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What is so convincing about evolution?

  1. cresandsuzanne profile image59
    cresandsuzanneposted 7 years ago

    What is so convincing about evolution?

    Why should we believe this" theory"?

  2. christoss1959 profile image74
    christoss1959posted 7 years ago

    Because evolution is not only a "theory" it is scientific fact!
    There are parts of evolution that are considered to be theories but in principal evolution is a scientific fact.

  3. cascoly profile image59
    cascolyposted 7 years ago

    your question shows your bias, so you probably won't appreciate the answer - evolution is simply the foundation of modern biology and medical & biotech applications that spring from it.   it's not a question of belief - that's for religion and other superstitions. evolution is scientific fact, logical and rationally supported by reproducible evidence.

    it's only a theory in the way gravity is a theory. 


  4. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    it's all around us. species are evolving all the time , changing as weather changes. we humans have become taller then we were even 150 years ago. the whole of evolution is a partial theory but as christoss1959 said evolution is a scientific fact.

  5. Thesource profile image80
    Thesourceposted 7 years ago

    It is a scientific fact. The evidence is overwhelming. There are bones dating millions of years ago which suggest evolution is ongoing in humans and other animals.

    However, some but not all Christian have a bias towards their religious institutions. They are told to call evolution a "theory".

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    AKA Winstonposted 7 years ago

    You are not supposed to believe it - you are supposed to understand it.  Only the religious confuse "belief" with "understanding".

  7. Dmian profile image59
    Dmianposted 7 years ago

    because of the thousands of facts around the world. problem is theory┬┤s meaning, in science theory means a comprehensive explanation of an important feature of nature supported by facts gathered over time.

  8. Brupie profile image71
    Brupieposted 7 years ago

    Every organism that once lived does not necessarily become a fossil - most did not.  To become a fossil an organism requires highly specific conditions (e.g. being covered by mud before the organism is destroyed by other elements). 

    It is absurd to expect a perfect chain in the fossil record - every organism would have to be preserved and then found and documented. 

    The fact that there are gaps in the fossil record proves nothing.