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Author Topic:   If evolution is true, where did flying creatures come from?
ringo
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Message 18 of 225 (737594)
09-27-2014 12:32 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Bookworm7890
09-26-2014 10:26 PM


Bookworm7890 writes:
Say we have a species that has never flown before, and has absolutely no instincts about how to fly.
Say we have a seed that has never flown before and has no instincts at all. It may have a deformity, a bit of fluff or a flap, which is quite ugly to the other seeds. But that deformity allows it to glide or parachute farther from the tree than its seed-siblings. Maybe it glides closer to the water, where it has a better chance of growing bigger and stronger and having bigger and stronger offspring.
(I'll leave it to the smart people to tell us whether plants invented flight before or after animals.)

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ringo
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Message 52 of 225 (737694)
09-28-2014 2:43 PM
Reply to: Message 35 by Bookworm7890
09-27-2014 10:59 PM


Re: Reply to capt stormfield.
Bookworm7890 writes:
And to evolutionists: did our ancestors crawl/slither/ooze/flop out of the ocean just so that their descendants could argue all day without at least thinking about what our opponent has to say?
No. They crawled, slithered, oozed, flopped and eventually flew because they could. In some cases the ability to crawl, slither, ooze, flop and fly was beneficial to survival and was passed on to their descendants; in other cases maybe not.
The ability to distinguish good ideas from bad is a separate line of evolution. Our species manages to survive even though some individuals lack that ability.

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