Science/Faith And origins Of Life!

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  1. JesusFan

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    has science proved yet where/how life on earth started, and just how man developed intelligence/self awareness?
     
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    No, this is unknowable.
     
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    Life is a natural phenomenon. It is highly likely that any planet where the conditions are similar to that on earth will have life of some kind. This, IMHO, does not make life less of a miracle. Someday it will be discovered that life does exist on other planets ... maybe even intelligent life. Does God love that life, if it exists? The answer is yes.

    There is no universal agreement on what the word "life" means.

    Can I prove the above. No. However it cannot be disproven either.
     
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    No but the Word of God is the best place to get this info.
     
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    I disagree. I believe life is super natural!


    Genesis 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.


    There is no life apart from God. :thumbsup:
     
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    Dust is natural and I do agree God did it and probably did it on a number of planets. Now whether there is human life on other planets we just do not know. Same with intelligent life, we just do not know.

    I believe God followed the natural laws he put in place when he created life. That is still a miracle in my opinion.

    C.S. Lewis wrote an excellent trilogy dealing with life.

    Vol. 1. Out of the Silent Planet ....... where Earth is the silent planet as Earth is the only planet among many where mankind sinned.
    Vol. 2. Perelandra -- which explores the idea of a world where sin has not yet occurred.
    Vol. 3. The Hideous Strength -- deals with the struggle between good and evil on earth.

    Apparently he was working on a 4th book when he died as there was a snippet or fragment of "The Dark Tower" published after he died. I have not read that fragment. Hmmm, maybe I will try to find it.
     
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    I'm sure the Antichrist and all those fallen angels will have a good explanation
    for the origin of human life when they arrive at the beginning of the Tribulation.

    hook, line, sinker
     
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    I have enough trouble dealing with sin on this planet. I have no time, energy, or motivation for exploring life on other planets of which the bible has nothing to say.
     
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    I thought this would be of interest in this thread.

     
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    I'm sorry crabby but I just think intelligent life out there is just a silly proposal.
     
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    And my reply to this Kelper foolishness is listed in the other thread.
     
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    "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
    -- Albert Einstein
     
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    was he the one quoted to have said " God does not play dice with the Universe?"
     
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    The answer is no.It is impossible for science to prove the origin of life on earth.
    The reason is the definition of science;
    ""knowledge attained through study or practice," or "knowledge covering general truths of the operation of general laws"

    The creation of life on earth was a supernatural event, ( a miracle) by God outside the laws of science and cannot be duplicated in practice. Science cannot prove how life started. All they can do is speculate and make false statements as if they know.
     
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    Science is knowledge gained by observation.
    There was no one there to observe the creation of the earth, or the origins of the universe as others would put it.
     
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    "Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear."
    --St. Paul

    Christian faith is essential to good science.
     
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    No, and further, the more they try the more they realize that the origins of life on earth are impossible in the manner that they are choosing to accept as the only possible ways. Hence, they look space-ward in an effort to find out where life did originate, believing that life was "seeded" onto this planet from elsewhere.

    A pure naturalistic means for the advent of life on earth has been dis-proven in all aspects save that the concept is yet placed into the textbooks and common knowledge pumped into the public discourse by those who hold an a priori philosophy that any other means beside pure naturalism by chance is impossible.
     
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    Yes, that was during the time that he was reluctant to accept the "new" quantum physics and Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle.
     
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    Speaking (momentarily) for science FAL, you according to your statement, also do not KNOW, real science, true science always leaves itself open for criticisms and refinement and yes corrections. Real and honest science seeks to know "truth" that can be codified in equations and mathematical relationships. Unfortunately, many scientists (some deservedly) approach science with agenda, far too often and agenda marked by anti-theism.
     
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    I think there is very little true science today.
     

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