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Message 90 of 207 (733465)
07-17-2014 12:45 PM
Reply to: Message 86 by JonF
07-17-2014 12:18 PM

Re: why wiki may be a poor source
Creationists seldom if ever admit it, but to them microevolution is observed evolution and macroevolution is that which takes to long for it to be observed
Personally, I don't think this is all that bad of a definition, at least for debates as of the EvC type. It distinguishes our level of certainty and the type of evidence we have that causes us to come to a particular conclusion.
Of course, there is little need for such a distinction in scientific circles. We can just talk about evolution - change over time.

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"Nothing is easier than to persuade people who want to be persuaded and already believe." - another Petrarca gem.
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