Evolution versus Creationism: Evolution leads the truth over Creationism
Evolution and Creationism have been a heated debate in the school system for years. There is a lot more evidence shows that Evolution is better than Creationism but some people don’t believe that. Like how the Earth was created slow and instead of fast like the Bible says. And how plant and animal life evolved more slowly than the Bible saying that God created the plant and animal life on Earth. But people need to open there eyes and see that the Bible is just one big story and Evolution is history and is still making it today. So Evolution will always be on top of how life got started.
Evolution versus Creationism: Evolution leads the truth over Creationism “It is a primordial mystery that has engaged human imagination from the down time: Who are we? Where did we come from? What is our ultimate destiny? The story of creation—whether told through the imagery of ancient myth; the revelations of scared tradition or the theories of modern physics and biology – is the story of what it means to be a human. And it is a story over which religion and science have been fighting for centuries. Since Copernicus overturned the church-sanctioned view of the Earth as the center of the universe and Charles Darwin posited random mutation and natural selection as the real creators of human life, the biblical view that ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth’ has found itself under increasing attack in modern Western thought” (Sheler, 1991, par. 1).
The theory of Creation is that God created the heavens and the Earth, and that Adam & Eve were the first humans alive. The theory of Evolution is that the Earth was created through billions of years, and human and plant life evolved through biology. The significance of this topic is great because it has been a heated debate through centuries. But the most famous event that started this whole debate was the Scopes trial in 1925. Although society has been split on the issue of Creationism versus Evolution; Evolution has been more substantial evidence that shows that the Earth evolved and was not created by God.
Some people in America believe that teaching creationism is better than teaching evolution in the classroom. They believe that God created the Heavens and the Earth. The Earth could have not been created in six days that would be impossible. There is evidence that all the Bible stories are true. Creationists have continued to change on how the Earth was created (Sheler, 1991, par. 12). So that means they still have no idea on how the Earth was created. So no matter what the Creationists say, they will never be right on how the Earth and life was created.
There might be writings of saying that God created the Earth, but no physical evidence have yet to be found. The Creationists believe that the Earth was created by God makes no sense. The creationist had to get their views recognized by teaching an alternative scientific theory in the science curriculum (Saladin, 2002, par. 5). So many parents in the 1960s had fought the state Supreme Court that Creationism was to be taught in school instead of Evolution (Magner, 2001, par. 10). Even though they got Creationism taught in the school, later it would fold. But there has been groups of Anti-Evolution people that is still growing from the 1980s (Magner, 2001, par. 4). Saladin a professor of Biology at Georgia College quoted. The Creationists had attacked the evidence for Evolution like, arguing over time gaps, questioned the validity of radiometric dating, argued the laws of thermodynamics making evolution impossible, and claimed that geological features like the grand canyon were evidence of Noah’s flood, and other attacks in their alternative scientific theory (Saladin, 2002, par. 5). Even though they said that evidence of Noah’s flood was true, they didn’t explain how it happened. Lois...
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Evolution alongside Creationism School
In the essay “Why Evolution should be taught in public school” by Laura Kahn. According to Kahn, we need to educate the next generation of scientists on understanding how microbes develop and change to give them the tools to develop treatment against antibiotic resistant bacteria emerging viruses, and other deadly microbes. As she learned from her time in medicine, she recognizes the necessity of learning evolution to develop treatments in this rapid microbial environment. Unfortunately, certain aspects of society insist that religious doctrine be taught instead of evolution. According to a 2005 Harris poll, a majority of U.S citizens believe in creationism. Another survey show that two-thirds of U.S citizen believe creationism should be taught alongside evolution. Mrs. Kahn believed if we fail to teach science in public schools we would become scientifically illiterate. Therefore, we need to remain vigilant that our children receive a good science education to further enhance human understanding, and a good science education includes learning about evolution.
In the nineteenth century, during the “Spontaneous generation” scientists and physicians were unprepared in developing strategies against infectious killing diseases. Until French chemist Louis Pasteur convince...
...two to three times of our Sun) was disturbed, possibly by a nearby supernova. The push resulted in the gravitational force taking over and causing the cloud to collapse. As it collapsed, angular momentum caused it to spin faster, thereby becoming warmer. As the forces of gravity, gas pressure, magnetic fields, and rotation acted on it, the nebula began to flatten into a proto-planetary disk. The cloud of dust and gas making up this disk gave rise to the various planets. The inner area was very warm, so mostly metals form the planets nearest the center. The big bang theory seems to make perfect scientific sense. But what would cause anyone to doubt it? The answer to that question is the belief in God and creationism. (Fox, 2002, 175-179).
To best explain the theory of creationism it is best to simply state what is said in the bible. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit of God was moving over the face of the waters” (Genesis 1:1). Here, God made the first day and night. “The waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament” dry land and seas and plants and trees which grew fruit; the sun, moon and stars shined light upon the earth; making air-breathing sea creatures and birds, and on the sixth day, the animals of the earth of all sorts. “Then God said, Let us make man in our image ... in the...
...Creationism or Evolution? The Dilemma Remains
Since the advent of philosophical thought, man has questioned the genesis of our existence. Before the enlightenment, society was accepting of a deity-based existence as the answer to all of life’s questions. In this belief, God created the world and everything in it in seven days. It wasn’t until Darwin’s Origin of Species became popular among many scholars that people began to change their perspectives on the miracles of life. Before the discovery of DNA, Darwin argued that the visible similarities and slight differences between animals of the same species pointed to a hereditary connection for these animals, which he claimed was evidence of the species evolving from one form into another in response to environmental pressures. Darwin’s theories on the evolution of nature sparked a firestorm of debate that continues to rage today (Lofaso 1). People’s extreme differences of opinion on this issue have caused a division in society for the past century. This division is deepened by the question of whether evolution should be taught in public schools. In fact, the debate that inevitably accompanies this question has been the basis of many political arguments, court cases, and changes in legislation. These arguments are indicative of a paradigm shift from a creation-based belief system in public education to an evolution-based one. As with many disagreements...
...been no issues more hotly debated than that of evolution vs. creationism. The issue is passionately debated since the majority of evidence is in favor of evolution, but the creation point of view can never be proved wrong because of long standing religious beliefs. Human creation is seperated into three simple beliefs; creation theory, naturalistic evolution theory, and theistic evolution theory. The complexities of all three sides create a difficult dilemma for what theory to support among commom people, religious or non-religious.
The theories of human evolution tend to always cause a heated dispute in modern American society. Each theory presents its own evidence proving its acceptance, but lacks enough evidence to prove the other theories incorrect. All the theories that attempt to explain human existence fall under the categories of creation theory, naturalistic evolution theory, and the theistic evolution theory. The creation theory explains that a certain God, or God's created the humans, and evolution does not exist. The naturalistic evolution theory states that evolution is driven by purely natural forces, and is not controlled by any input from a god, goddess, or multiple deities. The theistic evolution is a mixture of both creation and naturalistic theories. The theistic evolution...