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.

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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Comet Hunters: Rosetta and its lander, Philea

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Ancient Footprints

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empathizing–systemizing

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Knowledge and Atheism

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Human Genome 45,000 years old reconstructed

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Ebola Evolution

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Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 13, 2014 at 3:05pm

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 September 13, 2014 at 12:42am

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 September 12, 2014 at 10:21pm

@ 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 September 11, 2014 at 10:12am

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

Comment by Bryon on August 23, 2014 at 8:33pm

yeah... twas mostly a joke. with a little education mixed in.

 

Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on August 23, 2014 at 2:44pm

God never said "Let there be light'.

He might have said, “div D = ρ, div B = 0, curl E = - ðB/ðt, curl H = J + ðD/ðt,”

and there was light.

See more in the A/N group Physicists.

The Bronze Age goat herders of the Middle East desert margins were not up to this when inventing their fictions.

 

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