Why is Darwin's Theory of Evolution so popular? I have seen a lot of evidence against evolution. Why would I believe it?

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I imagine that the main reason Darwin's theories are so "popular" is because they are so controversial. From the perspective of people who want to ascribe the creation of the world, humans, animals, and plants to a divine creator, Darwin's theories strike at the very foundation of their beliefs.

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I imagine that the main reason Darwin's theories are so "popular" is because they are so controversial. From the perspective of people who want to ascribe the creation of the world, humans, animals, and plants to a divine creator, Darwin's theories strike at the very foundation of their beliefs.

Most Christians, for example, believe that the Bible is the true "word of God." If, however, Darwin's theories are true, then how can the Bible also be "true"? And if the Bible does not contain the truth, then those whose religion is based on the Bible is undermined.

From the perspective of those who do not believe that the Bible's Book of Genesis contains a "true" account of how the humans, animals, and plants were created, Darwin's theories are equally compelling. In the view of these folks, they find so much scientific evidence to support Darwin's views, that they think it is ridiculous for those who believe in a divinely crafted creation to hold such a notion.

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