What will you believe if science recreates the beginings of life?

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    I'll tell you, but I doubt you'll much like the answer.

    What that would prove to me is that life can be created by intelligent design.

    Not exactly the response you were looking for, now, was it?

    But seriously, that's what that would prove.

    What it would NOT prove is that life is created by random chemical reactions.

    I mean that probably is the truth, but your proposed announcement that science has created life in a test tube wouldn't prove it.
     
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    Not sure why you would expect it to change any of our beliefs. I mean I believe life was created. If life is created by scientists, then obviously, life can be created.

    Is that supposed to prove or disprove God? Cause honestly, I just dont see how.
     
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    As has been indicated I don't know if it would cause anyone to re-think their beliefs. I'd be interested to read about it but, even as an agnostic, I wouldn't go further than being quite intrigued that scientists managed to reverse-engineer a chemical process. What goes from there, I don't know. But I don't thik it goes anywhere to proving or disproving the existence of a supernatural creator.
     
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    The thing that many ignore is this: Regardless of how life was created, or the universe itself, it cannot answer what put it all into motion to begin with, nor can anyone tell who if it was intelligent. Maybe someday we will find it all out, but just by showing life being created does not answer all the questions.
     
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    The day you die you will know. One way or the other. Either there was a God. Or. not. Too bad we won't be able to compare notes.

    Let me just throw this out into the wind.


    Do you know how many things had to be just perfect in order for life to flourish on the planet earth? Perfect.
     
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    Calculating the infinite number of planets, each one being unique in some way or another, it's not impossible, on the contrary it's highly likely that it all just happened on it's own. You are talking about one planet from an infinite number of planets, we aren't the only world in the universe, nor the only solar system, nor the only galaxy, hell, we may not even be in the only universe.
     
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    oh, honey that's for sure! The point is, we've traveled, or had our little spacemachines travel many millions of miles, and so far the only life found is on this pale blue dot so my question was do you have any idea how perfect so many things had to be to sustain life on this pale blue dot?
     
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    are the experimenters trying to prove "life is created by random chemical reactions." ?????
     
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    hahahahaha, wrong!!!

    the thing about perfect...hello? what is, is. perfection is a subjective idiocy you are putting on IT.


    if the day you die there is nothing there will be no knowing shit. :eusa_whistle:


    lights out
     

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