29988Re: [OriginsTalk] Re: ONLY TWO!
- Nov 13, 2012
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Subject: [OriginsTalk] Re: ONLY TWO!
> > > LA> Dr. Henry M. Morris -- noted Creation scientist, points out the following;
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> > >
> > > If evolution is true, then there must be
> > > some innovational and integrative principle
> > > operating in the natural world which
> > > develops order out of randomness and
> > > higher order from lower order.
> > >
> > >
> > GLU: There is. Darwin named this principle "natural selection".
> > LA> On the contrary. Creation scientists always accepted natural selection. However "selection" can ONLY select AFTER something has already evolved upwards and improved and this is the very thing that does NOT happen!
> David Williams: Evolution happens whether or not you believe.
> LA> Strange comment because a leading evolutionist, Prof. Niles Eldredge has stated in his 1995 book entitled; "Reinventing Darwin", quite clearly that; "No wonder paleontologists shied away from evolution for so long. It seems never happen." (p.95)
David Williams: It seems it never happens does not mean it never happens.
LA> Nor does it mean that it does happen and therefore evolutionism is "barely a postulate". Little wonder then, as the respected scientist who was asked to write the introduction to the 1956 publication of Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" wrote in his concluding remarks;
"To establish the continuity required by theory,
historical arguments are invoked, even though
historical evidence is lacking. Thus are engendered
those fragile towers of hypotheses based on hypotheses,
where fact and fiction intermingle in an inextricable
(New Challenging "Introduction" to the Origin of Species
Everyman Library No. 811 (1956), Prof. W.R. Thompson, FRS. p. 5)
Evidence from the fossil record now points overwhelmingly away from the classical Darwinism which most Americans learned in high school; (Newsweek, November, 1980)
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