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How Did We Get Here?

Updated on November 16, 2009

What tends to get to me is when I open a book dealing on the subject of evolution and creation, the writer often asks the questions: Did we get here by creation or apelike animals. It boils me because the author has not considered the bottom line to the idea of creation and life. The bottom line question is who is in control of this thing called 'life' that we know of within the entire universe. When we say that God created it all, we must humbly asked the father: Father who created thine?

Don't get me wrong. I believe in God. It is just that there are some important questions that have not been answered.There is so much in biology, microbiology, chemistry and all the other sciences that I don't understand, even when attending a lecture on the subject. So, there are questions that sometimes can't be answered so easily, even for scientist here on earth in this day and time. They can only go so far in understanding life and how it came to be. Science can only go so far. There is a limitation in our awareness of how life began. But we must give credit where credit is due. And indeed, we must give thanks to what science as already accomplished for the betterment of mankind and for understanding of the world which we live. We give thanks to the world of technology, and medical science as well. Each has aided immensely in our understanding and in particular our knowledge of the world and this phenomena called life. There is much done. There is much that needs to be accomplished.

Let me take a moment to clarify my position: I make no stance to say that we are here, in this life, because of the theory of evolution or that we are here because a supreme being designed and created this all. I already believe and know that everything on this earth had to be created. By the same token, the concept of evolution have to have its source as well. The mechanisms of how evolution came about, be it suddenly, like often spoken of, as an explosion etc., or slowly evolving, would need to be explained. And it cannot be explained in turns of an explosion. An explosion has its source as well. We are speaking of the essence.

I feel sad knowing that there is only little, although I have a large curiosity on the subject, there isn't much I can offer the readers. But I walk in the light with the understanding that if there is more to be said and if there will be convincing evidence to be received it will come. It has been said "Seek and you shall find" Did they say how often, does it happen each and every time, that when you seek you find? I believe that the answers will come. If you saw the movie 'The Ten Commandments,' Charlton Heston played the role of Moses. When he came upon the tree of life from off Mount Sinai. [By the way I visited Egypt in the Fall of 2006. On camelback I began up Mount Sinai on the southern Sinai Peninsula and then the rest of the way I walked. I had not been exercising much prior to taking the trip to Egypt. I had to make several stops in between before ever reaching the top. Now I'm far more physically fit that I probably now wouldn't need to take even one stop for rest.]

Anyway getting back to Moses... Moses attention was on something else at the time when it hit him that it was now the time to visit that mountain top of the bush with the burning flame. So when the time is right for me to get the answers to these and many other questions, it will be revealed. I believe the spirit God that I have faith in, will safely guide me to the right answers.

I know that I just can't come up with the right answers at will. I can't do anything without my source. My source exists. It is strong, healthy, and all mighty. I would just like to understand it more and to know a whole lot more about it.

I've read books and many articles on the subject including Darwin's 'Origin of Species.' I don't feel too bad about not knowing the answers. After all, none of us seem to know. Not even scientists. There are things about life that we can't find the answers to. The question of the 'Origin of the Species' has been presented as if it were settled. But that is not the case. Darwin has tried to explain it. I give thanks to him for doing so and every scientist that is trying to understand and get to the bottom of it all. But a century after Darwin's death we still don't know how life came about.

Regarding the question of how life originated, astronomer Robert Jastrow said: "To their chagrin [Scientists] have no clear-cut answer, because chemists have never succeeded in reproducing nature's experiments on the creation of life out of nonliving matter. Scientist have no proof that life was not the result of an act of creation."

Consider our precious commodities: Our ears, brain and eyes. Oh 'the eye'. Yes the eyes have it. The eyes perceive. Not the foot or the leg. The brain, ears, and eyes have it. When the subject of evolution is presented, evolutionists have a problem in considering:  Could the undirected element of chance bring these parts together at the right time to produce such mechanisms?  Speak of the brain.  Could it have evolved by chance? The infinitely complex brain? I'm not going to go there. There is much too much explanation to be done.. I wouldn't want to half do the job. It would take the writing of a book to explain it all.

Researches believe that some of the roots of cancer, high blood pressure and perhaps even alcoholism are found in the genes. For example Down's Syndrome is a chromosomal disorder. Dr. Langdon Down, a physician, described the clinical findings (what Down's looks like) in the year 1866. However, it was in 1959 that it became known that the presence of an extra chromosome #21 was identified to the cause of Down's Syndrome.

A Little Bit About Down's Syndrome

When a sperm with 23 chromosomes fertilizes an egg with 23 chromosomes the baby ends up with a complete set of 46 chromosomes. Half from each parent. An error occurs when the egg or sperm cell keeps both copies of the #21 chromosome, instead of just one copy. The baby ends up with three copies of the #21 chromosome and this is called either trisomy 21 or Down's Syndrome. Many of the answers to mankind probing questions has traced back to our genes. I see no reason why we can not take this consideration a step further. After all, for the sake of mankind what do we have to lose?

Are The Answers Within Our Genes? (The Gene of Light)

I used the above caption of Down's Syndrome to introduce the possible theory that our understanding of where we come from and how life began, is not comprehensible because, we as the leading nation of God, and as the leading species of all life upon this planet, either lack a certain gene, or this certain gene lie dormant. Therefore, the capsule which encloses this gene would need to be chemically penetrated for its release and thereby would enable our comprehension. It should enable us to have a knowledge of understanding the beginning of the most high, that of our Creator himself. It shall, then, appropriately be named the 'gene of light.' -Rose Scott-

How do we go about finding of this gene? Like all scientific studies throughout history, it must be done using scientific methods. First we have to come to consensus as to whether this gene does in fact exist or may in fact exist. Scientists must corroborate. Second we must discover if whether this gene lies dormant within our subconscious mine or within our body. It is conceivable to me that this knowledge is so close at hand, that I can touch it.

Until scientist can isolate such a phenomenon gene that will give answers to the most debating questions of both layman and scientist, we will go on theorizing and perhaps never knowing the answers. For the understanding of it lies within our genes. And for some reason that gene lie dormant at this time.


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      qwark 7 years ago

      Rose, (constructive criticism)

      you must study more. You must "think" before you write. You must pay attention to spelling, punctuation and syntax. You Must try to stay on subject. I know you have a point, but for goodness sakes, make it! Write your whole "hub" re-read it. Make corrections and be satisfied with it before you publish. I was hoping for a well expressed thought about "How we got here," but was disappointed in the inanity of your presentation.

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      Rose Scott 7 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Thank you qwark. I appreciate your comments and I will keep it in mind for my next hub.

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      EnglishM 7 years ago

      I understand what you're looking for.

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      Rose Scott 7 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      Thank you for your comment EnglishM. I will be reading up on some of your hubs. When we seek we shall surely find. So I see you are from England. I had a wonderful experience while visiting England a few years ago. I like it there.

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      EnglishM 7 years ago

      You're right, rosescotww. I asked, and the information was given to me; information that God made each one of us as something he wants to keep forever. We're all made from God's cells, chromosomes, genes and DNA.

      It makes me happy to hear that your visit to England was a wonderful experience.

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