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Does The Laws of Thermodynamics Indeed Prove That Biological Evolution Is Impossible Or Is This A Creationist Hoax?
Darwin's Beautiful Theory Rendered Null and Void
I was reading articles on global warming here on hubpages and came upon interesting statistics and data suggesting man made C02 emmission are not the cause for global warming. The Real culprit maybe water vapor and C02 just maybe less important then previously thought. I personally never thought of the global warming issue as an either/or argument as climate change is a very complex affair with many factors involved. I think many scientists and many believers in global warming see it the same way and think the vast amounts of man made C02 and other chemical emissions are like toppings on a cake or maybe straws on a camelsback. I thought these articles stimulating so I started to look at other works by these scientists and what I found was nothing less then shocking.
Biological Evolution Is NOT Possible as It Contradicts the Laws of Thermodynamics!!!
Ok I happen to be a big admirer of Charles Darwin, I admit it. I think his theory of evolution and natural selection to be quite beautiful. I have no qualms about being related to monkeys or even worms if that is indeed the case. Of course explaining the long history of life on earth is no easy feat and Darwin knew his work was just a corner stone, a work in progress and not a finished theory. If he had lived longer I'm sure he would have kept on refining his theories as new evidence became available to him. Sadly, there are very educated highly intelligent people who are seeking to discredit his work and it's acceptance by any means possible. In an article addressing the merits of Creationism vs Evolution theory I found many arguments that evolution theory is devoid of any real supporting evidence. Among the myriad of claims of no transitional fossil evidence and no genetic evidence ect. ect. I came upon the most disturbing claim of all, the high minded notion that biological evolution absolutely isn't even possible because it contradicts the 2nd law of thermodynamics. This was the first time I ever saw or heard about this interesting claim and so it really intrigued me. I like to try and maintain an open mind about things. I dont like to close my mind to the possiblity I may be wrong about something and this claim wasn't just coming from a mindless idiot, it was coming from a respected scientist, so I looked into it to see if it had any legitimate science behind it.
The Case Of Scientists Playing Foot Loose With Science For Religious Influence
Normally I tend to give a bit more credence to articles written by people with Dr. prefixing their name. After all if the title is real it means they spent a good deal of time studying enough to become proficient on certain subjects to earn an important degree and this usually corresponds to a certain amount of intelligence. But one always must remember there are other aspects to how a person thinks other then raw intelligence. In this regard scientists who are also Christian apologetics are writing with a distinct bias and agenda. It appears they are more then willing to cast aside good honest scientific discourse to gain an unfair advantage over uncritical minds if it will lead them to take up the faith or if they think they are defending their faith. This type of writing has way more to do with religion then critical scientific thinking but their writing will give you the impression it's the other way around. They use scientific lingo and the DR. prefix in front of their names to bolster their religious agenda and pretend they are having scientific discussion driven by science not faith. I find it very interesting that people who profess to have such a deep faith and belief in God can be so intellectually dishonest in attempting to discredit a mans intellectual work. Charles Darwin who did a good days honest work by very carefully observing nature with great patience and attention to details came to his conclusions after years of study not by bias or preconceived notions, but with an open mind toward learning about our natural world. This fearful attitude towards his work is even more ironic in the light that Darwin while a young man studied the work of Paley and read Paley's Natural Theology. Paley was a Christian Apologetic and the scientists who work endlessly to denounce evolution are of the same cloth. Darwin came to his observations not because he was motivated to lead people away from God but to enlighten himself about the natural world and how species manage to survive. It is fair to say these new Christian apologetic scientist couldn't even hold Darwin's jock strap when it comes to honest critical scientific inquiry. My research into their fantastic claim that the 2nd law of thermodynamics proves biological evolution impossible ended not with a bang but a whimper. These scientists were and are seeking to debunk Darwin's good honest work and the new theories of evolution updating it by using highly technical scientific jargon in a totally skewered manner. And to make matters worse, I dont think their faulty science was an error of science on their part. I believe these people are too intelligent to be so careless in misunderstanding the laws of thermodynamics and the nature of entropy and open and closed systems and then go on to make absolute statements. For absolute means absolutely like in 100% It takes real balls for men of science to claim proofs even though their claims are basically unsupportable and totally misleading. These scientist knew enough to use the proper scientific language but their conclusions are not supported by their premise. The second part of this last sentence is almost a quote from a expert on thermodynamic laws addressing their claims. I could find no serious basis for their claim because it's almost equal to saying life itself is impossible on earth. It's almost like saying salmon can't swim up stream because they would always be losing energy and they sure as hell do in spectacular fashion even though they are losing energy as they do so. These same "scientists" allow themselves spectacular leaps of science to arrive at their conclusions then go to great pains to nit pick biologic evolution science apart at every turn claiming no proofs exist to support evolution. Surely there must be passages in the Old & New Testaments that speak to such evils of spreading un-truths couched in half truths for the purpose of deception.