Is evolution a religion?

The reason I ask this question is because quite often during debates there will be a atheist-evolutionist that will claim: I was a Christian and believed in creation until I heard about evolution. So the question applied is: If evolution is purely science, why did you have to quit believing in a God?

The logic behind the question is simple. Only religion can compete with religion. Only a religion requires conversion (non-belief to belief, or belief to non-belief). And only religion requires evangelism. Atheists go all over the web trying to convince people that evolution is true (evangelism). They put up websites, forums, and blogs with that same goal. They meet and discuss evangelism ideas. They even put up webpages to show how an atheist can ask questions to weaken ones faith so that conversion from one belief to another can take place (evangelism).

And the evolutionist goal is to convert every Christian to evolution. Don’t believe me? Look at the shirt pen you can buy on one of their sites:

Atheism conversion will lead to a belief in evolution. So even attempted conversions to atheism prove evolution is a religion. And here are some examples:

Wiki How to convert a Christian to atheism (link).Yahoo answers on converting Christian to atheist (link).Was Darwin the first to think up the idea about man evolving from animals?

This belief dates way back even before Darwin. Back to Egyptian time and Egyptian gods (link).Evolution in Egyptian religion

Other creation myths depicted creation as proceeding from out or primordial chaos, or from a primordial slime, which had eight elements, namely matter and space, darkness and obscurity, the illimitable and the boundless and the hidden and concealed). The annual flooding by the Nile, leading to new life, may lie behind this mythology.

1) Primordial chaos = Big bang.
2) Primordial slime = Abiogeneisis.

So basically, the idea of evolution is really a Pagan creation belief. This is why evolution competes with religion so well, because it is a religion itself. Now how did this idea, that has Pagan roots, get into Darwin’s head? Darwin had a degree in theology. Which means he had to learn about Pagan beliefs as well as the Christian ones. So he had that Pagan idea in his mind when he boarded the ship named the Beagle. He read Charles Lyell’s book on the geologic column. He then saw the animals on Galapagos Island and his new founded idea started to look like that it makes sense. Problem was, it still has it’s roots in Paganism. And pure science would in no way conflict with religion, but evolution does and the reason why is clear.

So here is what we have so far:

1) Evolution idea from animals to man can be traced back to Egyptian pagan religions.
2) Darwin had a degree in theology which means he knew about Egyptian Pagan religions.
3) A believer has to totally give up his belief in God to 100% believe in evolution. True science needs no conversion from religion.
4) Evolutionists and atheists, often surf the web trying to see who they can convert (evangelism) from the Christian belief.
5) Evolutionists often get together on blogs, forums, etc… To discuss ways to convert more Christians to evolution. Basically discussing evangelism among like minds in what can be considered a ministry for evolution.
etc…

The Theory of Evolution has all the earmarks of being a religion. No other non-evolution theory in science has this. Which tells us a lot.

Does the Bible mention evolution (indirectly) and the people who believe it?

Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:
21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

deut 32:18 Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten God that formed thee.

Here is a list of some theories, and if they require a person to totally convert from God in order to believe them:

1. Atomic theory does not require conversion.
2. The Theory of Matter and Energy does not require conversion.
3. The Cell Theory does not require conversion.
4. The Germ Theory does not require conversion.
5. The Theory of Plate Tectonics does not require conversion.
6. The Theory of Evolution does require conversion to totally believe it.
etc…

Are any of those theories, besides evolution, currently being used to convert people?
Example: Does an atheist go to a blog or forum trying to use the Atomic theory to convert someone to atheism?

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Why Were Dinosaurs so Large?

The following Math Matters article by Dr. Don DeYoung was published in Creation Matters, Vol. 19, No. 3, May/June 2014.

Even though giant dinosaurs get the most publicity, many dinosaurs were smaller. Of the hundreds of known distinct species, the average adult size was that of a dog or sheep. For example the adult Compsognath weighed about 15 pounds, the size of a large cat. The Psittacosaur was smaller yet, similar in size to a squirrel.

With that qualifier, however, the sauropod dinosaurs were truly impressive with massive torsos, pillar-like legs, and long necks. The herbivore Argentinosaur may have been the heaviest beast ever to walk on land. Also found in Argentina, the largest predator may have been Gigantosaur, an economy-sized Tyrannosaur 42 feet long and weighing 8 tons (Schreeve, 1997).

