Creationism Questions and Answers

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A scientific theory is the expanation of observed phenomena. Observation and experimentation provide facts, the scientist considers these facts and postulates a theory. The theory then suggests...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2009 8:32 pm UTC

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In Archaeology/History there is topic referred to as 'the intangible questions'. These questions appear in all ancient civilizations as well as their accounts of answers. For example, Is there a...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2009 7:58 pm UTC

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My favorite statement regarding science is this: Science is a method of finding out what is not true. Too many people treat science as a bag of facts: the Earth is spherical; human beings evolved...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2010 4:06 am UTC

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The humans were once gorillas statement can be traced back to the time when Charles Darwin's book, On Origin of Species was published in the 1800's. Popular cartoonists at the time mocked Darwin,...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2010 5:04 pm UTC

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The belief in the biblical story of creation does not negate evolution. Science has proven time and time again that species develop and evolve. Take for example a moth that lives in a region where...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2009 10:31 am UTC

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It's sad that this topic always leads to such divisive commentary. For those who have a literal belief in the biblical story of creation, it's really pretty irrelevant what theories scientists...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2008 4:55 pm UTC

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Here's something I always wondered about where evolution was concerned. If we humans "evolved" from apes, why are there still apes?!? Did the apes we have in the world take a stand and say, "No...

Latest answer posted September 2, 2011 12:21 am UTC

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Ussher calculated the date of the creation of the world by working his way back through the narrative given in the Bible. Given his presuppositions, he was a careful and thorough scholar, and...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2009 3:21 am UTC

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Evolution is blind and, from a human and moral point of view, downright cruel. jseligman Cruelty is an emotion. Evolution has no personality. You have anthropomorphised it. Evolution is simply...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2009 9:32 am UTC

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Your question assumes that some creation stories are more believable than others, but that is not necessarily the case. Creation stories are products of particular cultures in particular times and...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2009 8:22 pm UTC

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I believe it is nothing more than oral history based on a true event. The Soviet Union once conducted research on the bottom of the Black Sea (core samples) that revealed a sudden shift in the...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2010 10:32 am UTC

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Alas, Creationism is pseudo-science based on egregious misunderstanding of how ancient texts such as the Bible were read in antiquity. The "young earth" date supported by Creationists was not even...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2016 7:20 am UTC

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Well, consider that, in the Bible, Noah died at the age of 950, a full 350 years after the flood took place. God, meanwhile, created the Heavens and the Earth in seven days. Moses only lived to...

Latest answer posted December 25, 2010 1:10 am UTC

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One only needs to look at the minutes of state and local school board meetings in hard-core "red states" to see evidence that superstition is alive and well, despite science's advancements over...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2009 6:05 am UTC

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Unfortunately what I think our discussion starter has discovered on this thread is just how intolerant hard-core evolutionists are when anyone with a different point of view comes anywhere near...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2011 2:27 pm UTC

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In its most general sense, Creationism was a common early account of how the universe came to be. It was based on an analogy of the sort "if you see a tent, you imagine a tent maker". In other...

Latest answer posted March 18, 2012 8:58 am UTC

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You know, there's no scientific evidence for the existence of a Deity either. But the same creationists who argue against evolution based on lack of evidence don't seem to see the lack of evidence...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2011 4:26 am UTC

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First of all, I would say that it is unnecessarily inflammatory to use the term “superstition” when discussing this issue. When we use the term “superstition,” it tends to have negative...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2013 5:12 am UTC

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A Christian who accepted the creation account in Genesis would have a much different perception of modern science's theories concerning evolution. Although the idea of species evolving to adapt to...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2012 11:23 pm UTC

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I'm not aware of any convincing evidence that dinosaurs (as we commonly understand that term) and humans co-existed. I suspect that if there were any such evidence, it would be very famous and very...

Latest answer posted December 28, 2011 3:00 pm UTC

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The simple answer: creation science believes that the universe, planet, and all life on it were created by a supreme being (God). The theory of evolution holds that all life on the planet derived...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2009 3:56 pm UTC

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Fossilized transitional forms ARE real, and they can be found in a bunch of hot spots throughout planet Earth, namely the coast of England, where you could perhaps find a fossil encrusted within...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2011 5:35 am UTC

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What excellent points everyone makes. The most compelling being that the universe runs with perfect precision. The sunrise/sunset; the tides; the rotation of the planets in the universe; The...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2009 8:39 am UTC

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Creationism: May, 2010. A scientist inserted synthetic DNA into a cell and the cell with this synthetic DNA was capable of self-replicating. A step toward humans creating life. See May 24, 2010...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2010 4:44 pm UTC

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I can't think of any actual scientific organization that would support Intelligent Design. The scientists are always going to be at odds with Intelligent Design. Intelligent Design is the...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2012 1:25 pm UTC

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It seems to me that reference to "days" as "creative periods" is simply an attempt on the part of the church to rationalize their belief in something that has been discredited by rational thought...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2010 10:25 am UTC

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This is a common argument. The problem is that nature is beautiful because people think it is beautiful. In fact, all of the things that are really beauty are just practical in some way. For...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2012 5:45 pm UTC

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The name Lucifer comes from a prophetic text in Isaiah 14:12-15 which talks specifically to the king of Babylon who will one day take control of the world but then fall from power. It is common in...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2009 8:28 pm UTC

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Creationism should not be taught as science in the public schools. It would be appropriate to teach creationism in any class about religion (like a world religions class), but it should not be...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2012 5:37 am UTC

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This is a good question and one that is greatly debated today. We can say that it is one of the hot button topics of our time. Here are some points that you need to consider. First, most of the...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2012 2:02 pm UTC

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Finding the origin of life and determining the reason for our creation are two different things. The origin of life will be difficult to determine, because we have as yet not defined what life is...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2012 7:20 pm UTC

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You don't REALLY know that it is mythological. You believe that it is mythological because you put your faith in what you consider to be "scientific" proof. Science cannot prove that the Genesis...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2012 4:40 pm UTC

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I am sure that half of them may possess the intelligence to at least get the gist of it. However, they are too narrow-minded to open themselves to the possibility. This is sad because the study of...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2011 5:49 am UTC

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