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Creation vs Evolution: The Bombardier Beetle Challenge
Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | February 8, 2018 | David F. Coppedge

Posted on 02/09/2018 11:46:16 AM PST by fishtank

Creation vs Evolution: The Bombardier Beetle Challenge

February 8, 2018 | David F. Coppedge

Bombardier beetles made the news again this week. Creation scientists have long used them to challenge evolutionary theory. Can the Darwinians fight back?

Watch a funny video on National Geographic of a barfing toad. The toad made the mistake of sneaking up on a bombardier beetle and snatching it with its tongue before the beetle could fire its weapons. It’s not hard to imagine what happened inside the toad’s stomach, because a few minutes later, the toad gags and vomits out the beetle, practically turning its stomach inside out to get rid of the pest which, though sticky with gastric juices, is none the worse for wear and crawls away.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: creation; evolution
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1 posted on 02/09/2018 11:46:16 AM PST by fishtank
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2 posted on 02/09/2018 11:47:08 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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Creation scientists have long used them to challenge evolutionary theory. Can the Darwinians fight back?

"Darwinians" don't really need to fight back, any more than astronomers need to fight back against the Flat Earth Society.

3 posted on 02/09/2018 11:52:00 AM PST by Simon Green
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that would assume that the darwinians are the astronomers...

everyone knows that God is the first astronomer...


4 posted on 02/09/2018 11:57:03 AM PST by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: fishtank

What evolutionists claim is evolution is actually adaptation.


5 posted on 02/09/2018 11:57:12 AM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: fishtank

“I don’t know” doesn’t disprove.


6 posted on 02/09/2018 12:02:34 PM PST by ctdonath2 (It's not "white privilege", it's "Puritan work ethic". Behavior begets consequences.)
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To: fishtank

Just because the end result seems impossibly complex doesn’t mean there isn’t a simple process for getting there.
Eyes seem likewise impossibly complex, but there is a sensible development process.


7 posted on 02/09/2018 12:04:41 PM PST by ctdonath2 (It's not "white privilege", it's "Puritan work ethic". Behavior begets consequences.)
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Evolution is a funny theory with so many problems that it requires the faith of Moses to buy into it.


8 posted on 02/09/2018 12:11:59 PM PST by Montana_Sam (Truth lives.)
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Eyes seem likewise impossibly complex, but there is a sensible development process.

Oh, really?
9 posted on 02/09/2018 12:14:17 PM PST by Montana_Sam (Truth lives.)
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Actually, with the miniscule probabilities attached to a God-less evolution, it takes far more faith’ to believe in the religion of evolution


10 posted on 02/09/2018 12:59:15 PM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: fishtank
Just one of billion example of living things or subsystems that could not have come together by themselves by random chance.

Imagine a billion monkeys typing on a billion typewriters. Eventually one of them would type a story, maybe even the bible.

Here is the problem with the analogy, there are no monkeys typing on typewriters in the natural world giving evolution random papers to choose from.

11 posted on 02/09/2018 1:07:09 PM PST by DungeonMaster (Goblins, Orcs and the Undead: Metaphors for the godless left.)
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Just because the end result seems impossibly complex doesn’t mean there isn’t a simple process for getting there. Eyes seem likewise impossibly complex, but there is a sensible development process.

+1

12 posted on 02/09/2018 1:13:52 PM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: fishtank

I’m a creationist, and a proud, devout Christian.

And evolution doesn’t bother me in the slightest.


13 posted on 02/09/2018 1:16:01 PM PST by pcottraux ( depthsofpentecost.com)
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“”Darwinians” don’t really need to fight back, any more than astronomers need to fight back against the Flat Earth Society.”

There is a documentary series that you should watch that proposes that at one time man and dinosaurs existed on earth at the same town in a town named Bedrock.


14 posted on 02/09/2018 1:16:57 PM PST by Joe Dallas
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15 posted on 02/09/2018 1:28:13 PM PST by angryoldfatman
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Folks, there are 2 kinds of evolution. One is pretty much impossible (yet the Darwinians insist upon it) and the other is demonstrably true (and the Darwinians ignore it, while the Creationists often times oppose it because of its name).

1. Macro-evolution, in which a whole new species is created out of another. This is a dinosaur turning into a bird - by suddenly (from an evolutionary P.O.V.) developing wings, feathers, porous bones, etc., all SIMULTANEOUSLY (otherwise, it doesn’t work and the animal dies). This is manifestly impossible.

2. Micro-evolution, in which minute changes within a single species occur. The best example is giraffes - during a drought, the leaves of the trees eaten by them are less plentiful. The taller giraffes can reach more leaves, and thus have a greater chance of surviving and reproducing. So, in that generation, the genes of many shorter giraffes get tossed into the dustbin of History. Have this process repeat itself 100 times over a 10,000 year timeframe, and the giraffes of now will be taller than those which lived 10,000 years ago. There are, of course, physical limitation to how much growth can occur, which is why no giraffes are 100 feet tall, but the change is still logical and possibly even observable.


16 posted on 02/09/2018 1:34:22 PM PST by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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"What evolutionists claim is evolution is actually adaptation."

And the distinction is?

17 posted on 02/09/2018 1:39:57 PM PST by mlo
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"What evolutionists claim is evolution is actually adaptation."

And the distinction is?
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It's like saying a power drill is nothing more than electricity at work.
Hard to dispute that, but it's neither new nor interesting.


18 posted on 02/09/2018 1:43:47 PM PST by sparklite2 (See more at Sparklite Times)
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“So, in that generation, the genes of many shorter giraffes get tossed into the dustbin of History”

If only someone had introduced a Three-point Line for giraffes.

It would have saved the shorter ones...alas.


19 posted on 02/09/2018 1:55:13 PM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (Q is Baron Trump, time-traveling back from the future, to help his dad fight the deep state.)
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To: Montana_Sam

Yes, and the ability to lie with straight face when claiming to believe evolution. The late Dr. D. James Kennedy shared that Julian Huxley, when asked why he espoused evolution, replied, “Because belief in a Creator hampers my sex life and doing what I want to do.”


20 posted on 02/09/2018 2:09:06 PM PST by Tucker39 ("It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible." George Washington)
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