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Old 12-29-2009, 11:45 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Alexrd View Post
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.

Originally Posted by Alexrd View Post
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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