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benjiswak
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brittwaller
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IS evolution true or not

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 4/18/2008 Category: Science
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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benjiswak

Con

Cosmic Evolution – Their Cosmology or how the Universe came into being.
Stellar Evolution – How the stars, galaxies etc. formed
Earth's Evolution – How the Sun and the planets formed in our solar system.
Macroevolution – The postulate that says all life formed from earlier organized non-life and through some form of mutation, natural selection, and enormous amounts of time.
*Microevolution – The limited variation that takes place in a species or families complex gene pool or genome.

* only one that's proven
brittwaller

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brittwaller forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 1
benjiswak

Con

Also were did we come from matter (rocks dust and frozen carbon monixcide) say the evolutionist so take a rock and give it
time random chance + mutation= evolution
brittwaller

Pro

My apologies for missing the first round. I had business to attend to. Regarding this, I would like to say for the sake of honesty that I always vote against a debater that has forfeited a round, unless there is some mitigating circumstance. That having been said, this does not seem to affect other voters the same way it does me, as from personal experience I have had opponents forfeit one or more rounds and still receive many votes, and seen it happen to many others. In the end, voters will vote for whomever they want for whatever reason they want.

Yes, evolution is true by way of being factual. By your own definitions, excluding macroevolution, you concede this. Concerning macroevolution: In simplest terms, is it not evident that microevolution (which you admit as "proven"), given enough time, inevitably leads to macroevolution? From your statement in round two, as poorly presented as it was, I gather that you have a poor understanding of evolutionary theory, natural selection, and you seem to confuse cosmology with bio-evolution. You are new to the site, but this topic, along with "God exists" or "God doesn't exist," is the most debated, and also the most tired, subject around.

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That should get you started. I lay claim to all sources used by either myself or my respective side of the evolution debate.

Britt
Debate Round No. 2
benjiswak

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benjiswak forfeited this round.
brittwaller

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Eek, what a crummy debate this turned out to be. Sorry for wasting the time of anyone who might have read this.

Britt
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by BEnglish92 8 years ago
BEnglish92
Of course evolution is true look at are DNA its 99% identical to chimpanzees and they are less intellgent than us and have more body hair than us but there is a factor that I have miss there are people with very hairy bodies so to ansewer your question again yes evolution is true completely to this debate is just point less.Also this is just proof that you miss a part of evolution with this dumb debate!!

Hit Me Up!! when you make a better debate =)
Posted by VenomousNinja 8 years ago
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I must say that I simply almost overjoyed at the fact that brittwaller used one of my debates as evidence...
It makes my feel all warm and fuzzy inside...

Also, that second statement was supposed to be strange.
Posted by SportsGuru 8 years ago
SportsGuru
I might if the instigator would say whether they advocate that evolution is true or that it is false.
Posted by Kleptin 8 years ago
Kleptin
Ugh. I've concluded that Creationism has no place on a debate forum.

Will someone take this so we can get it over with?
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