Originally posted by dmz
The fossile record is a movie with 999 of each 1000 frames missing, in DNA any argument of similarity can be turned immediatley around and used as evidence of a single designer, and on, and on, and on.
Absolutely, unequivocally incorrect. While I can point to similar DNA, physical charactisitics, and social behaviors of mice and rats in an attempt to make a case for evolution from a common ancestor, there is absolutely nothing within DNA that in any way evidences a single designer. Nothing. Why can't it be two designers? Four? Aliens?
Face it guys, without a consistent, scientfic way to provide order from chaos you're lost.
I'm not lost. I don't see the research into evolution being a lost cause.
Just admit that evolution is essential to your postmodernist belief system -- and that in order for you guys to keep your autonomy, YOU MUST HAVE IT, to the point of speaking to what may or may not exists in metaphysics -- something you even deny to exist
No one is faulting you for operating on a Faith-based system. Why not just be self-consious about it?
Belief in evolution is not faith based. It's backed by observable evidence, even if said evidence is presently incomplete. Belief in some invisible guy that made the earth in seven days, made man, then flooded his planet, then somehow repopulated every corner of it with billions of species that subsequently developed very intricate social structures and hierarchies, all within the span of a few thousand years, and with absolutely no evidence to support such fanciful ideas, is faith based.