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Started this discussion. Last reply by mojo5501 Apr 11, 2011. 14 Replies

So i've ventured to debate a creationist... Yeah, silly me.Im getting really tired of his accusations, prejudice and what not and just needs to blow him off with some facts so I can move on. I hate a…Continue

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mojo5501 replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"Yes, I've heard that about the appendix also.  It hasn't completely lost its usefulness. The thing about 'vestigial organs' is not that they don't have a function, it's that they're not doing what they used to…"
Apr 11, 2011
IronFox replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"Great example of evolution at work is bacteria developing resistance to human-made antibiotics."
Apr 11, 2011
mojo5501 replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"I have actually just finished reading "Why Evolution is True" by Jerry A. Coyne today and highly recommend it to you if you're not already familiar with it.  He discusses the 6 components of evolution: Genetic change over time;…"
Apr 9, 2011
paul babcock replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"While all these questions are interesting and all the preceding scientific explanations are all quite valid, possibly the best response to all these issues Devilsnight is to point out how ignorance is not an argument for gods existence. Back in…"
Apr 6, 2011
paul babcock replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"That "Universe from Nothing" is fascinating. It's maybe my fav scientific lecture vid ever. My two fav bits are one, where he says "Forget Jesus. Stars had to die so that we could come to be.", and two, where he explains…"
Apr 5, 2011
paul babcock replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"That "Universe from Nothing" is fascinating. It's maybe my fav scientific lecture vid ever. My two fav bits are one, where he says "Forget Jesus. Stars had to die so that we could come to be.", and two, where he explains…"
Apr 5, 2011
Gila Guerilla replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"I just came across a list of papers on abiogenesis. It was posted on another forum, "RationalSkepticism.org", and was originally compiled by member Calilasseia and re-posted by member hackenslash…"
Apr 5, 2011
Gila Guerilla replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"Devilsnight, I am replying, just to give you a few pointers . . .   =================================== The Origin of Life - Abiogenesis - Dr. Jack Szostak http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6QYDdgP9eg   Observed Instances of Speciation…"
Apr 3, 2011
Phister Gagghol replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"Here's a great example of an evolutionary/adaptive change in a species of lizards:   http://richarddawkins.net/articles/2663-lizards-make-adaptive-change"
Apr 3, 2011
paul babcock replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"Looked at from the other direction, organisms evolve such that speciation occurres in a couple or few tens of thousands of generations. Speciation is when change has been significant enuf that specimens can no longer breed w one another…"
Apr 3, 2011
Jim DePaulo replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"David is basically correct, although, a single incident would not destroy the process of evolution as we know it. It would require some serious adjustment to our understanding of the process however. My example has always been if a group of Raptor…"
Apr 3, 2011
David Cardoso replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"A falsifiable example of evolution is if we were to find a modern day fossil of an animal dated in an ancient period. A famous example is finding rabbit fossils in the pre-cambrian era or something like that. Also, by finding fossils out of place…"
Apr 3, 2011
Susan Stanko replied to Devilsnight's discussion Need some help here.
"The fossil record and the Big Bang."
Mar 12, 2011
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Need some help here.

So i've ventured to debate a creationist... Yeah, silly me.Im getting really tired of his accusations, prejudice and what not and just needs to blow him off with some facts so I can move on. I hate a discussion unfinished. Here are some examples I would need some help with, if there is help to be found. -verifiable/falsifiable examples of evolution.-evidence, if there is any, that abiogenesis could be true.-where genetic information came from-evidence if a first cause is neededSee More
Mar 12, 2011
Devilsnight replied to Park Bierbower's discussion How Can We Atheists Do Our Job Better?
"That might be slightly biased. You can easily be atheist and leave your reasoning and rationality behind doors when it comes to other topics like ghosts, nessie, the existence of a soul, rebirth etc. There is no reason to uplift us as higher beings…"
Jan 21, 2011
Devilsnight replied to James M. Martin's discussion In His Image
"Either that or it was because of Adam and Eve sinning that humanity went down the drain. But of course it was God's fault that they sinned in the first place considering he created them with those temptations and conveniently created the tree…"
Jan 16, 2011

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