The Pros And Cons Of Human Evolution

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Human Origin has been an argument that I have heard about when I was in public school. I learned about evolution at school and creation at home. I was never able to really argue for creation until coming to Southeastern University. I also never paid attention in class when we were learning about evolution because I knew that I did not believe it. Learning a lot in this class and others, now I believe that I would be able to start a conversation with people who believe in evolution and be able to stand up for what I believe in.
Merriam-Webster says the definition of evolution is, “descent with modification from preexisting species: cumulative inherited change in a population of organisms through time leading to the appearance of new forms: the process by which new species or populations of living things develop from preexisting forms through successive generations.”1 Science says that humans are descendants of apes. So, we are related to chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans also. Human evolution (anthropogenesis) is the part of biological evolution concerning the existence of Homo sapiens as a distinct species from other hominins.2 Science says that the homo genus diverged from the australopithecines about 2 million years ago in Africa.
Science says that we are closely related to apes because our genomes are 98% identical. If you think about it though, 1% is a huge difference when you consider that the genome is 3 billion base pairs. So, in just a 1% difference, there are 30
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