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Creationism vs. Evolution2


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Creationism vs. Evolution2

  2. 2. The truth… <ul><li>Evolution IS the cause of the development of mankind. </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul><ul><li>Creationism is disproved by several theories and actualities within the scientific realm. </li></ul>
  3. 3. CREATIONISM? <ul><li>Creationism is the belief that all life and the Earth are created by the absolute Creator, God. </li></ul><ul><li>This is believed by Christians, Jewish, and Muslim followers of religion. </li></ul><ul><li>Creationism in other terms is taking the Bible into literal terms, especially in the early Genesis chapters. </li></ul><ul><li>Creationists pride themselves on being traditional, present-day, truth-bearers following the Bible to an extreme in terms of life. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Adam and Eve <ul><li>According to the Bible, Adam and Eve were the first man and woman to roam the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Adam and Eve were created to care for His creation, and to populate the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>“ And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth…” </li></ul><ul><li>After the seventh day, the Lord Cog formed man out of clay from the ground and called him Adam. </li></ul><ul><li>God put Adam into a deep sleep and took one of his ribs. With this rib he formed woman, Eve. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pastor Hemway’s Take on Creationism <ul><li>George Hemway is the pastor of the Trinity Church of Nazarene. </li></ul><ul><li>The Nazarene Church is an Evangelical Holiness Church. </li></ul><ul><li>Pastor Hemway believes that the Genesis chapters within the Bible are the factual accounts of creation. </li></ul>
  6. 6. EVOLUTION? <ul><li>Evolution is the process by which an organism becomes more sophisticated over time, in response to the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Selection : </li></ul><ul><li>allows abnormal organisms to survive changes in the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Micro-Evolution: </li></ul><ul><li>variations within a kind </li></ul><ul><li>Macro-Evolution: </li></ul><ul><li>explanation for how billions of diverse species came to be. </li></ul>animals.nationalgeographic .com/staticfiles/NG...
  7. 7. DARWINISM <ul><li>Darwinism is a theory created by the scientist and philosopher Charles Darwin. </li></ul><ul><li>Darwinism focuses on the natural selection theory and has several factors that allow us to question. </li></ul><ul><li>Probability and chance </li></ul><ul><li>Nature, power, and scope of selection. </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptation and teleology </li></ul><ul><li>Nominalism vs.. essentialism about species </li></ul><ul><li>Tempo and mode of evolutionary change. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lamarck’s Bluff … Our Gain <ul><li>Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, another evolution philosopher, believed not in natural selection but in species choosing what traits and attributes to have. </li></ul><ul><li>Lamarckian inheritance = problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Darwin makes a point of competition between species; Lamarck believes in cooperation and toleration of each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Darwinism states survival of the fittest ; Lamarckian theory believes in making yourself fit. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What’s the REAL deal? <ul><li>The Bible states that God took one of Adam’s ribs to create Eve. </li></ul><ul><li>All of Adam’s sons then, should have one less rib; leaving all men short a rib compared to females. </li></ul><ul><li>If God created all on this earth, then how does that explain the millions of newly developed species found everyday? </li></ul><ul><li>Lamarckian inheritance does not exist. </li></ul><ul><li>Men and women have an equal amount of ribs: 24. </li></ul><ul><li>Ribs are not a sexually-linked trait, like facial hair. </li></ul><ul><li>So why would Adam’s sons be missing a rib and not his daughters? </li></ul>
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  11. 11. What do YOU think?? <ul><li>After reviewing the previous information, which argument is more agreeable? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it fair to make this argument against religious beliefs? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you say that your opinion of how things “came to be” has changed? </li></ul>
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  13. 13. *WORKS CITED* <ul><li>All About &quot;Creationism vs. Darwinism.&quot; All About Creation. </li></ul><ul><li>2002-2008. All About 19 Mar. 2008 </li></ul><ul><li><>. </li></ul><ul><li>All About Science. &quot;What is Evolution?&quot; All About 2001-2008. All </li></ul><ul><li>About 19 Mar. 2008 < </li></ul><ul><li>what-is-evolution-faq.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Insights. &quot;Lamarck Revisited.&quot; Alternative Insights. 2001. 19 Mar. </li></ul><ul><li>2008 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Hemway, George. Personal interview. 25 Mar. 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>O'Neil, Dennis. &quot;Basic Principles of Genetics: Mendel.&quot; Basic Principles of </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics. 29 June 2007. Palomar College. 19 Mar. 2008 </li></ul><ul><li><>. </li></ul><ul><li>Ruse, Michael. &quot;Creationism.&quot; Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford University. 19 Mar. 2008 < </li></ul><ul><li>creationism/#HisCre>. </li></ul>