evolution

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Evolution Is Like A Ladder Of Progress?

a: Evolution ~
b: a ladder of progress

What: Misconception: "Evolution is like a climb up a ladder of progress; organisms are always getting better." See the link. It contains a discussion about why evolution is NOT a pre- determined walk up a latter. The fancy phrasing for this idea is that evolution is not teleological.

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Writer: Not Stated
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Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Aug 8 2011 7:36 PM


Evolution

a: Evolution ~
b: a Secular Religion

What: Darwinists Admits Evolution is like a Secular Religion.

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Writer: Phillip E. Johnson
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Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Aug 7 2011 10:48 AM


Evolution Is Like A Dance

a: Evolution ~
b: a dance

What: "like a dance - it's not going anywhere, it's simply exploring a space of possibilities," See the link for the obituary of this Canadian scientist.

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Writer: Brian Goodwin
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Date: Aug 7 2011 11:00 AM


Evolution is like finding a log cabin

a: Evolution ~
b: finding a log cabin

What: "Evolution is like finding a log cabin and thinking just because you are in the woods that nature built it."

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Writer: Floordford
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Date: Aug 7 2011 11:19 AM


Evolution is like a drunk......

a: Evolution ~
b: a drunk reeling back and forth between

What: "Evolution is like a drunk reeling back and forth between the gutter and the Bar Room door." Is this a quote out of context?

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Writer: Stephen J. Gould
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Date: Aug 7 2011 11:22 AM


evolution is like a tornado assembling a 747

a: evolution ~
b: tornado assembling a 747

What: To paraphrase that famous quote about evolution: "to believe in the theory of evolution is like believing that a tornado moved over a junk yard and assembled a 747."

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Writer: Jann Burner
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Date: Aug 7 2011 11:45 AM


Evolution

a: Evolution ~
b: an acid

What: "Evolution is like an acid-it eats away at faith, morality, and meaning. May all Christians look to God for strength in these challenging times and cling to His promise in Isaiah 66:1-2:" See the link for a full discussion.

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Writer: Dr. Barbara Forrest
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Date: Aug 7 2011 11:59 AM


Temper Tantrums

a: Revolution ~
b: a baby

What: "The revolution is like a baby," Rami, a Syrian activist, said in an interview on Sunday in a Beirut cafe. "You can't say if this baby is going to be a doctor or a lawyer, smart or dumb. Even if this baby throws his mother's purse, I can't complain - he's a baby."

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Writer: Rami
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Date: Feb 1 2013 12:08 PM



a: coevolution ~
b: arms race

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"Coevolution is like an arms race between interacting populations of different species. Sometimes the predators surge ahead; at other times the prey get the ..."


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Writer: G. Tyler Miller, ‎Scott Spoolman
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Date: May 2 2016 3:18 PM



a: coevolution ~
b: folk dancing

What:

"Coevolution is like folk dancing-at any one moment you have a partner, but there is more to it thought on coevolution, a plethora of examples of all kinds of ..."


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Writer: The Differences Between the Sexes. R. V. Short , E. Balaban
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Date: May 2 2016 3:22 PM



a: Evolution Vs Creationism ~
b: Discovery Channel Vs the Disney Channel

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Writer: Jesus H Christ
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Date: Jul 30 2015 3:50 PM


Synapses As Ics?

a: Molecular evolution of the synapse ~
b: the evolution of computer chips

What: "The molecular evolution of the synapse is like the evolution of computer chips - the increasing complexity has given them more power and those animals with the most powerful chips can do the most,"

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Writer: Grant SGN
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Date: May 14 2013 5:17 PM



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