ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

Location: Oxford University, England
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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Activating a Gene Could Significantly Slow Aging

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by The Devian on Sunday. 18 Replies

New Mapping of Stonehenge

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joan Denoo on Friday. 1 Reply

Thigh Bone on Mars?

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky on Thursday. 24 Replies

Hawking Says Higgs Boson Could Destroy the Universe

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky on Thursday. 6 Replies

Where in the Universe is our Milky Way Galaxy?

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden. Last reply by Madhukar Kulkarni on Thursday. 3 Replies

Experimental Ebola Serum May Be In Use On Americans

Started by John Jubinsky. Last reply by John Jubinsky Sep 9. 26 Replies

DNA testing gives more history of paleo-Eskimos

Started by Sentient Biped. Last reply by Joan Denoo Aug 31. 1 Reply

Religion the virus of society

Started by Rick Springfield. Last reply by Luara Aug 25. 60 Replies

Scientific Adam and Eve

Started by Rick Springfield. Last reply by Joseph P Aug 23. 19 Replies

THE ORIGINS OF US ALL—BY DNA GENETIC ANALYSIS

Started by Dr. Terence Meaden. Last reply by TNT666 Aug 23. 43 Replies

show-off and picky intelligence

Started by Rick Springfield. Last reply by Rick Springfield Aug 20. 19 Replies

Science is God

Started by Rick Springfield. Last reply by Jonathan Tweet Aug 16. 9 Replies

Intelligent But Makes an Exception for Religion

Started by Brian Edward Croner. Last reply by Jonathan Tweet Aug 15. 67 Replies

Armored Dinosaur

Started by Patricia. Last reply by Joseph P Aug 15. 16 Replies

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Comment by James M. Martin yesterday

Dhruv Kumar Ghosh, you are 100% correct. This is one of the main reasons I am an atheist.

Comment by Dhruv Kumar Ghosh yesterday

Sir what science has done in 1000 yrs religion couldn't do it in 10000 yrs because they don't broaden their minds they just give their explanation on the basis of their holy books and all those nonsense stuff. Do they have any experimental proof that there what so ever creator created universe just writing it down in their holy

book doesn't gives 

Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on Saturday

Most kind of you Joan. And  I suspect that you write more often---and every time very well---on Atheist Nexus than any other member. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on Saturday

Terry, you have done a tremendous job of guiding and building this site and you can be very proud. Without a doubt, the topic is becoming foreground in the minds of many people. Your integrity and excellent example have served to build a powerful and credible reputation for the atheist community. 

I see the numbers of new members here and just am in awe of the increase of numbers each week. This is becoming a real place for transformation. 

Comment by James M. Martin on Saturday

@ Rick Springfield, Hush child! An evangelical might be listening. Some have enough trouble with consensus reality, and here you go positing a hall of mirrors where a single candle lights each glass -- to infinity.

Comment by Steph S. on Thursday

wow - really growing fast

Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 10, 2014 at 7:52am

It is six years and 971 discussion threads since the "Origins" group was founded; and now we have 4129 members. Thank you everyone. 

Comment by Rick Springfield on September 8, 2014 at 7:03pm
Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 8, 2014 at 6:25pm

Rick, that is indeed what some scientists are suggesting. 

I proposed the term infiniverse some years ago to meet this possibility. Once the concept of multiverse has been raised, I hardly see why the number of universes needs to be finite. It might just as well be infinite.  

Comment by Rick Springfield on September 8, 2014 at 6:16pm

ًwhat if there were multiverse and our universe is a baby universe and there were infinite numbers of universes of different dimensions  and ages, then "at the beginning" have no meaning..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiverse

 

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