Table 1 gives the weights of several representative animals (DeYoung, 2000). The values given for dinosaurs are estimates based on the size of their bones and on reconstructed models. Uncertainties in actual dinosaur body weights may be as much as 50 percent due to incomplete fossil remains.

Many reptiles grow throughout their lifetimes, gradually tapering off with age. An example is the Nile crocodile, the largest of the living reptiles. Some mammals, such as elephants, also grow slowly throughout their lives. The largest dinosaur fossils, therefore, may be from creatures that had lived for centuries.

Two evidences suggest a rapid early growth rate for the dinosaurs. First, few halfgrown dinosaur fossils have been found. Thus, dinosaurs may have rapidly passed through their juvenile phases. It may also be that specimens having smaller, fragile bones simply did not often survive the burial and fossilization process. Second, dinosaur bone texture, especially for the stegosaurs, shows evidence of rapid youthful growth. Robert Bakker estimates that stegosaurs may have grown from an egg to five tons in just one decade (Bakker, 1986).

The creation view sees purpose and design in nature, including the impressive size of some dinosaurs. The long necks of the sauropods may have allowed them to eat the foliage from tall trees. In this way dinosaur parents could reach a higher food source and avoid competition with their young. However, some paleontologists doubt that sauropods could dinosaur size also provided defense against attack from smaller foes. In the animal world there is a measure of safety in large size. Predators rarely attack something that is big and strong enough to injure them.

There are physical limits to the maximum size a creature can attain because the supporting bones and muscles must increase rapidly as the animal’s weight increases. Consider elephant bones which are so large that the legs themselves must be greatly thickened. Whales require smaller bones because of water buoyancy, but are in danger of fractured ribs if stranded out of water.

Suppose we double the size of an animal in all three dimensions including its length, height, and width. The animal’s volume and weight will then increase 8 times (2^3). However, the bone strength only increases 4 times (2^2). This is because the bones’ supporting strength depends on the cross-sectional area. The numerical comparison made here is between volume and area. If we could make a creature 10 times larger, its weight would increase 1,000 times (10^3) while its bone strength becomes only 100 times greater (10^2). The implication is that, for large animals, bone size must increase disproportionately more than body size. Galileo first wrote about this limitation on large size in 1638, nearly four centuries ago.

Table 2 gives some comparative bone diameters for a variety of relative animal sizes. Animals much larger than the dinosaurs would require bones too bulky to be practical. Notice that bone size must increase substantially out of proportion to animal size. King Kong and Godzilla can exist only in movies—not in the real world. The same area-volume reasoning also limits the possible size of trees. Perhaps you have seen the wide trunk needed to support a 350-foot redwood tree.

References

Bakker, R.T. 1986. The Dinosaur Heresies New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.

DeYoung, D. 2000. Dinosaurs and Creation: Questions and Answers. Grand Rapids: Baker Books (Kindle edition).

Schreeve, J. 1997. Uncovering Patagonia’s lost world. National Geographic 192(6):120–137

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Why Were Dinosaurs so Large?

The following Math Matters article by Dr. Don DeYoung was published in Creation Matters, Vol. 19, No. 3, May/June 2014.

Even though giant dinosaurs get the most publicity, many dinosaurs were smaller. Of the hundreds of known distinct species, the average adult size was that of a dog or sheep. For example the adult Compsognath weighed about 15 pounds, the size of a large cat. The Psittacosaur was smaller yet, similar in size to a squirrel.

With that qualifier, however, the sauropod dinosaurs were truly impressive with massive torsos, pillar-like legs, and long necks. The herbivore Argentinosaur may have been the heaviest beast ever to walk on land. Also found in Argentina, the largest predator may have been Gigantosaur, an economy-sized Tyrannosaur 42 feet long and weighing 8 tons (Schreeve, 1997).

Table 1 gives the weights of several representative animals (DeYoung, 2000). The values given for dinosaurs are estimates based on the size of their bones and on reconstructed models. Uncertainties in actual dinosaur body weights may be as much as 50 percent due to incomplete fossil remains.

Many reptiles grow throughout their lifetimes, gradually tapering off with age. An example is the Nile crocodile, the largest of the living reptiles. Some mammals, such as elephants, also grow slowly throughout their lives. The largest dinosaur fossils, therefore, may be from creatures that had lived for centuries.

