Ever since the publication of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species was published, there has been an ongoing debate between science and religion. Scientists have formulated many theories as to the origins of man and to the creation of the earth, whereas religious groups have one main creation theory, based on the “Genesis” story of The Bible. These theories, however, are not the cause of the debate because the different theories are simply myths meant to explain the unknown. The debate is caused by different belief systems. The main difference between creationists and scientists is the way they fight this debate. Creationists have developed their own science: Creation Science. Creation scientists look to prove that creation is right and science is wrong, providing selective interpretations of the fossil record. But their interpretations are exaggerated and foolish. Creationists will pick one scientific theory and do everything they can to point out it’s flaws, disregarding wh!
at they can’t prove wrong. They will often use emotions to control the public to their side. They spend their time trying to discover false evolution rather than teaching their beliefs to the general public. The theory of evolution removes humans from the center of the universe, and religious followers can’t believe that their God, who created us in his image (Bible, 2), would allow that. The creationist arguments can be summed up in one example from the Morris -Parker book. They state “Evolution is claimed to be ‘scientific,’ and still going on, so it seems like it should be observable and measurable. Yet after 150 years of intense study of biological variations, evolutionists are still completely in the dark about the supposed mechanism of evolution. This fact surely is cause for beginning to doubt the validity of the very concept of evolution (303).” The use of words such as ‘claimed’, ‘should be’, and ‘supposed’ all are very powerful words, but they don’t …

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