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Robert J
1. Darwinism cannot explain how the planets and stars originated or how the energy that holds them in place might have originated.

Ray
Darwin never intended to explain how the planets and stars originated--or anything about them. Darwin was interested in explaining morphological changes in plants and animals--especially animals.

Darwin excluded a creator from his theory. So the reason I mentioned planets and stars is because it is impossible to attribute them to a process that does not have a creator.

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Robert J
2. And natural selection can certainly not explain how dead matter suddenly acquired the property of life and an ability to reproduce.

Ray
Again, that was not Darwin's interest.

I think we all agree that dead matter could not acquire the property of life, and the ability to reproduce, unless something was driving the process.

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Robert J
3. Supporters of this concept foster the myth that with enough throws of the dice, with enough random coin flips, then blind probability can design complexity.

Ray
Darwin believed that natural selection was sufficient to explain patterns of development in the morphology of organisms. It was the constraints of climate change, various geological events, and even collisions with comets that moderated complexity so well, one did not have to invoke "throws of the dice."

Okay – we do not know where the planets and stars come from or how the first life popped into existence. But, as Richard Dawkins says; We will assume the universe was just set up this way! So once we have accepted that miracle upon miracle upon miracle upon miracle upon miracle could happen without a cause – we will assume the mathematically impossible process of Darwinian natural selection can turn the single cell first life into a modern human with a consciousness.



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