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Evolution Creationism
Debate Score:176
Arguments:130
Total Votes:192
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 Evolution (76)
 
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EVOLUTION; REAL OR NOT REAL

the solid facts concerning evolution and creationsim

Evolution

Side Score: 113
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Creationism

Side Score: 63
5 points

Why wouldn't the answer options be real or not real? Even if Evolution were real, that doesn't mean Creationism is the correct option.

Side: Evolution
1 point

Yes I would have to agree. Making it so you can only choose creationism or evolutionism limits what some people might have to say. Either change the title to Evolution vs Creationism or change the options.

Side: Evolution
1 point

It was a surprise to see the options when I clicked.

Side: Evolution

As many Galaxies RSFP and NASA knows about, they would have been found evidence of a God by know. Plus Evolution disproves those ludicrous lies that genesis tells us.

Side: Evolution
pakicetus(1455) Disputed
1 point

No it doesn't. Geology disproves the biblical age of the Earth, but evolution has nothing to do with that.

Side: Creationism
3 points

The Bible is not factual evidence. It may offer historical perspectives of the times when it was written, but scientifically, one cannot argue against evolution using the Bible.

Side: Evolution
2 points

Yep. This side. This side for sure. Evolution is a fact, and creationism, is well, faith motivated, not fact motivated.

Side: Evolution
2 points

yes, along with gravity............................................

Side: Evolution
2 points

How can people say no in 2014?.........................................

Side: Evolution
2 points

look I thing god may have made us but the way I see it evolution is a fact of life.

Side: Evolution
2 points

it is real :) and we are still evolving

Side: Evolution
1 point

What about creating debate:

EVOLUTION; REAL OR NOT REAL

with sides:

"Evolution" and "Oz did it"

Side: Evolution
1 point

I do not understand why in the USA is this even a debate... Why not to debate if Earth is flat or round?

Side: Evolution
1 point

Because flat or round happens after the is Earth center of solar system debate.

Side: Evolution
2 points

I believe in the mighty ruler god and all the things made by him and his hands!!!!

Side: Creationism
2 points

I imagined you saying that in a very deep voice... Kudos to you. Also, the exclamation points were a nice touch.

Side: Creationism
SexyBanana(306) Disputed
1 point

Thor?...........................................................................................

Side: Evolution
1 point

I would believe in the bible and not the fallible words of scientists.

Side: Creationism
Cartman(18192) Disputed
6 points

The Bible is a collection of writings from fallible humans. Scientists talk to other scientists to check if what they wrote makes sense. The fallible humans you follow decided to just add to the end of the book they were all writing.

Side: Evolution
Anthonyhook(178) Disputed
1 point

The bible had scientific things right before scientist ever figured it out. Here are just a few

http://www.thingsnotknown.com/bible/scientific-accuracy/

Scientific Facts in the Bible

1. Only in recent years has science discovered that everything we see is composed of invisible atoms. Here, Scripture tells us that the "things which are seen were not made of things which do appear."

2. Medical science has only recently discovered that blood-clotting in a newborn reaches its peak on the eighth day, then drops. The Bible consistently says that a baby must be circumcised on the eighth day.

3. At a time when it was believed that the earth sat on a large animal or a giant (1500 B.C.), the Bible spoke of the earth’s free float in space: "He...hangs the earth upon nothing" (Job 26:7).

4. The prophet Isaiah also tells us that the earth is round: "It is he that sits upon the circle of the earth" (Isaiah 40:22). This is not a reference to a flat disk, as some skeptic maintain, but to a sphere. Secular man discovered this 2,400 years later. At a time when science believed that the earth was flat, is was the Scriptures that inspired Christopher Columbus to sail around the world (see Proverbs 3:6 footnote).

5. God told Job in 1500 B.C.: "Can you send lightnings, that they may go, and say to you, Here we are?" (Job 38:35). The Bible here is making what appears to be a scientifically ludicrous statement—that light can be sent, and then manifest itself in speech. But did you know that radio waves travel at the speed of light? This is why you can have instantaneous wireless communication with someone on the other side of the earth. Science didn’t discover this until 1864 when "British scientist James Clerk Maxwell suggested that electricity and light waves were two forms of the same thing" (Modern Century Illustrated Encyclopedia).

6. Job 38:19 asks, "Where is the way where light dwells?" Modern man has only recently discovered that light (electromagnetic radiation) has a "way," traveling at 186,000 miles per second.

