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Having trouble believing BOTH creation and evolution

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posted on Apr, 13 2006 @ 03:54 PM
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Everyone wonders why are we here and where did we come from? I am no exception to this, but have a hard time believing the theorys(or to some people facts) that try explain how life got to where it is. I have a hard time believing both evolution and creation. In evolution there is just to many anomelies and missing links for me to believe it. In creation there is just no hard proof that there is a God. I want to believe that there is but for some reason I have a hard time.

I was wondering if there was anyone else out there like me who also had a hard time believing both theorys and if there are what their thoughts were about it.




posted on Apr, 13 2006 @ 04:02 PM
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I think theres alot of people who believe in both. But alot of the most outspoken against evolution are Bible Beaters who think that Evolution means we come from monkeys. And god ain't no monkey. And so, since everything was made in 6 days, 5,000 years ago, and man was made in gods exact physical likeness, who is an old, caucasian male, that invalidates Evolution.

Just remember, perhaps a god created evolution. After all, the idea of animals adapting to hostile enviroments and always growing is something thats very complex and creative...almost godly


[edit on 4-13-2006 by WolfofWar]



posted on Apr, 13 2006 @ 05:03 PM
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I can totally understand how both creation and evolution are difficult to believe. However, I cannot recall ever seeing a 'third theory' on this matter. (If anyone has seen one, let me know!)

Creationism must be very difficult to believe for those who are non-religious or atheist. I happen to believe in creationism, but I can see how others might not, since no solid evidence exists for that theory. However, as someone who is about three weeks away from an engineering degree, my scientific training also makes it difficult to believe in evolution.

While I can accept evolution can affect species to a certain degree, (like the famous case of white moths with black speckles in London evolving to become black in the 19th century to camouflage against pollution-covered trees) I cannot believe that life evolved all the way back from single-celled organisms. Organisms might evolve to be larger, smaller, taller, shorter thinner, fatter, different coloration, or that sort of thing, over time, but I do not believe, and have never seen evidence for, evolution causing massive changes in species, like growing a pair of eyes, sprouting additional limbs, growing new organs, or making the jump from asexual organisms to sexual organisms. As I have heard, even Charles Darwin said that his theory only applied to small, incremental changes in species, and that if any deviation between species, like for example, between a fish and a human, could not be explained by a series of small, incremental changes, that his theory of evolution must be false.

I'm pretty sure that there must be lots of people like you, sambo, who cannot believe either theory. I have no idea what they do believe on this subject, though. Maybe random mutations could be posited as a theory? I've seen some weird cases of mutations, like a five-legged cow and a two-headed turtle. Perhaps if a wild mutation that is beneficial to an organism occurs, then maybe that could explain some of the larger changes between species. I still don't think that could explain all of them, though, but it might at least explain away more of the differences in species than evolution does.



 
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