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Old 12-29-2009, 12:45 PM   #3
Achilles
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I believe on creationism "and" abiogenesis, instead of "versus".
I guess I would need to understand how you are defining those terms before I could fully grasp the argument.

If life popped into existence, fully formed, per creationism, then that would seem to run counter to abiogenesis (life from non-living matter).

Similarly, if life could have evolved from non-living matter, then how is a creation hypothesis even necessary?

I'm not sure we can have both at the same time.

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And picking the subject of the other thread, what's the science's answer to the question: Why are we here?
IIRC, the question I offered to discuss is "how did we get here", not "why are we here". If you'll recall, I indicated that I consider the latter to be something of a silly question.

Regarding the former, I recommend this.
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