Arguments Against Creationism

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The evolution of man has been the topic of many controversial debates between the scientific and religious communities. There is a significant amount of scientific evidence against the idea of creationism that cannot be ignored. Yet this information doesn’t lead to humans’ origin. This supports the creationists’ argument that god created human beings. While both sides argued on the origin of human beings, the believers in Darwinism contended with scientific evidence while the believers in creationism contended with their indoctrinating beliefs. The lack of evidence on human origin has led to the development of different views surrounding its truth. The earliest scientific evidence of human beings ever existing was first documented on the …show more content…
Many modern philosiphers argue against this stating that it is too flawed; too inconsistent with modern science Christian philoshper William Pailey popularized Aquinas’ fifth argument, this argument for gods existence is modernized in today’s society and is known as the Theological argument also known as intelligent design. Pailey made his case for the existence of god by stating “the argument by analogy.” He used this argument to talk about god better known as the watchmaker analogy. Pailey states that there was a particular teleology in mind when it comes to the creation of the watch. Would we assume that the watch would come into existence on its own hence its perfect design for functioning? Or would we assume that someone created it? We would assume that the watch has a creator. He compared the watch to a living organism such as us. We as human beings are impeccably complex entities that are so fit to live almost perfectly on this world. Payley believes that there must be a creator for mankind for we did not just come into existence on our own. Pailey says that, “Bodies are purposeful, and from there concludes that the purpose had to have been put there by an intelligent creator.” But skeptics argue another explanation for how we came to have the complexity and functionality we have today is from random mutation and natural

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