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    Re: Darwin scam

    Quote Originally Posted by Spector567 View Post
    No evolution is FACT that has been observed in nature and in a lab, how it has shaped the diversity of life on this planet is theory.

    Kinda like gravity, plate tectonics, germ theory and a thousand other theories that you accept with the same level of proof and understanding that you accept evolution.
    Man, you'd be surprised at the number people who have no clue as to what plate tectonics even is. Even here in CA, where earthquakes happen on a daily basis, ask someone who Alfred Wegener or Harry Hess are and you'll get a puzzled look back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maybee View Post
    Interesting to read about people who don't "believe" in evolution, when in fact, evolution is a fact, not a theory.
    You're demonstrating a common misunderstanding by the unscientifically trained. Nothing in science is a 'fact'. It's a theory, based on a hypothesis which is confirmed to a reasonable probability by data. The key thing which you miss is that all good science allows itself to be refuted if new data comes up. Creationism is a bizarre invention of otherwise intelligent people who let their belief in fairies dictate their views on science. Evolution is the best explanation for what really happened, but it's a theory and could be thrown out if new data came up...but that's extremely unlikely given it's a theory that has been subject to about as much data collection as anything in science. You're better able to meet the phony arguments of creationists head on when you understand the philosophy of science : for example, if you told creationist that evolution was a fact, they'd demolish your argument. Nothing in science is a fact. There are theories, and they're supported by data.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lofo View Post
    You're demonstrating a common misunderstanding by the unscientifically trained. Nothing in science is a 'fact'. It's a theory, based on a hypothesis which is confirmed to a reasonable probability by data. The key thing which you miss is that all good science allows itself to be refuted if new data comes up. Creationism is a bizarre invention of otherwise intelligent people who let their belief in fairies dictate their views on science. Evolution is the best explanation for what really happened, but it's a theory and could be thrown out if new data came up...but that's extremely unlikely given it's a theory that has been subject to about as much data collection as anything in science. You're better able to meet the phony arguments of creationists head on when you understand the philosophy of science : for example, if you told creationist that evolution was a fact, they'd demolish your argument. Nothing in science is a fact. There are theories, and they're supported by data.
    One correction about this.
    Everything in science is built around fact. Facts support theories.


    and Evolution actual is a fact. It has been observed and tested.

    The how's, why's, when's and mechanisms are theory.

    All of this along with other facts, and methods culminate together to create the theory of evolution.


    This is similar in the theory of gravity.

    We know gravity exists it has been observed and tested. Isaac newton didn't invent it.

    He only explained and detailed the how's and why's with the theory of gravity.

    However, most people consider the two one and the same even though one is fact and one is theory.


    That being said you are right that most creationists would jump all over people about saying that evolution is a fact and that a lot of people would not be able to explain how evolution is both fact and theory.
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    Re: Darwin scam

    Quote Originally Posted by Spector567 View Post
    No evolution is FACT that has been observed in nature and in a lab, how it has shaped the diversity of life on this planet is theory.

    Kinda like gravity, plate tectonics, germ theory and a thousand other theories that you accept with the same level of proof and understanding that you accept evolution.

    Do you have a better idea to offer? or did you just drop by to make a random statement in the belief that it will somehow make you a better christian.
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