Evolution vs. Creation

Evolution vs. Creation

There are 223366 comments on the Best of New Orleans story from Jan 6, 2011, titled Evolution vs. Creation. In it, Best of New Orleans reports that:

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

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god

Fort Plain, NY

#111098 Apr 11, 2014
if the bible is real and did happen so did harry potter

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Sao Paulo

#111099 Apr 11, 2014
y a w n.
Nick

Canada

#111100 Apr 11, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
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What evidence do you have there even is a god?
The bible, the complexity of the world around us, miracles, things in the bible that have all been proven

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arte et marte

#111101 Apr 11, 2014
Nick wrote:
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The bible, the complexity of the world around us, miracles, things in the bible that have all been proven
"things in the bible that have all been proven"

WHAT things">?

"complexity of the world around us"
You cant be serious.

" miracles"

WHAT miracles?
Nick

Canada

#111102 Apr 11, 2014
Aura Mytha wrote:
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"things in the bible that have all been proven"
WHAT things">?
"complexity of the world around us"
You cant be serious.
" miracles"
WHAT miracles?
Countless things in the bible are backed up by historical evidence, some things are far to complex to have gradually just evolved over millions of years, and look at things that you thought never could happen but they did or a time when something amazing or next to impossible happened

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#111103 Apr 11, 2014
Nick wrote:
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Countless things in the bible are backed up by historical evidence, some things are far to complex to have gradually just evolved over millions of years, and look at things that you thought never could happen but they did or a time when something amazing or next to impossible happened
Nick the evidence is very clear that things have evolved. There is no evidence to show that complex living simply sprang into existence as they are.

There aren't countless things in the Bible. Then it would have no ending.

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arte et marte

#111104 Apr 11, 2014
Nick wrote:
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Countless things in the bible are backed up by historical evidence, some things are far to complex to have gradually just evolved over millions of years, and look at things that you thought never could happen but they did or a time when something amazing or next to impossible happened
WHAT THINGS?

“I am an ALIEN!!!”

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KREUZBERG...

#111105 Apr 11, 2014
Palm Trees...

Islands, Islanders let you be Free!!!
You may have to work the field some...Talk about Paradise...

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KREUZBERG...

#111106 Apr 11, 2014
DanFromSmithville wrote:
<quoted text>Nick the evidence is very clear that things have evolved. There is no evidence to show that complex living simply sprang into existence as they are.
There aren't countless things in the Bible. Then it would have no ending.
It doesn't have one...

Science won't allow it...and Politics or your so * on * Economics don't even exists...

All one can Hope for or believe that GOD isn't a Pervert...

He built up many...

Dang Palm Trees, Palm Trees, Palm Trees....

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KREUZBERG...

#111107 Apr 11, 2014
Isn't a one...That it is not a perversion eager to see more...

Science will keep Religion for an amount of can you imagine the MASS???

I think old people F'ing their pets sells these days....

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Happy New Year

#111108 Apr 11, 2014
Tinka wrote:
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It doesn't have one...
Science won't allow it...and Politics or your so * on * Economics don't even exists...
All one can Hope for or believe that GOD isn't a Pervert...
He built up many...
Dang Palm Trees, Palm Trees, Palm Trees....
Well the physical book I mean.

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Happy New Year

#111109 Apr 11, 2014
Tinka wrote:
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What is their Service like? You don't have to talk about it if you don't want to ...
Talking about Church can get me down and I never feel like it is shedding much light for me at all...as far as it's teachings...
The vast attendances though that churches receive must mean they are all looking for something or someone?
Mere support maybe potlucks and all included...
Survival menu as well ???
The service would probably be fairly familiar to you. There isn't much in the way of a lot of spontaneous "Amens", "Hallelujahs" or that sort of crying out. No fire and brimstone proclamations that we are all going to hell. No speaking in tongues or thrashing of bodies. It is more cerebral and not so much emotive. The sermons are based on scripture, but are related to the real world. Interpretation of the Bible is what I would call selectively literal. I tend to ignore what drifts into areas outside my personal beliefs, but they are often enough to drive me off. I don't make any pretense about my views on science.

“I am an ALIEN!!!”

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#111110 Apr 11, 2014
So That Hunter seems familiar seen that type OH law and ORDER I think it was that one guy playing the detective too bad he died in 05 but it sounds like he had a strong view on some things... also, did you know that Mr. Brad Pitt went as well to College and actually established himself with a degree in it...
Journalism that is...

