Evolution is a Proven Scientific Fact - Not Something to "Believe In" or not
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Evolution: The process by which different living organisms are subject to various genetic mutations, sometimes resulting in an increased chance of survival, and being passed down through generations - eliminating the previous species through natural selection.
That's why it's still called the 'theory' of Evolution. Like the Big Bang and Aliens. it's a theory and not a fact. It hasn't been proven to be logically and scientifically true because there is a missing link that connects the apes from us, the humans.
I personally think that it is too, hard to accept that we humans came from animals. I can't even imagine that my greatest ancestors were apes.
If we look at it scientifically, our race MAYBE animals in the past, MAYBE we have evolved to be smart creatures in order to survive in this planet so that we could survive the rule of natural selection. It's all a MAYBE that's why I don't believe in it. Because Charles Darwin's theory all came from circumstantial evidence only. He saw fossils of apes, and pretty much made a story on how apes became humans from those fossils. That is the missing link in the theory of evolution, there is no solid direct evidence that would prove that we indeed came from apes.
Here's an analogy:
Imagine that you're a spectator on the criminal court, watching a trial of murder. (I'm not a Lawyer but I'm just using this as an analogy)
A man working in a restaurant was stabbed. And one of the main suspects is his coworker, the chef.
The prosecutor have 2 evidences.
- The suspects fingerprints were seen on the murder weapon. A knife (Circumstantial Evidence)
If this was his only evidence, then the prosecutor would lose the case and the judge verdict will be not guilty. Why? Because it's only circumstantial evidence. You think that the Chef murdered B because of the fingerprints. But what if he was framed? What if someone stole that knife that he uses in order to point him as the murderer? And the fact that he is a chef makes it normal for him to wield a knife. In this case, you need a stronger evidence that will really prove that the chef stabbed B. And that is direct evidence
Evidence 2: CCTV Camera (Direct Evidence)
- The CCTV Camera captured the chef stabbing the victim on the spot. This is what direct evidence is. Now there's no way that the chef could deny that he indeed stabbed the victim because there is a direct evidence that proves it. There's a witness.
And this is the thing that the evolution theory lacks. It doesn't have a direct evidence. Plus no one could testify that he/she have seen an ape evolve to a human being right? Think about it.
Though, there is something really incomplete. It's like a jigsaw puzzle of an elephant but there's one missing piece. And without that one missing piece, we cannot know if that elephant is just kicking a ball or killing a human. Same with Evolution.
Even if it does sound logical, there really is NOTHING that can prove it. Even those fossils.
Example is the dinosaurs, we just found its fossils but we don't know if dinosaurs really look like how we know them now.
It's just merely scientific inference that led the scientist to say, "Ah! this dinosaurs MAYBE looks like this because the shape of the skull is that." And in the case of evolution Charles Darwin discovered the ape fossils and said "Ah! MAYBE we (the humans) came from apes because this fossil suggest something like that." But, where's the evidence? Why will you believe it if it ONLY SUGGESTS so?
It's like forecasting that a big man will surely win a fistfight with a small man because he's got bigger muscles and a better body. So it suggests that he will most likely win. But what if the small man was a master of martial arts that could easily overtake a bigger man? See what I mean?
I would also like to refute your comment on dinosaurs. Our conception of a dinosaur skeleton may not be 100% correct, but I think it's safe to say that the model of a Tyrannosaurus-Rex was due to a link in discovered bones, and very thorough, accurate scientific inquiry. I do not doubt our vision of dinosaurs for the same reason I do not doubt evolution. Scientific discovery, and evidence has led us to many accurate, outstanding realizations throughout history. I would like to conclude my portion of this debate with one final statement: Evolution, although possessing very minuscule gaps, is a proven theory through scientific evidence.
Yes, there is a very huge possibility that this theory might be true, because it is very logical.
If Evolution really is "perfectly fit" as you said, why do you think we still call it as a theory?
Why does scientists don't acknowledge this as a scientific fact?
We are so much into this theory because this is only the scientific theory that is trying to tell where we humans came from. Of course, who wouldn't be curious?
I don't really think that Evolution has proven itself with scientific evidence
The minuscule gaps in this theory. are like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. Without this little things, we wouldn't know the whole picture of Evolution.
What if these fossils just led to another specie instead of humans? Why did we suddenly evolve from a tall homo erectus to an extremely intelligent homo sapien? Why didn't we became extinct when we were a very dim witted ape?
The world is changing much faster today, than billions of years ago, but why do we still look the same since the time of Jesus? And if there really was evolution, why does a chicken in present time the same chicken eons ago?
There is a lot of possibilities and questions that haven't been answered in this theory that's why Evolution remains a theory. Yes some of us believe that this maybe true, like you and me. Though we can't prove it yet until we answer this questions.
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