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2 Which Is More Reasonable? Child of God Monkey’s Uncle

3 Man Is A Special Creation of God It matters Where did I come from? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Why am I here? Where am I going? Where am I going? How do I regard and treat myself and others? How do I regard and treat myself and others? What is my philosophy of life, my world view? What is my philosophy of life, my world view?

4 Reasons why… Man Is A Special Creation of God The Bible says so Affirmed by David Thy hands made me and fashioned me Psalms 119:73 Believed by Jesus But from the beginning of creation, God made them male and female. Mark 10:6 Were David and Jesus liars or fools ?

5 Reasons why… Man Is A Special Creation of God Man’s physical design “fearfully and wonderfully made”, Psalms 139:14

6 DNA Each strand 6’ long, less than one trillionth of an inch thick Each strand 6’ long, less than one trillionth of an inch thick All DNA in adult human tied end-to-end reaches to sun and back 400 times (186,000 x 400) All DNA in adult human tied end-to-end reaches to sun and back 400 times (186,000 x 400) If decoded would fill 1,000 vol. set of encyclopedias 600 pages each If decoded would fill 1,000 vol. set of encyclopedias 600 pages each All DNA needed to make 5 billion people could fit in aspirin-sized container All DNA needed to make 5 billion people could fit in aspirin-sized container Source: National Geographic, Sept. ’76; Dec., ‘84

7 Reasons why… Man Is A Special Creation of God Man’s moral design God created man in his own image” Gen. 1:26-27 One final philosophical question is not so easy to answer: What makes a human a human? Perhaps, as Alan Mann suggests, it’s the very ability to ask that question---something no other animal can do. National Geographic, Nov. ’85, p. 623

8 Sense of right and wrong blush, feel shame, regret, remorse, desire to make wrongs right Feeling of self worth "I am somebody" Accumulate knowledge able to teach what has been learned Feel, articulate various emotions love, joy, hate, pity Rational thinking deal with abstract concepts Sense of right and wrong: Blush, feel shame, regret, remorse, desire to make wrongs right Feeling of self worth: “I’m somebody” Accumulate knowledge: able to teach what has been learned Feel, articulate emotions: love, joy, pity Rational thinking: deal with abstract concepts

9 “We do our children one major disservice by pretending there are no controversies in science when in fact there are not…As far as the mainstream scientific community is concerned, the issue is settled: Evolution happens and is a corner stone of modern science.” Barry Lynn Executive Director of Americans for Separation of Church and State If this is so, explain the following….

10 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution “May have…could have…almost surely…suspect… Perhaps…supposed…remains shrouded in mystery …it’s conceivable” National Geographic, March, ‘98

11 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution “Just how evolution works is the subject of much discussion among today’s biologists. One idea is…Another proposal is…This hypothesis is called…It may well be…is subject to debate.” National Geographic, Nov. ’85, p. 600

12 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution Where did I come from?...In truth no one knows… it appears…one theory…an increasingly accepted hypothesis…we can say pretty certainly…most probably…the dating method is indirect, not perfect …not all scientists agree---not by a long shot…a reasonable hypothesis National Geographic, Oct. ‘88

13 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution G.A. Kerkut, The Implications of Evolution “This book concerns the missing pieces and implications behind the theory of Evolution. although I think the theory is a valid one, there are several assumptions that have not yet been satisfactorily proven and I describe them so that present students can see what still has to be proved and discovered.”

14 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution “I believe that the theory of evolution as presented by orthodox evolutionists is in many ways a satisfying explanation of some of the evidence. At the same time I think that the attempt to explain all living forms in terms of evolution from a unique source…is premature and not satisfactorily supported by present-day evidence…

15 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution The supporting evidence remains to be discovered… I for one do not think that it has been proven beyond all reasonable doubt…It is very depressing to find That many subjects are being encased in scientific dogmatism.” Foreword to The Implications of Evolution

16 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution “The evidence that supports it is not sufficiently strong enough to allow us to consider it anything more than a working hypothesis.” The Implications of Evolution, p. 175

17 “This skull reopens so many questions about our ancestry that one scientist muttered: ‘They ought to put it back in the ground.’ ” National Geographic August, ’02

18 Reasons why… Man Is Not A Monkey’s Uncle There is no scientific proof of evolution And Yet!! Everybody knows…everybody agrees…No doubt about this. Our closest relatives are the chimpanzees National Geographic, Oct. ’88, p. 463

19 Which Is More Reasonable? Child of God Monkey’s Uncle Sense of right and wrong Feeling of self worth Accumulate knowledge Feel, articulate emotions Rational thinking ??????????


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