Two evidences suggest a rapid early growth rate for the dinosaurs. First, few halfgrown dinosaur fossils have been found. Thus, dinosaurs may have rapidly passed through their juvenile phases. It may also be that specimens having smaller, fragile bones simply did not often survive the burial and fossilization process. Second, dinosaur bone texture, especially for the stegosaurs, shows evidence of rapid youthful growth. Robert Bakker estimates that stegosaurs may have grown from an egg to five tons in just one decade (Bakker, 1986).

The creation view sees purpose and design in nature, including the impressive size of some dinosaurs. The long necks of the sauropods may have allowed them to eat the foliage from tall trees. In this way dinosaur parents could reach a higher food source and avoid competition with their young. However, some paleontologists doubt that sauropods could dinosaur size also provided defense against attack from smaller foes. In the animal world there is a measure of safety in large size. Predators rarely attack something that is big and strong enough to injure them.

There are physical limits to the maximum size a creature can attain because the supporting bones and muscles must increase rapidly as the animal’s weight increases. Consider elephant bones which are so large that the legs themselves must be greatly thickened. Whales require smaller bones because of water buoyancy, but are in danger of fractured ribs if stranded out of water.

Suppose we double the size of an animal in all three dimensions including its length, height, and width. The animal’s volume and weight will then increase 8 times (2^3). However, the bone strength only increases 4 times (2^2). This is because the bones’ supporting strength depends on the cross-sectional area. The numerical comparison made here is between volume and area. If we could make a creature 10 times larger, its weight would increase 1,000 times (10^3) while its bone strength becomes only 100 times greater (10^2). The implication is that, for large animals, bone size must increase disproportionately more than body size. Galileo first wrote about this limitation on large size in 1638, nearly four centuries ago.

Table 2 gives some comparative bone diameters for a variety of relative animal sizes. Animals much larger than the dinosaurs would require bones too bulky to be practical. Notice that bone size must increase substantially out of proportion to animal size. King Kong and Godzilla can exist only in movies—not in the real world. The same area-volume reasoning also limits the possible size of trees. Perhaps you have seen the wide trunk needed to support a 350-foot redwood tree.

References

Bakker, R.T. 1986. The Dinosaur Heresies New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.

DeYoung, D. 2000. Dinosaurs and Creation: Questions and Answers. Grand Rapids: Baker Books (Kindle edition).

Schreeve, J. 1997. Uncovering Patagonia’s lost world. National Geographic 192(6):120–137

Learn more about creation Learn more about creation www.creationresearch.org

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When my kids were younger, I used to take every Halloween to teach them the concept of taxes. After they would trick or treat, I would gather them around and take 40% of their candy and explain that this is how it is when you grow up and the government gets 40% of your pay check. They didn’t seem to enjoy the lesson.😕

Better yet!! IF you have a home based business then stock up on your sample packages and hand them out to the people as they come to YOUR house on Halloween!!!

Curved illusions? Is that when people think they can see the horizon curve when looking out of a plane window?

This is repugnant and distasteful. How desperate.

Scripture tells us not to mix the Holy with the profane.

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Be careful what you hand out in Canada, you can be charged with hate speech and given jail time for handing out tracts containing anything derogatory about homosexuality or abortion.

I so love this guy I wish I knew what he does.. he's a great man I so respect him... But even if he made a bad mistake and fell I know God would restore him and make him even better.. of course you only answer to god.. but Ray if you ever fall man please get back up and God will help ya get over the self condemnation..and all the stupid stuff.dont fall away in these last days.. remember the falling away in the last days that's not you don't you ever give up no matter what ok. Your gods man and millions need you..or I should say God working through you..please never stop being his tool I just know he wouldn't want that..your loved by God first and me and others second.. never stop your work for God.. and like I said even if ya ever messed up roaly it can be a better stepping stone.. not sure why I'm saying all this.. I guess it's because we and me never want you to stop what your greàt work is doing.. your appriciated and loved and you really need to know that

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I have always given out tracks to 'trick or treaters'. I know some people think it's not good to participate in Satan's holiday, if you will, BUT we have the Word of God to defeat him at his own game!! I would ALWAYS pray over them and for those who would get them. It's a WIN WIN for that day!!

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