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How come humans’ opinions about our origin doesn’t matter?

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Just askin. Like, you’d think …

There are three camps Americans generally fall in when it comes to expressing their views on creation: they believe God created human beings in their current form, humans evolved through a God-guided process or that God was not at all involved.

According to the latest data, the largest proportion of Americans — 42 percent — believe that God created human beings in their present form, with just 19 percent saying that humans evolved without the Lord’s guidance.

Additionally, 31 percent believe mankind evolved, but with God guiding the process.

Yer news writer is not an American and was not asked for an opinion, and really doesn’t care if humans evolved or not.

It’s more like, what makes sense to believe.

But if she had to vote, she would definitely vote with the 42%, mainly to avoid being classified anywhere near Darwin’s followers. Mainly due to this stuff.

Aw crap. Honestly. Do we need really racism back again?

See also: The Science Fictions series at your fingertips (human evolution) for why most of what we are told in documentaries is an utter, absolute load of nonsense.

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Heck, even if were PROVEN that God does not exist my Faith would not be shaken one iota. God beyond existence. Not Of This World. Outside not Entangled. My Faith would not be shaken. Holy Spirit is Entangled:) ppolish
Tjguy, I'm forever in the God Camp:) Seriously, even it were somehow proven that God granted Evolution free will to do it's own thing, even it were proven God does not guide Evo - that would not shake my belief in God one bit. Not even close to one bit. God is Awesome. ppolish
It is an interesting battle and I’m not sure just where it will end up,...
Some of us strongly believe it will end up very well, as described in Isaiah 65:17 2 Peter 3:13 Rev. 21:1-8; 22:1-21 :) We just don't know when. Dionisio
Polish says:
The 2 “God Camps” decreased while the “No God Camp” increased by 26% year over year. Dawkins should be giddy.
Yes, Polish, it looks like the no god camp is increasing, as it should since you have effectively shut out the god camp from school. It allows you to brainwash them while they are young. Eventually this will pay off. It has taken longer than many thought, but you are making progress. It is an interesting battle and I'm not sure just where it will end up, but it's all a part of evolution right? Whoever wins doesn't really matter because evolution has no direction, purpose, or goal. Evolution produces the God camp as well as the no god camp. I guess it is a matter of the survival of the fittest. Please don't take that literally and wipe us out, OK? tjguy
As to the importance of personal opinions in general, I thought this recent video was interesting in that regards:
Evidence, Faith and Knowledge - John Lennox, Keith Ward and Alister McGrath - Oxford Professors vs The New Atheists - video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh7xoYMuAJY
As was mentioned in the preceding video, science is very dependent on faith (a faith, I would add, that I could only be rationally grounded in theistic metaphysics), as noted by the philosopher of science, Michael Polanyi: “Any effort made to understand something must be sustained by the belief that there is something there that can be understood” Indeed it was an 'act of faith' of the part of the Christian founders of modern science that the universe could dare be comprehended by the mind of man:
Epistemology – Why Should The Human Mind Even Be Able To Comprehend Reality? – Stephen Meyer - video – (Notes in description) http://vimeo.com/32145998
But on materialism/atheism, why should we think our 'illusory minds' (for mind is held to be illusory in materialism) have any correspondence to reality?
As G.K. Chesterton explained: “Reason is itself a matter of faith. It is an act of faith to assert that our thoughts have any relation to reality at all. If you are merely a sceptic, you must sooner or later ask yourself the question, “Why should anything go right; even observation and deduction? Why should not good logic be as misleading as bad logic? They are both movements in the brain of a bewildered ape?” The young sceptic says, “I have a right to think for myself.” But the old sceptic, the complete sceptic, says, “I have no right to think for myself. I have no right to think at all.” The Great Debate: Does God Exist? - Justin Holcomb - audio of the 1985 Greg Bahnsen debate available at the bottom of the site Excerpt: The transcendental proof for God’s existence is that without Him it is impossible to prove anything. The atheist worldview is irrational and cannot consistently provide the preconditions of intelligible experience, science, logic, or morality. The atheist worldview cannot allow for laws of logic, the uniformity of nature, the ability for the mind to understand the world, and moral absolutes. In that sense the atheist worldview cannot account for our debate tonight.,,, http://justinholcomb.com/2012/01/17/the-great-debate-does-god-exist/
And I suppose the "Third Way" gang will be represented in the No God camp too...https://uncommondesc.wpengine.com/evolution/a-third-way-of-evolution/ ppolish
The 2 "God Camps" decreased while the "No God Camp" increased by 26% year over year. Dawkins should be giddy. I wonder how many in the No God Camp believe in God otherwise? Probably pretty small. How about the Thomas Nagel Natural Teleogical group? They're growing I would guess. ppolish
Yer news writer is not an American and was not asked for an opinion, and really doesn’t care if humans evolved or not.
Is that true? You really don't care? I find that hard to believe. I care. I like to know what's true.
It’s more like, what makes sense to believe.
What makes sense to believe is what is true surely. Jerad

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