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"Gaps" of the atheists

The "God of gaps" is a term used to describe how young  earth creationists support their intelligent design theory. It is how they support "irredusable complexity" and combat evolution. In reality it is simply a lack of imagination and is equivelant to them saying I [insert name here] cannot imagine how [insert a biological organ or process] couldve evolved" and is a very weak arguement. As a old-age creationists I find similar arguements with atheists when i present my ideas. They do not see any mention of planets or galaxies or any specific mention of evolution and dismiss the idea. They ignore certian literary devices and the hebrew language completely. My question is the "god of gaps" comparable to the atheist refusing to look at theistic evolution and the theistic big bang due to their lack of imagination?

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Not a good point. Not anything,

The God of The Gaps means NOTHING. It is nothing.

The Gods of the Gaps theory proclaims that which science doesn't know, it can proclaim what the "supernatural" claims,or sorry. According to science, the theory means, "That which religion cannot explain, science is there for the rescue!". How funny is that!?hahahah < - -- CMON!

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I don't think so. You see an Atheist, typically, would have no problem being a theist if the deity the would worship could meet their requirements. For example if God said he was not omnibenevolent and makes mistakes like we do we could relate with him more. If he didnt know everything we could relate with him more and be like "take it easy on God, he didn't know Lucifer would rebel. He didn't know Adam and Eve would sin." Now a stance on evolution is different. Saying God did it is a possibility, but hard evidence and data trumps "possibility".

For example:

If you walk on that ice sheet you may fall. Sounds bad right?

Try this one:

If you walk on that sheet of ice you have an 81% chance of falling through. Changes your decision making doesn't it?

This is how Atheists make their decisions. Its not a lack of imagination, but an open mind. Atheists want a legitimate reason, answer, evidence, etc. No evidence has made proven him to exist, but remains a possibility

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trumpet_guy(502) Clarified
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Thank you for not even staying on tooic. I am not talking about that. I realize how atheists think. I am not asking for possibility. What I am saying is they deny the two line up with the Bible.

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ThePlague(218) Clarified
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Eve was made from Adam's rib. Please, show me a human that can rip out a rib and make a woman. Other wise desperat men would have women. Go ahead. Explain. Evolution is not supported by the bible. I think I understand more about evolution that you do. I study bacteria, viruses, plagues, fungi, etc. I have to study their origin as well and they do source back to a logical origin of their birth. Eve was made from a rib. Enough said.

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My question is the "god of gaps" comparable to the atheist refusing to look at theistic evolution and the theistic big bang due to their lack of imagination?

No, your inability to support your claim of a god has nothing to do with my imagination. I don't refuse to look at the evidence for creation any more than I refuse to look at the evidence for space dragons, I can't look at what isn't there.

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trumpet_guy(502) Clarified
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Outside of the divine creation of man, does or does not the Bible line up with the big bang and evolution?

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Warjin(1577) Clarified
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Well not really, I can see how people can come up with "well God did it" because we have no proof of knowing what happen before the big bang or what created the elements for the big bang to even happen in the first place, however just because we don't know it's not logical to say "See it must be God because we don't know"

Now as for everything being created in 7 days, one could argue with a scientific view point in this way "now this is pure speculation" but one can argue that at the moment of the big bang time itself was compacted "seeing as how space and time are intertwined", so 7 days when space and time was no bigger then a football field time was accelerated so 7 days back then would equal 14.5 billions years now seeing as how the universe is expanding and time stretches with space itself.

But we have no proof of that or if that is even possible scientifically, so in the end we have to stick to the facts that we know as if now, and now we have no proof of God as a creator, but it does not mean there might not be one.

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Stryker(849) Clarified
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Outside of the divine creation of man, does or does not the Bible line up with the big bang and evolution?

It does not. The book of Genesis doesn't line up with the Big Bang Theory or the Theory of Evolution.

Earth did not exist before the sun, and the vast majority, if not all organic life on Earth has a common ancestor, they were not created according to their "kinds".

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