Scientific Theories Are Not Random Guesses

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Growing up, I have been taught to believe that the universe was first created by God and that all of mankind shared that same ancestors, Adam and Eve. However, if one’s belief is that of science, then they probably believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution which states all organisms originated from microscopic organisms who have changed and been modified over time. However, whatever your theory may be, it is only plausible if it accurately describes an observation and makes definite predictions about the results of future observations. As the National Academy of Sciences explains, a scientific theory is “a comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature that is supported by a vast body of evidence” (Scientific). Scientific theories…show more content…
They thought if we are nothing more than an animal, how can we be God 's special creation? Most American Protestants considered the Bible to be the literal truth. The Bible borrows from science observations, and religion is what gives us the reason to pursue science. Universe was made from a god that was already here. Creationist disagree with the theory of evolution because, similar to the theory of gravity, they are just theories. Newton believed the same law controlling falling apples must also control the movement of the planets. However, when he was asked what gravity is, he was unable to answer the question. So creationist questioned whether or not gravity was really God. They figured if it is an unknown force that no one has seen before, it had to the power of God. They came to this conclusion because like gravity, we have never seen God, it could only make sense to them that God is gravity. There is a confusion between science and faith. The misconception is that the creation of Darwin’s theory led the scientific and theological communities need to take up positions opposing each other. But history reveals that one of the earliest supporters of evolutionary theory in the American scientific community was a devout Christian botanist named Asa Gray. Gray argued that “divine guidance might somehow channel the course of natural selection” (Zimmer). He believed that faith is their belief,
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