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Loudmouth
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Message 181 of 182 (120234)
06-30-2004 1:36 AM
Reply to: Message 179 by Reina
06-29-2004 9:26 PM


Re: Excuse Me, But ...
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I propose: it takes greater faith to believe that Chance and Spontaneous Creation could design this awesome universe,

Within biological systems, I agree. That is why natural selection is so important to the theory of evolution. Natural selection filters Chance, or rather random mutations. Without natural selection evolution would not occur since good mutations would have an equal chance of being passed on to the next generation as bad mutations would. Chance alone does not explain complex structures, but the filtering effect of natural selection in combination with chance does explain complexity.

However, if you want to give us a modern day observation of an unseen entity creating a new, irreducibly complex system go right ahead.


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contracycle
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Message 182 of 182 (120691)
07-01-2004 8:44 AM
Reply to: Message 179 by Reina
06-29-2004 9:26 PM


Re: Excuse Me, But ...
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I propose: it takes greater faith to believe that Chance and Spontaneous Creation could design this awesome universe, than it requires to believe that an Eternal, All-powerful Creator did it, with the simple power of His Word.

I say clearly not, becuase I HAVE got evidence of the existance of Chance, although I do NOT have evidence of the existance of god.


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