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University of Toronto Scarborough
William Seager

Veronika LipatovaPHLA01H31000638170TUT0004The Great Debate Evolution and CreationThe debate between two very diverse viewpointsthe creation theory and the theory of evolutionhas raised an incessant amount of controversy and speculation for many centuries The theory of creation states that life has been created by a superior power whereas the theory of evolution developed by Charles Darwin takes a scientific approach and states that different kinds of living organisms developed from earlier forms throughout time Although evolution is considered to be merely a theory it is a theory that is based on scientific evidence which is continuously being reviewed and refined It is science that has the most evidence to questions we did not have answers to prior of the advancement of scientific technology Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge it is those who know little and not those who know much who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science Charles Darwin Ignorance is not knowledge therefore ignorance is applicable to the creation theory The author of Core Questions in Philosophy William Sober is in favor of the evolution theory and supports the scientific evidence which exists in support of it The evidence is derived from prehistoric fossils genetic similarities known as homologies and the distribution of time and space Creationism is merely a belief that uses blind faith to triumph over scienceFossils are the most vital evidence of the evolution theory accumulating for
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