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Acalepha
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Message 1 of 4 (619107)
06-08-2011 12:49 PM


Hi All!
The theory of evolution is based entirely on empirical observation. In this way, evolution, is an objective explanation of why life is the way that it is.
There are, however, many different theories of creation. The Christian religion has their belief which is different from the Muslim belief which is different from the North American First Nation's beliefs and so on and so on.
If creation is to be taught in the education system, whose version of creation should be taught? You certainly cannot teach ALL the thousands of different versions as truth. The very nature of teaching creation implies that there is only one version of creation.
If you teach one version of creation over a different version of creation, is this not racist? Who decides whose culture is valid and whose is invalid?
kind regards,
Acalepha

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06-08-2011 1:24 PM
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06-08-2011 12:49 PM


The image seems unrelated to your topic and should be removed.
You could use the image as your avatar - click on the Profile link near the top left of the page, then go to the bottom of the profile page. You can set your avatar there.

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Acalepha
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06-08-2011 2:15 PM
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06-08-2011 1:24 PM


Hello esteemed director
The reason I chose the graphic of the DNA molecule was because I felt it represented the idea of the gene and evolution. It was also a pretty picture. I respectfully disagree with your opinion that the graphic was not relevant to my post.
kind regards
Acalepha

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06-08-2011 7:03 PM


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Thread copied to the My HUGE problem with creationist thinking (re: Which version of creationism) thread in the Education and Creation/Evolution forum, this copy of the thread has been closed.

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