Compare Evolutionism And Creationism

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In what extend, creationism and evolutionism create a controversy among experts?

Evolutionism versus creationism are one of the most controversial topics in our modern world and because of that, there are several hypotheses about the origin of species, from the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin to the theory of the creator in the holy bible; these hypotheses can be view skeptically since there are a few areas of knowledge and ways of knowing that we can look at. Then, what are evolutionism and creationism? First, evolutionism was a term to describe the process of how living organism emerges from a microorganism that was on earth billion years ago. In the other hand, creationism is the opposite of evolutionism which means
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Take Louis Pasteur for example, he was a scientist who believed in God, despite the fact that he was a scientist, he supports the theory of creationism so we can argue that a scientist can be a religious person. ‘His most straightforward, anti-evolution remarks came from his studies on whether life can spontaneously arise. His case for special creation is best seen in his experiments disproving spontaneous generation’ (Gillen and Sherwin). So by looking at another aspect of religious knowledge system and combine it with his scientific research, Pasteur has depicted the origin of species that goes against the theory of evolutionism. What Pasteur believed in was the idea of spontaneous generation, which is the production of a living organism out of non-matter. Pasteur used science and religious knowledge system to form a conclusion that goes against Darwin’s perspectives, which was two opposite areas of knowledge. Furthermore, by looking at two aspects of areas of knowledge, Pasteur avoided biased from one area knowledge which was science, on the other hand, Darwin only focused on science. By looking at only one area of knowledge would create bias and prejudices because there is some phenomenon that scientist could not explain but by looking at the religious perspective, the phenomenon could be examined by going through the religious knowledge system that was …show more content…
Creationism versus evolutionism is a controversy topic where facts from a different expert can be arguably for each side, whether you support or deny. From the first argument, I believe in the heterodox way of thinking because I did not see any convincing or reliable argument for the orthodox way of thinking. Also, I chose to believe in the theory of evolutionism because it was based on structural and convincing information which was more solid than the theory of

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