Pigs Swine and what in the 80's I know I had some intro then but somehow some of it just forgotten and to no need to re living a thing...

Pig Control and if there isn't one OH WELL....

We- FARE oh what about MAIDEN????

That would something of a newly put Kitchen AID....made?

Oh yeah what a great accent to the Stove...

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KREUZBERG...

#111111 Apr 11, 2014
Dang would be fun sometimes to talk rather than having to sit and just read because to have the patience for it and seems effortless not...AAfortless...

Hope mine are covered well inside a home...How bout yours your like....are they all cuddely taken care of?>--- Through whom?

The Biblical ...Sereis how it can take you places...

Evolvements....is what Evolving really is about isn't it?

I mean to mean something....

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KREUZBERG...

#111112 Apr 11, 2014
So again as to numbers Biblical and Theory Therapy or dams that friggin' television...
Nothing but a friggin' interruption well to some...

Religion and who what it serves? Other I mean than placing shit RIGHT,...

What happened to that TEVO box?

Since: Nov 07

St. James, NY

#111117 Apr 12, 2014
Nick wrote:
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But the while of the bible isnt allegorical countless event in it have been backed up by fact
I didn't say the whole thing was allegorical. Yes, there were historical places and people mentioned in the Bible. But if a particular story portrays a message that is an important element of Christianity, isn't the message the important part? Aesop's Fables most likely didn't happen exactly as written, does that mean we ignore any life lessons they provide? Of course not.

If science discovers things that contradicts a particular, literal interpretation of the Bible you can choose to renounce your faith (but in that case how strong was it in the first place?) or you can choose to reconcile your faith with the reality that science provides. Plenty of Christians are able to do that. They believe in God, the divinity of Christ, they are good people, etc. They believe in the Truths in the Bible without requiring every single word to be a literal retelling of things how they happened. So who are we to tell them they are not really Christians when they are doing all the things Christians should do?

What you can't choose to do is reject science (especially not on a computer, that is just silly), or to consider science evil or trying to deceive us or that evolution is some kind of conspiracy because it really isn't. Evolution is not trying to shake your faith.

Since: Nov 07

St. James, NY

#111118 Apr 12, 2014
Nick wrote:
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Countless things in the bible are backed up by historical evidence, some things are far to complex to have gradually just evolved over millions of years, and look at things that you thought never could happen but they did or a time when something amazing or next to impossible happened
Things are too complex for God to have them evolve?

“Pissing people off since 1949”

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Since: Apr 08

Lakeland, FL

#111121 Apr 12, 2014
Nick wrote:
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Its not wrong and many parts of the bible that would br contridicted by evolution tie into or are mentioned as fact in other parts of the bible
Sorry. Both you and the bible are wrong at times. You can believe otherwise but you will still be wrong.

“Pissing people off since 1949”

Level 8

Since: Apr 08

Lakeland, FL

#111122 Apr 12, 2014
Nick wrote:
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Countless things in the bible are backed up by historical evidence, some things are far to complex to have gradually just evolved over millions of years, and look at things that you thought never could happen but they did or a time when something amazing or next to impossible happened
Blah, blah, blah. Be SPECIFIC man! What has been proven?

“Pissing people off since 1949”

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Since: Apr 08

Lakeland, FL

#111123 Apr 12, 2014
Discord wrote:
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I didn't say the whole thing was allegorical. Yes, there were historical places and people mentioned in the Bible. But if a particular story portrays a message that is an important element of Christianity, isn't the message the important part? Aesop's Fables most likely didn't happen exactly as written, does that mean we ignore any life lessons they provide? Of course not.
If science discovers things that contradicts a particular, literal interpretation of the Bible you can choose to renounce your faith (but in that case how strong was it in the first place?) or you can choose to reconcile your faith with the reality that science provides. Plenty of Christians are able to do that. They believe in God, the divinity of Christ, they are good people, etc. They believe in the Truths in the Bible without requiring every single word to be a literal retelling of things how they happened. So who are we to tell them they are not really Christians when they are doing all the things Christians should do?
What you can't choose to do is reject science (especially not on a computer, that is just silly), or to consider science evil or trying to deceive us or that evolution is some kind of conspiracy because it really isn't. Evolution is not trying to shake your faith.
Well said.

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