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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Comment by Tracy Newman on September 30, 2008 at 1:15am
Darwin is the "man" just like my bumper sticker says.
Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 27, 2008 at 9:04am
Two more appropriate and good meeting places in which I am involved are

http://enlightened-observer.blogspot.com/

and

AtheistWeb Quote of the Day.

Do visit.
Comment by Dr. Terence Meaden on September 27, 2008 at 3:14am
Zerosmelt
---Charles Darwin is one of the all-time great scientists. Indeed he is great among greats---like Newton and Einstein, working independently at the highest, most thorough level ahead of his time. His theory is of course all about evolution rather than actual 'origins', although he ponders the point with his thoughts about some suitable "warm little pond" being a possible start to life. No-one before him had even said as much as that about the possible origin of life.

Jim Ashby
---Ah, seeing that "I’ll be a monkey’s uncle" began as a sarcastic remark made by non-acceptors of Darwinism, it is not surprising that they displayed their further ignorance of the subject by inverting the 'genealogy'.

Scottish Atheist 15:
---No, I am not using facebook. This is my current meeting place. Cheers.
Comment by Scottishatheist15 on September 26, 2008 at 8:03pm
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Comment by Zerosmelt on September 17, 2008 at 3:07pm
Its somewhat ironic that darwin is the picture choice for this group since darwin didn't actually make any claims about the origins of anything. Despite what the title of his books seems to suggest.
 

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