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Do you believe in Evolution?

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please can you answer me this question: do you believe in evolution?,please quickly, thanks
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Yes, I believe in evolution. The evidence for it is too strong, numerous, and compeling to simply be ignored. Evolution simply means that over time life forms change and are not static. The fact that ancient life forms were different from the ones living today, can be seen in the evidence of life they left behind in the rock layers, ie; fossils. Whole skeletons, fossilized eggs with embryos in them, insects trapped in amber, pollen grains, foot prints, even entire animals such as frozen extinct species of horses and mammoths, show that lifeforms have not always been the same. The fact that life is dynamic and able to evolve to better fit an ever changing environment, does not mean that life created itself and that believing in a God is wrong. The Christian Bible does not tell us about the life processes that go on in our bodies or the chemical processes that allow life to prosper on our planet, yet those processes do occur and we have been able to work out many of them. Understanding these processes and believing in them does not make doctors and chemists unchristian, so why should understanding evolution and its workings make its believers unchristian?

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I tend to believe that evolution is the most likely scenario. The Biblical story of creation seems to be a little short on details and it's very simplistic as well, maybe too simple. It's a simple story to explain a complicated thing to the simple minded people of the times. I do believe that God created everything and evolution would be a long process and very well thought out. I can't pretend I have any clue to the mind of God, but I think evolution would be a much more satisfying project than a simple 'snap of the fingers' beginning to everything.

Final thought. Does it really matter? Why does it matter. Our origins have absolutely no bearing whatsoever on our lives now and arguing the point is, well, uh, rather pointless. You are free to believe what you will. Neither side will convince the other side.

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Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection is the best explanation of how life developed and "evolved" so far. It fits a lot of facts. It doesn't explain how life started in the first place, but so far nothing else credible has come along.

Scientific Theories are not something you believe in, their purpose is to fit the facts into a logical framework and to not only answer questions but to suggest new ones. Their main utility is to show where the theories break down, because that is the place where new thinking is needed.

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R

This is a tricky question, as there are concepts such as micro evolution and macro evolution - both of which require a lot of discernment which we approach this.

I do believe that God created the heavens and the earth. But the concept of microevolution seems more acceptable - as it talks about adaptation, which is something that organisms do have the capability to do.

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I do not have to believe it, i can experience it and see it with my own eyes. For human being that is dealing just with other human beings it is hard to see, since humans have their babies so rarely (generation last long 25-30 years). But when you work with bacteria that divide every 15 minutes, you can see them evolve according to the conditions literally in front of your eyes.

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L

I think evolution is of course the most logical choice as far as concepts are concerned. I do not close my mind to the possibility that the universe could have been created by intelligent design; though as it stands now, I am leaning towards evolution.

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C

Yes, most scientists believe in Darwin's theory of evolution.

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No because in the bible it says god created everything

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