates the Theory of Evolution to attempts at explaining the origin of life is really just saying "I don't understand basic English or Science, nor do I have the capacity or willingness to use Google".
Just look at where all the debates are happening on this forum. It's not if a bacterium can evolve to be resistant to antibiotics it's if a specie can evolve into a different specie but more generally, the origin of life.

Why does the origin of life need to be taught in schools when it's basically a pure, just-so story?
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:34 AM
 
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Dogs evolved from monster trucks.
One celled trucks though, right?
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:34 AM
 
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There is a diference between a hypothesis, an axiom, and a postulate.

Evolution is an unproven, but by hypothesis and the scientic method, the theory moves forward or is challaenged.

Gravity is unproven; but is an axiom [with obsevation of results] that is accepted by most as true.

Creationism is unproven, but postulated to be correct and true with no further debate or scientific investigation need.
Gravity is unproven? oh boy
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Sango, TN
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The theory of relativity has nothing to do with the A-bomb. The theory of relativity depending on how it's used is about how one can go about and "add" velocities (when light is supposedly the fastest speed, in vacuum) or a more general description of gravity (acceleration and gravity are the same). You're thinking of E = mC^2 or better yet E^2 = m^2C^4 + p^2C^2 but even that only gives the theoretical maximum energy that can be released from breaking on atomic bond, not the mechanism. The mechanism is a study in quantum physics and chemistry which Einstein was not a part of.

Anyways, to answer your question, I'm fully aware of something I choose to believe and something I "know." You choose to believe evolution. be honest, you couldn't (without google) even properly articulate the theory, you just believe it.
Actually the equation of Energy = Mass x the speed of light squared is the very basis for the atomic bomb.

From E=mc˛ to the atomic bomb — Einstein Online
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:36 AM
 
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Dogs evolved from monster trucks.

And cats evolved from Barbie dolls.
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:36 AM
 
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I don't know if a dog evolves into a tree, but...


...A mammal can lay eggs.

http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/ar...a1842_1839.jpg

...A slug can can use sunlight.

http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wi...n_sea_slug.jpg

Last edited by CaseyB; 03-25-2013 at 03:17 PM..
 
Old 03-13-2013, 09:36 AM
 
Location: 9851 Meadowglen Lane, Apt 42, Houston Texas
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Actually the equation of Energy = Mass x the speed of light squared is the very basis for the atomic bomb.

From E=mc˛ to the atomic bomb — Einstein Online
No it's not. That's lazy physics. The idea for the atom bomb existed long before that equation. All that equation does is a shorthand maximum limit on the amount of energy released. It's napkin calculating in other words.
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