7. Science has discovered that stars emit radio waves, which are received on earth as a high pitch. God mentioned this in Job 38:7: "When the morning stars sang together..."

8. "Most cosmologists (scientists who study the structures and evolution of the universe) agree that the Genesis account of creation, in imagining an initial void, may be uncannily close to the truth" (Time, Dec. 1976).

9. Solomon described a "cycle" of air currents two thousand years before scientists "discovered" them. "The wind goes toward the south, and turns about unto the north; it whirls about continually, and the wind returns again according to his circuits" (Ecclesiastes 1:6).

10. Science expresses the universe in five terms: time, space, matter, power, and motion. Genesis 1:1,2 revealed such truths to the Hebrews in 1450 B.C.: "In the beginning [time] God created [power] the heaven [space] and the earth [matter] . . . And the Spirit of God moved [motion] upon the face of the waters." The first thing God tells man is that He controls of all aspects of the universe.

11. The great biological truth concerning the importance of blood in our body’s mechanism has been fully comprehended only in recent years. Up until 120 years ago, sick people were "bled," and many died because of the practice. If you lose your blood, you lose your life. Yet Leviticus 17:11, written 3,000 years ago, declared that blood is the source of life: "For the life of the flesh is in the blood."

12. All things were made by Him (see John 1:3), including dinosaurs. Why then did the dinosaur disappear? The answer may be in Job 40:15–24. In this passage, God speaks about a great creature called "behemoth." Some commentators think this was a hippopotamus. However, the hippo’s tail isn’t like a large tree, but a small twig. Following are the characteristics of this huge animal: It was the largest of all the creatures God made; was plant-eating (herbivorous); had its strength in its hips and a tail like a large tree. It had very strong bones, lived among the trees, drank massive amounts of water, and was not disturbed by a raging river. He appears impervious to attack because his nose could pierce through snares, but Scripture says, "He that made him can make his sword to approach unto him." In other words, God caused this, the largest of all the creatures He had made, to become extinct.

13. Encyclopedia Britannica documents that in 1845, a young doctor in Vienna named Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis was horrified at the terrible death rate of women who gave birth in hospitals. As many as 30 percent died after giving birth. Semmelweis noted that doctors would examine the bodies of patients who died, then, without washing their hands, go straight to the next ward and examine expectant mothers. This was their normal practice, because the presence of microscopic diseases was unknown. Semmelweis insisted that doctors wash their hands before examinations, and the death rate immediately dropped to 2 percent. Look at the specific instructions God gave His people for when they encounter disease: "And when he that has an issue is cleansed of his issue; then he shall number to himself even days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean" (Leviticus 15:13). Until recent years, doctors washed their hands in a bowl of water, leaving invisible germs on their hands. However, the Bible says specifically to wash hands under "running water."

14. Luke 17:34–36 says the Second Coming of Jesus Christ will occur while some are asleep at night and others are working at daytime activities in the field. This is a clear indication of a revolving earth, with day and night at the same time.

15. "During the devastating Black Death of the fourteenth century, patients who were sick or dead were kept in the same rooms as the rest of the family. People often wondered why the disease was affecting so many people at one time. They attributed these epidemics to ‘bad air’ or ‘evil spirits.’ However, careful attention to the medical commands of God as revealed in Leviticus would have saved untold millions of lives. Arturo Castiglione wrote about the overwhelming importance of this biblical medical law: ‘The laws against leprosyin Leviticus 13 may be regarded as the first model of sanitary legislation’ (A History of Medicine)." Grant R. Jeffery, The Signature of God With all these truths revealed in Scripture,how could a thinking person deny that the Bible is supernatural in origin? There is no other book in any of the world’s religions (Vedas, Bhagavad-Gita, Koran, Book of Mormon, etc.) that contains scientific truth. In fact, they contain statements that are clearly unscientific. Hank Hanegraaff said, "Faith in Christ is not some blind leap into a dark chasm, but a faith based on established evidence."

Side: Creationism
Jc41218(1558) Disputed
0 points

No the bible is not fallible it is infallible.

Side: Evolution
SexyBanana(306) Disputed
1 point

do you think the earth is flat?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Side: Evolution
1 point

Micro-Evolution Yes but Not Macro-Evolution.

Side: Creationism
Nebeling(1118) Disputed
2 points

Micro-evolution implies macro-evolution so to posit micro-evolution and not macro-evolution is a contradiction.

