Sunday, February 06, 2005

ARN Board: What is the positive evidence for evolution #6?

ARN Board: What is the positive evidence for evolution #6?

What is the positive evidence that all we observe, life, the Earth, Moon, Sun, solar system, galaxy, universe and the laws that govern the universe were the result of unintelligent, blind/ undirected processes?

Since this is not a prediction of evolution, nor even something science can address, ID Bulldog's question seems to be nothing more than a strawman.

Can anyone present the positive evidence for #6 below, which in order to exclude ID must be extended all the way back to the universe and the laws of nature.

Ivar provides a well reasoned response

The words "unguided, unintelligent, purposeless, material" need to be deleted. Also, the words "unintelligent, blind/ undirected." One cannot show, for example, that "natural selection acting on random variations or mutations," is undirected. All one can say is that there is no need to hypothesize that this process is or ever was directed.

Showing once again that ID is all about nothing...
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