Evolution vs. Creation

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High school senior Zack Kopplin is leading the fight to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008.

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There is no such fossil record that supports this. The fossil records do not support evolution at all, or any such transitional period between species.
You are just regurgitating what someone told you at this point. I bet you don't have the faintest idea what the model of evolution actual is, do you?
Blind faith?
Unfortunately, this is probably how religions actual start. Blind followers of something they think is absolutely true.
Sad, really, that science is being destroyed from within.
Bloody Norah, you really are that ignorant, aren't you?

NEWS FLASH:

The geological column absolutely proves the age of the Earth.

The fossil-record sequence absolutely proves evolution.

(Do NOT start blathering about abiogenesis - that's a whole different matter!)

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Science as a belief system utterly fails because it's basic foundation, is one of doubt. There's always a possibility that any given theorem, can be completely over turned or reversed.
hypothesis= this is the way it could be.
Theory= this is the way it seems to be.
Intrinsic intelligent processes exhibited by the Universe?...100% observable and testable phenomena.
Your description of what a scientific theory is is not correct. one needs corroborating evidence to make a theory. a scientific theory must predict future observations and those must be upheld or the thoery must be altered or thrown out.

why would you try to debunk the scientific method when you don't even understan what it si our how it works?

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The New Testament is propaganda written decades after his death by people with various political agendas. It has nothing whatsoever to do with the real Jesus or his life.
I fail to see how...

&#9668; Matthew 5:44

"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;"

....would support anyone's political agenda.

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Actually, there is no way to know that, if humans are 200,000 years old (or is it 400,000, it keeps changing.)
Ever see any of the World Without Us shows? We now know that almost no evidence of any advanced civilization would endure past a few thousands years. And things like the pyramids are only a tiny fraction of the total sum of structures built.
Skyscrapers would not last past a 1000 years, cars and their engines no more than 50 to a 100 years, etc, etc. All traces would be gone, period.
Nature is a very harsh recycler.
It has been 200,000 years or less for a very long time. And we know that signs of civilizations last a long time. Not long ago a major archaeological find in Turkey (Gbekli Tepe) was dated to 11,000 years ago. Very many archaeological sites all over the world are over 10,000 years old.

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Wrong.
It relies on millions of years, as matter of math. The current measurable changes in any species by mutation, and by mutations that survive to the next generation to bring a positive change that enhances survive and natural selection, takes not only MILLIONS OF YEARS, but BILLIONS.
The math does not lie.
But you do.
The buildingblocks took a long time to make. Then the earth.
To get things started took a god billion years. But once you have a tried and tested form. It will be repeated and added too. And than evolution takes of exponentionally.
The wheel needs not inventing every generation.
Or some gods that have to keep it steady:"...whoooh guys...easy does it...add a bit of histione their....keep that codon in place...HOLD THAT ASTEROID!

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<quoted text>Your description of what a scientific theory is is not correct. one needs corroborating evidence to make a theory. a scientific theory must predict future observations and those must be upheld or the thoery must be altered or thrown out.
why would you try to debunk the scientific method when you don't even understan what it si our how it works?
If a theory was 100% certain, then it would be a fact and not a theory.
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I fail to see how...

&#9668; Matthew 5:44

"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;"

....would support anyone's political agenda.
Not national politics. The gospels were written by men trying to influence the church into going certain ways... so they made up things and put them into the mouth of Jesus.
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Science as a belief system utterly fails because it's basic foundation, is one of doubt. There's always a possibility that any given theorem, can be completely over turned or reversed.

hypothesis= this is the way it could be.

Theory= this is the way it seems to be.

Intrinsic intelligent processes exhibited by the Universe?...100% observable and testable phenomena.
Science is not a belief system. It is a study through observation of the intrinsic intelligent processes exhibited by the universe.
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If a theory was 100% certain, then it would be a fact and not a theory.
Not really. It would still be a theory because of alternative ideas about how it works.

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I fail to see how...
&#9668; Matthew 5:44
"But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;"
....would support anyone's political agenda.
Wellm the historical backround changes as to different opposition to christianity was at the time of that particular gospel's writing.

yes, they were in fact propoganda, billboards if you will for their particular sect of believers...

If they were true memoirs fo jesus's time, the historical backround would not have changed.

for one example, look at how the Pharisees are mentioned from teh earlier gospels to the later ones...in the earlier ones, they wer not that powerful or as much of a threat to jesus and his sect,as that was the fact at the time of that gospels writing. in later gospels the Pharisees are very powerful and very much a threat, as that was the truth at the time of that gospel's writing.

check out Isaac osomov's secular look at the new teatament for further examples of such and a great secular look at the facts in the bible...

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If a theory was 100% certain, then it would be a fact and not a theory.
Woodtick57 is right, you don't understand science at all or you wouldn't have said what you just did...go back to school dummy

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Isaac Asimov's secular look at the new testament....

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If a theory was 100% certain, then it would be a fact and not a theory.
no theory is 100% certain. you do not seem to be graspong the concept of a scientific theory. youcould research the concept before trying to debunk it...that might help and make it less foolish looking...

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<quoted text>Bloody Norah, you really are that ignorant, aren't you?
NEWS FLASH:
The geological column absolutely proves the age of the Earth.
The fossil-record sequence absolutely proves evolution.
(Do NOT start blathering about abiogenesis - that's a whole different matter!)
i gave him the examples he asked for. when asked for examples to back up his thoughts...he ran away...

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Life resists change too much to make it work.
Quite the opposite actually, life is constantly changing and evolving all the time. This is way we have so many species and so many different races on this planet.

Evolution makes perfect logical since and its supported by the fossil record. If even one fossil was ever to be found out of order then yes evolution would be disproven but that has never and will never happen ..

So tell me because im Curious, What do you think created life as we know it today??

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Wrong.
It relies on millions of years, as matter of math. The current measurable changes in any species by mutation, and by mutations that survive to the next generation to bring a positive change that enhances survive and natural selection, takes not only MILLIONS OF YEARS, but BILLIONS.
The math does not lie.
But you do.
What is your source.(Your yapping so loud)
And what are your definitions for:
1)Current measurable changes.
2)mutation
3) mutations that survive to the next generation.
4) a positive change.
4 a) AND
5)enhances natural selection
6)survives natural selection.

7)that has would take not just million but billions of years.
8) what math would be applicable for an event that is current and spans eons?

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Not national politics. The gospels were written by men trying to influence the church into going certain ways... so they made up things and put them into the mouth of Jesus.
Or maybe, what you read or heard were said by men trying to influence others into going certain political ways... so they made up things.

Have you really consider all thing?

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If a theory was 100% certain, then it would be a fact and not a theory.
Gravity is a theory, why not walk off a building because after all its just a theory right... LOL

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