Creationists complain when science can’t do in 20 minutes what it takes nature millions of years to do. Induced mutations…
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We’ve finished talking about fossils and now we move to ‘presently observed nature weaknesses’ (I’m not even going to comment on the exceedingly poor wording.). What the Texas creationists have done is set up a system where each bit of evidence for evolution is considered individually and dismissed. Then, they claim that the entire theory has problems. As we shall see here, this causes them some problems.
This is another classic. It’s been around for decades, if not hundreds of years. Where are the transitional fossils?
With this part of our exploration of the ‘weaknesses of evolution‘ we move from origins of life into the fossil…
Ah, this is a modern classic. Indeed, this is what the idea of intelligent design is based on. I could go for hours on this topic. I will try to restrict myself to only refutations of this creationist claim.
There is no known natural source of the information that is present in all life systems. Random processes are never known to produce information.
Oxygen can damage us though. It can react with many different types of molecules. It can damage things like amino acids, proteins, and the nucleic acids. Which brings us to the next claim by Texas creationists.
Photo dissociation of water vapor has been a source of oxygen since the Earth formed, and there is substantial geologic evidence that a significant amount of oxygen existed in the atmosphere prior to the advent of photosynthesis. Oxygen breaks down amino acids and sugars that are postulated to have formed!
In our second part of the “Scientific Weaknesses of Evolution” discussion, we’re going to talk about this one
The high probability of breakdown by hydrolysis of amino acid chains if they were to form in the first place.
What I thought I would do is take some of these ‘weaknesses of evolution’ and examine them. Hopefully providing a resource to show how these weaknesses aren’t really problems or they have been dealt with by current science.
A friend just posted a link to Missouri’s creationism bill for 2013. The bill is not in committee and I…