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Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Hits Evolution Deniers

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I am not going to get into debates or arguements over whether god exists or not (personal beliefs and quite frankly I don't have a clue whether he does or not). However, for someone to completely discredit evolution (and all of the tangible evidence that not only supports it but PROVES it) they must be a complete idiot.

You CANNOT look at all of the fossils and archeological evidence and just say....."I don't believe it".

If you want to be an intelligent religious person, I believe that you MUST be able to reconcile the two.

I agree with this - I think there are a great many Christians who do find ways to keep with evolution and still believe that God played some role (e.g. biologos people), but overall, when most people discuss Creationism, they are talking about something much more specific than, "God started it all," or "God created evolution" or something, they are talking about a physical design process by a deity that literally made humans exactly as He intended etc.

IMO you can believe in God and still think evolution is true exactly as scientists say, but creationism in almost all of its uses is just not compatible with evolution. There are "versions" of creationism that may have some levels of compatibility but most are still involving determinism etc.

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IMO you can believe in God and still think evolution is true exactly as scientists say, but creationism in almost all of its uses is just not compatible with evolution.

Not sure I agree.

There is a deistic approach that says god started things out in the universe then stepped back and is playing an observation role only. This would go hand in hand with evolution.

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That's not creationism in the typical usages (New Earth, Old Earth, even ID). Most individuals who actually have thought about that idea and come to that conclusion also realize that calling that "creationism" doesn't mesh with most of the typical creationist ideas at all.

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"Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science, in all of biology. It's like, it's very much analogous to trying to do geology without believing in tectonic plates. You're just not going to get the right answer. Your whole world is just going to be a mystery instead of an exciting place,".

http://gma.yahoo.com...-news-tech.html

http://youtu.be/gHbYJfwFgOU

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Arguing with people ingrained in their beliefs is not a fight worth fighting. We really need to look to the future. Bill Nye was an idol of mine growing up and my parents let me watch his show every second I got the chance. Meanwhile, I was going to church - at the behest of my parents.

They gave me both ends of the spectrum, and wanted me to decide on my own. And I did, and I am happy I got to experience both ends.

Also, does anyone else think Bill Nye looks like Andy Murray from the future?

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I am so important I deserve to live forever... No, I am not a god just a mammal with a brain that fears not existing anymore.

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Also, does anyone else think Bill Nye looks like Andy Murray from the future?

I was thinking more like...

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Thought this article/find was relevant to this thread...

http://news.yahoo.com/space-sugar-discovered-around-sun-star-130501414.html

"In the disk of gas and dust surrounding this newly formed star, we found glycolaldehyde, which is a simple form of sugar, not much different to the sugar we put in coffee," study lead author Jes Jørgensen, of the Niels Bohr Institute in Denmark, said in a statement. "This molecule is one of theingredients in the formation of RNA, which — like DNA, to which it is related — is one of the building blocks of life."

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I wanna see the vid

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Its weird to see some people that I used to watch on tv all the time as a kid dropping f-bombs irl

In this case though I think we all agree that it's awesome.

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