Side: Evolution
1 point

Evolution is very real... It just does not explain the huge variety of life or how it started.

Side: Creationism
0 points

The bible disproves evolution so it is not true.

Side: Creationism
Cartman(18192) Disputed
1 point

It does not because it never gives an actual explanation for how God created the animals. What method did God use to create all land animals?

Side: Evolution
Intangible(4933) Disputed
2 points

Magick. Duh.

Side: Evolution
Anthonyhook(178) Disputed
1 point

Genesis 1:3 " And God said, Let there be light: and there was light."

Genesis 1:6 "And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters."

Genesis 1:9 "And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so."

Genesis 1:11 "And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so."

Genesis 1:14 "And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:"

And so on and so forth.

The bible tells us exactly how God created He Spoke it into existence.

Side: Evolution
SexyBanana(306) Disputed
1 point

How? Is is before or after the flat earth and talking snake part?..........................

Side: Evolution
Jc41218(1558) Disputed
1 point

Again the flat earth isn't in the bible and the talking snake was Satan.

Side: Creationism
-1 points

Please Read the Book of Genesis.

Side: Creationism
Cartman(18192) Disputed
2 points

The book of Genesis does not refute Evolution (macro). There is no explanation for how God created all those animals. Maybe He used macro evolution to do it.

Side: Evolution
Jc41218(1558) Disputed
1 point

Side: Creationism
Anthonyhook(178) Disputed
1 point

Notice it says "And the evening and the morning were the first day."

"And the evening and the morning were the second day."

"And the evening and the morning were the third day."

"And the evening and the morning were the fourth day."

"And the evening and the morning were the fifth day."

"And the evening and the morning were the sixth day."

It gives a specific reference to time. Evening and Morning a 24 hour period of time.

it is strictly defined as the light portion of a light/dark cycle as the earth rotated underneath a directional light source, producing day and night. It is also true that whenever "day" is modified by a number, like second day or six days, it can only mean a true solar day. There are no exceptions in Hebrew. Any uncertainty is resolved in the Ten Commandments as God commands us to work six days and rest one day just as He worked on the six creation days and rested on day seven (Exodus 20:11).

The use of a number with the word "day" is very illuminating. This combination occurs 357 times outside of Genesis 1. The combination is used in four different ways, but each time it is used, it must mean 24-hour periods of time. If the combinations had been intended to mean long periods of time, both the texts and contexts then become meaningless

the meaning of the word "day" with a number always means a 24-hour period of time outside of Genesis 1, then it should also mean a 24-hour period of time inside Genesis 1. The words that Moses used to communicate what God did during creation are very significant. If Moses had meant to signify that the "days" were more than 24 hours in length, he could easily have done so. If we are to understand what Moses wrote, then the language he used must be understood in its normal meaning. The normal meaning is that of 24-hour periods of time.

Side: Creationism
2 points

Can you provide proof that the book of Genesis is real other than faith? I'm not saying that faith is not important or realist, but do you have a reason why I should follow this faith, or proof that this faith is accurate?

Side: Evolution

I'm so happy that you downvoted me. This just says that you have no response to this.

Side: Evolution
1 point

if you have the patience to learn ... this is a great study http://www.gty.org/products/Audio-Series/255/The-Battle-for-the-Beginning ...... enjoy

Side: Evolution
Anthonyhook(178) Clarified
1 point

Look at how accurate the bible is.

Approximately 2500 prophecies appear in the pages of the Bible, about 2000 of which already have been fulfilled to the letter—no errors. The other are still for the future.

to see 351 prophecies that were made and fulfilled about Christ alone, look here http://www.accordingtothescriptures.org/ prophecy/353prophecies.html

Side: Evolution
1 point

Micro-evolution is possible but not macro-evolution.

Side: Creationism
Cartman(18192) Disputed
3 points

Why did you downvote me? There was nothing wrong with my argument. The debate question is whether evolution is real or not. Wouldn't it make sense for the choices to be real or not real?

Side: Evolution
pakicetus(1455) Disputed
1 point

"Micro-evolution" is the same thing as "macro-evolution".

Side: Evolution
SexyBanana(306) Disputed
1 point

There is no such thing as micro-evolution...........................

Side: Evolution
SexyBanana(306) Disputed
1 point

I did, but what does a fantasy book have to do with science?

Side: Evolution