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|Quote (Daniel Smith @ Dec. 05 2008,11:27)|
|Maybe I can help you all understand my perspective better with a theoretical question.|
If God really did create life, and science cannot consider any supernatural mechanisms, what would the state of biological science be?
I'd argue that it would be exactly in the state we find it in today - with no plausible explanations for the origins of any living system.
It's like you are charged with coming up with a theory that explains the manufacturing of automobiles - but you're not allowed to consider human intervention.
Your theory would offer inexplicable conclusions based on real observations: "Here's a little red wagon - it has four wheels and a steering mechanism", "Here's a lawnmower - it also has four wheels but it has an engine", "These are obvious precursors to automobiles, therefore automobiles assemble themselves", etc.
Yes, and lightning is thrown by God when he gets angry.
How about this? Every time throughout history someone has tried to explains something not fully understood with "Goddidit", they've been wrong. What makes you special?
To rebut creationism you pretty much have to be a biologist, chemist, geologist, philosopher, lawyer and historian all rolled into one. While to advocate creationism, you just have to be an idiot. -- tommorris