Challenge to Creationists/IDers

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    I've asked this question in several posts, but haven't had anyone address it, so I'm giving it its own thread.

    If we were created/designed, why of 64 possible mRNA codons coding for 20 amino acids do some AAs have one codon and some as many as 6? That implies randomness, NOT design. IMO, a designed system would have 3 codons for each AA and two each for 'stop' and 'start'. Agree/disagree?
     
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    "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. "

    disagree
     
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    Right. Randomness couldn't have been built into the design. That's simply unpossible. :rolleyes:
     
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    I am neither an IDer or Creationist and I’m not even sure what you are talking about but, it seems to me, if a creator designed us, the creator could use any number designs to do it (including those that suggest randomness and including those that don’t make sense to you).
     
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    Wouldn't something that's designed BE consistent some way? I don't really see your comment answering my question.
     
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    So, God plays with our minds by making things look random? Is that really what you want to base your disagreement on?!?!
     
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    your inability to detect consistency is not proof it doesn't exist.

    good luck
     
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    Who said consistency doesn't exist? Mammals all have the same basic body plan, for example. The question really is, if ID can't explain my conundrum, what do they really have to teach in a classroom setting?
     
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    um, you did in the OP.

    remember?



    you seem confused.
     
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    I have no idea. You could be right or wrong here.

    It could have been designed by someone smarter than us or it could have just happened, we can't prove it either way now can we?
     

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