Well, as Robin Williams said in a comedy routine, Couldn't "let there be light" be a metaphor for the "big bang" instead of God turning on a light switch.
Perhaps we should all, Christian or not, ask instead why should an idiosyncratic view of the divine stop aid to Haiti? Why should it be used to refuse care to those who suffer from diseases, including AIDS? Why should it be used to suppress education in the sciences, which has saved billions of lives in this reality? Why discard the Sermon on the Mount in favor of cheap grace, as in Paul?
I agree with Jar, science is how God did it, why the war against science?
The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes. ó Salman Rushdie
This rudderless world is not shaped by vague metaphysical forces. It is not God who kills the children. Not fate that butchers them or destiny that feeds them to the dogs. Itís us. Only us. - the character Rorschach in Watchmen
Sorry I haven't really read that many of your posts and therefore not really quite so clued up on your position but just have to say Yikes, you have some really weird theology. It is the first time I have heard the type of position that you seem to take.
So what do you mean by "called forth"? What happens when God "calls forth" a creature?
There was no seas in the beginning therefore no fish were created then.
I'm really confused now. where did you get this idea from? Did the animals drink water in the beginning? Did plants somehow manage to get by without water in the beginning?
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It is known that polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are a likely constituent of the primordial sea. PAH's are not normally very soluble in sea water, but when subject to ionizing radiation such as solar UV light, the outer hydrogen atoms can be stripped off and replaced with a hydroxyl group, rendering the PAH's far more soluble in water.
These modified PAHs are amphiphilic, which means that they have parts that are both hydrophilic and hydrophobic. Thus when in solution, like lipids, they tend to self organise themselves in stacks, with the hydrophobic parts protected.
In this self ordering stack, the separation between rings is 0.34 nm. This is the same separation found in RNA and DNA. Smaller molecules will naturally attach themselves to the PAH rings. However PAH rings, while forming, tend to swivel around on one another, which will tend to dislodge attached compounds that would collide with those attached to those above and below. Therefore it encourages preferential attachment of flat molecules such as pyrimidine and purine bases. These bases are similarly amphiphilic and so also tend to line up in similar stacks. This ends up making an effective scaffold for a nucleic acid backbone to form along the bases.
A small change in acidity would then allow the bases to break off from the original stack of PAHs and so form molecules like RNA.
That's just one of many scenarios that are being investigated. It is significantly more plausible and reasonable than any supreme being "breathing life" into dust, which simply raises more questions than it would answer.