If the Empire State building were to be demolished it would create a pile of debris 20 stories high and half a block wide, give or take. That pile of debris would in include concrete, dust, wood, asbestos, nails, metal supports, smashed office furnishings, plastics, electrical wiring, circuit boards, piping, air conditioning chemicals and so on.
Ok, now lets leave that debris hanging around for a billon years. I would bet that a billion years from now, it would not have assembled itself into anything resembling a building. Even more unlikely, it would not have grown legs, and created more little buildings walking around. That is the theory of evolution.
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Why is referencing the theory of evolution scientifically ok and referencing the theory of intelligent design considered a crime. If you see an awesome sun rise is your first thought “Hey that took umpteen million years to get here, or just ‘Wow’?”
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It is not uncommon these days for those that do not believe in evolution and the big bang as the origin of all life to be called names, denigrated and treated as if they were troglodytes. Nevertheless, even though I grew up on a steady diet of science and heard the preaching of evolution as the definitive origin of life from grade school through college I have big questions.
Starting with the big bang, scientists explain that the universe we know of came out of this big bang at the start of it all. In order to postulate that the big bang happened and that they know how and why it happened they use the laws of gravity and physics. At the moment of the big bang, when there was just some universe sized mass inside of a pea there would have been neither the laws of gravity nor the laws of physics. So what were the origins of those laws? If those laws were not formed, did time exist? If time did not exist how are we measuring time? When did time actually start? When did the laws of gravity and mass get created? Who created them?
Wait,…. Hold On. I take back that last question. Science can’t have a who or something more powerful than itself. The laws must have been created by the people that discovered the laws. So, they created the laws of physics and then used them to explain why they existed to discover them. Yet, they can’t explain why the laws exist or why anything exists. They can’t even say how the laws actually came into being. Pretty flawed theory. (Yet no other option is allowed in the schools.)
As to evolution, if I mix a bunch of random chemicals together the result is generally a smoothy not life. The earth, in its hot violent stage would not have been hospitable enough for random chemicals to come together sufficiently that single living cells could be created. If you take a bunch of things and let them arrange themselves, without outside guidance they become more random. This has been taught as entropy in physics for years. The idea of life from stuff by chance goes completely against that law of physics..
Just some questions regarding evolution as an improved state of the species.
If we have been evolving for so long:
- Why are there stupid people? Wouldn’t evolution have selected against them?
- Gay and Lesbian people can’t have children. Wouldn’t evolution have selected against them?
- Mothers kill their unborn fetuses every day, Wouldn’t evolution have selected against that urge?
- Whether 7 feet tall or three feet talk. Wouldn’t evolution have selected against one of them?
- We are called homo erectus. Where is the next human species?
- If we evolved from apes why do the remaining apes not evolve?
- Why do we still get the flu?
Interbreeding my explain small species variations in an isolated environment but non of these creatures shows signs of turning into a completely new species. Even scientists explaining the pre-cambrian explosion are at a lost to explain the rate of observed change and the creation of new species. I would argue that there is an unseen hand directing all these processes. Science could never admit that. What a shame.