What if evolution was part of creationism?

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  1. PLYMCO_PILGRIM
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    Just throwing this out there to see what you guys think.

    What if evolution and creationism were one in the same. What if god really did create life on earth and his plan was for that life to evolve over time.

    Is it an interesting idea or am I just treading water here?

    I'll include a poll for fun
     
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    Works for me; I've kind of always thought this anyway.

    Why doesn't anyone capitalize the 'G' in God anymore?
     
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    What if evolution created god as an explanation for things not understood?
     
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    There is evolution to some degree. Progression might best fit as the term to be used. However, if evolution and creation have worked together, creation is where it all began, and what God said He created as is is how He created it. For example, God said He created man in His image, and He said He created woman from the man, so that is how He did it. He created birds (the foul of the air), fish in the sea, and land animals all to reproduce after their kind. Any of these might have been able to progress for survival. There is no evidence of evolution from one species to another, regarding anything that God said He created. There are plenty of things around that we don't see in His statement of creation, however, He is very specific about man, above all others.
     
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    Ignorance about the subject somewhat on your part.

    Evolution never specifically states that God couldn't of made the original creatures and they involved there into humans. However, religious people will never want to buy into such a theory since we're supposedly above animals, and not savages.

    Though I'm not exactly sure where they get that idea. All they need to do is look at Black Friday every year. :eusa_eh:
     
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    You mean evolution could be "how" rather than "why"?!?!?!???

    Well, I'll be dipped!! :eusa_think:
     
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    Then a lot of people are going to feel really stupid for fighting over the two someday.

    Ive never been interested in How the world was created as much as why it was created. Seems to me that if there is an adversary, getting people to argue over how to distract them from the why seems to be a very effective tactic.
     
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    God needed something to play with when he was bored.

    $God lol.jpg
     
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    Yep -- evolution or god -- both are theories, just one has a few more facts behind it.
    Thanks for pointing that out.
     
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    there's nothing inconsistent between the two concepts IF you aren't a literalist. If you are, then they can't work together.
     

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