Essay on Creation verses Evolution

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There are many beliefs about how we came to be. There is the religious belief, there is the “Big Bang” theory, and there is the belief that we evolved from lower life forms. Its hard to say exactly how life came to be and who have the right answer. A person can take one of the two views on the origin of life. Either they believe there is a creator (creationist) or they believe (evolutionist) but with a thorough examination of scientific evidence one must believe that evolution is the basis for our existence.
The idea of creation varies with each of the world’s many religions; not providing
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They believe in natural selection (survival of the fittest), also known as Neo-Darwinism. They also base their judgment on ancient fossils found throughout years evolution has been around (Wysong 55).
Evolution was best explain by its main supporter, Charles Darwin. Evolution was not a new idea even in Darwins life time. The first theory was made in the 18th century when Charles Darwin’s grandfather Charles Erasmus Darwin and fellow evolutionist Comte de Buffon observed evolutionary mutations. They observed these mutations in both plants and animals. They noticed that plants and animals could pass a new characteristic onto their offspring suggesting evolution. If these mutations help the offspring to survive then the offspring will have a better chance of passing those traits down to its offspring. When this happens over a millions of years it enables nature to create many diverse life forms. (Wysong 266-267) Charles Darwin took a slightly different belief. His theory called “Darwinism” were based mostly upon the concept of natural selection and mutations; he explored the two through experimentation and recorded all information in his book “The Origin of Species”, written in 1859 (Creation Science).
There are a couple of things that give good evidence to evolution. Macroevolution is not a
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