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originally posted by: rossacus
a reply to: BetNun
You do realise it's not E and volution. ..its EVOLVE....when put into a theory it becomes evolution. All that time wasted researching a simple definition
And definition of a hologram. Lmao. Im not even religious but can understand the basic teachings of that passage
originally posted by: Barcs
a reply to: thinline
I would ask how you can possibly comment on the odds are for life emerging on a planetary system without actually knowing it.
All you know is they are HUUUUUUGGGEEE!!! But do you know the odds for either creation or the emergence of life? Didn't think so.
Sorry, but you cannot present any numbers for the frequency of life in the milky way galaxy. We don't know them yet, so stop speculating about it. Even if the odds are 1 in 1 billion, life is inevitable in our galaxy because there are hundreds of billions of stars. The more you roll the dice, the more likely your number will hit. Roll em 200 billion times, and you'll hit millions of times, even though the odds might be extremely low on each individual roll.
Occam's Razor is about picking the option that requires the least assumptions. For creation / religion, sorry but the entire thing is assumptions. Evolution itself is based on evidence, so it wins the Razor.
originally posted by: strongfp
I've always had the mindset that if we wanted to create artificial life, or man made life it would need to be strictly confined to a computer, create a massive universe type thing, create some laws, add a bunch of empty data and create our own 'big bang' and let the physics engine take it's course, let everything inside the 'universe' evolve on it's own.
This of course will takes trillions of terabytes of space, and most likely millions of years to happen, but i think it could work.
Imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, 'This is an interesting world I find myself in — an interesting hole I find myself in — fits me rather neatly, doesn't it? In fact it fits me staggeringly well, must have been made to have me in it!'
Would not Occam's razor dictate that the only reason I can write this post from my house was because my surrounding and myself were created and the same reason applies to why you can read this....
originally posted by: thinline
On the other hand, The odds of the sun and the rest of the universe developed organically where we know they are located, is a super huge number. It's super huge before we even begin factoring in life and that live changing and evolving to create you and me. The odds are better that your favorite celebrity crush will knock on your door.
If one theory is probable and the other theory has odds so long, it would probably take your whole life to write It down to the last digit. Would not Occam's razor dictate that the only reason I can write this post from my house was because my surrounding and myself were created and the same reason applies to why you can read this....