How solid is the theory of Evolution

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Do you believe Evolution Theory is correct ?

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  2. No

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  1. Joe_Armstrong

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    Evolution seems to be the most accepted theory for explaining the development of species.
    I can not think of any other plausible theory that comes close second in the scientific world
    Yet, there are more than 1 billion people who do not accept it as real.

    As I understand it, evolution includes the theory that a species breeds genetic mutations
    and eventually comes up with qualities that better suit the living and hunting environment.
    That variation will survive more likely.
    Darwin found this out when he discovered one breed of animals had 4 different sub species
    on 4 different islands all different.

    I spoke to a religious person and he said he didn't believe in it, because
    everything was too perfect. Somebody had to have designed it.

    Why are people clinging to religion when we solved the puzzle on human origin ?
    Is there a reason you don't believe in evolution ?
    Does believing in evolution make you an atheist ?
     
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  3. Joe_Armstrong

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    Natural selection and micro evolution exist, but there is no proof of macro evolution.
     
  5. sniper

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    About as solid as religious beliefs.
     
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    sniper Sergei Kharitonov

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    Wait a minute. We solved the puzzle on human origin??? This is news to me. Please explain.
     
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    You imply that you know about facts that are still missing in the evolution theory.
    Please explain. Because I might not know about those facts and
    can rethink my opinion
     
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    I think evolution is faster than what we believe.

    The more we learn about Epigenetics, the more we will see that evolution happens at a faster pace.






     
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    It's very thick and solid.
     
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    sniper Sergei Kharitonov

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    You just said you know where humans come from. I made no such bullshit claim. Back this bullshit up son.
     
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    Yes, I thought it well known that it started with one celled organisms,
    and eventually to small sea animals that ventured onto land
    and developed into all kinds off animals including primates,
    where we developed from.

    That it is what I meant that we solved the puzzle on human origin.
    Do you understand now, because I don't think that is bullshit.
     
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    I think you're in the wrong thread.
     
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    I'm just trying to make this thread everything we thought it could be.
     
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    Did TCK pm you and say "nah I'm tired, you go"?
     
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    You cant prove any of that though. It's a theory. As believable as God. So please dont push it off as a fact and make me feel like an idiot.
     
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    There is no shortage of theists that accept evolution as the best explanation of the diversity of life on the planet and acknowledge the evidence is rock solid. Unsurprisingly these people will tell you God set evolution in motion with the creation of man as the outcome.

    So no, you can accept evolution and worship god.

    Also, there is no "believing in evolution". The evidence is as solid as there is for just about any other discovery. You can accept the evidence or not, but it's not like believing in god or believing the Yankees will win the world series this year.
     
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    We don't yet know how life started but it is not correct to say that it is as believable as god. Bad reasoning on your part.
     
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    It's one of the most verified theories in science. I had this conversation last year on here and some guys are just stuck on their beliefs no matter what evidence you present. Which to me is pretty weird, since if you're goal is to explain the world around you using God, it would be easy enough to say it was God that created the natural forces, chemistry, dna, and so on. If you're just dead set on explaining the world around you on your interpretation of the Holy Scripture you get places like Noah's Ark museum and junk science to explain how the universe is really 5,000 years old.
     

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