A brief, excellent video on the topic of Darwinian evolution.
We’re sure you’ve heard this claim before, probably hundreds of times: “Science has proven evolution is fact.” It’s like a strange Darwinian chant that emanates from atheist blogs and secular universities. Too bad (for them) it’s not true.
Where’d You Get Your Information, Bub?
Everything that makes up your body requires genetic information (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…). You’ve got hands and feet because your genes code for it. The same is true for any creature—dogs, camels, you name it.
The genetic information in humans varies from the information in animals, plants, and so on. Seems obvious, so why point it out? Because for animal kind A to somehow “presto-change-o” into animal kind B, the information’s got to change. A fish doesn’t just morph into an amphibian without something changing in the genes. It would have to gain some new information (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…).
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Here’s the clincher: when we use operational science (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…)—the kind involving observable, repeatable, testable results—we have never observed, repeated, or been able to test animal kind A turning into animal kind B—at all. Sure, there’s some genetic “do-si-do” going on through mutations and gene drift (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…), but there’s no way fish are going to sprout hair and opposable thumbs. Just in case you think by “no way” we mean there’s still a chance, there’s not—none (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…), zilch, nada, not going to happen. What if we add billions of years and cool artistic renderings? Still no.
That first point is devastating enough. But here’s how evolution gets buried even more.
You’ve probably heard news accounts about how life could have started (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…) on earth “gazillions” of years ago in volcanoes, slush pools, crystals, rocks, you name it. Maybe you’ve heard something about “artificial” life or test-tube life or rotten-food-in-the-refrigerator life (okay, maybe not the last one).
Those are interesting speculations, but they overlook one important rule in biology: life doesn’t, cannot, and will never come from non-life. Life comes from life. Always. That’s the law—the Law of Biogenesis, to be exact.
All these failed experiments, like the Miller-Urey experiment (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/artic…), really show is just how much intelligence (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…) is required for life to begin in the first place. (That is, way smarter than us.)
And Yet We’re Here
So, if evolution can’t explain how humans came to be (or any other living thing, for that matter), what can? The Bible. Yep, God’s Word.
The Bible provides an eyewitness account of how the universe and all life came to be. There’s no speculation or strange interpretation needed. You can just read how God created everything (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/get-a…) in six days a few thousand years ago. Simple. Factual.
Pick it up, dust it off if you need, and read it. There’s even some good news (see http://www.answersingenesis.org/about…) in there for you.
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