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Thanx For Views On Evolution, Earlier.

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Posted by Yasir on December 1, 2001 13:45:51 UTC

You know, if you were born in Pakistan or a similar country with such a background you would have thought a hundred times before making any acceptance to something like evolution. Its here that teachers will tell you not to think about evolution simply because its 'not-too-important' and simply a product of too much curiosity about ourselves.


No matter, how many books you read , you can never feel that confidence in something which everybody around you doesn't want to even talk about.

I went through a book of palaentology today and my confusion got wiped out. I was confused by the word "theory" of evolution . Now I know that when we say 'theory' it refers to the uncertainity in the description of mechanism of evolution rather than 'evolution ' itself. Evolution is a FACT (which implies that every one who believes in that human mind, with its merits and de-merits, is capable of making valid and reliable conclusions about the nature of the 'nature' using a reliable tool called scientific method will automatically believe in 'evolutionary explanation of organic creation'. Anyone who wants to disprove 'evolution' will have to disprove the reliability of human mind and scientific method itself.)

You mentioned it earlier but I recognized it now. Thanx again for help.


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